What do you see when you’re looking at me? It’s a question I sometimes ask during my training workshops. The answers have been funny, poignant, and wildly off base. Someone once said I love hockey and another person said I love to iron. Hard no to both of those (even … [Read more...] about What do you see when you’re looking at me?
There’s a time to speak & a time to listen. There’s a time to reflect & a time to act Last week was for reflection. Today’s for action. Based on a traumatic incident I had while in the ICU, in the first of this 3 series post I talked about the power of praxis. Praxis is … [Read more...] about Hang out in your head & reflect, then get up off the couch & take action. Rinse. Repeat.
Loved this article about how moms & dads see time differently from the Wall Street Journal so much I thought I’d share it with you… Several years ago, while observing a parenting group in Minnesota, I was struck by a confession one of the women made to her peers: She didn’t really care that her … [Read more...] about Why Mom's Time Is Different From Dad's Time or the Search for Wormholes
Just how much money do people like you make? Here's an online calculator from Canada that does just that - calculates what people make based on gender, education, age & ethnicity. If you're living outside Canada, at least you can see what Canadians make compared to you. Try keeping your … [Read more...] about How much money do people just like you make? (online calculator)
Love the view enhancing, through the looking glass mirror gender perspective. You? Regarding credit for the image: I tried to find conscious harvest (as it's inscribed on the right of the image) but the link doesn't work. I came to the image through A Beautiful Mess' facebook feed. ~~TGIF- each … [Read more...] about Thomas Jefferson's 'vrs' Elizabeth Gilbert's view
If you're, ahem, of a certain age, you'll likely recall Dustin Hoffman's famous role in the Oscar-winning, movie Tootsie. He plays an out-of-work actor who dresses up as a woman to land a job. The movie was a landmark for him. It radically altered his perspective, saying in the interview below … [Read more...] about Dustin Hoffman's perspective on women altered because of Tootsie
'Prudish. Flirty. Whore. Proper. Cheeky. Slut. These are just a few of the words that could be used to describe a woman's sexual behavior based on her appearance alone, and 18-year-old college freshman Rosea Lake chose to display them starkly -- on a young woman's legs in a photo that has since gone … [Read more...] about Prudish. Flirty. Whore. Proper. Cheeky. Slut. – displayed in a stark photo
If you're a frequent reader you know the Life Lenses® blog is all about perspective how we see things & how that view affects who we are, how we act & what we prioritize as important. Our perspective affects what comes onto our radar easily, naturally & comfortably, as well as what … [Read more...] about Women multiply
What is culture? 5 ways people from different countries learn differently (& 5 ways we all learn the same)
There will always misinterpretations of culture (like the photo above). I've done training & development work in Canada, the U.S., India, the Philippines, the Arctic, Japan, Mexico, Kenya, Saskatchewan, Uganda, Tanzania, Brazil, Spain, France, China and soon, Egypt with workshop participants … [Read more...] about What is culture? 5 ways people from different countries learn differently (& 5 ways we all learn the same)
Last night I listened to business owner, entrepreneur and TV star Arlene Dickinson of the Dragon's Den at the Forum for Women Entrepreneur's Gala Event. Her captivating journey to entrepreneurship is made more impressive by her humble beginnings. Years ago, being a single mom with four kids to … [Read more...] about Arlene Dickinson: We've come a long way …. baby?