One of the key principles of Generative Dialogue is that of natural rhythm. This can be quite challenging to achieve as many of us are accustomed to using checklists and agendas in our meetings. With these checklists and agendas comes structure and within that structure, we tend to get attached to specific outcomes. If you are looking for Synchronicity or have interest in attaining Flow, you will need to let go of any connection you may have to any specific result. It is as simple and as difficult as that!
“Slow down, you move too fast. You got to make the morning last. Just kicking down the cobblestones; looking for fun and feelin’ groovy.”
Every time I recall this song written by Paul Simon, I think about how fast-paced my life has become. In this busy and often fragmented world, it feels like everything moves at a speed and intensity unlike anything I’ve previously experienced. Today it’s easier than ever to send an email, hold a virtual meeting, and reach anyone at almost any time — day or night. The newest technology allows us to connect in a nanosecond. Compared to even a decade ago, things have changed drastically.