Inner Voices, in the sense of musical harmony, highlight the role of “mid-range” or “mid-register” voices in adding depth, richness, texture while reinforcing an overall “centeredness” to the presence and interplay of patterns in a given situation.

Compass Bearings provide a point of reference for determining the relative strengths or weaknesses in a given situation as well as guidance for which kinds of patterns may be most effective

Patterns in Action illustrate concrete ways in which typical sets of patterns tend to arise in similar situations.

Markers and Milestones are stories of discovery that indicate the presence of a pattern or patterns but not yet clearly defined.