Third Alternative

Covey, Stephen R.
December 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Dec2011, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p19
The article focuses on believing in 3rd Alternatives to dismantle artificial walls between people. It mentions the problem of the defensive 2-Alternative mind-set, the fight or flight response of the 2-Alternative system to conflict and the transformational purpose of the 3rd Alternative. It also notes the three paradigms of synergy of the 3rd Alternative including seeing oneself, seeing the other person and seeking out for the other person.


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