S: The Art of Possibility
BC: 2011 | graphics by Mixbook.com photos by Microsoft Images Page 24 photos from Facebook collection Quotes from "The Art of Possibility"
FC: The Art of Possibility | by Michael Wood
1: Overview | Art of Possibility | www.swiss-image.ch/Photo by Remy Steinegger | selected quotes from Benjamin & Rosamund Zander
2: Do they need shoe? | They don't have shoes...or they need shoes?
3: Practice 1 It's All Invented | "It's all invented anyway, so we might as well invent a story or a framework of meaning that enhances our quality of life and the life of those around us."
4: "We are raised in a world of measurement and survival" | "It keeps the universe of possibility out of view"
5: Practice 2 Stepping into a Universe of Possibility
6: Dear Teacher, To get an "A" this semester, I will..
7: Practice 3 Giving an A
8: "There are stranded starfish as far as the eye can see, for miles up the beach. What difference can saving a few of them possibly make?" | Smiling, she says, "It certainly makes a difference to this one."
9: Practice 4 Being a Contribution
10: Pass the baton to students | Comments are welcome
11: Practice 5 Leading from Any Chair | "Frequently I receive comments that are deeply insightful about the interpretation, comments that I almost always take on board and that affect the performance."
12: Lighten Up | "Humor can bring us together around our inescapable foibles, confusions, and miscommunication, and especially over the ways in which we find ourselves acting entitled and demanding, or putting other people down, or flying at each other's throats."
13: Practice 6 Rule Number 6 | Microsoft clipart
14: "Being present, without resistance"
15: Practice 7 The Way Things Are
16: Transcend the barriers of personal survival | Step 1 Let Go Step 2 Participate wholly
17: Practice 8 Giving Way to Passion
18: "Enrollment is not about forcing, cajoling, tricking, bargaining, pressuring, or guilt-tripping someone into doing something your way. Enrollment is the art and practice of generating a spark of possibility in others."
19: certain things in life are better done in person | Practice 9 Lighting a Spark
20: "I am the board on which the whole game is played."
21: Practice 10 Being the Board | How did this get on the board that I am?
23: Practice 11 Creating Frameworks for Possibility | Practice 11 Creating Frameworks for Possibility | Step 1. Make a new realm of possibility that will substitute the downward spiral. Step 2. Enter the territory. It becomes the framework of life around you. Step 3. Keep distinguishing what is "off track" and what is "on track"
25: Practice 12 Telling the WE Story | step 1: Tell the story of the unseen threads that connect us all (the WE story) step 2. Listen and look for the emerging entity step 3: Ask: "Waht's best for US? What's OUR next step?"