Monthly Archives: September 2011

Laying it bare – monthly round up of September Life Lenses™ blog posts

We’re laying it bare.  Stripping it down.  Peeling back perspective. In this monthly round up you’ll find the Life Lenses™ blog posts laid bare for the month of September. Get bare, dive in deep and take a full look around … Continue reading

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Are you my drummer or am I your singer? Seth Godin on the Stones

I was caught by this post by Seth Godin.  Are you my drummer or am I your singer?  It’s all in the perspective.  Notice how the perspective dramatically shifts…. Keith Richards tells a great story about Charlie Watts, legendary drummer … Continue reading

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What frames your view? A Life Lenses™ take on provocative video

Is the video below funny, creative, rule breaking and subversive or a waste of time, waste of energy and sadly pathetic? Depends on your view.  Depends on how you frame things. A Carrot Life Lens™ appreciates the attention to detail.  … Continue reading

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Barbie’s booty meets Ruby – an illuminating perspective from the Body Shop

Meet Ruby – from an ad by the Body Shop. Illuminating.  Thought provoking.  Colourful.  Educational.  Insightful.  Creative. The ad was banned in the United States – Mattel, the makers of Barbie issued a cease and desist order. From Anita Roddick’s … Continue reading

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Bugs in the bathroom = the problem with Journey Life Lenses™

I was doing my business in the bathroom the other day and happened to catch site of a small bug. (I’ve recently moved to Nairobi, Kenya where on top of luscious foliage, lots of bugs are a reality.)  It was … Continue reading

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Pickled perspective on powers of persuasion & assimilation

Chances are you have a jar of pickles buried at the back of your fridge.  Did you know pickles were once at the heart of immigrant identities and cultural tension?  If we can be so far off the mark with … Continue reading

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This light never turns green (& other complaints from Go Life Lenses™)

This photo made me laugh out loud – it’s a perpetual complaint self-assessed Go Life Lenses™ have of Stop Life Lenses™. Do you know someone who always wants to think things over for a loooooong time before taking action?  Wants … Continue reading

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Back to the future – what would your former self have to say about your current self

Irina Werning, a brilliant Buenos Aires photographer was inspired to ‘re-enact’ old photos of people.  She asked friends and family to turn back time & have themselves photographed as they were in old pictures.  The ongoing project is called “Back … Continue reading

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What’s behind door #1? Self-awareness & perspective

My good friend Michelle recently said in an email … “‘Go where the door is open’ and it occurred to me – that – that’s what you did Lee-Anne – you opened the door.” And as I’m sitting here writing … Continue reading

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