Ten Differences Between Dictating and Collaborating

Dictating is telling.                                          Collaborating is asking.

Dictating creates endings.                             Collaborating creates beginnings.

Dictating wants to change nothing.            Collaborating wants to change everything.

Dictating builds impenetrable walls.          Collaborating builds accessible bridges.

Dictating encourages confrontation.           Collaborating encourages conversation.

Dictating pushes people away.                       Collaborating pulls people in.

Dictating results in negative reactions.       Collaborating results in positive responses.

Dictating is heard and ignored.                       Collaborating is listened to and understood.

Dictating is self focused and interested.        Collaborating is other focused and interested.

Dictating is keeping information from others.  Collaborating is sharing information with others.



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The Motivator Minute is written by "The Motivator" who for the past 18 years has been a motivational and leadership coach for business, life and career. She offers her international clientele a creative approach to coaching, training and promoting. Her greatest strength is that she gives her clients her energy, enthusiasm, knowledge, experience, a commitment to their success and an abundance of creative ideas. She is a coach, leader, facilitator and motivational speaker who supports, encourages and motivates individuals to make positive and lasting changes in their personal and professional lives. She specializes in working with entrepreneurs who want to achieve greater success through increased business and personal visibility and credibility; with individuals who are experiencing career and life transitions and with an organization’s leaders so that they can do and be their best on the job and in their lives. Please note that all material on this blog is original and copyright protected. Copyright 2011 The Motivator All rights reserved.
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