How and where can you use the “Ouch technique” to improve collaboration?
In some groups and organizations, when an uncomfortable term is used in a discussion, members are taught to simply say “Ouch!” to show their discomfort, alerting each other to improve their work language without stopping the conversation. What would be an “ouch” word for you, as a man, if it were spoken in a work conversation?
What is your answer? Share your thoughts in the comment section, or write your own essay related and submit it to us via the red box, below.
The Manhood Game cards were created and developed by Dr. George Simons as a way to reframe men’s perceptions of themselves.
As Dr. Simons writes in his intro post:
Life is often played as game in which men’s welfare is a pawn to be sacrificed. Today I invite you to join me in another game, diversophy Manhood, a game for reframing men’s perceptions of themselves, for refreshing their mission in life, and disarming social biases that attack male health and limit the possible in their own eyes and actions. Each day I will post a new card from this game, a snippet of wisdom to GUIDE our exploration, a RISK to face, facts to test our SMARTS, a CHOICE to make, or an experience to SHARE.
More Manhood Game Cards:
|Flowers From Your Male Friend||Sorrow and Secret Emotions in Men||Something Feminine in Virile Men||.C’mon Man, You Must Be Gay|
See all published Manhood Game cards here. Several new cards are published every week!
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We are always looking for people to write about the changing roles of men in the 21st century. The Manhood Game Cards make great writing prompts. What is your view on how men’s roles are changing? Can you write a post (300-750 words) that tells us your own unique point of view? If so, please join our writer’s community and click here to submit via our submissions portal.
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