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’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?
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)
This is part two of "To my white friends and colleagues." There is lots of regret going around regarding peeling back rampant, systemic racism. Which is good. And bad. It’s good because we are finally waking up to people of color’s horrible realities due to racism. It’s bad if regret … [Read more...] about To my white friends and colleagues part 2
My heart is cracking, my blood is churning and my sense of outrage is in overdrive. Here is a request for my white friends and colleagues to stand up for our friends of colour. We are in the mix and middle of a powerful time in history. Rage from historic racism and injustice has boiled … [Read more...] about To my white friends and colleagues
“How we make sense of the world, is in part based on how we make sense of ambiguity, that hazy space between ignorance and daily rituals,” says Jamie Holmes in his excellent book Nonsense: the Power of Not Knowing. Are you wondering how to put up with ambiguity? Then find through this simple mantra … [Read more...] about How to be okay when things are not okay
Are you battling with getting that awesome blog post written, that terrific course designed, that game-changing webinar delivered, or some other pet project? Finish, Gift Yourself the Gift of Done, by Jon Acuff is a gem of a book and was one of my top reads for 2018. I have some simple, … [Read more...] about Lies perfection tells us