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The Power of Your Perception Book

What if

…the key to the life you want is as easy as understanding how perception works?

…there is a simple way to recognize your natural strengths?

…there is an easy hack to create the relationships you want with the people who matter most to you?

Would you be interested?

If you've ever been curious about how to be the best version of you, wondered what makes people tick, or explored tools to help you understand how you fit in the world, you’ll enjoy

Unlock the Power of Your Perception

In a world of rapid change, pandemics, political divisiveness, and social media stress (to name a few things), it's easy to doubt yourself and worry that you aren't enough.

When life doesn't live up to your expectations, it's common to assume it's your fault.

But the reality is you are enough! You have natural strengths that will support you in every aspect of your life. The key is to recognize and use those strengths!

Unlock the Power of Your Perception will give you the tools you need. In this insightful and practical guide, you will discover a proven framework based on human perception and behavior that will change your life forever.

You'll learn the science and psychology behind Perceptual Style and meet people who have turned frustration into joy by applying the concepts and steps presented.

In a world where we constantly doubt ourselves and worry that we won't get where we want to be, it's hard to ever know if we are on the right track. You can have the flourishing career and the deeply meaningful relationships you long for when you understand the natural strengths already lying-in wait within you.

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  • Understanding the power of your perception will validate your reality,

  • highlight your strengths, confirm what you do best, and

  • open the door to see the good in others.


Personal Empowerment

Success and happiness at work, at home, and with friends--on your terms--is easy when you approach life from your strengths.

Relationship Enrichment

Understanding differences in perception allows you to see the best in others and easily mitigate and de-personalize disconnects.


Knowing the value you bring to teamwork opens the door to recognizing and relying on the skills of others to accomplish great things!

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With Unlock the Power of Your Perception, you will:

  • Identify your Perceptual Style and discover how it validates your view of the world around you.

  • Follow three easy steps to lean into your natural strengths and gain new confidence and abilities.

  • Learn how human perception works and your perception's amazing impact on your beliefs, thoughts, and actions.

  • Understand why differences in people's perception create interpersonal dynamics like attraction and aversion.

  • Discover how to recognize differences in perception and take the sting out of disconnects with people you care about.

  • Build the life you want and enjoy being YOU.

In a world where we constantly doubt ourselves and worry that we won't get where we want to be, it's hard to ever know if we are on the right track. You can have the flourishing career and the deeply meaningful relationships you long for when you understand the natural strengths already lying-in wait within you.

Stop floundering and wasting precious time trying to figure it out on your own.
It's all inside Unlock the Power of Your Perception!

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  • Career Planning testimonial from Jim Regan

    "I was given an amazing gift with Perceptual Style, specifically with the Career Planning Guide" 

    "This remarkable tool came to me at a point in my career when I knew I needed a change but was tentative as how to take the leap"

    "What Lynda-Ross and Gary have created is an amazing guided course that teaches you about your innate strengths, identifies areas of your expertise as well as potential you may not be aware of, and shows you how to highlight your strengths and use them to greater advantage."

    "The course allows you to fine tune so much while also broadening how you look at your relationships with others and how your strengths can complement so many of your day to day interactions."

    "It was truly and eye-opening experience, one that I would recommend to anyone, either just beggining a career or well into it. It is something I wish I had found many years ago! Thnak you, Lynda-Ross and Gary."

    Jim Regan

    Phoenix, Arizona

  • Unlock the Power of your Perception testimonial from Allison Rapp


    "Perceptual Style changed everything for me, when I discovered it 10 years ago. " 

    "We’ve got 4 styles in a 4-person family, and when we each began to glimpse how we were different and what that meant for our interactions, we stopped having that kind of massive disruption that comes from putting teenagers who feel misunderstood in the same room with parents who don't understand how those kids ended up in this family. " 

    "And for my clients—OMG, it was the missing link that made it possible to adapt the entire process of attraction and enrollment to make it feel natural and easy for every single practitioner. It literally did change everything."

