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mind-set

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1. A fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person's responses to and interpretations of situations.
2. An inclination or a habit.
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18) The observer must step from his or her insular mind-set into that of the target text or interlocutor.
ATTACHED to the tragic events of 1993, and the ongoing and raging controversy over 'justice' it would seem there are two mind-sets overlapping only in their visceral horror and profound sympathy towards the grieving parents.
We discovered that teams with a strong, shared mind-set of cooperation are more likely to contain a high proportion of team members who have had positive experiences of being mentored.
If our mind-sets control our psychological and physical reactions and we can control our mind-sets, then we can have direct control over our health," Langer says.
Have the right measures of workforce success, leadership, and workforce behaviors; workforce competencies; and workforce culture and mind-set been identified?
That "get it done" mind-set and the capabilities it generates are, of course, the result of long years of battling competitors in the marketplace.
In sum, dissidence is effective for God's purposes only when it is not a mind-set, only when it is a reluctant exception to a deep commitment to obedience (Luke 10:16), not simply a convenient way of sidestepping the uncomfortable clash between the values of the Gospel of God and the values of our society.
But for a manager who has these tendencies, such a mind-set can be disastrous.
Also missing from Rosenberg's otherwise welcome focus on the destructive banning of DDT was any mention of the anti-people environmentalist mind-set that actually applauds radically cutting the world's population, in our article, we cited (among several examples) an interview with the late Jacques Cousteau appearing in the November 1991 UNESCO Courier, wherein the famed oceanographer called for a supposed need to "eliminate 350,000 people per day" to protect the planet.
Problem is, Munich has been the mind-set of just about every other administration in recent history, from Bush II back to Harry Truman, regardless of analogical accuracy.
We at PIMA share in this mind-set and are excited to launch Membership Month this February, which is a month long program that will bring new benefits and opportunities to you.
The report quotes Captain James Schwartz, the commander of Battery A, a unit of 155 howitzers from Fort Stewart, Georgia, as saying: "Even though Saddam Hussein has accepted the UN resolution, we continue to maintain the mind-set that we are going to war.