Monthly Archives: March 2012

How do you want it all to feel? sensuous goal refinement + emotional magnetizing

Danielle LaPorte is pure genius at getting us to think differently, to try on a new way of being, of feeling. With her permission I’ve reposted one of her blog posts below. Speaking of feelings, ‘how do you want to … Continue reading

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In Praise of Older Women by Frank Kaiser

Frequently (& mistakenly) attributed to Andy Rooney, the article ‘In Praise of Older Women’ by Frank Kaiser is a great example of a different (as in not mainstream) perspective on aging & particularly of older women. Here’s some of what … Continue reading

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Where would you put your used kleenex & other odd perspectives

I was working at the United Nations today. A bit snuffly, I blew my nose & put the used kleenex on a dirty cup & saucer. A wait staff came over & angrily asked what ‘it’ (the kleenex) was. Surprised … Continue reading

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What we Canadians have to be proud of

Perspective comes & worldviews get enhanced when we bump up against ‘other.’ Finding similarities in ‘other’ makes us feel at home but it’s a risky business if we never venture out past our own doorstep. Here for your viewing pleasure … Continue reading

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The Rise of the New Groupthink by Susan Cain

I’m a training & development expert. I frequently get up in front of people, from 5 to 500, & facilitate learning opportunities in creative, engaging, sticky ways. It’s my passion, it’s my calling. I’m also an introvert. My fuel tank … Continue reading

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On a scale of 1 to ‘too serious for numbers’ what’s your pain? (Hyperbole & a Half)

On a scale of 1 to 10, what’s your pain? This is a standard question asked by doctors when assessing patients. Most patients. But not when it came to Allie Brosh, of Hyperbole & a Half fame, whose boyfriend was … Continue reading

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Insatiable – the good, the bad, the ugly (a la Seth Godin)

Seth Godin recently wrote an interesting post called insatiable (see below). As his posts often do, it got me thinking. I think he got it wrong Yes, insatiability can lead to all things nasty if it means a never ending … Continue reading

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How you define things (including calories) affects your perspective (& your reality distortion field)

My good friend Roman Rollnick sent this (even though he’s in the communications field he’s conspicuously not on the web, hence no hyperlink). I laughed. Then I thought about the effects definitions have on us. How we define things sets … Continue reading

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