Author Archive for: ‘William Bergquist’

Dorveille and Breath: Two Sleep-Enhancing Strategies

Dorveille and Breath: Two Sleep-Enhancing Strategies

Two books have recently been published that speak to the challenge of achieving a good night of sleep. One of …

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The Breeze of Freedom

The Breeze of Freedom

One of my colleagues recently left her long term residence in China and is now living in a country that …

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Organizational Consultation XXXIII: Appreciative Leadership in the Sacred Domain

Organizational Consultation XXXIII: Appreciative Leadership in the Sacred Domain

Most of the old notions about leadership were based on sacred perspectives regarding the world. A great leader is an …

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The Psychology of Technology Embedment in Humans: Opportunities, Threats and Preventative Measures

The Psychology of Technology Embedment in Humans: Opportunities, Threats and Preventative Measures

There are many profound implications associated with this propinquity – which, in turn, point to the need for not only greater understanding of these implications but also the educating and training of people to more fully understand and work with this technological propinquity.

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Issue Four: The Psychology of Political Behavior–Touching the Third Rail

Issue Four: The Psychology of Political Behavior–Touching the Third Rail

In the field of professional psychology—and more generally in the discipline of psychology—there are several “third rails.” These are areas …

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THE AUTHORITARIAN PERSONALITY I: PRELIMINARY PERSPECTIVES AND STUDIES

THE AUTHORITARIAN PERSONALITY I: PRELIMINARY PERSPECTIVES AND STUDIES

William Bergquist and Kevin Weitz Man would fain be great and sees that he is little; would fain be happy …

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Organizational Consultation XXXII: The Appreciative Leader: From a 21st Century Perspective

Organizational Consultation XXXII: The Appreciative Leader: From a 21st Century Perspective

[Note: Most of this essay was actually wirtten during the last decade of the 20th Century. The themes introduced, however, …

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Organizational Consultation XXXI: The Appreciative Leader: From A Traditional Perspective

Organizational Consultation XXXI: The Appreciative Leader: From A Traditional Perspective

How does one address this interplay between order and chaos? How does one move beyond the contextual model of leadership …

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Organizational Consultation XXX: Leadership and the Appreciative Perspective

Organizational Consultation XXX: Leadership and the Appreciative Perspective

The time has come to directly address the issue of appreciative leadership. Specifically, the time has come to focus on an important proposition: if a leader is appreciative in her own engagement with other members of the organization, then the task of implementing appreciative strategies is much less formidable.

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The New Johari Window #35: A Final View

The New Johari Window #35: A Final View

I offer Luft’s original statement about each principle. These principles have informed the New Johari Window. However, each of these principles has been expanded or revised as a result of the new analysis.

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