Category Archives: Stop Life Lenses

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

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What’s your take on Stop Life Lenses™? Clean or messy? Blockage or clearing?

I love this image. There are at least two ways to interpret it. In no particular order… 1. Being a Stop Life Lens™ messes you up. It causes unnecessary mess by being overly cautious. Stop Life Lenses™ cause blockages, they … 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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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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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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Good intentions mean naught to a Go Life Lens™

“Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions.  You may have a heart of gold – but so does a hard boiled egg.” Anonymous This perfectly sizes up the strengths of a Go Life Lens™ – action’s where … Continue reading

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See ME! Relate to ME! A guide for managing change

My son & I bought some new soccer equipment for him the other day.  Afterwards he was ogling his new purchases, including the box that the soccer shoes came in (see said box above). If you take a closer look, … 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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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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