There was a study of crew coaches (the rowing sport you have probably seen in the Olympics) that confirms several fundamental premises of vertical development: A leader’s vertical altitude dictates what they focus on and prioritize What feels right at one vertical altitude will feel wrong when we operate at a different vertical altitude Specifically, […]
Let’s look at vulnerability through the lens of vertical development and how we “make meaning” of vulnerability.
Research on vertical development has found that people can operate with different internal operating systems that vary in their cognitive and emotional sophistication.
And, the reality is that the better we can effectively regulate our physical and emotional needs, the more effectively we operate.
Vertical development is a form of development that is focused on improving our internal operating such that we make meaning of our world in more cognitively and emotionally sophisticated ways.
Vertical development is new to the leadership and personal development space, but research on vertical development has been around for over 50 years in the field of developmental psychology.
Vertical development is a process of personal development that focuses on upgrading our body’s internal operating system.
In this article, I want to help you gain clarity on what the three different stages of adult development are so that you can better assess where you are in your development journey and how you can level up from where you currently are.
I have recently learned something about myself. It is not easy for me to outwardly express sincere appreciation for others. To me, it feels really vulnerable. In fact, it doesn’t feel good to me.
It is reasonable to question if transformational vertical development is possible in an organization. I believe that such transformation is rare.