Thinking Beyond Polarities To Both/And Thinking

By Linda Fisher Thornton In this video, Michael DePass of CCL gives a brief introduction to polarity thinking and how it affects our communication and relationships with others.  Polarity Thinking Risks and Limitations Thinking in an either/or way about a problem that has multiple sides/variables/perspectives limits our effectiveness. That kind of thinking: Won't help us solve complex problems Can lead to "stuck" thinking and stalemate Can lead to arguing and conflict Compounds misunderstandings (potentially leading to irreconcilable differences)