Turn your world upside down

The world is rapidly changing, the old structures are collapsing and new ones being built.  Take a look at what happens when Being elements are introduced into a traditionally Doing focussed world.

What can be observed in a Doing and Being world (not always, and not all extremes, of course)

Which side would YOU choose?




Take all we can, give little

Planet, natural resources

Respect, replace, regard, care

Blame, victim, slave, fear


Owning, freedom, choice, love, accountable

Few eat, many starving


Everyone eats

Cure or fix the problem

Healthcare focus

Understanding and prevention

Rising debt, loans with interest


Fair exchange of energy

Rich get richer, poor get poorer


Greater equality and fairness

Told what to think


Shown how to think for ourselves

Control, wait for orders do as you are told

What to do?

Do what is right, what is needed

Only from rulers, who take the glory


Valued from everyone, acknowledged

Knowledge based answers


Wisdom based solutions

Short term


Long term, for my children’s children’s….




Flown in, modified


Local, home grown, free range

Scarcity, dog eat dog world


Abundance, enough for all

Adult to Child, I’m OK, You’re not OK


Adult to Adult, I’m OK, You’re OK

Stress and burn out

Results and impact

Joy, being in the flow, expression

I win


We all win

Real personality hidden by mask(s)

Personality that shows up?

Vulnerable, being ourselves

Suppress self

What part of self shown?

Wholehearted, bring all of self

Asleep, closed

State of mind

Awake, open

Play small, keep your head down

Speaking up/out

Be your whole self, express yourself

Separate, disconnected, just me

Connections with others

Collaboration, connected, in it together, we

Ego and fear based, guarded

Interactions, conversations

Respected, trusted, equals

Typically Win – Lose

Relationships with others

Win – Win or no deal, equality

Only look outside

Where are the answers?

Look inside ourselves first

Failure is not an option

Response to failure

Failure is encouraged, to learn and grow

Always running harder, never enough time


Thoughtful, balanced

Thinking, thoughts. head

Consciousness levels

Intuition, feelings, emotions, heart


Maslow focus

Self actualisation


Conscious mindset

Present, being in the moment

Machine, technology


Face to face, collaborative

Top heavy, closed, secrets, systems


Flat, open, transparent, trust, authentic

Head and hands

What gets used most

Heart and soul

Targets, results

Primary driver. focus

Enabling, engaging

Work, just doing a job, slaves to the system

Working feels like

Play, life, freedom and choice

Pile high, sell cheap


Quality and of value

Forced obsolescence

Product lifecycle

Long lasting


Decision making


Self serving

Service delivered

Service to others

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