Do you sometimes feel like you’re speaking a language nobody gets but you, and you DESPERATELY wish you could communicate more clearly and be understood?Do you hate conflict, and yet somehow find yourself navigating a bunch of misunderstandings, hurt feelings, and confusion?How about this - do you … [Read more...] about Communicate better, resolve conflict easier and lessen misunderstandings with Life Lenses®
Begging to differ with Dr. Seuss; Finding joy and surprises in waiting
One of my all-time favourite books is ‘Oh, the Places You'll Go!’ by the legendary Dr. Seuss. In it he writes about the waiting place. “You can get so confusedthat you'll start in to racedown long wiggled roads at a break-necking paceand grind on for miles across weirdish wild space,headed, … [Read more...] about Begging to differ with Dr. Seuss; Finding joy and surprises in waiting
Could someone really make you believe you were invisible?
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?
Lost in translation; from beer and Snoopy to a broken mug and unanswered questions
I’ve been traveling a lot lately for my UN work; Uganda, Tanzania and Ghana and to Mauritius. Part of my go-with-me-everywhere is a series of plug adapters so I can get my gear working and charged up without fail. Sometimes though, it takes a few twists and turns (and even moving the bed … [Read more...] about Lost in translation; from beer and Snoopy to a broken mug and unanswered questions
Training & development learning well February blog post round up
If you didn't catch all the posts last month simply peruse & click what's below. Here's the Rock.Paper.Scissors' monthly training & development round up for the month of February. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into the learning well or take a small … [Read more...] about Training & development learning well February blog post round up
“This is the city and I am one of the citizens …" (Walt Whitman)
“This is the city and I am one of the citizens, whatever interests the rest interests me.” This is a line from Walt Whitman's Song of Myself. It caught my attention for the worldview it includes. If only we were all so curious and interested in 'other', in wrapping difference into our own. I'm … [Read more...] about “This is the city and I am one of the citizens …" (Walt Whitman)
I'm launching Life Lenses® online at the W.I.N conference in Paris
I'm tickled pink, no actually blue, orange, yellow and bunch of other colours to announce I've been selected to speak at the upcoming Women's International Networking (W.I.N.) conference in Paris, October 5-9, 2010. I'll be doing a workshop on "Life Lenses®: polish your perspective & gain a … [Read more...] about I'm launching Life Lenses® online at the W.I.N conference in Paris