Almost every form of wellbeing measured today finds success for some people in some places some of the time. Income, happiness, health. Some have it, some of the time, and most do not, most of the time.
In all of our work in the past ten years, my colleagues and I hear over and over again the desire to shift the experience and outcomes in systems for everyone everywhere everyday, throughout whatever system it is. The energy sovereignty of Vermont, a cancer-free economy in the USA, retrofitting the building stock of Europe, healthy communities in Mexico, generative building in South Africa. We start with the knowing that we have to figure out how to achieve resilient impact for everyone everywhere in the system everyday. And, we usually end up settling for most people in most places in the system most of the time.
While mostly successful in these earlier efforts, it is time we take on the bigger challenges of reaching everyone everywhere everyday, where E * E * E = 1.0. It is time. This means that to reach 100% overall, we have to reach 100% resilient impact, which requires that we reach everyone (E1 = 100%) everywhere (E2 = 100%) everyday (E3 = 100%). E^3 or eCubed = 100% = 1.0.
To reach E^3 = 1.0, we have to evolve in our practice and in our understanding of the human being. We have to learn what works and what does not. We have to inquire into what it is, what causes it, and what its consequences are.
- Desired consequences. What are the impacts we desire? To determine this, we already have tools to explore the impact we want to have and how to achieve resilience in that impact. We can start with: (1) impact resilience measurement; and (2) the Vibrancy Move Process, which uses the reference behavior pattern and O Process tools to determine the gap between what we know is available and what we are currently experiencing.
- Specification. What is E^3? How is it different from the current solutions that satisfy many people in many places much of the time? What does this expanded specification require us to understand? We already have examples around the globe of people who are beginning to figure out E^3=1.0 solutions. We are also learning how to learn from their abundance-based solutions.
- Antecedents. What are the drivers of E^3=1.0? We have some insights into the differences in agreements fields between solutions that work for some, those that work for many, and those that work for everyone. Agreements Fields Mapping (pactoecography) helps us describe and understand what resilient impacts we want as humanity, why we want them for everyone everywhere everyday, and how to find the groups that are beginning to figure out the how, how to learn from and with them, and how to see what is next, to achieve E^3 = 1.0.
Figuring this out requires a movement, a global effort to understand how to reach globally local solutions that work for everyone everywhere everyday. The next frontier. Several efforts are being made with different expressions, from isolated efforts to flocking networks. Our own efforts in this emerging movement are supported by the Global Pactoecographic Covenant through the Global Initiative to Map Ecosynomic Deviance and Impact Resilience. As humanity we have the resources, the tools, the knowhow to make the shift, from E^3<<1.0 to E^3=1.0. We owe it to ourselves and to the resilience of our future. We owe it to you, and we need you to engage, to bring what you see and what you learn about how to achieve resilient impacts for everyone, everywhere, everyday. Join our covenant to serve this purpose, to make eCubed = 100%.