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  • 1. Collaborative Balloons
    I and the Community
  • 2. "Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely." ~ Karen Kaiser Clark
  • 3. "Any company trying to compete must figure out a way to engage the mind of every employee. A company's greatest asset is its employees.~ General Electric CEO, Jack Welch
  • 4. Seven Balloons of Leadership
    Leaders need to make the right decisions, be open to new opportunities & ideas, respond effectively to change, prepare for it, & create.
    All to operate as an elite unit.
  • 5. *Speed *Surprise *Confidence *Concentration *Team Work *Assertive *Attitude *Empathy
  • 6. * Transform management systems * Lower cost with increased productivity
  • 7. John Dewey observed "A problem well put is half-solved."
  • 8. A concept is to be reduced to a singular essence.
  • 9. EGOSquish OthersPowerGreed
  • 10. Ego
    Power Over Others
  • 11. .
    Power WITH Others
    *Shared Responsibility
  • 12. Look for the good and praise it.~ Unknown
  • 13. Orwellian Metaphor
    George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four.
    Orwell depicted a harrowing totalitarian society, that watches its citizens obsessively and demands strict discipline.
    The focus is on the harms, inhibition and control.
  • 14. Kafkaesque Metaphor
    Franz Kafka's The Trial.
    Centers around a man who is arrested but not informed why and is unable to learn much more.
    The focus is on the harms, a bureaucracy that uses people and makes important decisions about them, yet denies the people the ability to participate.
  • 15. Literary Metaphor
    George Orwell~1984
    Obsessively demands strict discipline
    Harms as inhibition and social control
    Franz Kafka ~ The Trial
    Suffocating powerlessness & vulnerability created by the system
    Harms are bureaucratic onesindifference, error, abuse, frustration, & lack of transparency & accountability
  • 16. The best training any parent can give a child is to train the child to train himself.~ Unknown
  • 17. Complications
    Information Processing
    Affects Power in Relationships between People & the Institutions
    Creates a Sense of Helplessness, Frustration & Powerlessness
  • 18. Solutions Focus
    Affect Social Structure by Altering the relationships people have with the institutions that make decisions about their lives.
    Orwellian Metaphorthose of surveillanceand aren't adequately addressing the Kafkaesque Metaphorthose of information processing.
  • 19. Recognize the Problems
    Acknowledge the Problems
    Shared Resonance
    Slow Accretion of a Series of Acts
    Right to FLY!
  • 20. Whatever You Can Do
    Dream You Can,
    Begin It.
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe