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Action Model -  Model of actions characterized by an observable "patterns" of behaviours that we have acquired and/or adopted to learn, solve problems, deal with conflicts, overcome obstacles, address difficulties, make choices, take decisions, prioritize,... etc. Read more...
- Synonyms: Action Models
ADKAR-model -  Primarily a goal-oriented change management model that allows individuals and teams/groups to productively "manage and implement LASTING change". Read more...
- Synonyms: Model of Learning, Change Model
AltanaESP Primer -  To "prepare and ignite" our inner landscape for healthy self-empowerment, balanced psyche management quest and to strengthen a personal self-actualization strategy. Read more...
- Synonyms: AltanaESP Primers
Attitude -  The manner, disposition, feeling, position, personal standpoint or emotion with regard to an event, circumstances, person, object or thing. Thus, a "mind" or psyche tendency, orientation or inclination towards something or someone. Read more...
- Synonyms: attitudes, frame of mind, angle, approach, bias
Awareness -  A state or ability to perceive, to feel, or to be conscious of events, objects or sensory patterns. Read more...
- Synonyms: being aware, cognisance, knowingness, alertness, mindfulness
Believe System -  What we deemed, regard, accept or "see" as the ultimate truth. Thus, shaping our perceptions, attitudes, views and interpretations of life. Read more...
- Synonyms: believe systems
Climate -  Describes and indicate the prevailing mood, general atmosphere, vibe and characteristic responsiveness of a company, organization, family, event, situation or circumstance. Read more...
- Synonyms: atmosphere, semblance, tone, vibe, ambience
Co-create -  As humans we cannot create in the true sense of the word creation, we can only co-create with the assistance of others and the help of nature. Read more...
- Synonyms: co-creation, design, establish, accomplish
Common Sense -  Means paying attention to the obvious and understand context, which isn't always as easy as it may seem to be. Read more...
- Synonyms: logic, good sence
Consciousness -  What we are aware of in a given time and space, and choose to pay attention to. Read more...
- Synonyms: alertness
Conspiracy Workplace Climate -  A climate mainly characterized by manipulative, unethical, treacherous and mistrusting actions, activities and procedures, which results in a climate riddled by many conflicts and feelings of distrust. Read more...
Context -  Set of circumstances or facts that surrounds a particular event or situation as manifesting in a specific time/space continuum. Read more...
- Synonyms: contexts, contingency
Contribute -  Pitching in time, money, effort, ideas, knowledge and/or experiences for the successful obtaining of objectives towards achieving a specific goal. Read more...
- Synonyms: contribution, chip in, enrich
Cooperate -  An act or instance of working or acting together (i.e. joint effort) for a common purpose, benefit or goal. Thus, the willingness to cooperate with one another. Read more...
- Synonyms: cooperation, teamwork, partnership, coalition, joint effort
CPD -  A Continuing Professional Development strategy, sourcing from a personal LDP. Read more...
- Synonyms: Continuous Professional Development
Critical Outcome -  Play a prominent and essential role in AltanaESP Network services and supportive Systems. Outcomes which are aiming at assisting, supporting, guiding and facilitating individuals to effectively (i.e. productively) adapted, survive and prosper, despite the many up's and down's of life. Read more...
- Synonyms: Critical Outcomes
Critical Thinking -  A more efficient manner in which we could deal with complicated troubleshooting scenarios. Mainly, because critical thinking allows us to limit - even avoid - assumed "facts", accommodate the context of the situation and avoid crippling perceptions or looming blind spots. Read more...
- Synonyms: fruitful, beneficial, yield results, yielding results, results yielding, gainful
Cycle of Life -  Normal and natural flow of events that occur daily in some or other form, but often reap plenty of havoc, due to the way in which we are conditioned to interpret these cycles. Read more...
- Synonyms: Cycles of Life
Cyclone Syndrome -  An unexplored idea or popular concept often hits the institution like a cyclone, disrupts all present activities, throw a lot of people in a state of panic/confusion and mounts unbelievable pressure to "save the world" before it is too late. Read More...
- Synonyms: Cyclone Syndromes, cyclone syndrome, cyclone syndromes
Different Way of Knowing -  To be well-informed, that is, to understand ideas that are important, useful, beautiful and powerful. And to maintain our skill and ability to think analytically and critically, to be able to speculate and imagine, to see connections among ideas, different perspectives and to use what we know to contribute, improve and solve. Read more...
- Synonyms: Different Ways of Knowing, accord, coincidence, simultaneousness, intuition, intuitive, hunch, foreknowledge, intuitiveness. sixth sense
Economy -  Management¬†(e.g. by an individual, a community, company, organization, country, ...etc.) of resources especially with the aim to enhance/increase productivity, prosperity and survival for the long run and in future. Read more...
- Synonyms: Economies
Environment -  Implies the present operational and functional areas of our life in which we interact, develop, grow, obtain objectives, achieve goals, establish and sustain harmonious relationships. Read more...
