Monthly Archives: July 2011

Full Monty – monthly round up of July Life Lenses™ blog posts

Knowledge isn’t power, sharing knowledge is power.  In this monthly round up you’ll find the Life Lenses™ blog posts laid bare for the month of July. Get bare, dive in deep and take a full look around or simply take … Continue reading

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What is perspective?

It’s like magic.  When you live by yourself, all your annoying habits are gone!   ~ Merrill Markoe, U.S. television writer. What we see as normal, natural and right can be annoying habits to others. How quickly the view can change … Continue reading

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Changing perspective – from war to peace

Changing perspective.  From war to peace. From guns to doves. From misunderstanding to understanding. From positions to possibilities. From one perspective to another. Perspective both shadows and illuminates.  What’s your perspective done for you lately? Sokak Sava?a Kar?? | Streets … Continue reading

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Assumptions – an example for how to id & avoid them

Assumptions.  We all make them.  All the time. What’s worse is we’re usually unaware that we’re making them.  Assumptions that is. They’re devilishly difficult to identify.  They play with our heads and how we see what’s in front of our … Continue reading

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Complexity of communication makes for a bigger brain

Thomas Sander, Executive Director of the Saguaro Seminar at Harvard writes an interesting blog post about how socializing expands brain size. Turns out Oxford scholars say the “more social creatures, among them humans, had the most rapidly expanding brain sizes … Continue reading

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Near miss – because you can’t look up & down a the same time

Carrot Life Lenses™ look down.  They see the details. Mountain Life Lenses™ look up.  They see patterns and trends. No matter where you’re looking, you’ll see some things and you’ll miss some things. You can’t look everywhere with ease. The … Continue reading

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Change how you see not how you look

Change.  Is tough. Perspective.  Informs how we can change. Change how you see not how you look.  Can bring some pretty fantastic perspective shifts. How do you see?

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Complexity made simple – that’s what a good assessment does

(Me: in official, officious tone…) Today I’m going to teach you about reverse laminar flow. (You: in confused, bewildered tone…)  Say what? Complexity  made simple.  If they’re any good that’s what assessments do.  Take complicated, complex human beings and complicated, … Continue reading

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Time out – a cause for paws to pause – cats playing patty cake

Are you stuck in a rut?  How about a cause for paws to pause? Doing the same ol’ same ol’? What’s the view from your sandbox?  Need to get out and find another? Pause. Take a page from the Stop … Continue reading

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