The 7 Habits I propose:
... What are yours?
Habit 4: Know Oneself
- To develop awareness about the continuum of values that often lead to conflict
- To know where one falls on each continuum
- To understand how to recognize these common differences between individuals
- To develop awareness to look for diversity among individuals even within "stereotypical groups"
- To cultivate a vocabulary to celebrate differences
Cultivating Cultural Humility
(a) People acculturated to perspective see the right-hand line as longer than the left.
(b) As background lines do not suggest a perspective, one can see the lines are the same length.
Identifying Points of Variation around Common Subjects: The Continua of Conflict
- Variations around Social Structure
- Variations around Time
- Variations around Power
- Variations around Communication Style
- Variations around Information and Decisions
By looking at the many ways that individuals vary even within a group, it is possible to see beyond “stereotypes." The ability to ask questions with open-hearted curiosity about what things mean to another person affording the opportunity to become an explorer in the adventure of everyday life. See "Read More" for full set of continuum of conflict.
Habit 5: Communicate Across Differences
- To acknowledge differences
- To bridge differences by normalizing different perspectives
- To connect from difference to common ground
 Continuum of Conflict adapted from: Avruch K, Culture & Conflict Resolution, United States Institute of Peace Press, 1998. Chew PK, The Conflict & Culture Reader, NYU Press 2001. LeBaron M, Bridging Cultural Conflicts, Jossey-Bass Press, 2003. "Mapping Cultures: Strategies for Effective Intercultural Negotiations" in Second Tractk/Citizens' Diplomacy, edited by J. Davies and E. Kaufman. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.: 149-160. Moore, C.W. and Peter Woodrow. 2002. As well as Myers-Briggs Literature.