Monthly Archives: February 2012

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

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The magic of washing machines- put in dirty clothes & out comes books says Hans Rosling

“I was only four years old when I saw my mother load a washing machine for the very first time in her life. That was a great day for my mother. My mother and father had been saving money for … Continue reading

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Another view of discovery – Columbus’ view reworked

Perspective is powerful, potent thing. It can illuminate & enlighten. It can also dampen & darken. Ownership, culture, discovery, holidays – they’re all imbued with perspective, with a particular worldview. What’s yours?

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Innovation: sometimes it sucks to think outside the box

Love love love this creativity / innovation infographic. Because sometimes it sucks to be innovative. To deliberately seek out learning from difference. To step out of your own frame so you can see through another’s. To risk learning. To make … Continue reading

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Silence is the true friend that never betrays

“Silence is the true friend that never betrays” said Confucius (551-479 BC), Chinese thinker & educator. Me thinks he was a Head Life Lens™. Reflection, deep thought & analysis are the medicine that prevent jumping blindly over a cliff with … Continue reading

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We are like herd animals, warily sniffing, tails in the air, ready to sound the alert for danger

“Like the herd animals we are, we sniff warily at the strange one among us.” ~ Loren Eiseley (1907 – 1977), U.S. anthropologist & writer. I love the visuals in this quote. Decidedly different = warily sniffing, tails in the … Continue reading

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How do you experience your perspective, your life?

I spend a lot of time thinking about perspective. How do you see the world? How does it compare to how I see the same world? Our perspective is framed by our cultures, including our gender, age, socio-economic background, sexual … Continue reading

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Divergent & diverse thinking produces magic in the form of rice fields

My good friend Dolly Hopkins passed the following blog post onto me about these incredible rice fields in Japan. Beyond stunning, they are a testament to diverse & divergent ways of thinking. The incredible attention to detail is a gift … Continue reading

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