Monthly Archives: March 2011

Do you know the fancy, official wine term ‘DNPIM’?

I recently attended the Forum for Women Entrepreneur’s annual Gala.  It’s a great bash for entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurially minded, although this year I have to admit, when I heard the theme was wine I was a bit skeptical. With … Continue reading

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How do you decide whether to follow someone on Twitter?

I was listening to a podcast called ‘Self-Care, Mindfulness and Social Media’ the other day with Jen Louden, Marianne Elliott, Bridget Pilloud and Tara Sophia Mohr.  Not sure which of these fabulous women was speaking at the time (I always … Continue reading

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What’s making that noise? Learning in a heartbeat

I was teaching a Workshops that Work workshop a while back, where I was training subject matter experts how to teach.  It’s one of my favourite workshops because you just never know what kind of subject matter experts are going … Continue reading

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Is your left leg heavy? Heart & Head Life Lenses™ at odds

My left leg is heavy.  My left leg is heavy.  My left leg is heavy. How does the above saying resonate with you?  Yes?  Or, not a chance! The sayings were part of a recent presentation that a student of … Continue reading

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Why God never received tenure

Here’s a cheeky look at God from an interesting perspective – that of an academic. Why didn’t God receive tenure?  Because …. He had only one major publication. It was in Hebrew. It had no references. It wasn’t published in … Continue reading

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What’s your picture of success?

A client sent me the following cartoon recently, it being particularly apropos as their name is none other than S.U.C.C.E.S.S.  It made me chuckle and want to contact the artist Randy, who graciously allowed me to use it. What’s your … Continue reading

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Overheard one dark & rainy night- argument between a Carrot & Mountain Life Lens™

I’d just stepped off the skytrain, Vancouver’s public transit, on a dark & rainy night.  Eager to get home I couldn’t help but notice a big truck parked facing the wrong way on the street, nose to nose with another … Continue reading

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Are you in or are you out? A quick reference guide for Life Lenses™

Nobody can pick up everything that comes onto their radar.  Not even the best intentioned, hyper focused.  Some things go by the wayside. It’s called perspective.  We naturally pay attention to some things.  And to others we say ‘pass’.  This … Continue reading

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Getting flashed based on your assumptions

I laughed out loud when I read this joke in a Tongue in Cheek newspaper, and then made a note to write a blog post about it.  First the joke… My husband was driving when he saw the flash of … Continue reading

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