How do people learn? LO LO10059

Rol Fessenden (76234.3636@CompuServe.COM)
18 Sep 96 21:58:19 EDT

Replying to LO10018 --

Jeff Brooks wrote -

> As a psychologist, I feel compelled to take issue with your
> characterization of "shrinks", and I have a question for you.
> First, as I began posting to the LO board, I wondered how people in the
> business world viewed psychologists and mental health practitioners in
> general. I get some of the flavor of your views from your use of the work
> "shrink", but I'd like you to articulate your conception further, if you
> wouldn't mind. As I am thinking about shifting into the business world
> (perhaps going to school for an MBA), I would very much appreciate a sense
> of the preconceptions I would run into. (If anyone else would like to
> respond, too, I'd welcome it.)

Just my personal perspective, but as a leader of a fairly large staff of
professionals, I have learned a huge amount and become a more effective
leader from social worker/therapists, psychiatrists, and psychologists
whom I have consulted on business/people problems. Some of my stories are
contained in prior LO messages.


Rol Fessenden LL Bean, Inc.

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