In one of ABs classes this week, we have been invited into yet another tool... a "skill assessment matrix", that is used to rate an ability, based on a number of skill evaluation criteria... (e.g if we are evaluating our skill of active listening, one of the evaluation criterias would be the ability to summarize and paraphrase what is being said), the different levels of competency will show as follows:
- Knowledge (I know I can demonstrate my listening through paraphrasing what I hear in proper intervals),
- the ability to implement the knowledge (I am able to paraphrase...) moving on to
- the ability to assimilate and transfer this knowledge (through educating, coaching) and finally
- reaching a level of integration that requires no conscious awareness while doing a certain skill... as the skill becomes part of who you are...