How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

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  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    Stop Sabotaging Your Decision-Making and Become More Effective

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    1. Understand the reason for blind spots 2. Become self aware of your own blind spots 3. Run a personal cost analysis of your blind spots 4. What action and what systems can we implement

    to outsmart our blind spots? 5. How do we maintain vigilance and reassess the

    effect your blind spots have on you?

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    1. Understand the reason for blind spots 2. Become self aware of your own blind spots 3. Run a personal cost analysis of your blind spots 4. What action and what systems can we implement

    to outsmart our blind spots? 5. How do we maintain vigilance and reassess the

    effect your blind spots have on you?

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    Exercise: What is a blind spot?

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    Blind spots are inherent thinking errors we make in processing

    information.

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • We Are Literally of Two Minds

    Human Brain (Prefrontal Cortex) Slow Deliberate Conscious Creative

    Lizard Brain (Amygdala) Automatic Unconscious Instantaneous Avoids being eaten by dinosaurs

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • FOUR BASIC NEEDS:

    1. Feeling of being Certain 2. Feeling of being in Control 3. Avoid feeling Loss ($, power, relationship, status) 4. Feeling Socially Connected

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    1. Understand the reason for blind spots 2. Become self aware of your own blind spots 3. Run a personal cost analysis of your blind spots 4. What action and what systems can we implement

    to outsmart our blind spots? 5. How do we maintain vigilance and reassess the

    effect your blind spots have on you?

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    Exercise: Write down three blind spots you have. Write down three blind spots you see in

    others (probably easier to observe).

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • FOUR BASIC NEEDS: 1. Feeling of being Certain

    2. Feeling of being in Control 3. Avoid feeling Loss ($, power, relationship, status) 4. Feeling Socially Connected

    We can generally tie the blind spot/ behaviors to one of these

    needs!

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    1. Understand the reason for blind spots 2. Become self aware of your own blind spots 3. Run a personal cost analysis of your blind spots 4. What action and what systems can we implement

    to outsmart our blind spots? 5. How do we maintain vigilance and reassess the

    effect your blind spots have on you?

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    Exercise: Write down the personal and

    professional costs of acting out these blind spots.

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    What would be possible if you were

    able to identify and avoid acting out of these blind spots?

    At the end of the day-you don't

    want your human brain to be trumped by your lizard brain!

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    1. Understand the reason for blind spots 2. Become self aware of your own blind spots 3. Run a personal cost analysis of your blind spots 4. What action and what systems can we implement

    to outsmart our blind spots? 5. How do we maintain vigilance and reassess the

    effect your blind spots have on you?

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    Action Steps: Assume you have a blind spot Gather trusted others Create an open-minded culture Make no an acceptable answer SLOW DOWN Profiling systems- objective data

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    CHANGE IS HARD!

    CHANGE IS DANGEROUS! LIZARD BRAIN

    HATES IT!

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    1. Understand the reason for blind spots 2. Become self aware of your own blind spots 3. Run a personal cost analysis of your blind spots 4. What action and what systems can we implement

    to outsmart our blind spots? 5. How do we maintain vigilance and reassess the

    effect your blind spots have on you?

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • How to Outsmart Your Blind Spots

    The challenge of being human-Having a brain

    capable of greatness but hardwired for

    survival!

    Dr. Keith Kesler

  • Give me a call for a complimentary one on one consultation.

    Dr. Keith KeslerPsychoanalyst, Executive Coach, Change Engineer