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JUMP! – Get Unstuck, © 2010, Robert S. Tipton, All Rights Reserved, Alden-Swain Press


Reader’s Guide to JUMP!

The Fable, Stage One: Get Ready

“If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business, because we’d be cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.”
—Ray Bradbury

Franklin Falcon
Ernesto Martinez
Thinking Too Much
The Muckraker
Angela Liu
The Foundation Is Cracking
New Members
The Survivor Arrives
Birds of a Feather
What’s “Wanting” to Happen?
Stirring the Pot
Asking for Help
Resistance, Futile It Is
Defining the “Right” Problem
Transparency Will Set You Free
Accelerating the Energy
What If?
The Law of the Harvest
Ask, Seek, Knock

The Fable, Stage Two: Incubate

And when the broken-hearted people living in the world agree, there will be an answer, let it be.
For though they may be parted there is still a chance that they will see, there will be an answer. let it be.
Let it be, let it be, . . .

—John Lennon / Paul McCartney

Making Plans for the Night
Galvanizing Commitment A Climate for Innovation
The Wisdom of the Network
As We Become Like Children
A Massive Snowstorm
Plans Interrupted

The Fable, Stage Three: Aha!

“If you do not expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.”

Plan B
We’ll See …
Taking a Stand
Wicked Witch from the East

The Fable, Stage Four: Make It Real

“You can’t make footprints in the sands of time if you’re sitting on your butt.
And no one wants to make butt prints in the sands of time.”

—Bob Moawad

Accidental Celebrity
Making the Impossible Possible
A Channel
A New Reality
The Launch
What’s Right, Not Who’s Right
And—Then What?
Innovative Change
Courage to Act
Fish and Bread
More Than Expected
Day One
Returning to a New Place

JUMP!: The Model

The 50,000 Foot View
The 25,000 Foot View: What It Feels Like
The 15,000 Foot View: Step Descriptions
The 5,000 Foot View: Process Maps
The 1,000 Foot View: Tools / Techniques

JUMP!: Epilogue

Moby Arena Outcomes
A Final Thought

JUMP!: Appendix

Character Summaries
Virtual Bibliography
Destination ImagiNation
Join the JUMP! Community
JUMP! – Get Unstuck, © 2010, Robert S. Tipton, All Rights Reserved, Alden-Swain Press