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Joe Luft’s original model contained four quadrants that represented the total person in relation to other persons. These four quadrants also define the essential features of the New Johari Window.
Why are some people interpersonally smart? Why do other people seem to be interpersonally challenged, if not downright stupid? Even more fundamentally, why are each of us sometimes geniuses and sometimes idiots in our interactions with people about whom we care deeply?
The postmodern condition suggests that there is a critical need for discernment. We must be careful in choosing the type of feedback we wish to receive and the people from whom we want feedback.
We live in a world of complexity, uncertainty and turbulence that continues to call into question our sense of a coherent self and our sense of a consistent set of interpersonal relationships.
I specifically look at human interaction and the Johari Window from three perspectives—three ways in which to appreciate the deep nature of interpersonal relationships.