The faculty or act of clearly perceiving and understanding external things.
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the power of seeinga prospect or way outan outward appearance
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the ability to comprehend external things. Compare insight.
[1590–1600; on the model of insight]
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The new approach is based on Ibarra's "outsight" principle, which suggests that "new ways of acting not only change how we think--our perspective on what is important and worth doing--but also ...
Eschewing the fallacy of change from the inside out, Ibarra cites the core idea of her book as the outsight principle--putting action before thinking, plunging into new projects and activities, interacting with very different kinds of people, experimenting with unfamiliar ways of getting things done and at the same time letting go of old sources of self-esteem, old goals, and old habits.
However, as an editor, am always on the "outsight" looking for trends and research that invests in nursing and nursing resources.
Had the plan fully explained in intricate detail all the issues associated with municipal dissolution, the voters would have been more informed at the outsight. This might have tipped the scales one way or another.
Call it "outsight." Reliance on familiar phrasings could get a musician fired by bandleaders like Miles Davis and Charles Mingus (it could get you worse than fired by Mingus!).
Most of them are the victim of violence insight and outsight of the family.
Yet by a special gift, an art of arts, More insight and more outsight and much more Will to use both of these than boast my mates, I can detach from me, commission forth Half of my soul; which in its pilgrimage O'er old unwandered waste ways of the world, May chance upon some fragment of a whole, Rag of flesh, scrap of bone in dim disuse, Smoking flax that fed fire once: prompt therein I enter, spark-like, put old powers to play, Push lines out to the limit" (ll.
Absolute negligence and outsight indifference has caused extensive damage to the lake, which is often known as the ecological lungs of Srinagar.
In this sense, positive psychology works in the fuzzy hinterland between insight and outsight. Specifically, positive psychologists work on developing outsight--the science of positive states, positive traits, and positive institutions--to facilitate insight and positive (virtuous) action.
Those who know me may be surprised that I have not yet been hunting, those that is who have not experienced the trauma of moving all your insight, outsight, deadstock, livestock, dogs, wives and etceteras to a new country.
The history of archives forms its own archive, perhaps of repentance, but increasingly, only if repentance is understood less and less as an inward-looking reflection and more and more as glass surfaces projecting light and representation outward, not as insight but as outsight. And also, only if reflection is no longer understood to be slow but is understood instead to be very, very fast.