As we’ve explored the governing values and underlying assumptions of the my-way mindset, we’ve shared examples of the ways in which these values and assumptions might translate into specific behaviors during and likely after a fear-inducing performance review.

As displayed in Figure 2.2, there is an array of behaviors that directly reflect the values and assumptions of the my-way mindset.

Withhold Information From Others that May Cause Me Embarrassment or Expose a Vulnerability

During a performance review where one person may not trust the intentions of the other party, why would she share information that the other ...

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