Conversations For Transformation: Essays Inspired By The Ideas Of Werner Erhard

Conversations For Transformation

Essays By Laurence Platt

Inspired By The Ideas Of Werner Erhard

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Questions For A Friend XI III

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This essay, Questions For A Friend XII III (working title), is the third in the eleventh trilogy Questions For A Friend:
  1. Questions For A Friend XII (working title)
  2. Questions For A Friend XII II (working title)
  3. Questions For A Friend XII III (working title)
in that order.
The first trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Prelude
  2. Ask Me Anything
  3. Coming Around Again
in that order.
The second trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Familiar Unfamiliar Territory
  2. Interview
  3. Straight Talk
in that order.
The third trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Dancing With My Mouth
  2. Cave Paintings
  3. Velvet Tsunami
in that order.
The fourth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Creating Creating
  2. Tell Me Something About Nothing
  3. Lucid Disclosures
in that order.
The fifth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Closer And Closer
  2. Tête À Tête
  3. Dancing With Life
in that order.
The sixth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. What Would I Ask You If I Could Ask You Anything?
  2. Wonderings About Nothing In Particular
  3. Tipping Point
in that order.
The seventh trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Beyond Breathing Underwater
  2. Bold Faced Truth
  3. What You Create For Yourself About Me
in that order.
The eighth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Once In A Lifetime
  2. Fireside Chat
  3. Whole And Complete
in that order.
The ninth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Questions For A Friend
  2. Nothing Else I'd Rather Be Doing
  3. Free To Be And Free To Act
in that order.
The tenth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Attracted To Dance
  2. I Told A Friend I Love You
  3. Terse Transformed Communication
in that order.



Work in progress.

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Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.



The First Question



"Speaking as a 39 year veteran of your work, it's clear to me that over the years, you've made its presentation simpler (never easier) and more direct as it accesses greater power in less time with fewer words. How do you do that? What's your linguistic plumb line (if you will) for becoming ever terser?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III.

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Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.



The Second Question



"Your work today continues to demonstrate an ever-increasing momentum and shows no sign of slowing down any time soon, if ever. When you first got it on the Golden Gate Bridge in 1971, did you know then it would still be working as powerfully as it is for as long as it has, 46 years later?"

Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.


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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III.

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Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.



The Third Question



"The people you train to lead your most senior programs have to meet many rigorous measures over many stages. What is that one particular final measure they must meet, by which they give you the total certainty they're qualified to lead ie to re-create you?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III.

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Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.



The Fourth Question



"Is there anything fundamental which differentiates what your work additionally makes available today, from what it made available when you began 46 years ago, especially given the now 46 years of experience building up to today?"

Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.


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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III.

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Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.



The Fifth Question



"When I consider qualities which make a difference, intention and commitment etc come to mind. But can anything ever make any real, lasting difference if it's not spoken? So isn't language the paramount quality for making a difference?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III.

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Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.



The Sixth Question



"A coach of mine I trust explicitly suggests I create a new connection with you: by being with you 'out of time and space'. Please speak to this. While I'm intrigued by its possibility, isn't there a risk it would leave me simply imagining things?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III.

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Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.



The Seventh Question



"What projects are you working on now? What new work are you scheduled to develop in the future?"

Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.


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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III.

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Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.



The Eighth Question



"Six years ago when I was in Marrakech Morocco, you answered my question 'Who are you generating yourself to be for the future?' by includeing 'Make of myself a place where the truth can go to work.'. Is this who you're still generating yourself to be for the future? Or are you something new now?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III.

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Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.



The Ninth Question



"I have interactions with my children in difficult times when I'm at a total loss to know how to be with them. So I drop back, punt ... and be with them the way you be with me. It always works - brilliantly. What is it exactly about being present and simply listening that's so healing?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III.

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Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.



The Tenth Question



"Have you accomplished what you set out to do? If not, what's left?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XI III.

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Questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III questions for a friend XI III.

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