Systems Sketching

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 → Why are we exceeding the Earth’s carrying capacity? Apr 24, 2020 highlights & systems & systems sketching

This is a quickly-sketched model created from a breakout group conversation during the MUN School of Graduate Studies’ “Earth’s Carrying Capacity” dialogue.

A systems model of the problems causing us to exceed Earth’s carrying capacity

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Procrastination Station Aug 19, 2018 systems sketching, systemics & productivity Procrastination is itself a systems trap. That balancing loop sucks you in. You take on sneaky little actions as dopaminergic relief to the burden ▵
Leadership is… Feb 7, 2017 systems sketching, systemics & leadership Lessons learned from Memorial Student Leadership Conference (MSLC) 2017. These thoughts were spurred by Director of Student Life Dr. Jennie Massey’s ▵
Limits to (personal) growth Jan 30, 2017 systems sketching, systemics & procrastination I’m my own worst enemy when it comes to reading articles. I have 211 in a to-do list as I write this, and the larger that grows the more untenable ▵
This is why I’m here. Jan 23, 2017 systems sketching, systemics & practice Why sketch systems? Partially as a way to productively vent my sarcasm, and partially as a way to practice systems thinking. Also, maybe my ▵
Last night: “the snowfall looks so nice!”; this morning: “grumble.” Jan 16, 2017 systems sketching & systemics Shovelling as a “fix that fails”: it enables us to keep living here, when here means moving solidified rain from one side of the driveway to the ▵
New year, new you Jan 3, 2017 Systems Sketching, habits, productivity & systemics Could New Year’s resolutions be doomed to fail? Driven by New Year’s culture, we commit to actions, call them resolutions, and set off to become ▵