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The power of Hope

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The power of Hope

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The power of Hope

  1. 1. The Power of Hope Getting You From Here to There By Portia Tung
  2. 2. “What’s one of the most hopeful things you’ve ever done?” Share with a neighbour 1 min each
  3. 3. Portia Tung Executive Coach – Storyteller – Play Researcher Blog: www.selfishprogramming.org | Twitter: portiatung Founder of www.theschoolofplay.org Email: portia@portiatung.org
  4. 4. “What’s one of the most hopeful things I’ve ever done?”
  5. 5. Night at The Mystery Masquerade in London The School of Play - 23 November 2017
  6. 6. The Power of Hope In order to make my dreams come true As a high hoper / low hoper* I need ideas on how to become more hopeful. Success Criteria [ ] I can explain what hope is [ ] I have a working knowledge of hopeful thinking [ ] I have at least 3 ideas for increasing my hopefulness to achieve a personal goal [ ] I’ve had fun! * You choose
  7. 7. “Everything that is done in the world is done by hope” Martin Luther
  8. 8. What Hope isn’t Unrealistic or “Pollyanna” optimism Learned optimism “Type A” person A measure of intelligence or previous achievement
  9. 9. “Want to find out hopeful you are?”
  10. 10. The Hope Scale 1 = Definitely false 2 = Mostly false 3 = Mostly true 4 = Definitely true __ 1) I energetically pursue my goals. __ 2) I can think of many ways to get out of a jam. __ 3) My past experiences have prepared me well for my future. __ 4) There are lots of ways around any problem. __ 5) I’ve been pretty successful in my life __ 6) I can think of many ways to get the things in life that are important to me. __ 7) I meet the goals that I set for myself. __ 8) Even when others get discouraged, I know I can find a way to solve the problem. From “The Psychology of Hope” by C.R. Snyder
  11. 11. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r Any objects, experiences or outcomes that we imagine and desire in our minds Reservoir of determination and commitment to move us in the direction of (a) goal Mental capacity we call on to find one or more effective ways to reach our goals
  12. 12. How hopeful are you? Waypower W i l l p o w e r 0 4 12 16 4 12 16 low average high Strong foundation of Hopexx Plenty of options but don’t follow thru Keeps goals clearly in mind Constantly thinking about ways to obtain goals Data based on results from 10,000 people taking the Hope Scale by C.R. Snyder Partly stuck in pursuit of goals; Has necessary mental energy but not options x
  13. 13. What high hope looks like Feel in control of own destiny High self-esteem Positive affectivity (being present and in flow) Competitive – Seeking mastery Less anxious Less depression
  14. 14. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r
  15. 15. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r A B
  16. 16. “What’s your BHAG?”
  17. 17. An Agile Adventure In order to get more value from my hard-earned lessons learned As an Agile Coach I need to share my Agile coaching experience. Success Criteria [ ] Readers feel confident enough to try out tools/techniques [ ] Readers can apply tools/techniques right away [ ] Readers have had fun reading! [ ] I’ve had fun writing!
  18. 18. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r A B  Express goal as a user story  Define success criteria  Validate clarity of goal  Work backwards from goal  Find the shortest and quickest route
  19. 19. “How can you clarify your goal?”
  20. 20. An Agile Adventure In order to get more value from my hard-earned lessons learned As an Agile Coach I need to share my Agile coaching experience. Success Criteria [ ] Readers feel confident enough to try out tools/techniques [ ] Readers can apply tools/techniques right away [ ] Readers have had fun reading! [ ] I’ve had fun writing!
  21. 21. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r
  22. 22. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r A B
  23. 23. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r  Anticipate change  Exercise regularly  Maintain a healthy diet  Practice mindfulness  Laugh at yourself often
  24. 24. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r
  25. 25. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r Lysine is found in: • Eggs • Meat (red meat, lamb, pork, poultry) • Soy • Beans and peas • Fish (cod and sardines)
  26. 26. “How can you increase your willpower?”
  27. 27. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r  Anticipate change  Exercise regularly  Maintain a healthy diet  Practice mindfulness  Laugh at yourself often  Lysine
  28. 28. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r
  29. 29. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r A B
  30. 30. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r  Breakdown goals into subgoals  Take baby steps  Mental rehearsal  Learn the skills you need  Cultivate friendships
  31. 31. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r A B C
  32. 32. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r A Real Option has a: • Value • Cost • Expiry condition • Never commit early unless you know why
  33. 33. “How can you increase your waypower?”
  34. 34. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r  Breakdown goals into subgoals  Take baby steps  Mental rehearsal  Learn the skills you need  Cultivate friendships  Real Options
  35. 35. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r
  36. 36. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r
  37. 37. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r
  38. 38. Cultivating H.O.PE.
  39. 39. H for Help Offer to help and ask for help
  40. 40. O for Options At least 3 ways of getting things done
  41. 41. P for Purpose Without a goal it’s hard to score
  42. 42. P for Play Play to survive and thrive
  43. 43. E for Excellence Good enough means doing your best
  44. 44. “Everything that is done in the world is done by hope” Martin Luther
  45. 45. G o a l W i l l p o w e r W a y p o w e r Cultivating H.O.PE Help – Options – Purpose & Play – Excellence
  46. 46. Sources of Inspiration The Psychology of Hope C.R. Snyder Daring Greatly Brené Brown How Scrum boosts your productivity & willpower Anna Obukhova Commitment Chris Matts & Olav Maasen
  47. 47. Examples of Hopeful Thinking The School of Play www.theschoolofplay.org The Dream Team Nightmare www.agileadventures.org Enterprise Gardening www.enterprisegardening.org Agile Fairytales www.agilefairytales.org
  48. 48. The Power of Hope In order to make my dreams come true As a high hoper / low hoper* I need ideas on how to become more hopeful. Success Criteria [ ] I can explain what hope is [ ] I have a working knowledge of hopeful thinking [ ] I have at least 3 ideas for increasing my hopefulness to achieve a personal goal [ ] I’ve had fun! * You choose
  49. 49. “Play once a day to keep the doctor and priest away!” www.theschoolofplay.org The School of Play turns 1 @CounterPlayFest on 1 April 2017
  50. 50. Thank you for playing! Portia Tung Executive Coach – Storyteller – Play Researcher Blog: www.selfishprogramming.org | Twitter: portiatung Founder of www.theschoolofplay.org Email: portia@portiatung.org

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