Polarity Map

From Faster Than 20

Created by Barry Johnson of Polarity Partnerships, Polarity Maps are ways to map out tensions.

Left Pole Right Pole
Upsides Left Pole Upsides Right Pole Upsides
Downsides Left Pole Downsides Right Pole Downsides

Guidelines for creating a map:

  1. Define the challenge
  2. Identify a key polarity
  3. Name the poles in a value-neutral way
  4. Brainstorm content for each quadrant
  5. Agree on higher purpose or deeper fear