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The Challenge to Be and Not to Do by Carrie Foster

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CHAPTER 15

Surfing the Edge of Chaos

Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and growth.

Tom Barrett

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why you do the things you do, and why you do the things you do the way you do them? It is a fact of life that human beings create order. Some like to create order more than others, and some individuals’ sense of what order is makes more sense than others; but whatever degree of order we create, the fact is we have systems and processes in our lives that are a result of deeply ingrained assumptions or generalizations that influence how we understand the world and how we take action. These perspectives are also known as our Mental Models (also referred to in ...

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