Monthly Archives: February 2011

Danielle LaPorte on ‘why you’re privileged: perspective from the dark side’

I have privilege. Lots of it. Some of it’s my making (working hard to be the first/only person in my family with a university education). Some of it’s by pure luck ‘o the draw (being born white and in Canada). … Continue reading

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Thinking with your feelings

I’ve been doing some research into A.N.T.s. Nope, not the 6 legged variety but rather Automatic Negative Thoughts.  It’s a way of describing the anxiety that some folks feel.  Turns out there’s a number of types of A.N.T.s. One is … Continue reading

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TED winner challenges our perspective through his lens

JR, an anonymous photographer and artist, and his 28 millimetre project are enlightening, invigorating & inspiring. Take a look.  A good look.  A new look. Fore more information about JR click here.

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Psst 3 secret tips for how to communicate with a Mountain Life Lens

Psst – hey you!  Do you have trouble communicating with people who have big ideas?  With your boss who drives you  nuts because she’s never specific?  With your colleague because he’s off on another tangent before you’ve nailed down the … Continue reading

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How does a carrot Life Lens™ organize a binder? Systematically of course

I love to create and facilitate training workshops, as much for what I teach as what I learn.  Which brings me to Ms. Binder. I’d done the Life Lenses™ assessment with an eclectic mix of professionals.  The group knew which … Continue reading

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Dancing with dichotomy; we can learn from others but do we?

Human beings , who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. ~ Douglas Adam (English writer, 1952-2001). Ain’t it the truth?  We have … Continue reading

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I want to be an aid worker

Perspective.  It’s everything.   Like this illuminating video from the Global Poverty Project.

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Culture (& other cultural perspectives) is not a crime

It’s not a crime to: wonder if wonder how look at things through another perspective try on a new pair of lenses try to understand another culture or another worldview (knowing you’ll be viewing it from the perspective of your … Continue reading

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