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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, avoiding, dogmatic, and posturing. If we want to collaborate effectively to get things done we need to move beyond defensiveness and really level with each other.
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