Chapter 1

You Are Here!

Taking the Birkman

When we come to know and accept ourselves, we become free to accept others and appreciate how they complement us. At the heart of the Birkman Method is the philosophy that you have to treat people the way they want to be treated in order to help them become comfortable, confident, and able to function at their best.

This may sound logical, but it goes against our own instincts, which tell us that the conclusions we came to from our own vast experiences are what are normal and right, that what we need is what everyone else needs, that what led us to success will surely lead others there, and that the ...

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