Change 101

Lessons from Kindling’s online curriculum and community Change 101. Join us in our Mighty Networks forum to get the full experience, with exercises, resources, connections, conversations, and more.

Impostor syndrome

Unless you are intentionally lying about your qualifications or identity, you are not an impostor. If you are feeling fear or doubt, you are just in the growth zone.

Growth and healing diagram

Your pain

Growth is developing and harnessing new aspects of ourselves and our genius. In contrast, healing is retrieving and re-integrating old aspects of ourselves that have been left behind or experiences that we never fully processed.

Genius Purpose Change diagram

Your journey

Through inverting the typical motivation-validation paradigm and becoming journey-oriented, purpose-driven change agents access a more sustainable, stable, and reliable sense of fulfillment and self-worth.

Purpose statement template

Your purpose

Genius and purpose are inextricably linked together, yet still distinct. Genius is our gift. Purpose is the act of giving that gift away.

Your genius

Everyone has their own genius waiting to be tapped into. And everyone’s genius is powerful in its own special ways. One task of the change agent then is to unearth and articulate their own unique brand of genius.

Values = What you prioritize + what makes you unique

Your core values

On our hero’s journey, if passion is the fuel and talent is the vehicle, our values are the compass that orients us in the right direction for our own unique quest.

The three aspects of genius

Your passions and talents

Passion is what fuels us. Talent is what we excel at. The role of the change agent is first and foremost to seek out these areas of overlap. These are our true areas of genius.

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