Category Archives: 2014 ABC Resolutions

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ABC Resolution: fractals

fractals: March 12 – March 25

What is different work patterns were already repeating all around you?

A leaf looks like a branch which looks like a tree. A stone looks like a rock which looks like a mountain. Small to large, zooming in and out, and infinitely repeating, fractals are a complex geometry of shapes recurring over a wide range of scales. Is it no mistake that the World Wide Web is a repeating pattern of a spider web? Will we someday see, at its largest dimension, the pattern of the universe as that self-similar web? Employ the concept of fractals to uncover our next great social system or business innovation. We are surrounded by undetected, natural iterations, easily recognizable once we are aware of their possibility.

resolve to: recognize patterns

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ABC Resolutions: Elasticity

elasticity: February 26 – March 11

 What if you worked as circumstances deemed, not as demanded?

Spring high, low or medium. Be agile, flexible and mobile. Elasticity is a different approach to business movement, giving us infinite options. Elasticity lets us choose time and extent and enables us to expand the envelope edges so fully they reach the outer universe. Now elastic, we can stay in space, bounce back down to earth or rebound into orbit. Elasticity gives us the ability to stretch failures into success and contract capricious fantasies into rewarding realities.

resolve to: exercise resilience

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ABC Resolutions: disruption

disruption: February 12 – February 25

What if you could respond to a work crisis of any type and size?

After each disruptive event, the new state is not automatically predetermined. In the immediate aftermath, there is a deep void of uncertainty. A brief period before the new shape is fully formed and outcomes are up for grabs. From this chasm of confusion and loss, the power of disruption can be acquired. Tap into its residual energy and you can turn fate into positive opportunity and survive misfortune with action. Disruption then becomes an empowered gift.

resolve to: harness energy

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ABC Resolutions: congruence

Congruence:  January 29 – February 11

What if you went to work tomorrow able to trust?

Say what you mean and do what you say. Set the example. Be the model. Actions speak louder than words. It’s walk the talk, not talk the talk and walk the walk. The latter enable incongruence. Empty words of lip service people notice and read the mal-intentions. They know when you are telling the truth and when you are spinning. A trusted leader delivers more than a surface image or passive environment. Incongruence accomplishes only the sizzle. Congruence is the action that delivers the steak.

 resolve to: dare to be true

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ABC Resolutions: biomimicry

biomimicryJan 15 – Jan 28

What if different models were already thriving all around you?

Our next step in human evolution is moving from man-made to the adaptation, reiteration and reapplication of nature-made. In biomimicry, we find new answers and formulas for our current problems and future success. Biomimicry inspires us to study, perceive, model, imitate and replicate the natural arrangement of our existing world and apply it to new situations and solutions for the betterment of all. Nature has already invented it. Just look around you to uncover it.

resolve to: see the bees

 

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2014: 26 ABC Resolutions – accomplish

A is for AccomplishACCOMPLISH: Jan 1  – Jan 14

 

What if you went to work tomorrow happy to do work?
You can accomplish small or large, slow or fast or any size and speed in between. Because what accomplish looks like is as you see it, not as others see it or see you. Know that accomplish is your natural state of being. You are in control of your accomplish path. Like a trip, you choose, define, book and engage it. Accomplish has no end win or fail. The winning is in each increment of the doing, each step along your way. If you do, you accomplish and you win continually. If you engage in accomplish you will always gain, always move forward, never be stymied or intimidated by fear of failure or success. Employ accomplish and you will always be accomplished.

resolve to: KEEP GOING