What kind of practitioner are you?
How often do you see yourself as an expert?
Do you see yourself as reliant on support and challenge from those around you?
Have a look at this brief excerpt from Donald Schön’s The Reflective Practitioner.
The Reflective Practitioner is the seminal text on creating successful, reflective, competent practitioners in countless contexts and industries. In this brief extract, Schön exemplifies the different thinking processes and self-perceptions between a self-professed expert and a reflective practitioner. How we perceive ourselves, our role and our status is crucial in understanding and implementing feedback. Which of these thought processes resonates most with you?