Choice Theory Basics

This learning object contains a synopsis and learning activities drawn from William Glasser's Choice theory. It can assist individuals appreciate about personal responsibility for change as a component of effective collaboration.

The comparing place

To gain a greater understanding of the comparing place, discuss the following with a partner or in a small group:

1. Discuss a time when there was a significant difference between a want (quality world picture) and a "got" (the perceived world).

  • what was the want?

  • what was the "got"?

  • what did you feel?

  • what did you do?

2. What are some of your physical signs that tell you that your scales are out of balance?