chapter  13
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Serious Power Partnering

The challenge of Serious Power Partnering is showing up to the people who are essential to your success, in a way that captures their imagination. As I have said all along, this is not easy: They will have difficulty seeing the challenge and the solution, and conceptualizing your innovative ideas, in the same way you do. Their mental picture of your challenge and their mental picture of your solution almost always mismatch because theirs are different from yours. People's individual experiences and frames of reference are big inhibitors. Most people seem only to relate to the reality they see and have personal experience with. So how do you prepare people so that it occurs to them that something really important is missing in their lives?