Articles in Musings
In my Character Map workshops I talk a lot about fear. This article from the Huffington Post makes a clear statements about fear in politics, everyday life and storytelling. It is a wonderful summary of the discussion of fear I have with my workshop participants.
Iâ€™ve written extensively on the differences in Character Type between John McCain and Barack Obama. Both candidatesâ€™ response to the recent American financial crisis is further revealing of all aspects of their Character Types.
The U.S. Presidential election is an amazing opportunity to see two Character Types play out their roles on the world stage. Their Character Type qualities are highlighted in nearly every analysis and review of the candidates’ campaign performances.
The same tactics and approach can create totally dissimilar strengths and weaknesses, problems and opportunities because the two characters view the world so differently.
“I pressed the button on the phone and the first sound I heard in the headset was a child sobbing. She was barely able to speak, kept saying the same thing over and overâ€¦â€ťI just want it to stop.â€ť It was Monday morning 7.30 am. My very first call as a ChildLine volunteer counselor.
People who want a rich full life might be better off pursing play rather than wealth to get all that will make them happy.