Audience: Those shaping and sharing (while living and leaving) a legacy project (with its stories & contributions) for the world and/or with the planet like… Agers - SoloAgers - Empty Nesters - Continuing Educators - Professionals - Retired Creators - Olders as Elders - Grandparents - Intergenerational Contributors - and YOU!

Vision Sculptor

Aligning Tomorrow with Your Legacy Today

Vision Sculptor

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Crafting a lasting legacy is a unique and transformative approach for connecting head, heart, and hands. 

To ensure that your legacy project is both meaningful and impactful, you need to become a Vision Sculptor

In sculpting the project vision, each word thread contributes to the narrative and holds profound significance. 

Your legacy vision is a living testament to your values, experiences, and the impact you intend for the world. As you embrace the role of a Vision Sculptor, you are an artist who molds the intentional creativity from the future in the present, informed by the past.
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Sculpture: Owl in Wood (AI assisted, Canva)

Unveiling the Vision Sculptor's Toolkit

The Vision Sculptor has a toolkit that goes beyond conventional planning. It involves a deep dive into personal values, aspirations, and the impact you wish to live and leave. By aligning tomorrow with your legacy today, you set the stage for a purposeful and meaningful existence.

The Pedestal of Values

A Vision Sculptor begins with the foundational values and intentions as guide posts, suggesting and directing every footfall of your life's masterpiece. Identifying and understanding your core values provides clarity and purpose, enabling you to make decisions that align with your authentic self.

Carving the Narrative

Every legacy has a story, and the Vision Sculptor is the story shaper and sharer. Crafting a narrative that echoes your unique journey requires introspection and a keen understanding of your life's experiences. Where possible including recipients and contributors voices, their words are helpful (and useful, and relevant).

The Vision Sculptor takes deliberate steps to accentuate the highs, lows, and turning points, presenting a narrative that reflects the memorable-remarakable-extraordinary experiences -- the achievements by self and accomplishments with others.

By aligning your present actions with the story you wish to share, you contribute to the coherence and authenticity of your legacy narrative.

Intentional Living: Shaping Tomorrow Today

The essence of being a Vision Sculptor lies in intentional living. It's about embracing each day with an awareness of how your actions contribute to the legacy you're building, growing. 

Aligning tomorrow with your legacy today requires a commitment to purposeful decisions, whether big or small. From daily habits to significant life decisions, the Vision Sculptor ensures that each action is a deliberate chisel stroke on the sculpture of legacy.

The critical steps involved in becoming a Vision Sculptor, include: 

  • creating a clear project vision, 
  • setting action-outcomes, and 
  • implementing a continuous evaluation process

Creating a Project Vision: The Heart of Legacy Activation

A project vision guides your legacy project, illuminating the pathway you want to follow, and the impact you want to make. As a Vision Sculptor, your first task is to craft a project vision that is inspiring and meaningful.

What is a project vision, and why is it important?

A project vision is a clear and inspiring description of what you hope to achieve with your legacy project. It provides you and others with a shared sense of purpose and direction. This vision serves as the foundation for your project, guiding all your efforts.

When creating your project vision, consider what you want your legacy project to stand for, what shift you wish to bring about, and how it aligns with your personal values and experiences. 

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Sculpture: Dragonfly in Stone/Wood (AI assisted, Canva)

Discussing Action-Outcomes: Setting the Path for Success

Within the Legacy Vision are high-level action-outcomes. These vision elements become the specific, strategic statements you aim to achieve/accomplish through your legacy project. These statements ensure that your project stays on track.

For example, if your project vision is to "improve access to education in underserved communities," your vision action-outcomes highlights the action of improvement with the outcome connected with education in underserved communities. From this statement, secondary action-outcome statements you might include "establish a scholarship program," "partner with local schools," and "measure increased enrollment rates." 

Another example, more personal, "publish your memoir for your grandchildren." Publishing is the action and the outcome is the memoir. Secondary statements might include "collect pictures," "write snippets for each picture," "draw a picture of the backyard at the vacation cottage facing the lake with a dock," and "use the selected publication tool."

