While we’ve shut the door on last year-thank goodness, 2021 is in front of us in all her foggy, mysteriousness. We’ve girded our loins and made it through 2020 but what we’re facing now is unsure. Overwhelm, fatigue, and uncertainty are smack in our faces. Our tanks are empty, and yet we need to … [Read more...] about Planning a meaningful, custom 2021 for you and your team
No matter how you’re rolling into the holiday season (excited, energized, and invigorated, exhausted, overwhelmed and weary, or somewhere in between) I’ve got your back. Yes, trust me. I have something to offer from the Life Lenses, which aims to bring you happy holidays and gives you a chance to … [Read more...] about Happy holidays from the Life Lenses™
What do you see when you look at this picture of a frying pan? A way to make grilled cheese sandwiches? Memories of your grandma making you a treat? A nonstick pan? Something else? That something else could also be a refeathered nest. You see, I see a radically different perspective. I see a … [Read more...] about How a frying pan sparked a refeathered nest
Perspective. Everything is influenced by our perspective, even and especially COVID and quarantine. You say to-ma-toe. I say to-ma-ta. You see the glass half full. I see it half empty. Perspective shapes our world in so very many ways that we’re not aware of. We don’t … [Read more...] about Your secret sauce for overcoming procrastination (hint: it has to do with your perspective)
What do you think? Could someone convince you you were invisible? I’m guessing that’s a firm no, with a side of eye roll and a snicker. You and me, we like to think we’re objective. We like to think that our gray matter is in charge and it’s hella discerning. … [Read more...] about Could someone really make you believe you were invisible?
The forest near where I live is a massive, lush, green playground for dik diks (think tiny Japanese anime-like antelope), duikers and monkeys. When the season is right, it’s awash in colourful butterflies flitting about, creating whorls of colour in their wake. So I was intrigued to learn … [Read more...] about What we can learn from a butterfly’s struggle to escape its chrysalis
I was at the point in my workshop where I was explaining the difference between Carrot Life Lenses® (detail-oriented) and Mountain Life Lenses® (big-picture focused) when a woman abruptly stood up, marched determinedly to the back of the room and added a commo to a large banner that was hanging on … [Read more...] about How to not go bat crap crazy in your workspace
As a Canadian living in Nairobi, Kenya, even after 8 years of living here there is still much that’s lost in translation. There’s a constant undercurrent of intercultural issues that swim through my day. You never know what’s going on below the surface. Sometimes it’s funny – … [Read more...] about Lost in translation; what to do when you’re swimming in an intercultural current