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Dark Souls Remastered

This will be probably associated to feminine archetype.

Christian

What about the body?

Miranda Crabtree

Hi John,
Very enjoyable read (and I only realized it was a Deloitte post half way through). I appreciate your distinction between a narrative and a story, and these communication tools being the best step towards heartset-lead opportunities. However, the caveat is that currently a huge barrier to creating a narrative that motivates people from the heartset, particularly in institutions, is the language used.

We currently use words like 'mindset' thinking it is emotionally provocative, when it isn't. We refer to people as 'consumers' - disconnecting from the people they serve and businesses trying to serve them. There are many more examples like this that I see in professional, storytelling strategies which keep a story from becoming the first chapter of a good narrative.
It's an important time to change the conversations we have when mobilizing groups and inspiring people to take thoughtful, important next steps; changing our language will be a big part of re-calibrating the way we do this.

D

Bill Plotkin's Nature and the Human Soul covers similar ground in great depth, using -- instead of masculine and feminine archetypes -- ego-centric and soul-centric (or similar eco-centric) as basic attitudes to the world around us. His framework details 8 life stages and how the differing attitudes deal with the challenges and potential gifts each stage brings. http://www.natureandthehumansoul.com/

Charles Donkor

Like the distinction between masculine and feminine archertypes. One dimension is missing in my opinion: vulnerability. This will be probably associated to feminine archetype. Only if you accept to be vulnerable and allow others to see it, only then are you able to connect with others emotionally. And this is also the key to change. When people have anxieties and fears going through change we tend to communicate (and try to convince them) on a rational level. And this cannot work. We need to connect with their feelings and for that we need to show our own vulnerability and with that our own heart.

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