    Allison Rapp

  • Career Planning testimonial from Frank Harward


    "There's so much in the world today that reminds us of our weaknesses and what we don't do, but, through the use of Perceptual Styles in a work environment I learned so much about my strengths and the strengths of those around me. " 

    "Then I thought, this would help me as a husband and father, so I asked my wife and two oldest sons to take the PSA and wow - I was shocked. " 

    "I knew we had differences in our thinking, but I could not figure out why. After the PSA it all clicked! Suddenly I knew more about how to be a better husband and father! We talk about Perceptual Style at home all the time now. Take the PSA, then grow into the RSP and watch your capabilities and relationships take leaps and bounds!"

    Frank Harward

    Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Career Planning testimonial from Jeff Tabor

    "Since I am always looking for personal insight and ways to be more effective at whatever is at hand, I have taken a number of personal assessment tests over the years like Kolbe, Myers-Briggs, and DiSC. However, as interesting or helpful each one has been, they did not provide me with the focus and clarity that the Perceptual Style Assessment and Recognized Strengths Assessment have done."

    "For me, the strength in the theory behind these assessments is its simple premise that by discovering and focusing on my natural talents, I can be much more effective in all aspects of my life. The material is easy to understand, and therefore, easy to embrace as I take specific steps of action aimed at helping me incorporate what I’ve learned into my life. The ‘icing on the cake’ is that I added the benefit of one-on-one interactions with Dr. Gary Jordan into my program! With his clear guidance, obvious depth of knowledge, and easy conversational style, he has made this a very worthwhile and rewarding journey for me. I would recommend not only the Career Planning Guide program, but also Dr. Gary and Lynda-Ross to anyone interested in a unique approach to being more effective at all they do."

    Jeff Tabor

    Marketing Consultant

Unlock the Power of your Perception in your daily life

Life is too short not to enjoy it fully.

There are people anxious to tell you what you should do better and that if you only try harder, you can improve and find enjoyment and happiness.

While doing your best and striving to improve are admirable goals, the trick is to make sure you are focused on your natural gifts and talents…not someone else's.

So how do you know what your natural gifts and talents are? The Celebrate You! assessment and action guide!

You’ll discover your natural strengths in critical life skills that you use every day:

Collaboration: Teamwork and Cooperation

Perceptual Styles and Collaborations

Interacting in cooperation with others is a fundamental part of life, and it's a critical ingredient for families, friendships, school activities, and work and social environments. Practically every aspect of your life is an opportunity for collaboration.

Collaboration is at the core of participating in community—whether that community is your family, workplace, friends, or other groups of people.

Yet collaboration can be very challenging because we must deal with people who see things differently than we do and have different strengths and weaknesses. to learn more about the role that Your Perceptual Style plays in your approach to Collaboration.


Personal relationships can be the most challenging relationships – but you already know that! From a special someone, life partner, or spouse, to parents, children, siblings, grandparents and extended family, these are the people who form the inner circle of our lives, the people we love.

We expect more from our personal relationships than our friendships or work relationships because the emotional bonds are stronger and are built on shared experience that grow over time. These are the people we look to for love, understanding, trust, loyalty, respect, kindness, forgiveness, shared values, companionship, affection, attention, sympathy, encouragement, acceptance. That’s a lot of pressure to put on a relationship! It’s no wonder these relationships need extra attention and commitment.

One fascinating aspect of personal relationships many people overlook is related to Perceptual Style. It’s very likely your loved ones won’t share the same Perceptual Style you do. to learn more about the role that Your Perceptual Style plays in your relationships.

Perceptual Styles and Change


Perceptual Styles and Communications

We all want to be understood. So, we search for the right words and the right tone to convey our message. We often fail to recognize that each of us has a built-in communication filter and because of that filter, what we mean isn't always what others hear and vice versa.

Disconnects in communication happen to all of us. It’s not because we’re not smart enough, and it’s not because other people aren’t smart enough. It’s not because you aren’t listening or trying to connect. It’s because the words you choose, the meaning you intend, and the triggers you hear are influenced by your Perceptual Style.

