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WITWIGO?! 2009 Summary


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An abbreviated, slightly annotated version of my slides from Path Financial Group's "What in the Word is Going On?!" evening (March 5, 2009)

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WITWIGO?! 2009 Summary

  1. What in the World is Going On… In Life?! Path Financial Group Toronto, Ontario March 5, 2009 Mike Todd
  3. 2 Things
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  5. Terms 2
  6. SubjectiveProximity
  8. We are all neighbours now
  9. 3rd Culture
  10. Our own culture + Other culture(s) now exposed to = 3rd Culture
  11. 3rd Culture The mindset and the will to learn, to love, and to serve in any culture, even in the midst of pain & discomfort
  12. “ 3rd Culture Human” <ul><li>Birthplace </li></ul><ul><li>Mother </li></ul><ul><li>Father </li></ul><ul><li>Studied in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Indonesia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hawaii </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>California </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boston </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Demographics </li></ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul>
  14. The Story of a Photograph
  16. Photograph taken in Tunisia (see
  17. By my friend David duChemin…
  18. … who lives in Vancouver
  19. (David is also friends with Robert…
  20. … who lives in Toronto)
  21. I needed a slide made, so I sent David’s photograph to my friend Daniela…
  22. … who lives in Germany. I’ve never met Daniela in person, but oddly enough…
  23. My sister Lynne and our friend Erin, who both live in Ontario, have met Daniela. But they didn’t meet in Canada, or in Germany… Daniela Lynne Erin
  24. They met in Swaziland!
  25. So is this slide background a Canadian product, a German product, or for that matter, an African product?
  26. 3rd Culture! (and Subjective Proximity)
  28. 2 Davos Questions <ul><li>What went wrong ? </li></ul><ul><li>How did we miss the signals ? </li></ul>
  29. 4 Davos Conclusions <ul><li>Too much faith in the free market </li></ul><ul><li>Too much faith in economic models </li></ul><ul><li>Too little transparency </li></ul><ul><li>No moral compass </li></ul>
  30. The trouble with normal is It always gets worse.
  31. Faith Philanthropy
  32. ???
  33. Ctrl - Alt - Del
  34. “ Never waste a good crisis”
  35. Rediscover Re-engage Reinvent Dare Dream Reframe Fulfill
  36. Rediscover Re-engage Reinvent Dare Dream Reframe Fulfill A Personal Reboot
  37. U Theory
  38. U Theory Letting Go Letting Come The Source
  39. What do you really care about?
  40. What are you here for? (Purpose)
  41. How will you make that future a reality? (Vision)
  42. Rediscover Re-engage Reinvent Dare Dream Reframe Fulfill A Personal Reboot
  43. Robert 2.0
  44. Imagine this….
  48. The End… (But really the beginning!)
  49. Resources, etc. <ul><li>Theory U: Leading from the Future as it Emerges (C. Otto Scharmer) </li></ul><ul><li>Tribes (Seth Godin) </li></ul><ul><li>The Path (Laurie Beth Jones) </li></ul><ul><li>Strengths Finder 2.0 (Tom Rath) </li></ul><ul><li>The Message (Eugene Peterson) </li></ul>