Identifying your Real 4D Energy

"The world is made of events, not things." — Carlo Rovelli

Exactly who are you? 

People have always been fascinated by self-assessment studies. What type of personality am I? Am I an introvert or an extrovert? Perhaps an eagle or a tortoise? Perhaps an interesting colour?

The majority of such assessments may be fun, but they suffer from one basic flaw. 

They measure a person as a thing or object, whereas in the real world a person is better described as a continuing flow of behavioural events, where energy can be positive or negative, high or low.

Further a person's real behaviour always occurs in a four dimensional world. Where it is complex and continually changing.

In effect everything we think, feel, say or do is always for the very first time. Thus your personality, strengths, weaknesses etc are mere probabilities in a fast evolving environment. They are never cast in stone.

Thus no-one can have a fixed persona. It is simply impossible.

You can be both an introvert and an extrovert. A thinking person and an action person. An eagle and a tortoise. It just depends.

How do we deal with this dilemma? Fuzzy logic is the key. 

Jean-Paul Sartre to the Rescue 

"Do you think that I count the days? There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.

 Jean-Paul Sartre

 Sartre fully understood the very nature of our four dimensional existence. He showed us three views that intersect to give us our existential sense of this four dimensional reality.

  • How we see ourselves? (Confident and energised or anxious and disturbed...)
  • How we see the world around us? (A happy trusting place or violent and threatening...)
  • How does the world see us? (How do family, friends and work colleagues view us and act towards us?)

Thus if we wish to measure anything we must measure all three views to be closer to the truth of this 4D reality, reflecting our practical capability in the real world.

It is precisely at the intersection of these three views that a person's ability to think and act effectively is expressed. Without all three views it is simply a case of the blind leading the deaf.

Fuzzy Logic - Why it matters

Fuzzy logic is a form of many-valued logic in which the truth value of a specific variable such as 'leadership' may range between completely true and completely false.

Fuzzy logic allows us to measure the complexity, consistency and variability in any person's behaviour.

Fuzzy logic is the zone in which all eight billion people live and operate every waking moment.

It emphasises the importance of both time and the environment in determining behaviour. 

I may be a good listener in one context and a bad listener in another. Attempting to average the two truths would simply be bad science and false. But that is exactly what organisations have been doing for decades.

Contact us if you would like to know more about our unique approach to combining the crucial principles of both fuzzy logic and measuring Sartre's three levels of existential reality.

And how this can add real financial value to your organisation.

John Raddall, CEO Quanta Consulting 

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