I was talking with someone the other day about
business and it dawned on me that most of us trying to operate a
business fall victim to what I'm calling the BlueMan Syndrome."
You know, those
that paint themselves blue and do stuff.
[I've listed the four vMEME Attractor Basins
where (level 1) integral lies in business taken from:
3 RED (C-P) power/action; asserting self to
dominate others; control
4 BLUE (D-Q) stability/order; obedience
to earn later reward; meaning
5 ORANGE (E-R) opportunity/success; competing to
achieve results; influence
6 GREEN (F-S) harmony/love; joining together for mutual growth;
3 RED (C-P) l like a jungle where the tough
and strong prevail while the weak serve; nature is an adversary
4 BLUE (D-Q) controlled by a Higher Power
that punishes evil and eventually rewards good works and Right
5 ORANGE (E-R) full of resources to develop and opportunities to
make things better and bring prosperity
6 GREEN (F-S) the habitat wherein humanity can find love and
purposes through affiliation and sharing
3 RED (C-P) asserting self for dominance,
conquest, and power; exploitive; egocentric
4 BLUE (D-Q) obediently as higher
authority and rules direct; absolutist; conforming
5 ORANGE (E-R) pragmatically to achieve results and get ahead;
6 GREEN (F-S) responds to human needs; affiliative; relativistic;
As your systems get better, you or your
employees will have to exert less and less effort.
Page 281, Rich Dad's Guide To Investing
by Robert Kiyosaki with Sharon Lechter
Take a look at this conversation:
we're not doing good in blue, we're suffering from blueman
syndrome, where its just paint, not blue through and through
xxxxx don't seem to fit well from bus perspective - especially "f"
and the majority I have are "f'"s so takes a bit longer [referring
to MBTI "F"]
be good to question the simple rules underneath of that
generati says: Can they pass the
blue accountabiilty, orange authority, green
responsibility and red power...
don't think the system is healthy...otherwise, it wouldn't not
regardless of type dynamics, it's the system silly
missed the point - understand. Maybe it's skills issue and bus
because I don't think too many folks I'm working with would
survive in bus - xxxx is one example.
well, they won't survive because we are dependent on them rather
than standards and therefore can't replace them when they fail the
integral test I noted above
since WE have failed the test, we perpetuate that failure onto
them and hence we are victims of our own failure
if we want them to change, we must be the change we seek, rather
than pointing out that they are not like us?
there is an essential mgmt/leadership issue contained here
we get what we put up with and that attracts what we get
the other thing that is happening is that we are reactive rather
than proactive and part of that is my fault and I accept
responsibility and will apply the integral forces necessary to
In a metasense, the integral of our business is
flawed and therefore what rises from it is flawed. In order to
remove the "BlueMan Syndrome," we have to research the blue
accountability memes to re-establish the platform that supports an
integral approach in the other memes. It is both recursive and
iterative in a mutually supportive developmental web.