Words are a code we put on our thoughts and ideas in order to communicate our intention and meaning to others. The code you use daily to speak, write, and listen is highly dependent on how you perceive the world. to learn more about the role that Your Perceptual Style plays in your communications.

Adaptability (a.k.a "Change")

Change is constant; it's part of your daily life. There are changes in the weather, the economy, relationships, work situations, etc. Just living each day and aging brings change.

Some changes are surprises, some changes you initiate, and some changes just feel inevitable. That's why adaptability is a critical life skill.

Adaptability is defined as the ability to adjust to new conditions or circumstances. Tapping into your strengths related to your adaptability can mean the difference between excessive worry and stress versus dealing with changes on your terms.

Embracing your adaptability strengths will help you choose work environments, relationships, and social situations where you will thrive and avoid those that will drag you down. to learn more about the role that Your Perceptual Style plays in your view of change.

Perceptual Styles and Change


Perceptual Styles and Conflict

You would think that human beings, given their hard-wiring to seek community, would have found a solution to interpersonal conflict eons ago. No such luck. In fact, interpersonal conflict is a natural outcome of human interaction. People see the world differently, have different values and expectations, and don't always share the same goals or options.

It's helpful to keep in mind that everyone wants to belong and be valued, and no one wants to be disliked. If you can start from the assumption that other people mean well and don't intend to irritate or insult you, it's easier to realize they just don't see the situation the same way you do (most likely, they have a different Perceptual Style).

When you keep this concept in mind, it takes some of the stings out of disconnects. It's not personal; it's a different perspective.

Some conflict in your life is inevitable. Whether the conflicts are minor or severe, you possess natural skills to help you deal effectively with opposition and disagreement. to learn more about the role that Your Perceptual Style plays in your approach to conflict.


The essence of Leadership is defined as inspiring and guiding a group of people to achieve a common goal. At the core, leadership combines art and science to attract followers, point out a direction, then guide and influence your followers to achieve objectives.

Many will try to sell you on the idea that effective leadership is a one-size-fits-all proposition. Or that if you're not naturally outgoing or authoritative or visionary, you can't be an effective leader. It's just not true. Real leadership success happens from the inside out - using your natural strengths to guide and inspire others to great achievement.

Everyone has the capacity to be an effective, even exceptional, leader. There’s not just one set of traits or behaviors that guarantee success. There is YOUR way to be a leader, built on your natural strengths. to learn more about the role that Your Perceptual Style plays in your approach to Leadership.

Perceptual Styles and Leadership

Learning Preferences

Perceptual Styles and Learning

Learning as an adult is a different experience than when you are a child. The primary driver of that difference is that adult learning is much more self-directed.

There are three general learning Methods: Visual (pictures, graphs, written word), Auditory (stories, songs, discussions), and Kinesthetic (experiential, activities, role-playing).

Because of your Perceptual Style, you respond to all three learning methods but prefer a unique combination of the learning methods to maximize your knowledge and growth. to learn more about the role that Your Perceptual Style plays in your learning preferences.

Persuasion (a.k.a "Sales")

Persuasion is the act of convincing others to agree with your point of view, adopt a particular perspective, or take a course of action you suggest. It's the process of presenting information and reasons that motivate or change someone else's thinking.

Just like the word "sales", we think of persuasion as positive when the intentions and results are positive for both parties and negative when the intentions are manipulative and the results aren't in the other person’s best interest.

These skills help you interact effectively with others at home and work. Imagine what planning a family vacation would be like if you didn't have persuasion skills! to learn more about the role that Your Perceptual Style plays in your approach to sales.

Perceptual Styles and Sales


Perceptual Styles and Motivation

In its simplest form, self-motivation is the ability to get yourself to do something. It creates personal enthusiasm and inspiration to take action.

Self-Motivation is the catalyst for goals you make for yourself. Self-motivation creates your desire to accomplish your goals, establishes your commitment to action, and helps you overcome your fears of the unknown or failing.

Self-Motivation is a critical life skill because it keeps you putting one foot in front of the other every day. Self-motivation is what spurs you to action for both what you want to do and what you need to do. to learn more about the role that Your Perceptual Style plays on your motivation.

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