Century 21 files

The case of Joerg Geier

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.

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Joerg Geier front view
Mugshot 1: Front
Joerg Geier side view
Mugshot 2: Side
Joerg Geier bag shot
Evidence 1: bag contents
Joerg Geier book nightstand
Evidence 2: Book on nightstand
Joerg Geier desk shot
Scene: thought work desk
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Memo: person suspected of challenging people to think differently about the(ir) future which - in his view - should be characterized by purpose, impact and diversity. [cto]

Title: Positive Futurist, Systems Change Agent, Purposeful Optimist with a Focus on Sustainability & Regeneration

Address: https://joerggeier.com/

Location: Berlin, Germany

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

Disposition: very active

File No: 21/2022/X/0039

Statement: Check again.

HOW TO READ THIS

Bobby Tobias
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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

Do I have to take a leap of faith once again?

FREQUENTLY UTTERED CONCERN

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THE INVESTIGATIVE OFFICER

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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

Check again.

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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?

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Morning meditation, coffee and a good read, a run, no distraction from electronic media.

100 MINUTES OF SOLITUDE

15/21

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

DIGITAL DARK HORSE

4/21

Previous hair colors

Blond, blond, black (for 1 day), blond, blond, blond...

scissor and comb

AT THE HAIR SALON

6/21

Purpose is:

An ability to see what's behind the façade, determining an individual's, group's, or organization's core values, and realigning those in order to be more authentic about the elements that are being communicated.

THE SECRET SAUCE OF LIFE

9/21

This law should exist:

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Law against the pervasion of human ignorance.

ABOVE THE LAW

15/21

Complete the following sentences!

Perseverance is an ability not to give up.

Responsibility is goes along with commitment.

Vulnerability is an ability to be honest with oneself.

Gratitude is powerful and can be transformative.

Curiosity is the engine of innovation.

THE MISSING PIECE

20/21

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

To look for answers on the inside rather than on the outside.

NOTE TO SELF

21/21

How much would you pay yourself per hour?

Priceless

A REAL BARGAIN

10/21

Top 5 character features:

Loyal, Independent, Creative, Helpful, 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 predict the future.

2. How to focus even more on the silver lining.

3. How to build trust among unequal partners.

LEARNING AS A LIFESTYLE

19/21

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

What would you say about yourself at your own funeral?

THE RIGHT TO REMAIN THOUGHTFUL

2/21

Which items should people scratch of their bucket list immediately?

1. Visiting melting polar ice caps to emphasize the need for emission reduction
2. Even more political correctness
3. Bashing people right away for thinking differently

THE UNBUCKET LIST

10/21

Which film role would you like to play?

Richard "Richie" Gecko (From Tusk Till Dawn)

DREAMCAST

IMDb

7/21

What is it like to be you?

An ongoing struggle.

WO / MAN IN THE MIRROR

16/21

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

If it comes from a place of authenticity and true insight it's worth examining further.

FOOLS AND TOOLS

3/21

Transformation is:

A willingness to go the extra mile to change within in order to effectuate change without.

TRANSFORMATION TRANSCRIBED

11/21

What question would you like to ask your fear?

😱

Would you like to dance with me?

JITTERBUG

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