Monthly Archives: July 2012

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

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Rarely are things so clear cut (or funny) as this pie chart

Perspective is an elusive thing.  What’s clear to you, may be fuzzy to me.  What’s obvious to me may be a huge mud puddle to you. Rarely are things so clear as this pie chart. The view from a Mountain … Continue reading

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The biggest threat to your creativity (a la Danielle LaPorte)

I love this post from my good friend Danielle LaPorte.  So much that I’ve reposted it below.  It’s a great example of how your perspective can be refreshed, enhanced & rebooted through knowing & telling your own story. The biggest … Continue reading

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X marks the spot, or does it? Turns out Spanish tongues play a role

If high school algebra sent you into convulsions, hang on, this story has a happy ending.  Terry Moore explains why the letter x means the unknown in math equations, in his TED talk (see below for the video). If you’ve … Continue reading

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A TED speaker’s worst nightmare – an opportunity or a chance to get real & laugh

What’s your worst nightmare if you’re up in front of people speaking? technical gadgets not working (no sound &/or no powerpoint)? forget what you’re going to say? getting heckled by an audience member? something else unexpected happening? What happens when … Continue reading

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Value is defined by the user (a la Dave Ulrich)

I adore this picture, another from Dave Ulrich’s excellent presentation ‘Leadership and Human Resources: Trends for the future’ at the 2012 Regional Leadership and HR Convention, Institute of Human Resource Management, Nairobi in May 2012. What do you see?  A … Continue reading

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Which way does your watch hand point? For a novel perspective on time, how about uphill

My good friend & colleague Melanda Schmid sent me a fascinating article about how time, for a tribe from Papua New Guinea, flows uphill.  Yes, that’s uphill. Once thought to be universal, this “embodied cognition of time” is in fact … Continue reading

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