Creating a Continuous Evaluation Process: Monitoring Vision Story Progress

The continuous evaluation process highlights real-time insights into the legacy vision development. By regularly listening to what others share, you gain an understanding of what is working well and where adjustments may be necessary. This ongoing feed-forward loop fosters adeptability, allowing you to adopt/adapt promptly to shifts in your situation, whether they be personal, community, or unforeseen external factors.

AND, to keep your legacy project on course, it's crucial to implement a continuous evaluation process. This process helps you track progress, adapt to shifting circumstances, and stay aligned with your vision and accompanying story. More to follow in other articles!

Conscious Listening always - especially when sculpting the vision - ensures your are tracking in the words of your recipients and contributors, on your terms.

Staying attuned to the progress of your vision is crucial for a project with a long-term perspective, especially when facing the uncertainties that may arise throughout its duration.

Moreover, a well-structured continuous evaluation process serves as an inspirational//motivational technique. Celebrating achievements, no matter how small, provides reinforcement and encouragement to keep moving. It transforms the journey of crafting your legacy into a dynamic and rewarding experience. 

Words matter. Legacy words matter! There are no absolute legacy words. You are continually sculpting!

What are the benefits of having a clear project vision and action-outcomes?

Alignment: Everyone involved in the project, including yourself, has a shared understanding of its purpose and goals//outcomes.

Acknowledgement: A bold vision and achievable outcomes inspire (inside out) and motivate (outside in) you to keep moving forward.

Accountability: Action-outcomes provide a measurable framework for progress, allowing you to track your project's success.

Adeptability: With a clear vision and flexible outcomes, you can adopt//adapt to shifting circumstances and remain effective.


Moving Forward:

As a Vision Sculptor, you develop a clear and inspiring project vision that aligns with your values and experiences. 

You also set evidence-based action-outcomes that guide your project's progress. 

By doing so, you improve, focus, and strengthen your legacy project in concert with the changes/transitions in the dynamic world through the words--the stories--you share. 

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Personal Reflection:

In a world often characterized by laborious planning, the ignorance of key project elements, and unclear project framing, through the Legacy Mastery Program (Course and Mentoring) you become the master of your legacy and legacy project. 

  • You do not need project management experience - you have some of it, we can fill in the blanks!
  • You do not need marketing experience - yet you experience it everyday!
  • You do not need considerable financial resources - could be helpful.
    Yet, most projects are about time and effort!

What you require–is being ready, able, and willing

  • to clarify your legacy project pathway with confidence and commitment 
  • to connect and complete a “section//element of your selected project (beta test)” 
  • to confirm a green light to move forward with the whole project
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Along the journey as you weave your tapestry, paint your canvas, write in your journal
understanding StoryScope and Legacy are important concepts and practices.

A quick reminder of both follow: 

Understanding the StoryScope

Our lives are stories waiting to be told, narratives that unfold with each passing day.

The metaphor of "StoryScope" invites us to view this narrative through different lenses. Just as telescopes reveal the vastness of the universe, microscopes uncover the intricacies of the microscopic world, stethoscopes listen to our vital sounds of living, our StoryScope allows us to explore and find the full spectrum of our daily existence.

Our daily lives resemble a kaleidoscope, with each decision, action, and interaction contributing to the ever-shifting, meaningful pattern.

As SoloAgers and seasoned professionals, you have a unique perspective on life's twists and turns. Your legacy is not only a reflection of your past-present but a blueprint for the future-present.

Legacy: The Useful Whats

Legacy is often associated with material wealth, but it extends far beyond possessions. Legacy comprises the "useful whats" we leave behind, including our time, effort, and money. These elements are the building blocks and seedbeds of our legacy, and how we allocate, plant them shapes the stories we share.

For Agers, especially SoloAgers (and Olders to Elders), who have accumulated a wealth-wellth of experiences and knowledge, legacy is about passing on wisdom and lessons. Your is about preserving your story as it is about empowering others to write their chapters more skillfully. As professionals and educators, your legacy resides in the work you shared, the values you instilled, and the innovations you sparked.


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