Autonomy is a key driver of human behavior in traditional American culture. The most successful people are autonomous and are able to handle stress successfully.
Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs referred to autonomy as the level of “self-actualization.” My Hierarchy of Social Development refers to this as Level D, Democracy—taking the initiative to do something that is right regardless of social pressures.
People who only reach Level C, (external motivation) on the Hierarchy of Social Development will never be autonomous because they rely on external motivational sources such as seeking the approval of others and the desire to fit in and be liked by others.
Autonomous people realize that the inner satisfaction received by Level D (internal motivation) … >>> READ MORE >>> →
PROMOTING RESPONSIBILITY & LEARNING
Volume 16 Number 4 April 2016
Newsletter #177 Archived
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Promoting Responsibility
- Increasing Effectiveness
- Improving Relationships
- Promoting Learning
- Discipline without Stress (DWS)
- Reviews and Testimonials
“When the only tool you have is a hammer, it is tempting to treat everything as if it were a nail.”
Where there is no participation by the one being disciplined, ownership will be lacking. When there is no ownership, there will be no lasting change.
The Discipline Without Stress eLearning program has been updated with a number of free short modules to view.
The charity for USA schools has also been updated:
Recent Without Stress … >>> READ MORE >>> →