- Synonyms: environments, backdrop, background, domain, milieu, territory, turf
Exponential -  Indicates that eventual growth or accomplishments are proportionally much... much more than what was inputted in the first place. In the words of Aristotle: "The whole is much greater than the sum of its different parts." Read more....
- Synonyms: exponentially, exponential, rampant
Future Shock -  A term used to describe when people find it either extremely difficult or they are unable to efficiently cope with the many rapid changing realities, with which each one of us is confronted on a daily basis. Read more...
- Synonyms: bombshell, distress, hysteria, whammy, double whammy, future shock
Gap Analysis -  Determine the GAP between what IS and what COULD or MIGHT be in future, as a prerequisite for "bridging the gap" strategies and for achieving personal - or team, company, organization, ...etc. - objectives and goals. Read more...
- Synonyms: gaps analysis, analyse a gap, analyse gaps
GPS -  Generic Positioning Structure, an integrated combination of our emotional, mental and spiritual reference structures and our believe systems, which we employ to "pin point" our present status, position and progress in life. Read more...
- Synonyms: Generic Positioning Structure
Habit -  Characteristic behavioural and action patterns, frequently followed until it becomes almost "involuntary" or are executed without really thinking about it. Read more...
- Synonyms: habits, mannerism, mannerisms
Harmonious Cooperation -  Marked by agreement in feeling, attitude or action which forms a pleasingly, suited, appropriate, proper and aggregated whole. Read more...
- Synonyms: harmonious environmental fit, harmony, harmonious
Interaction -  Depends heavily on healthy communications which, sadly in modern times, are mainly characterized by... "We no longer listen to the other person, we merely politely waits on our turn to talk". Read more...
- Synonyms: Interactions
Interdependent -  A term often used within an AltanaESP Pty Ltd Network and System context to emphasize that "we need each other" in order to obtain, establish and/or sustain lasting success, in our personal, professional and business life's. Read more....
- Synonyms: interdependency, Interdependence
KPA -  An abbreviation for Key Performance Area, an area that could either make or break the successful obtaining of objectives and achieving of goals. Read more...
- Synonyms: Key Performance Area, Key Performance Areas
LAB-Factor -  Essentially implies what "I" can control (i.e. personal responsibility), "WE" can control (i.e. group accountability) and "NONE" of us can control, the latter being LAB-Factors (i.e. Life's A Bitch). Read more...
- Synonyms: LAB-Factors
LDP -  Personal - team, department, company, organization - Life Development Plan. Read more...
- Synonyms: Life Development Plan
Legacy Statement -  Basically a statement about "how we would like other people to remember us". A statement that - to a lesser or greater extent - forms the very foundation of our everyday actions, behaviours and decisions. Thus, are you busy walking what you keep talking about? Read more...
- Synonyms: Legacy Statements, legacy, legacies
Minimum Standard -  Are the minimum requirements or standards (i.e. principles) that we consider as vital for - any relationship, situation or interaction - to be mutually acceptable and productive. Read more...
- Synonyms: minimum standards
Mission Statement -  In essence, a mission statement, is a series of actions steps, driven by a strategy, that will propel us "from where we are now" to "where we would like to be in future" . Read more...
- Synonyms: Mission Statements, mission, missions
Monitoring Cycle -  Essentially an evaluation cycle that we used to determine whether things are going according to plan or are still on track. Monitoring processes and developments, allows for responding to threats in time and limit panic reactions. Read more...
- Synonyms: Monitoring Cycles
Nourishing -  Provide the materials and "nutrients" necessary for life, development, growth and supportive of or encouraging to an idea, point of view, feeling, ...etc. Read more...
- Synonyms: nourish, nourishment, health-giving, healthy, nutrient, nutrimental, nutritious, nutritive, wholesome
Oryx Inclination -  Driven by a healthy balanced "conformity/individualization" inclination, that may result in developing of plenty "unpleasant" circumstances, events and situations. Read more...
- Synonyms: oryx attitude, oryx attitudes, survivor attitude, survivor attitudes, survive, survival, survivor
PLP -  Abbreviation for a Personal Learning Plan indicating a series of short to medium term learning, educational, training and/or studying objective. Read more...
- Synonyms: Personal Learning Plan
Proactive -  Being prepared to deal with problems that we don't yet know about and using tools, knowledge, methods, techniques, mechanisms, processes and technologies that doesn't exist yet. Read more...
- Synonyms: Proactiveness, preventative, avert
Productive -  Indicate that accomplishments are obtained or achieved with the minimum of input (i.e. money, time and effort or energy) and yielding maximum results. Read more....
- Synonyms: productivity, profitable, rewarding, advantageous, constructive, worthwhile
PVC -  An abbreviation for... Perspective, Vision and Choice. Read more...
- Synonyms: Perspective Vision Choice
Rapid Changing Arena -  When adaptations, transformations or conversions occur within a very short period of time. Read more...
