Understanding Generativity - Legacy & Estate Planning

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Published on July 9, 2009

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Living in a Generative Way leads to fulfillment, prosperity and stronger multi-generational ties.

Empower your family & business with an action-based plan of generative living.

Summer 2009 UNDERSTANDING GENERATIVITYBy: Don West, Jr. EmpowerYourFamily and Business & Develop an EnduringLegacy Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Generativity 1 Introduction to the Concept Understanding the Concept 2 Applying the Concept 3 Hints for Planning Your Generativity 4 This presentation seeks to meet four objectives: Note: These slides are intended to support the presenter’s remarks and comments. Therefore, by design the slides do not to fully convey all the details of the presentation’s subject. Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Introduction to the Concept ofGenerativity Whatisit? “A concern for establishing and guiding the next generation.” Dr. Erik K. Erikson, (1950)a famous psycho-analyst most recognized for his work on “Identity Crisis” Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Dr. Erik K. Erikson, (1950)

Introduction to the Concept ofGenerativity Two Modern Day Views “Creativity between the generations.” Dr. John Kotre, Ph.D.Psychology Professor, Univ. of Michigan in Dearborn “The ability to generate anything tangible that will exist beyond one’s earthly life; particularly when exhibiting a need to nurture and guide younger people and contribute to the next generation.” Don West, Jr., J.D.Chartered Legacy & Trusts Planner Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Dr. John Kotre, Ph.D.

Don West, Jr., J.D.

Understanding the Concept ofGenerativity Whendoesitbegin to occur? Originally, accordingto Erickson’sEight-Stage’s of HumanDevelopment: During Middle Age Today,in almostanyadultespeciallythosewith: HigherLevels of Maturity & FocusedConcern for the NextGeneration Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Technical Domain CulturalDomain Understanding the Concept ofGenerativity Biological Domain Add text title How DoesitManifest? Technical Parental Societal Cultural ParentalDomain SocietalDomain Biological Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Understanding the Concept ofBiologicalGenerativity The act of making a child which constitutes the actual creation of a new human life through the passing on of living substances, (e.g., genes, blood and a mother’s milk).Note: There is a difference between giving birth to a child and actually raising the same child, one does not pre-determine or necessarily correlate to the other. Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Understanding the Concept ofParentalGenerativity The act of raising a child which refers to acts that constitute actually raising of children and the launch into learning and participating in a family's way of life. Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Understanding the Concept ofTechnicalGenerativity The creation of tangible works that will maintain an existence beyond your life, (i.e., paintings, writings, or a business organization). which describes actual creations and/or the teaching of skills and procedures--how to run a business or organization, how to read or compose music, how to write, how to handle money, how to repair a car, how to build a building, how to program a computer, etc. Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Understanding the Concept ofCulturalGenerativity The creation of a meaning, belief or value system that is passed on to others. which refers to creating, conserving, or redefining a belief, meaning or value system that is passed on to others. In the cultural category, a person teaches not only how to do things, (technical generativity), but also why they are done, what beliefs inform them, what values sustain them, what theories lies justify them, what they "stand for," what constitutes the system’s "soul" or "spirit". Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Understanding the Concept ofSocietalGenerativity The ability to create societal change and/or reform, (i.e., Ghandi, Martin Luther King, Jr., et. al.) which refers to a special ability and the requisite influence to create mass change on a community and/or societal level, often associated with influencing and guiding individuals who are not directly known or lie outside of the immediate reach of the originator. “Every person has the same amount of influence, the only difference is the size of their stage.” Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Key Elements to Generativity Add text title It must be Tangible/ Measurable Guide, Contribute or Impact Last Beyond Your Lifetime It must be Released by Its Creator Potential To Understanding to the Concept ofGenerativity Add text title The Next Generation Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Stopping the Damage Letting Go Talking to Your Past Finding Your Own Voice Applying the Concept ofGenerativity Blending Your Voice with Another’s Responding To Outcome Selecting Creating Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

Planning a Legacy ofGenerativity Strategic Legacy/Life Plan Preparing a Will and Estate Plan Family Mission Statement Creativity In the Technical Domain Guides Decisions WeeklyMonthlyYearlyProtects FamilyPartnersCapitalCoordinates IdeasEnergiesTalentsGenerates IncomeCredibilityInfluenceCopyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

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Family

Partners

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Single Primary Objective/Goal Planning a Legacy ofGenerativity Core Values & Principles Lasting Message(s) & Record(s) of Wisdom Strategic Legacy/Life Plan Weekly Monthly Annually 5-Year 10-Year 20-Year 30-Year Definitive Chief Aim Personal Mission Statement Personal Legacy Statement Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

About the Author Is Your Planner a Legacy Lawyer? Your Family Deserves the Best Don West, Jr. serves as a Counselorat Law, LegacyCoach & VisibilityConsultant advising businesses, organizations and individuals on how to increasetheir performance and deliverhigher value to theirlives, families and bottomlines. To begin to forge a lasting multi-generationallegacy contact Don today and learn more about building ‘Healthy & SustainedFamilyProsperity.’ Email: dlw@donwestjr.com Web: http://www.Axis-Institute.net Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

The End! & The Beginning of Your Generative Way! Copyright © 2009 - Axis Publishing & Distribution Company, LLC

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