Your externalization can be someone else’s starting point of internalization. Be mindful and purposeful about what you are saying and writing. When you start to internalize someone else’s externalization, keep in mind your interpretation can be different from others’, and remember to embrace diverse perspectives.
Constantly activate receiving sensors. This requires us to sharpen our senses that initiate the internalization process, especially in seeing and listening. Multitask on the present internalization process and actively sense what’s unfolding, instead of multitasking on such as checking on emails while you are in a meeting.
At one point, I <realized although we were using the same word “zoom,” we meant two different things.> One was to literally zoom the scale of a map — for example, from 100% to 200%, and another was to semantically zoom — for example, from global, to regional, to country, etc. levels.