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On Resultant vs Emergent Phenomena:

As a leader, from time to time, you will have to figure out what is resultant versus what is emergent in your sphere. Resultant phenomena are outcomes that rise or "result" from the constituent parts of what you are doing or not doing. Emergent phenomena are outcomes that appear or "emerge" independently of what you are doing or not doing. Why is this distinction so critical? Resultant phenomena assign responsibility to your system or process, and therefore, the solutions are also found therein. Emergent phenomena are outcomes with an independent or standalone quality, more or less beyond your control, and therefore the solutions are found in a deeper prayer dependence on the Holy Spirit and frontier ideating by multiple creativists.