2023 Framework 2 – Linear




Gentle & Slow



Song of Life


Whole Brain Living

Linear Change

There are times when we want to take a road that has been traveled often.

We want to get from point a to point b in the quickest time possible.

The problem with the linear model of change is that it doesn’t take into account the complexities of life or the natural world.

Many types of transformation are cyclical, circular, intermittent and sometimes chaotic.

Linear Change is Natural

Certain aspects of life follow a linear trajectory.

In a sense, we are born, we live, we die. That can be seen as a linear progression.

In the course of our lives, so much happens in cycles.

We need to acknowledge where linear change is the best approach and when it’s not.

Linear Frameworks are Valuable:

– When a proven system is easy and available
– When you truly need to make a change quickly
– You want to save time by following someone else’s example
– Short term projects and goals

Simple Question:

Where in your life is linear change the best way to make progress now?

Suggested References

The Dawn of Everything, A New History of Humanity, David Graeber, David Wengrow – A book to question your beliefs on conventional models of human development and change.

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