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 XIII III

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This essay, Questions For A Friend XIII III (working title), is the third in the thirteenth trilogy Questions For A Friend:
  1. Worthy Of The Company
  2. Creating Them For Myself
  3. Questions For A Friend XIII 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.
The eleventh trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. A Context Worth Playing In
  2. Tie The Brush To My Hand
  3. Unimaginably Terse
in that order.
The twelfth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. What Will I Do When You Die?
  2. Access
  3. The Newest Piece Of Work
in that order.



Work in progress.

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Questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III questions for a friend XIII III.



The First Question



"You got what you got on the Golden Gate Bridge by yourself. There was no guarantee sharing it would work. Now there's overwhelming evidence of the brilliance of your move. But at the time, how did you know you were right?"

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The Second Question



"Your friends' sense of what you've made available, is awe, astonishment, even gratitude. What's your sense of what you've done?"

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The Third Question



"You're on record saying that of all the disciplines you engaged with before creating the magnum opus of transformation, Zen was the essential one. What's your relationship with Zen and the classic disciplines today?"

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The Fourth Question



"What are you working on these days? What chapter are you currently writing?"

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The Fifth Question



"It's been ten months since I took the Leadership Course from you in Cancun. The vast amount of material you presented (slides, videos, research from business, neuro-science etc) has faded from my memory. Yet I've not ceased newly and ongoingly being a leader and exercising leadership as my natural Self-expression in any situation and no matter what the circumstances. Clearly, realizing this promise didn't require cramming and remembering, the way traditional education does. How did you do that?"

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The Sixth Question



"You're irreplaceable. That said, how do you envision (how will you designate) your successor: a specific individual? a team? an idea?"

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The Seventh Question



"There was once a one-word answer to the question 'What's Werner's work about?'. That one-word answer was 'Transformation.'. What one word (or phrase) answers that question today?"

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The Eighth Question



"What requisite quality do you personally bring to bear, without which the work could never have become what it is?"

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The Ninth Question



"Have we reached critical mass? Has the work of transformation impacted (become embedded in) the fabric of society profoundly enough to ensure this conversation will go on forever?"

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The Tenth Question



"The Feynman note aside, what do you consider to be the most validating acknowledgement you've ever received?"

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