Robert Schuller of the Chrystal Cathedral tells in his book how he built the Christal Cathedral through POSSIBILITY THINKING. An impossibility becomes a possibility as soon as I began to play the POSSIBILITY THINKING game. More than any other exercise I have used. It has stimulated the creative solution to an impossible problem
Schuller wanted a building that would generate enough excitement in order to attract the money. His designed unveiled a spectacular design for a building. “What will it cost I asked him? He said I think you can build it for seven million dollars. Impossible I thought! then i took pen to paper and I wrote one to ten vertically..
1. Get one gift of 7,000,000.
2. Get 7 gifts of $1,000,000
3. Get 14 gifts of $500,000
4. Get 28 gifts of $250,000
5. Get 70 gifts of $100,000
6. Get 100 gifts of $70,000
7. Get 140 gifts of $100,000
8. Get 280 gifts of £25,000
9. Sell each window, 10,866 windows @ $500 per window- $5000,000 plus..
You wont WIN if you don’t BEGIN
That’s was as far as I got.. I was already enthusiastic. I believed that the project was possible, where only minutes before it was totally impossible..I cracked the hardest nut I was ever asked to crack in my life” The project moved from an IMPOSSIBILITY to a POSSIBILITY simply through the possibility thinking game.
Tough Times Never Last but Tough People Do… by Robert H Schuller (page 133)
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