contents

preface

introduction

note from the original publisher

the management of time: an overview:

  • Part I – The meaning of time pressures
  • Part II – Overcoming time pressures
  • Part III – Skills for managing time
  • Part IV – Plan for development

PART ONE: Opportunities for jumps in performance

  • they are beyond motivation
  • the circle – diagram
  • an experiment in communications
  • the demand for change – diagram
  • the demand for change
  • our developed capacity to change – diagram
  • immigrants in time
  • the widening gap – diagram
  • the widening gap
  • evolution is a story of jumps in performance – diagram
  • evolution
  • major developments in communications – diagram
  • the secret of successful adaptation
  • a measuring method for communications systems – diagram
  • communications measures
  • a shared information space can be used to compete for – diagram
  • synergism occurs rarely and by accident
  • a shared information space can be used to feel good in – diagram
  • a rise of energy and spirit
  • a shared information space can be used for mutual innovation & energizing – diagram
  • achieve tremendous jumps in performance in a group
  • the synergistic group – diagram
  • synergistic groups
  • growth means accepting more responsibility – diagram
  • the effective function of a synergistic group
  • innovation skills
  • energizing skills
  • outer controls generate expense – diagram
  • outer controls
  • trends in attitudes: outer control – fear based – diagram
  • trends in attitudes: inner control – longing based – diagram
  • developing attitudes for life

PART TWO: Individual development for energizing

  • vitality factors – ideas – diagram
  • vitality factors: ideas
  • vitality factors – sensations – diagram
  • vitality factors: sensations
  • vitality factors – action – diagram
  • vitality factors: action
  • committment – a governor of growth – diagram
  • committment
  • level of commitment – diagram
  • growth as the capacity to care
  • information overload saps vitality – diagram
  • information overload
  • information overload fosters fear – violence – defenses – diagram
  • identify and let go
  • we grow through fulfilment of needs – diagram
  • growth as fulfilment of needs
  • discovering opportunities for personal growth – diagram
  • discovery of the self
  • opportunites for growth – metabolic level – diagram
  • metabolic level
  • opportunities for personal growth – moving level – diagram
  • moving level
  • we move towards growth – diagram
  • greatest possible variety and freedom of movements
  • opportunities for personal growth – feeling level – diagram
  • feeling level
  • feelings control release – diagram
  • to achieve greatly we must feel strongly
  • the power of positive feeling – diagram
  • ideas develop better and faster with shared positive feelings
  • opportunities for personal growth – thinking level – diagram
  • thinking level
  • opportunities for personal growth – environment level – diagram
  • environments
  • sex – a universal need satisfier – diagram
  • sex – a bridge to synergism
  • a total systems approach – diagram
  • systems approach
  • individual development – a succession of rebirths – diagram
  • rebirth

PART THREE: Group development for synergizing

  • stages of synergistic development – diagram
  • synergistic evolution
  • consciousness – the foundation for synergy – diagram
  • the vital element for synergy
  • development of individuality through synergistic action – diagram
  • the evolution of individuality
  • synergy must combine consciousness of both silent and verbal levels – visual
  • silence for cultivating synergy
  • moving towards consciousness – diagram
  • extending consciousness together
  • leadership as a function of consciousness – diagram
  • transitions of leadership in the synergistic group
  • manpower direct action – diagram
  • human synergistic action – diagram

PART FOUR: Some assumptions underlying integral development

  • 1. Man functions as a system
  • 2. Man functions as a unique system
  • 3. The elements of the human organism interact
  • 4. The human system is self-regulating
  • 5. One desire or need
  • 6. Denied gratification
  • 7. In balance and harmony
  • 8. Seeks to increase complexity
  • 9. Towards ever higher levels of complexification
  • 10. Needs for system balancing increases
  • 11. Relationships with others
  • 12. Growing can be thought of as a process of ‘letting go’
  • 13. A sequence of stages common to all
  • 14. Small corrections may sometimes yield large gains

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