or how fishing parables are…limited

Telling people how to be creative is easy, it’s only being it that’s difficult —John Cleese
Telling people how to be creative is easy, it’s only being it that’s difficult —John Cleese

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🐟 Occasionally the fish are elusive, or worse, gone (someone got there before you). You spend all your time and energy out on the water but get nothing in return except frustration.

🐠 Sometimes you are too tired or depressed to fish. You’re not in the right headspace. Even the thought of lifting the rod is too much to bear. You just can’t bring yourself to get out there.

🐡 At other times, you are afraid to fish. You’ve completely lost your nerve. The water looks dangerous and foreboding. Wouldn’t it be safer to go hungry today than to tempt fate?

🍣 And every once in a while, you really get into it. You create elaborate plans and traps and nets. You game the system. You catch so many fish, you become overwhelmed. And most of them end up rotting on the deck…


Hipster Three-eyed Raven

HOW TO READ GAME OF…


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or How To Slay Your Inner Medusa


or How To Support My Dream To Teach About Creativity

A 6-point Creative Compass with the labels maker, designer, scholar, philosopher, empath, and artist around the edges.
A 6-point Creative Compass with the labels maker, designer, scholar, philosopher, empath, and artist around the edges.
The Creative Compass points out your current Creative Mode


Endings are hard

Episode 08 with hosts, Leah Zaidi, Jason Theodor and Dré Labre.

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The Unintended Consequence of Stories: Part 1 — Episode 7 of The Post-Normal Show

Top 3 Insights from this Episode


Podcast Drunk, Edit Sober

Episode 07 with hosts, Leah Zaidi, Jason Theodor and Dré Labre.

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The Unintended Consequence of Stories: Part 1 — Episode 7 of The Post-Normal Show

Top 3 Insights from this Episode


Being kind of all over the place

Episode 06 with hosts, Leah Zaidi, Jason Theodor and Dré Labre.

Are You Distracted Yet? — Episode 6 of The Post-Normal Show

Top 3 Insights from this Episode


Are there good or bad decisions, or are they just things you do?

Episode 04 with hosts, Leah Zaidi, Jason Theodor and Dré Labre.

We Are The Decisions We Make — Episode 4 of The Post-Normal Show

Links from the show

The Midnight Gospel

The Case Against Reality (Book) by Donald David Hoffman

Devs

Westworld

Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective

Eisenhower Matrix


Combinations of things you’ve never seen before

Episode 03 with hosts, Leah Zaidi, Jason Theodor and Dré Labre.

The ABC’s (Always Be Creating) of Imagination — Episode 3 of The Post-Normal Show

Links from the show

Goat-2-Meeting

Edward de Bono’s Lateral Thinking Approach

  1. Awareness
  2. Random Stimulation
  3. Alternatives
  4. Alteration

Wikipedia Random

The Edge Effect

Dr. Suess Raps: Cat in the Hat

Wikipedia’s Unusual Articles

Six Degrees of Wikipedia/Wikihunt

Sensemaking to Strangemaking

Story Archetypes

  1. Rags to Riches
  2. The Quest
  3. Rebirth
  4. Slaying the Monster
  5. Comedy
  6. Tragedy
  7. Voyage and Return

Systems Archetypes by Daniel H. Kim

  1. Drifting Goals
  2. Escalation
  3. Fixes That Fail
  4. Growth and Underinvestment
  5. Limits to Success
  6. Shifting the Burden / Addiction
  7. Success to the Successful
  8. Tragedy of the Commons

Hero’s Journey as a Tool

Dan Harmon’s Story Circle

Jason Theodor

is an Executive Design Leader, Speaker, Writer, Consultant who is trying to comprehend his surroundings. Find more at JasonTheodor.com

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