Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Belief Systems as Bridge-Builders.

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Belief Systems as Bridge-Builders, Not Barriers. Our life experiences inform and coalesce into the belief systems that guide our choices. Those belief systems can be the catalyst for considerable conflict if they aren’t surfaced in deliberate and thoughtful ways.

Transportation Group Hopes Annual List Guides Infrastructure Decisions

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ATRI analyzed GPS data from more than 600,000 heavy-duty trucks at 250 locations on the national highway system to produce a congestion impact ranking for each location. highway transportation system,” the report says.

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Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Rethinking 80-20

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What if the these percentages are not because of some predetermined tendency of the way individuals act, but is instead a logical result of the systems and processes we put into place? We see process flow and process hand-off points as the weaklink in the system. Dec 2002 (6).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Pre-Qualifying Volunteers

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Organizations should build the systems and infrastructure that accelerate the identification, orientation, and engagement of as many volunteers as possible. 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

Why The Structure You're Staffing is Stifling Progress

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If your mindset and systems are based on having long-term employees (i.e., 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Authenticity: 10 Favorite Quotes

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The Systems Thinker , September 2003. Newsweek , March 11, 2002, p. 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: There Really Is a Simpler Way

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Here are a few of them: Living systems learn constantly. Living systems are self-organizing. Because we are living systems, most people are intelligent, creative, adaptive, and self-organizing. "We 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6).

Facilitation Friday #9: Build Capacity to Accomplish More

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Doing so helps the group become aware of the interdependent nature of their actions, what Barry Oshry calls, " seeing the system.". 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Timeless Questions, Timely Tactics

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What processes and systems could we implement to more efficiently and effectively do our work? 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Becoming You: 9 Questions & 6 Resources on Authenticity

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“ —"The Downside of the ‘Prevent Defense," The Systems Thinker , September 2003. Speak (2002). 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Three Tips to Make You a Travel.

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All of those bins take time to move through the system, they then stack up on the other end, and require extra time for TSA to restock them. 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

Making a Difference in a World that Seems Different

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When we speak of individual values and belief systems, we simply cannot make sweeping generalizations like the world will never be the same. 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Thinking Differently About.

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But in creating the system to enable and support it, we would most likely diversify the number and perspectives of people volunteering and the ways in which they contribute. 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Facilitation Friday #29: Six Questions for Decision-Making

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Drawing on the discipline of system thinking , effective facilitation helps participants move beyond d iscussing things at the event level, digging deeper to explore the patterns, processes, structures, and mental models influencing what is occurring. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Building Creative.

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19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #12: Should I Do.

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Systems thinking makes a wonderful distinction between observations (the facts of what is happening) and inferences (your interpretation or judgment about your observations). 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Enough with Not Enough

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Its sad that encountering that was such a shock to my system. 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: I Want ASAE to Fail. And You.

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I've found some success in getting people to talk about how they perceive risk, failure, and experimentation and what has led them to their belief systems in those areas. 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: The Value of the Visual: Facilitation.

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If you for some reason must flipchart the key output of a session, create a color-coded system in your mind to distinguish different pieces of content (i.e., 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).