Global Action Plan International – our world view

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Words that describe the kind of values we stand for and how they are incorporated in what we do.

Words that describe the kind of values we stand for and how they are incorporated in what we do.

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  • 1. Our world view, in other’s words
  • 2. You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete We choose to focus on solutions Buckminster Fuller| Image: Flickr.
  • 3. If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got We focus on action Albert Einstein | Image: speedy-brady
  • 4. Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can We focus on what is possible Arthur Ashe | Image: Wikipedia
  • 5. To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, to be certain is to be ridiculouß We believe everyone is a learner – and everyone is a teacher Chinese proverb| Image: Wikipedia
  • 6. Despair presumes it knows what will happen next We expect the unexpected Rebecca Solnit| Image: Flickr
  • 7. Change happens when there is a reasonable balance between dissatisfaction and hope Our programs fan the flames of both dissatisfaction and hope Warren Ziegler | Image: babyinblue at deviantART
  • 8. Our programs are designed to extract learning from experience Eric Hoffer | Image: Flickr
  • 9. The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart, head and hands, and then work outwards from there The problems may be global and systemic, still change starts within each of us Robert Pirsig | commons.wikimedia.com
  • 10. We must all live together as brothers, or we will all perish together as fools We believe in partnership and cooperation Martin Luther King Jr| Image: Wikipedia
  • 11. Be the change that you want to see Our programs support individual and collective change Mahatma Gandhi | Image: Flickr
  • 12.  We choose to focus on solutions  We focus on action  We focus on what is possible  We believe everyone is a learner – and everyone is a teacher  We expect the unexpected  Our programs fan the flames of both dissatisfaction and hope  Our programs are designed to extract learning from experience  The problems may be global and systemic, still change starts within each of us  We believe in partnership and cooperation  Our programs support individual and collective change
  • 13. GAP is about empowering people to live increasingly sustainably – at home, at school and at work. Join us. Global Action Plan International | globalactionplan.com | secretariat@globalactionplan.com