Reflection and Awareness

We follow a 3-step approach to creating reflection diagnostic that enhance skills awareness and clarify who needs what kind of learning in the first place.

Questionnaire Design

Questionnaire design is a multi-stage process that requires attention to many details at once because different skills and aptitudes can be assessed in varying degrees of detail. We try to keep our assessments and approach practical, authentic and actionable:

Main Tenets

Reflection methodologies should be based on multi-perspective feedback on traits, skills and competencies. Questions about actions and behaviors are especially useful because they help gain a sense of what people are actually doing (as opposed to what they say they will do).

Much of our literature research and validation goes into synthesizing science and social dynamics. We study and partner with the sharpest minds in adult learning, Social Psychology and qualitative metrics to design experiences for adults that expand self-awareness, connect to learning and measure its impact. 

Questions focus on actual practice instead of a belief of what is the right action. A process that is transparent and confidential to encourage honesty and ensure higher accuracy, in order to recommend high-quality vetted learning resources drawn from relavant sources for each group of participants.

About our name, 2gnōMe

The root of the 2gnōMe name is from the Greek "gnō", which means "to know". The Greek version was the basis of gnosis (knowledge), and set forth words like gnostic, agnostic, prognosis and diagnosis. The same root and spelling passed into Latin, where "gnō" meant "knowledge" and gave us words like ignore and ignorant (lack of knowledge), as well as other words where the "g" was dropped over time: noble, notion, notify, cognition and recognition

2gnoMe is about the knowledge of self, to know me. The 2gnoMe approach and technology aim to enhance skills awareness - at the individual and group levels - to be more mindful about available growth choices, make better informed decisions, and stay informed about the consequences of these decisions.

(The etymology of gnosis is courtesy of Kevin Stroud's terrific poodcast The History of English).