Century 21 files

The case of Dave Gray

This is the secret interrogation record of 1 suspect. With 21 pieces of evidence. Accused of seriously stirring up the status quo. All compiled to 1 transformation story about the suspect’s attitudes, advice, and aspirations as a true leader by example.

Shiftschool

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David Gray Shiftschool portrait front view
Mugshot 1: Front
David Gray Shiftschool profile side view
Mugshot 2: Side
David Gray Shiftschool bag content
Evidence 1: bag contents
David Gray Shiftschool book recommendation
Evidence 2: Book on nightstand
David Gray Shiftschool desk shot
Scene: thought work desk
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Memo: person suspected of imagining a future with visual thinking trying to eradicate the astonishing ability of human beings to miscommunicate and misunderstand one another. [cto]

Title: Possibilitarian

Address: Xplaner.com

Location: St. Louis, MO, USA

Incident: Seri. Transf./ Lead. by Ex./ Dist. of StaQuo

Disposition: very active

File No: 21/2023/X/0075

Statement: If it can’t be drawn, it can’t be done.

HOW TO READ THIS

Tobias Burkhardt
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This is the evidence table, the special commission of the SHIFT has gathered in this case. Here you can find all the circumstantial evidence that contributed to the conviction of the perpetrator.

In addition to extensive visual material, descriptions of the course of events, the case contains all the interrogation protocols.

Also listen to the original recording of the interrogation questions by a SHIFT special agent.

1/21

Are you the „here and now“ or „dream about the future“ kind of person?

I love imagining future states

WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON

12/21

What is your FUC*?

*frequently uttered concern

Why do so many change efforts fail?

FREQUENTLY UTTERED CONCERN

Shiftschool

THE INVESTIGATIVE OFFICER

Tobias Burkhardt

Tobias Burkhardt is chair of the S.H.I.F.T Committee, lead investigator and executive director of the Shiftschool – all in one. Here you can find more useful pieces of information about his hustle and bustle.

8/21

If it can’t be drawn, it can’t be done.

Bumper sticker

21 Century File: Desk
5/21

Decide if the following statements are a curse or a blessing, there is no maybe.

There is no such thing as a new idea.

Mark Twain

There is no such thing as society.

Margret Thatcher

There is no such thing as a free lunch.

American Proverb

There is no such thing as tomorrow.

Alan Watts

= true

= false

THERE IS NO SUCH THING!

18/21

What does your morning (routine) look like?

Kaffeetasse

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Wake up, walk the dog, feed the dog, make coffee, get inspired, find inspiration, create

100 MINUTES OF SOLITUDE

15/21

What’s your insider tip for the most underrated website?

DIGITAL DARK HORSE

4/21

Previous hair colors

Brown

scissor and comb

AT THE HAIR SALON

6/21

Purpose is:

The thing that brings you joy, gives you creative energy, keeps you awake at night, and makes the world a better place.

THE SECRET SAUCE OF LIFE

9/21

This law should exist:

§

Don’t be an asshole.

ABOVE THE LAW

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15/21

Complete the following sentences!

Perseverance is underrated.

Responsibility is a good way to build character.

Vulnerability is hard to do but important.

Gratitude is something that will make you happier as you make it a daily practice.

Curiosity is the seed of creation.

THE MISSING PIECE

20/21

What’s something you have been doing wrong all your life until recently?

Managing the stuff on my calendar.

NOTE TO SELF

21/21

How much would you pay yourself per hour?

I would never charge by the hour!

A REAL BARGAIN

10/21

Top 5 character features:

Independent, Inventive, Creative, Ambitious, Curious

MATCHLESS MENTAL MEASUREMENT

THIS CASE IS ONE OF S.H.I.F.T.’S MOST SERIOUS CASES

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17/21

What are three things you want to learn next?

1. How to increase intimacy in my marriage

2. How to source and sell a print-on-demand card deck

3. How to get an SSL certificate for my website

LEARNING AS A LIFESTYLE

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Schreibmaschine
19/21

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What’s the best question you have ever been asked?

What brings you joy?

THE RIGHT TO REMAIN THOUGHTFUL

2/21

Which items should people scratch of their bucket list immediately?

1. Worrying
2. Fear of missing out
3. Holding grudges

THE UNBUCKET LIST

10/21

Which film role would you like to play?

Alec Baldwin’s role in Glengarry Glen Ross. I’m sure I couldn’t top his performance but it would be fun to say the words. David Mamet is a poet.

DREAMCAST

IMDb

7/21

What is it like to be you?

It’s energizing and fulfilling when I have a project I care about, and boring and tedious when I don’t.

WO / MAN IN THE MIRROR

16/21

How can you measure whether an idea is good or bad?

Is it clear? Is it useful? Is it beautiful? Does it make the world a better place?

FOOLS AND TOOLS

Digital Transformation
3/21

Transformation is:

A true change of a system’s state from one state of equilibrium to a different one, usually because the system reaches a critical mass or tipping point.

TRANSFORMATION TRANSCRIBED

11/21

What question would you like to ask your fear?

😱

Why are you following me?

JITTERBUG

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Statement: COME AS YOU ARE. Your ‘imperfections’ are welcome here.
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Statement: “Talk is cheap. Show me the code.”
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21/2022/X/0064
Statement: HARNESS THE POWER OF PLAY, SAVE THE WORLD GAMES
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Statement: Stop driving so close – better yet, stop driving and rewild this asphalt!
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