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My Secret: Peripheral vision; keep a look out for other challenges
or new solutions all the time.

When you accept everything around you as a resource, as a learning opportunity, and as reminder of inter-connectivity, then you open yourself up to new ways of seeing, new ways of communicating, new ways of understanding, new ways of empathizing, new ways of creating and new ways of being.

When you see the world around you as an ally and stay open to all the possible solutions and the impossible ones, you are able to manifest solutions that work. This may sometimes mean honoring the cultural fabric of the context you are in, or it may mean dissolving social, legal, economic, scientific, relational, or other, agreements (rules) individually and collectively that you have assigned to the world you live in.

It is seeing with your heart, with your mind, with your soul, with your wallet, with your family, with your studies, with your neighbors, with your computer, with the entirety of your experience.

Maintaining multilateral and multidimensional perspective is maintaining peripheral vision. It is also seeing those next to you, who are also changing the world with you, because it is not me changing the world, it is us.

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Comment by Joshua Z on April 4, 2010 at 3:18am
Top-notch, direct Evidence.

"It is seeing with your heart, with your mind, with your soul, with your wallet, with your family, with your studies, with your neighbors, with your computer, with the entirety of your experience."

and "Maintaining multilateral and multidimensional perspective is maintaining peripheral vision."

One-shot, one-kill on that Mission, IMO.

I believe I may often quote this!
Comment by Starling on April 4, 2010 at 6:47am
Great.
Comment by Rahul Dewanjee on April 4, 2010 at 7:11am
This is an excellent post. +1 for spark.

This concept of peripheral vision is extremely important when we are mapping "white spaces" and creating "blue oceans" through our interpretations of the "long tail" of causes, actions or outcome by looking beyond our subjective reality and creating our own paradigm to inspire, imagine or innovate.

I feel so happy to see you bringing the context of "...honoring the cultural fabric of the context you are in, or it may mean dissolving social, legal, economic, scientific, relational, or other, agreements (rules) individually and collectively that you have assigned to the world you live in".
Comment by Iyamuremye Jean de Dieu on April 4, 2010 at 9:42am
I agree with you, we we see is what we can touch!
Comment by Samiran Roy on April 4, 2010 at 7:53pm
When you accept everything around you as a resource, as a learning opportunity, and as reminder of inter-connectivity, then you open yourself up to new ways of seeing, new ways of communicating, new ways of understanding, new ways of empathizing, new ways of creating and new ways of being.

Amazing. I will remember this.
Comment by Chris Lancaster on April 5, 2010 at 10:36am
The last two paragraphs are amazing. Really loving your viewpoint, Catrina!
Comment by Sarah Shaw Tatoun on April 12, 2010 at 1:48pm
A beautiful post, Catrina-- thank you!
Comment by Julio Cesar Corona Ortega on April 12, 2010 at 2:52pm
Great post and an excellent concept. +1 Vision... because... well... it seems fitting. :)

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