Mental flexibility can be defined as a way of thinking—an attitude. It’s a way of approaching situations that allows you to adapt your behavior so you can achieve the best outcomes. By increasing your mental flexibility, you become a better listener, a keener observer, a more skilled thinker, and a more effective problem-solver.
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- Developing listening and feedback skills
- Exercising perceptual skills and mental ﬂexibility
- Interpreting information in an open-minded way
- Determining what causes people to react negatively
- Increasing awareness of varying points of view
- Illustrating the importance of suspending value judgments and waiting for more information
- Learning semantic ﬂexibility and its impact on the thinking process
- Thinking strategically
Building Your Thinking, I: Mental Flexibility (Catalog No. 253)
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