Monthly Archives: January 2019

Copied – 17 steps in the Hero’s Journey

This material is copied from the following source to provide notes for my writing and revising this blog project. I highly recommend it to any reader and writing. You can find the original here: Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey: A Better … Continue reading

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For The Love of Pete

MODULE FOUR: DIALOGUE SEMINAR VIDEO MODULE              For The Love of Pete (Item #203136) HOMEWORK Discussion Questions: 5.02 How do conversations make a difference in the lives of Pete and Judy? MODULE FIVE: YOUR DIAGNOSTIC TOOL RESULTS             Office of … Continue reading

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If conversations change lives, then a working definition of a person’s micro-mission field would be all those with whom that person had conversation on a regular basis.

E. If conversations change lives, then a working definition of a person’s micro-mission field would be all those with whom that person had conversation on a regular basis. F. A social system has a structure which gives regularity and stability … Continue reading

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Five Steps in Adoption: Diffusion research identifies five main steps in the innovation decision process which occur in a time ordered sequence

C. Five Steps in Adoption: Diffusion research identifies five main steps in the innovation decision process which occur in a time ordered sequence: knowledge, persuasion, decision, implementation and confirmation. For the potential adopter, the purpose of the process is to … Continue reading

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Diffusion is defined as “the process by which an innovation is communicated through certain channels over time among the members of a social system.”

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS: 2.1 JOURNAL: Record your reflections and document your answers to the Questions for a Better Understanding found on page 139 with regard to this module. MODULE THREE: THE DIFFUSION CHANGE PROCESS Section One: Basic Concepts OBSERVATIONS, QUOTES AND … Continue reading

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Information spreads on the other side of the chasm by conversations between homophilous individuals that share kinship

F. BRIDGING TO THE NEXT CATEGORY:                 Information spreads on the other side of the chasm by conversations between homophilous individuals that share kinship and enjoy talking with each other. Media presentations favored by visionaries, such as advertising or sermons, … Continue reading

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CROSSING THE CHASM: From Visionary Minority to Pragmatic Majority

G. CROSSING THE CHASM             The pragmatists that make up the Early Majority prefer innovations which are continuous improvements on existing comfortable norms and which do not require changes in behavior.[1] Innovators and Early Adopters are excited about innovations that … Continue reading

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Early Adopters or Visionaries

Section Three: Early Adopters or Visionaries Pastor: There’s a light bulb burnt out in the sanctuary. Can you help? Early Adopter: Has anyone analyzed whether it’s in our best interests to spend the extra money on those long lasting bulbs? … Continue reading

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HOMEWORK Discussion Questions: Innovators

HOMEWORK Discussion Questions: 2.03. Who do you know in this adopter category, inside and outside the church? 2.04. For Innovators inside your church, what are their passionate interests? Where do they look for new ideas? 2.05. What would a church … Continue reading

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Innovators are always searching for someone with whom they can communicate about their enthusiasms.

G. As comparatively few people have an interest in new ideas, Innovators are always searching for someone with whom they can communicate about their enthusiasms. As this communication requires a technical, specialized vocabulary, someone both interested and able to talk … Continue reading

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