Small-Scale Change: #JFDI

How do we create change? We flippantly say that it’s one bite at a time—reference to that old how do you eat an elephant’ joke, but what if it really is? And what if holding on to the idea that we have to ‘get it right’ or get certain people involved, or test a model, or wait for them’ to do something, is getting in the way of the small-scale change that we can achieve right now. Today. In this moment, in this conversation, in your reading of this piece. #JFDI

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Unlearning: What If You Don't Know as Much as You Think You Do?

How do we get better at something—develop mastery? It’s normal to think we can map out a learning path, a curriculum for life so to speak. But what if we don’t know as much as we think we do? And what if unlearning is the bigger part of learning? It seems to me that, only when we let go of what we think we need to learn, do we become truly open and able to step into a space of growth.

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What If Knowing the Answer to Life's Thorny Problems Was Like Having a Random Number Generator?

It can feel as if we have to solve all our present and future problems and carry around those solutions ‘just in case’, which can be a stressful way to live and work. But what if life was much more like the little gadget that I carry around that let’s me log into my bank account? What if I always had access to answers whenever I needed them…

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The Infinite Library (finding 'perfect' in a world of infinite choices)

It sometimes looks as if life would be better if we could find the perfect solution, the perfect system at work, the perfect system of governance, the perfect place to live.... But life is more like an infinite library—there is no one book that has all the answers. Or is there? What if all the books actually do give the same answer? What then?

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