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Santosh Sharma

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Thinking outside the box is not enough . . . Dissolve the box and Reposition

If you ask a thief to think outside the box what will he do? Probably he will steal better and find out new ways to manipulate the laws because he still responds from the platform of the thief.

But if the same person dissolves the box he will no longer limit and abuse himself. He will realize that stealing is just a trap from which he is responding and that he is much more than merely a thief. At the same time he gets the designing intelligence to reposition himself. It's not just an incremental but a radical shift.

Just like the thief, individuals and organizations are also limiting and abusing themselves thereby infecting and polluting their decisions.

Out of the box solutions do not solve the problem. They only create bigger and trickier problems in the future. The answer lies in Dissolving the box. It is important for an intelligent, inclusive and sustainable growth.

By dissolving the mental boxes we can design growth, increase our coping mechanisms, lead unconditionally to see deeper, wider and faster into situations.

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    Mar 30 2012: Oh my gosh! There's there's this box and I'm supposed to be in it. I don't know where the box is or what it looks like. I don't know how to find it or who has it...

    I remember saying that one time to a family member after an evaluation session with my boss. I don't even acknowledge the box.

    But remember, a world without boxes for some people means a world without boundaries. Boundaries are necessary if we work at all with other people. So you have to balance the concept of the box with the concept of appropriate boundaries. It is not acceptable to function outside of boundaries.

    What messes many people up is, if they are asked to color outside the lines of the box, the world turns into chaos. They need to understand that dissolution of the box does not mean boundaries are gone.
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      Mar 31 2012: Thanks Linda!

      You are absolutely right. We mistake our compulsions (when we respond from boxes) as our freedom. and this is the cause of all problems. When we dissolve our boxes there is intelligence, balance, respect, design and inclusiveness.

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