Contributors approach the various situations in their
life and work place with the unique mindset.
The first aspect of the contributor mindset is the
contributors willingness and capacity to find the
When faced with a challenge, the contributors first
response is : “can we find a solution?”
but this is not all. The contributor also find a solution
Contributor develops the capacity of find solutions
through continuous practice and learning from
HOWdo you discover and create possibilities?
start with yourself…..
you probably have millions of good ideas
located right there in your mind. You just have to get hold
of them and pull them out
Learn about community……
you need to gather enough information to form an
overall picture of people's interests, values, struggle
similarities, and differences
Think about future…..
we can make some educated guesses. And those
guesses may help us figure out next step that work for
Get beyond hopelessness……
difficult time being creative and thinking about
In order to be creative you may have to be
courageous. You may have to think in ways that are
different from others
Both wright brother never graduated from high school.
In 1889 the wright brothers started the west side news.
It was a weekly newspaper that Wilbur and Orville wright
published briefly in 1889 and 1891.
In 1893 the wright brothers started a bicycle shop that
allowed them to rent and repair bicycles.
Only 5 of wright brother’s bicycle exist to this day.
They gained the mechanical skills essential for their
success by working for years in their shop with
printing presses, bicycle, motors and other machinery.
Their work with bicycle in particular influenced their
belief that an unstable vehicle like a flying machine
could be controlled and balanced with practice.
This shows their continuous dedication towards work
and improving their skills.
When the world was thinking of ways to speed up
travel on land and water, they came up with a
completely new idea of travel by Air!!!
On December 17,1903, at kitty hawk, north
Carolina, the wright flyer became the first
powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve
controlled, sustained flight with a pilot aboard.
In 1903 we were….
See where we are today!!!
The journey would have been longer if they didn’t
Non-contributor give all type of excuses whenever
some problem crops up which they know Is going to
push them to the extremes.
For them, the glass is “always half empty”
Contributors, on the other hand, have a will-do
attitude…for them glass “always half full”
Having a such an attitude is actually about making a
decision to look to the solution rather then just the
I can do everything, if its important enough for me to
I may not do all at once but I can do.
I may not be best at everything but I can do
There will be limitations but I can do everything.
I’ll need help but I can do everything.
Steave jobs was the co-founder of apple computers.
Board members of Apple met on May 28th, 1985 and
each voted on the removal of Steve from the company
After taking time off, Jobs wanted to get back to Apple
and his love for computers
Decided to start his own
Founded NeXT Computer in 1989.
In 1986, jobs bought the graphics group(later renamed
In 1996, apple announced that it would buy NeXT for
$427 million. The deal was finalize to bringing jobs
back to the company he co-founded.
I will not say I failed 1000 times, I will say that I
discovered there are 1000 ways that can causes
- Thomas Edison
He “burned” through all the money from his first group of
investors without producing a car.
He eventually produced a car and raised another $60,000
in share capital, but his Detroit auto company went
In the 1920’s , henry ford refused to update from model T
car, leading sales to fall dramatically
Ford tried to launch a political career, but never
“Failure is simply an opportunity to begin
again, this time more intelligently”
- Henry Ford
Contributors do not depend on others to give
them “aid”. They take up the challenges in front of
them and develop their own solutions to these
Swami Vivekananda speaks
“The use of higher education is to find out how to
solve the problems of life, and this is what is engaging
the profound thought of the modern civilised world,
but it was solved in our country thousands of years
“Real education is that which enables one to stand on
one’s own legs. The education that you are receiving
now in schools and colleges is only making you a race
of dyspeptics. “
contributor mindset is the contributors willingness
and capacity to find the solutions
are focused on goals and find appropriate methods to
achieve them within the framework of the system
Contributor develops the capacity to find solutions
through continuous practice and learning from other