Five Defensive Stances

Five Defensive Stances that get in the way of good collaboration. Building on the work of Virginia Satir we lay out 5 defensive stances that we take up that get in the way of doing our best work with other people: blaming, placating, distracting, over-logical, posturing. If we want to collaborate effectively to get things done we need to move beyond defensiveness and really level with each other.