MODEL 29

JOHARI WINDOWS: A GUIDE TO YOUR PERSONALITY

Use this to identify those character traits that are hidden from you.

Johari Windows is an abbreviation of the first names of its founders Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham. The model provides a tool to explore what we are really like. Luft and Ingham use the metaphor of a four-paned window to show how aspects of our character are hidden from ourselves and others.

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KEY TO FIGURE

Open: What you know about yourself and are willing to share with others.

Closed: What you know about yourself but do not share with others.

One-way glass: What you don’t know about yourself but others do.

Blacked out: ...

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