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message 1: by RandomAnthony (new)

RandomAnthony | 14536 comments Are you more of a global thinker or a detail-oriented thinker? Are you a little of both, or can you change from one to the other based on context?

I ask in part because I work with some people who would describe themselves as detailed oriented but I think lean more toward being total pains in the ass. In other words, they want to have everything lined up nice and straight, in terms of what we do, and if it changes they can't handle it. Since we work in classrooms, etc., change is a given. And they drive me nuts.

I'm detailed oriented when I need to be and global when I need to be but if neither is particularly necessary I tend to be more global first and then detailed oriented. I like to see the big vision and then work towards the details.

You?


message 2: by Kevin (new)

Kevin  (ksprink) | 11469 comments i am more global than i think i am


message 3: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 13815 comments I do not have a plan. I dream of having a plan.
I don't really know the definitions of global vs. detail oriented, and I suppose if I were detail oriented, I would look that up.



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