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1 Life Styles Inventory Overview Strengthening Organizations through Individual Effectiveness “Good leaders learn their specific personal strengths and weaknesses, especially in dealing with other people, then build on the strengths and correct the weaknesses.” ~ Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
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2 TCO A Given the influence of individual factors such as values, attitudes, beliefs, feelings and personality on individual behavior, use a diagnostic instrument such as the Life Styles Inventory to assess your personal thinking and behavior styles and their role in accomplishing self-improvement goals.
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3 “Know the enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles you will never be in peril. When you are ignorant of the enemy but know yourself, your chances of winning or losing are equal. If ignorant of both your enemy and of yourself, you are certain in every battle to be in peril.” Sun Tzu
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4 “The most successful people are those who don't have any illusions about who they are. They know themselves well and they can move in the direction of their best talents. They know the kind of culture they thrive in and how they can benefit from that culture. Unfortunately, most people don't understand themselves. Most people don't want to lose their illusions about themselves, although they say they want to take charge of their career.” ~ Bud Bray Quoted in Is it too Late to Run Away and Join the Circus?
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5 LSI Premise The LSI is based on the knowledge that  in order to understand and change  behavior,  we must first examine the  feelings  and thoughts  that underlie and  motivate everything we do.
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6 LIFE STYLES INVENTORY TM : SELF-DESCRIPTION Results on the Life Styles Inventory are exclusively for purposes of self-improvement in the context of organizational and management development programs. Your personal profile reflects only what you have said about yourself plotted against what others have said about themselves. All styles measured by the Inventory are within the realm of normal human behaviors and personal orientations. Most managers show significant extensions along one or more defensive, security-oriented, styles. The Life Styles Inventory TM is copyrighted by Human Synergistics, © 1973, 1989, 2003
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The styles are neither permanent personality characteristics nor intractable; they can change as a result of new roles, environmental changes, and personal development efforts. Development of constructive, satisfaction-oriented, styles can be beneficial with respect to personal effectiveness and individual well-being . The most effective and enduring individual change efforts are those that are self-motivated and self-directed . The Life Styles Inventory
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2010 for the course GM GM591 taught by Professor Cecilhorst during the Spring '09 term at Keller Graduate School of Management.

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