pyramid to dna

brainroads-toward-tomorrows mental patterns

Model calendars


Purpose: specify desired time usage—now and tomorrowS

model week


First we need some content ideas


Idea sources: News (pictures of the week), Pinterest, Flickr, Movies,
PFD books, CWP, Thinking

Horizons to work toward? Criteria? Something genuinely interesting to do?
Avoiding the zombie state of mind?

time life navigation

A world moving toward unimagined futures

movies in time movies in time

Josh Abrams story ::: Daily Drucker


A functioning society


Thinking skills

thinking books

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From idea source to thought collector

safari 2 scrivener

Thought collector

Larger view of the image above

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Building blocks or radar blips

Mental landscape

cork board radar


From idea source to thinking canvases for working something out
in time — next action calendar entries

safari to scapple

Safari to Scapple

Larger view of the image above. Thought collector and idea mapping

Calendarization (working something out in time)

The actual results of human action are not predictable




Model week

model week

An individual time block can be designed with the help of
idea sources, imagination + thinking skills
and thinking canvases

Larger view

Model annual

Larger view

Model multi-year

Larger view


“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic”. — Peter Drucker

The shift from manual workers who do as they are being told — either by the task or by the boss — to knowledge workers who have to manage themselves ↓ profoundly challenges social structure

Managing Oneself is a REVOLUTION in human affairs.” … “It also requires an almost 180-degree change in the knowledge workers’ thoughts and actions from what most of us—even of the younger generation—still take for granted as the way to think and the way to act.” …

… “Managing Oneself is based on the very opposite realities: Workers are likely to outlive organizations (and therefore, employers can’t be depended on for designing your life), and the knowledge worker has mobility.” ← in a context




These pages are attention directing tools for navigating a world moving toward unimagined futures.

It’s up to you to figure out what to harvest and calendarize
working something out in time (1915, 1940, 1970 … 2040 … the outer limit of your concern)nobody is going to do it for you.

It may be a step forward to actively reject something (rather than just passively ignoring) and then figure out a coping plan for what you’ve rejected.

Your future is between your ears and our future is between our collective ears — it can’t be otherwise. A site exploration starting point



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