Monthly Archives: May 2011

Posturing … with a moose

Posturing = power dynamics + lack of awareness. Posturing def’n = a particular way of behaving that is intended to convey a false impression. When someone is posturing they’re trying to hide how they feel inside. Posture + power = … Continue reading

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Perspective – you can’t have it if your head is down

Perspective. It’s what we miss when our head is down. …when we’re so focused on our Blackberry or IPhone that nothing else matters. …when we’re so focused on our next step that we don’t see an easier path ahead. It’s … Continue reading

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How mountains & cantaloupes go together when it comes to the high view

After laughing out loud at this one, and firmly pushing back memories of ugh-inducing highschool algebra classes that threatened to emerge, the cartoon made me think of the lessons that cantaloupes a.k.a. Mountain Life Lenses™ have to teach us. On … Continue reading

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Push or pull – stubborn, damn doors

Our own perspectives – how we see the world – seem natural, normal and RIGHT, especially when we are under stress.  When in conflict we tend to do more of what ISN’T working.  Like saying the same thing over and … Continue reading

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How to walk in another’s shoes or rather horseshoes

Life Lenses™ is all about recognizing the blinders we wear. The filters that affect our perception, our ability to communicate and relate. It’s hard enough to relate to that annoying co-worker who doesn’t see things ‘your’ way or your boss … Continue reading

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Oceans of opportunities open up with perspective game changer

What do you do if you want to play soccer but you live in a village that floats on water? Check out this perspective changing true video to see how it’s done. Watch for examples of: the Go Life Lenses™ … Continue reading

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How far away is the moon? It’s not what you think

Many things skew our perspective. our culture assumptions that we make (and don’t question) marketing (if you don’t have product X you’ll be unhappy, fat, poor and unpopular) images that we’re used to seeing (and don’t question) Take the moon … Continue reading

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How about a bedtime story a million miles away?

Rising up and gracefully meeting the challenges that today’s ever increasingly fast paced world presents can’t be done with the thinking of yesteryear. Changing perspective means breaking out of the bonds that tie our brains down. Encumbered with false assumptions … Continue reading

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Perspective and mamahood

As you know if you’ve read this blog before, the focus is all on perspective.  How our perspective changes depending on what lenses we’re wearing. We think we’re neutral and objective but we’re not. We’re biased.  Way biased. We see … Continue reading

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