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Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning
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Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning

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Living in a Generative Way leads to fulfillment, prosperity and stronger multi-generational ties. …

Living in a Generative Way leads to fulfillment, prosperity and stronger multi-generational ties.

Empower your family & business with an action-based plan of generative living.

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  • Once a personbecomesaware and committed to the generativeway, theyoftensee the value of proactively planning just how theirgenerational impact willunfold. This cantake a number of forms, but mayinclude:Once a personbecomesaware and committed to the generativeway, theyoftensee the value of proactively planning just how theirgenerational impact willunfold. This cantake a number of forms, but mayinclude:
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    • 1. Summer 2009<br />UNDERSTANDING GENERATIVITYBy: Don West, Jr.<br />EmpowerYourFamily and Business & Develop an EnduringLegacy<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 2. Generativity<br />1<br />Introduction to the Concept<br />Understanding the Concept<br />2<br />Applying the Concept<br />3<br />Hints for Planning Your Generativity<br />4<br />This presentation seeks to meet four objectives: <br />Note: These slides are intended to support the presenter’s remarks and comments. <br />Therefore, by design the slides do not to fully convey all the details of the presentation’s subject.<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 3. Introduction to the Concept ofGenerativity<br />Whatisit?<br />“A concern for establishing and guiding the next generation.”<br /><ul><li>Dr. Erik K. Erikson, (1950)</li></ul>a famous psycho-analyst most recognized <br />for his work on “Identity Crisis”<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 4. Introduction to the Concept ofGenerativity<br />Two Modern Day Views<br />“Creativity between the generations.”<br /><ul><li>Dr. John Kotre, Ph.D.</li></ul>Psychology Professor, Univ. of Michigan in Dearborn<br />“The ability to generate anything tangible that will exist beyond one’s earthly life; particularly when exhibiting a need to nurture and guide younger people and contribute to the next generation.”<br /><ul><li>Don West, Jr., J.D.</li></ul>Chartered Legacy & Trusts Planner<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 5. Understanding the Concept ofGenerativity<br />Whendoesitbegin to occur?<br />Originally, accordingto Erickson’sEight-Stage’s of HumanDevelopment:<br />During Middle Age<br />Today,in almostanyadultespeciallythosewith:<br />HigherLevels of Maturity &<br />FocusedConcern for the NextGeneration<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 6. Technical Domain<br /> CulturalDomain<br />Understanding the Concept ofGenerativity<br />Biological Domain<br />Add text title<br />How DoesitManifest?<br />Technical<br />Parental<br />Societal<br />Cultural<br /> ParentalDomain<br /> SocietalDomain<br />Biological<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 7. Understanding the Concept ofBiologicalGenerativity<br />The act of making a child<br />which constitutes the actual creation of a new human life through the passing on of living substances, (e.g., genes, blood and a mother’s milk).Note: There is a difference between giving birth to a child and actually raising the same child, one does not pre-determine or necessarily correlate to the other.<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 8. Understanding the Concept ofParentalGenerativity<br />The act of raising a child<br />which refers to acts that constitute actually raising of children and the launch into learning and participating in a family&apos;s way of life.<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 9. Understanding the Concept ofTechnicalGenerativity<br />The creation of tangible works that will maintain an existence beyond your life, (i.e., paintings, writings, or a business organization). <br />which describes actual creations and/or the teaching of skills and procedures--how to run a business or organization, how to read or compose music, how to write, how to handle money, how to repair a car, how to build a building, how to program a computer, etc.<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 10. Understanding the Concept ofCulturalGenerativity<br />The creation of a meaning, belief or value system that is passed on to others.<br />which refers to creating, conserving, or redefining a belief, meaning or value system that is passed on to others. In the cultural category, a person teaches not only how to do things, (technical generativity), but also why they are done, what beliefs inform them, what values sustain them, what theories lies justify them, what they &quot;stand for,&quot; what constitutes the system’s &quot;soul&quot; or &quot;spirit&quot;. <br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 11. Understanding the Concept ofSocietalGenerativity<br />The ability to create societal change and/or reform, (i.e., Ghandi, Martin Luther King, Jr., et. al.)<br />which refers to a special ability and the requisite influence to create mass change on a community and/or societal level, often associated with influencing and guiding individuals who are not directly known or lie outside of the immediate reach of the originator. <br />“Every person has the same amount of influence,<br /> the only difference is the size of their stage.”<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 12. Key Elements to Generativity<br />Add text title<br />It must be<br />Tangible/<br />Measurable<br />Guide, <br />Contribute <br />or Impact<br />Last Beyond<br />Your<br />Lifetime<br />It must be<br />Released by<br />Its Creator<br />Potential To<br />Understanding to the Concept ofGenerativity<br />Add text title<br />The Next Generation<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 13. Stopping the<br />Damage<br />Letting Go<br />Talking to <br />Your Past<br />Finding Your<br />Own Voice<br />Applying the Concept ofGenerativity<br />Blending Your Voice <br />with Another’s<br />Responding<br />To <br />Outcome<br />Selecting<br />Creating<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 14. Planning a Legacy ofGenerativity<br />Strategic <br />Legacy/Life<br />Plan<br />Preparing a<br />Will and<br />Estate Plan<br />Family<br />Mission<br />Statement<br />Creativity<br />In the<br />Technical <br />Domain<br />Guides Decisions<br /><ul><li>Weekly
    • 15. Monthly
    • 16. Yearly</li></ul>Protects<br /><ul><li>Family
    • 17. Partners
    • 18. Capital</li></ul>Coordinates<br /><ul><li>Ideas
    • 19. Energies
    • 20. Talents</li></ul>Generates<br /><ul><li>Income
    • 21. Credibility
    • 22. Influence</li></ul>Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 23. Single Primary Objective/Goal<br />Planning a Legacy ofGenerativity<br />Core Values & Principles<br />Lasting Message(s) & Record(s) of Wisdom<br />Strategic Legacy/Life Plan<br />Weekly<br />Monthly<br />Annually<br />5-Year<br />10-Year<br />20-Year<br />30-Year<br />Definitive<br />Chief<br />Aim<br />Personal<br />Mission<br />Statement<br />Personal<br />Legacy<br />Statement<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 24. About the Author<br />Is Your Planner a Legacy Lawyer?<br />Your Family Deserves the Best<br />Don West, Jr. serves as a Counselorat Law, LegacyCoach & VisibilityConsultant advising businesses, organizations and individuals on how to increasetheir performance and deliverhigher value to theirlives, families and bottomlines.<br />To begin to forge a lasting multi-generationallegacy contact Don today and learn more about building ‘Healthy & SustainedFamilyProsperity.’<br />Email: dlw@donwestjr.com<br />Web: http://www.Axis-Institute.net<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />
    • 25. The End!<br />&<br />The Beginning of Your Generative Way!<br />Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC<br />

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