19 October 2005

Envision the rest of your life

Avi Solomon has storyboarded his life, and uses storyboards to envision where he wants to take it.

In A Jolly, Socratic Science he writes: "A storyboard is an apt metaphor for how we make sense of our own life history. Storyboarding can be used to sense emergent patterns in our own life story and to envision the life experiences that we wish to welcome into our future."

Avi points out that making the storyboard helped him focus on what he wanted and ultimately helped him achieve it. This doesn't surprise me one bit.

I have often been amazed at the power a picture can have to focus the mind and energize people toward a future reality.

Whether he knows it or not, Avi is a member of the back-to-paper movement.

Why not try it yourself? You might be surprised at the results.

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3 comments:

Avi said...

Thanks Dave!
I used the DIYplanner storyboard template
The thing I like most about paper is that it doesn't need electricity to run:)
Do you know about Bob Horn's work?:

dave said...

Sure do. Bob is a friend of mine.

Avi said...

My 'Storyboard your Life' essay is now available here:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/3778216/Storyboard-Your-Life