Transformational Learning

Kegan and Lahey also suggest that while we tend to view learning and change in cognitive terms, our emotional investments and attachments play just as pivotal a role in our development. Indeed, they define “change immunity” as the countervailing impulses individuals and groups experience, most often as a tension between what is understood as necessary in order to adapt and thrive, and fear of what letting go of the status quo will mean for us. This is particularly true in situations where the very ideas, practices, and values that have led to our success in the past now inhibit our growth.

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