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Work Choice Canvas — Overview (icons by Freepic from Flaticon)

1) Purpose — whose lives am I working to improve?

  • What is the good cause I will be working for?
  • What is the outcome for the people I serve / deliver to? What specific contributions will I make to my customers’ life?
  • Suppose I could amplify my contribution, how would society change? What is my social impact, the change I want to see, and support, with my work?

2) Development — can I both build and extend my strengths?

  • Will I be able to do what I do best?
  • Will I be able to extend these capabilities even more?
  • Who will I be in three years? What skills will I have built, and what next opportunities might arise from that?

3) Company — what person do I want to become in the next five years?

  • Whom will I be working with? What social matrix am I inviting into my life?
  • Will this fit and feed my core values?
  • What is the cultural level of the organization I will be working in?
Work Choice Canvas — Working Version (Icons as above.)

4) Incomes — what capital am I building?

  • What will be my incomes?
  • Which hidden assumptions am I making?
  • What could be my follow-on options?

5) Consequences — ready to deal with the decision’s downsides?

  • What will be consequences / potential downsides of my decision? (On me, on others). Am I willing to take them?
  • Any risks? How can I manage these?
What’s going on outside the profile picture. © Tobias Sutter
  • Overnight reflections, eg. write down an issue before going to sleep and see what new perspectives arise after waking up
  • Intuitive walks — do an early morning walk and see what catches your attention. See how this resonates
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  • Holding the question — place open questions without seeking immediate answers. Then see how the questions evolve or what comes up over the period of a few days
  • Imagination exercises — imagine it’s Monday morning and you are driving to your new work. You park the car and enter the office. How does this feel? What comes up?

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