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Relationships grow stronger when people are willing to reveal more about themselves and their work experiences.

Self-Disclosure

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People can work together for years and never really get to know each other.

Self-Disclosure

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Self-disclosure can lead to a more open and supportive environment in the workplace.

Self-Disclosure

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The process of letting someone know what you think, feel or want.

Self-Disclosure

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Revealing private, personal info that can’t be acquired elsewhere .

Self-Disclosure

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Often involves a degree of risk, courage

Self-Disclosure

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Can improve communication, resolve conflict, and strengthen interpersonal relationships

Self-Disclosure

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On the other hand, self-description involves disclosure of nonthreatening information.

Self-Description

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Information that can usually be acquired in some other way

Self-Description

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Increased accuracy in communication
- Takes the guesswork out of communication

Benefits of Self-Disclosure

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Reduction of stress
- Keeping thoughts and feelings bottled up can be taxing

Benefits of Self-Disclosure

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Increased self-awareness
- Helps you recognize your own moods, emotions and drives, as well as their effect on others

Benefits of Self-Disclosure

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Stronger relationships
- You may discover that you have common interests and concerns as others

Benefits of Self-Disclosure

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Increased authenticity
- Being able to be congruent with your values and needs
- People trust you when you are genuine

Benefits of Self-Disclosure

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- Your “public” area

Open Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- Both you and others know information you don’t mind admitting about yourself

Open Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- A productive relationship is related to the amount of mutually held information.

Open Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- Building a relationship involves working to expand this area.

Open Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- As self-awareness and sharing of information and feelings increase, this pane becomes larger.

Open Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- Information you know about you, but others don’t know,

Hidden Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- People may wonder if you are the same on the inside as you present yourself on the outside; may perceive you as lacking authenticity .

Hidden Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- When you allow yourself to be “seen,” and it’s easier for people to relate to you as a human being with faults, strengths, thoughts, and emotions.

Hidden Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- What others know about you that you aren’t aware of

Blind Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- Effective relations strive to reduce this area

Blind Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- Open communication and self-disclosure encourages people to give you feedback

Blind Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- Information in the blind area is acquired when you learn about people’s perceptions of you

Blind Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- Things unknown to you and others

Unknown Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- Ex: unrecognized talents, unconscious motives

Unknown Area

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The Johari Window: A Model of Self-Understanding
- Because no one can ever be known completely, this area never disappears.

Unknown Area

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Make an effort to self-disclose thoughts and feelings that will improve a relationship

Achieving Greater Awareness