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In making sense of the complex world, we build simplified internal models that help us understand and explain. These may also tell us what to do.

Of course all these descriptions of models are models themselves. In fact it is difficult to describe any model without using models.

So what?

Understand the models that people use, recognizing them as the maps that they use to find their way and guides for how to interact with the world. If you can change a person's models then you can change how they perceive the world and hence how they behave in a range of situations.

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Beliefs, Values

 

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