Monthly Archives: November 2011

'Seven rules of (business) management from a baby's perspective'

John Medina, in his wonderful book Brain Rules; 12 principles for surviving & thriving at work, home & school,  includes a chapter on exploration where he states 7 rules of (business) management from a baby's perspective. I say these rules … Continue reading

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Laying it bare – monthly round up of November 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 November. Get bare, dive in deep and take a full look around … Continue reading

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People who say they sleep like a baby don’t have one

I passed this sign driving out to visit my brother & nephew the other day.  I laughed so hard, I turned around, drove back & took a picture. Perspective – it’s a tricky thing.   We think our worldview is shared … Continue reading

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Intuition’s gift and downfall

‘The inner voice is at once our greatest danger and an indispensable help.’  Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist Heart Life Lenses™ heed the call of their inner voice, their intuition – they listen to it loud and proud.  It’s an … Continue reading

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A creative kid’s take on a mouth – a cool perspective

My kid loves to draw.  He’ll often pick up a pencil & sketch. As a result I find all sorts of interesting drawings around the house.  Like the one above.  I love how he made a mouth out of nothing.  … Continue reading

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What’s odd about these oddfellows?

I picked up this postcard from the same-named restaurant when I was out with some good pals in Seattle. Do you think these fellows are odd?  How do you think they’d view you?  It’s all a matter of perspective.  What’s … Continue reading

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What’s your problem? Much ado about everything

‘No man thinks there is much ado about nothing when the ado is about himself.’ Anthony Trollope (1815-82), Victorian novelist And with that one short phrase we have an incisive look into the human condition. When something is an issue … Continue reading

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We leak our Life Lenses™ – even with our computer bags

My partner and I both got new computer bags recently.  This required transferring stuff from one bag to another. My (Carrot Life Lens™) approach: gleefully I dove into finding new homes for my things, creating new systems, organizing and tucking … Continue reading

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Kids on god – talk about interesting perspective

Here’s to the illuminating effects on perspective that kids have.  Naturally.  Wholeheartedly. On simple appreciation …         On socio-economic and access / inclusion issues …         On inter-cultural sensitivity …         … Continue reading

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