Category Archives: Beliefs

Believing is seeing and seeing is doing.

WHEN CHANGE WORKS

It’s The RIDER And The ELEPHANT “The mind is a wild elephant.” The Buddha “When change works, the people have clear direction, ample motivation, and a supportive environment. In other words, it’s because the Rider, the Elephant, and the path are all aligned … Continue reading

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ADAPTABILITY AND RESILIENCE

The Abilities To Adjust And To Recover “Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again,” Nelson Mandela “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win … Continue reading

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IS YOUR LIFE A JOURNEY?

Is The Direction You’re Headed Forward?   “Don’t look back you’re not going that way,” Unknown Probably everyone has been told at least once that “Life is a journey not a destination.” If life is not a destination, does it matter … Continue reading

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THE FOREST METAPHOR

You can’t see the forest for the trees “In all living things there is a wholeness blindness,” Thomas Merton. The forest metaphor is a good futurist metaphor because you can’t see the coming future like you can’t see the total … Continue reading

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CHANGE IS GOOD

But Most People Don’t Like It “Change is good, you go first, Dilbert,” Scott Adams Life is full of beginnings, which is change: My first day of schools and college, first time living away from home, first dates, first visits to … Continue reading

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ERROR BLINDNESS

The inability to see when we are wrong.   No one ever says “I am wrong.”  “While being wrong is happening, you are oblivious to it,” Katheryn Schultz  Being Wrong, a 2010 book by Katheryn Schultz, is one of my favorites, … Continue reading

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MINING FOR GOALS

A Process Of Discovering What You Want “Decision making should be as much a process of discovering goals as achieving goals.” James March How do you find good goals? In 1974, a very popular book by David Campbell had the title, … Continue reading

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OBJECTIVITY

 Does It Exist? Objectivity is a subject’s delusion that observing can be done without him, Heinz von Forester. By definition objectivity is the quality or character of being objective: lack of favoritism toward one side or another; freedom from bias. Subjective is: based on or influenced by personal feelings, … Continue reading

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VISION TESTING

 How Do You Examine Your Beliefs? We prefer to believe what we prefer to be true, paraphrased from a Francis Bacon quote My Process of Illumination (POI) examination method is “Vision Testing,” which involves looking at yourself in order to … Continue reading

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DECIDING ISN’T WHAT IT USED TO BE

And Probably Never Was A person’s ability to choose, as well as his right to choose, is the essence of freedom. How well he learns the skills involved in the process of choosing well determines his power of self-determination, his … Continue reading

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