ELEMENTS OF MASTERY

Sensitivity


This is the ability to relate to other people's point of view and feelings is the defining characteristic of this trait. A sensitive person does not have to be stereotypically "wimpy", or a "pushover." An insensitive person, by contrast, is one who does not accept the opinions, thoughts, and feelings of others as valid. Their tendency is either to ignore or to override those thoughts or opinions with their own. We all know people like this, and very often they are some of the closest people to us. Sensitivity is an invaluable trait in the Path of Mastery, because it opens one to the possibility of collaborating with others. Without sensitivity, collaboration is impossible. Sensitivity is practiced by listening without interjection. Practice:




Elements of Mastery