In Episode 50 of the CXO2 Minute, Wayne Sadin explains that the fifth level of competence is retrospective articulation. CXOs should master the final stage in order to thrive in this acceleration economy.
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01:07 — Wayne explains a recent conversation he had with a fellow CIO that inspired him to think about competency training and adult learning theory.
01:50 — The four stages of competence, as understood in modern psychology, are:
- Unconscious incompetence
- Conscious incompetence
- Conscious competence
- Unconscious competence
02:51 — There is a fifth stage of competence that Wayne says CXOs should master: retrospective articulation. He defines retrospective articulation as “the ability to explain after the fact what happened.”
03:54 — According to Wayne, it is vital for any C-suite executive to master the fifth level of competence, since it allows them to recognize information and pass along knowledge.
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