The Johari Window Model | Communication Theory

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This simple concept called the Johari Window is so helpful. Even though this is a leadership principle that I've shared for many years, I JUST shared it with my 3 teenage kids and also with my community group. Four quadrants - 

1) Things people know about you and you also know about it
2) Things people don't know about you but you know about it
3) Things people know about you but you don't know about it
4) Things people don't know about you and you don't know about it

This is positive things (gifts, strengths, etc) or negative things (weaknesses, tendencies, idiosyncrasies, etc). Imagine how powerful it would be if you were able to grow the Quadrant #1 larger. There's even an assessment tool that'll help you see where you're at. 

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