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Hugh MartinHUGH MARTIN is listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World. He has appeared on numerous talk shows, led seminars at many colleges and corporations, and spoken at numerous professional conferences and colloquia. Mr. Martin is president of the FINRA-registered securities brokerage firm, Hugh Martin Securities, and of the SEC-registered investment advisory firm, Hugh Martin & Co. Hugh is also president and co-founder of the life planning and counseling firm, Whole Life Counseling. AMALIA KAYE MARTIN ('Kaye') is an early-education specialist, a gifted natural medicine practitioner, and an instructor in nutrition and natural medicine at Baumann College.

The Human Odyssey: Our Journey of Life from Infancy to Eternity

#5A: The General Processes of Growth

Hugh & Kaye Martin

Ken Wilber's AQAL Model summarizes six key factors in Human Growth: Quadrants, Levels, Lines, States, Self, and Types. Authors Hugh & Kaye Martin radically expand AQAL to form a new Model called ADAPT -- a Model consisting of five Domains and seven or more Sectors within each Domain. The authors' book The Human Odyssey describes each of these Domains and Sectors from six different perspectives: Conceptually, symbolically, graphically, analytically, structurally, and experientially. Over a series of weeks, Integral World is publishing installments of the Introductory Version of The Human Odyssey on this website. This week's installment is as follows:

#5A: The General Processes of Growth

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The 'Processes' of Growth are all the methods, techniques, and focused experiences we use to grow and develop. The 'General Processes' are the Processes available to everyone at any Stage, Realm, or Arena. These include the Transition Cycle [Robert Kegan's Embedding Cycle], the Shadow Cycle [a corruption or distortion of the Transition Cycle, that produces a pernicious Shadow Self], Actualization Growth [for basically healthy people], Restoration Growth [for people with entrenched problems], etc. These comprise Domain #3A -- and are the Sailing Ships of our Life Journey. Next week: Domain 3B, The Specific Processes of Growth

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