SDS -  Self Development Strategy. An individual's SDS - in contrast to his/her LDP, CPD and PLP - is the actual ToDO List or PLP action steps, which require TAKING ACTION... NOW! Read more...
- Synonyms: Self Development Strategy, Self Development Strategies
Self-determination -  We reasons... BUT we aren't compelled to react; we can decide how we would like to respond towards stimuli from our external environments. Read more...
- Synonyms: self-awareness
Self-Organizing Network -  Is a network where cooperative structures spontaneously arise out of the collaboration between the different components of a series of events or circumstances. Read more...
- Synonyms: Self-Organizing Networks
SMART Action -  Specific and focused actions, Measurable results and outcomes, Achievable processes, Realistic, practical and Timely actions. Read more...
- Synonyms: SMART Actions
SMARTER Habit -  A habit or characteristic action that is Specific, Measurable, Acceptable, Realistic, Time frame, Extending and Rewarding. Read more...
- Synonyms: SMARTER Habits
Specialized Knowledge -  A skill to identify a problem, collecting data and processing all relevant information; which manifest as the ability to understand "problem" dynamics (i.e. troubleshoot) within context and the competency to organize, structure, apply and use such gained knowledge productively. Read more...
- Synonyms: Specialised Knowledge, speciality, talent, expertise, know-how, forte, the right stuff
SWOT-Analysis -  Basic guidelines and principles to determine either an individual's, a company/organization's or a group/team's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. Read more...
- Synonyms: Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats
Synchronicity -  Something happening or being at same time, place and space. Yielding, unexpected results or leading to unforeseen outcomes or results. Read more...
- Synonyms: accord, coincidence, simultaneousness
Synchronize -  To cause to go on, move, operate, work, function, ...etc., at the same rate and exactly together in consistent compatibility. Read more...
- Synonyms: synchronization, synchronized, attune, harmonize, integrate, keep time with, match, pull together, put in sync
Teach by Example -  Based on the facilitation principle of showing people how things actually work, NOT merely telling them how things should, might or could work. Read more...
- Synonyms: example being set, set an example
Teach via Personal Experiences -  "Tell me and I'll forget. Show me and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand..." a Native American Proverb. Read more...
- Synonyms: Learning by Personal Experiences, learning by experience
The Big Picture -  The grandiose scheme of all creation, man made creations in relation to natural phenomenon and the universe. Read more...
- Synonyms: bigger picture, big picture, holistic, comprehensive, entire, universal
Toxic -  Imply something that is harmful, deadly, destructive and likely to cause significant loss or damage to the holder or when exposed to it. Read more...
- Synonyms: venomous, deadly, harmful, lethal
Transforming a Closed Mind into an Open Mind -  Hints at changing the present levels and quality of our awareness, the more aware we are the more open minded we become. The less aware we are the more closed minded we become. Read more...
Troubleshoot -  To locate the cause of trouble (i.e. problem) and remove, eliminate, correct or treat it. Read more...
- Synonyms: Troubleshooting
Umwelt -  A concept which implies and represent our cumulative views, ideas and perspectives on the world and life around us... i.e. "the world according to me!". Read more...
Unity Principle -  Indication of an unbroken whole, a concept that we only understand in a very limited sense. However, the reality of an unbroken whole is much... Much... MUCH... larger than we can imagine. Read more...
- Synonyms: harmonious environmental fit, unity
Unproductive -  Indicate - despite plenty of efforts, lots of time spend and money invested - that an individual, team or company are derailed and unable to successfully obtain stated objectives and achieve expected goals. Read more...
- Synonyms: fruitless, futile, ineffective, unprofitable, useless, worthless
Value Statement -  A statement that outlines and describes what we truly hold dear in life, what is important, a priority and actually worth fighting for. Read more...
- Synonyms: Value Statements, value, values
VIDSHE Manipulation -  Manipulation of our human core concerns in all walks of life. From organized religion, politics, education and marketing right through to patriotism and nationalism with the ultimate aim to transform us into submissive, idiotic and mindless slaves of a democratic selected oppressive matrix (i.e. government) and fuelled by the illusion of choice, freedom and the delusion of private ownership. Read more...
- Synonyms: VIDSHE manipulations, VIDSHE
Vision Statement -  A statement that outlines what we want to become or achieve or accomplish. It concentrates and focus on our expected future and is a source for our motivations and inspirations. Read more...
- Synonyms: Vision Statements, vision, visions, vision statement, vision statements
Whole Brain Faculty -  Indicates an equilibrium between right and left brain modalities, which allows for efficient learning, making decisions, taking choices, to troubleshoot and solve problems. Read more...
- Synonyms: whole brain
Wild Horse Attitude -  Driven by a unbalanced "conform at all costs" inclination, that frequently results in developing of "unfair" circumstances, events and situations of which a person becomes an "unwilling" victim. Read more...
- Synonyms: wild horse attitudes, victim attitude, victim, Wild horse inclination
Updated: 17 December, 2014 — 10:00 am
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