Rock is dead, long live paper & other funny perspectives on a classic game

I found the cartoon above when I was looking for credit for the image below.  I couldn’t find the latter but I’m happy that it led to the discovery of the former. Always thought provoking & perspective enhancing.  Step out of your frame & enjoy the view. Thanks to my colleague Jean du Plessis who […]

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The benefits of seeing clearly- a funny video from Living Social

I  spoke at the Social Media Strategies Summit in London, where Philip Briffett from Living Social showed this video as part of his presentation. I laughed & then I quickly searched for it on the web so I could share it with you. I completely relate, having reading glasses scattered throughout my home, office & […]

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Surprise … German style

I went to an adeaters festival here in Nairobi  & laughed out loud at some of the award winning ads, including the one below. It must have been written by a Carrot Life Lens™. Ahhhh those details! ~~TGIF- each Friday I rejig & re-post a blog entry from my www.life-lenses.com blog, which is about enhancing […]

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Can friendship be reduced to an algorithm? Yes! Says Sheldon of the Big Bang Theory

One of my kids got me into watching the tv show ‘The Big Bang Theory.’  If you’ve not seen it it’s a bunch of uber, over the top, academically smart students trying to make it in a world of confusingly, erratic, unscientific, unpredictable, human behaviour. The Heart Life Lens™ world of subtle emotions & intuitive […]

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Robotic hand beats you at your own game, every time

“A robotic hand designed by scientists at the University of Tokyo, Japan, will beat a person at rock-paper-scissors every single time, says The Daily Telegraph. “Rather than any magic or mathematical algorithm, the robotic hand in fact cheats its way to victory by ‘seeing’ which of the three hand-shapes its human rival is about to […]

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Airplane Safety Talk a la Dr. Seuss

If you’ve ever been an airplane you’ll have, no doubt, sat through the requisite safety talk.   The one you’re supposed to pay attention to.  After all, what could be more important than knowing how to get out of the plane in an emergency? Plenty. Folks ignore the safety talk plenty.  Enter creative ways to get […]

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Breaking News: You’re not being oppressed when another group gains rights you’ve always had

Best responses (never mind the added bonus it’s short & snappy) to the issue of so called ‘reverse discrimination.’ From Someecards.

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Is the glass half full or empty? Or all full (a la 9gag.com)

This from 9gag.com, is a great example of perspective. What you look for is what you see. ~~TGIF- each Friday I rejig & re-post a blog entry from my www.life-lenses.com blog, which is about enhancing our perspective & worldview.~~

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A new twist on having a ‘bun in the oven’

What does a bun in the oven mean to you? As someone who graduated, got engaged, got married, got pregnant & gave birth without the power of the internet behind me, I find it fascinating how people are using technology to share, teach, delight, surprise & confound… For those of us in learning & development, […]

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Sometimes it’s just plain difficult (tho not impossible) to get stuff done (thanks to angry cats)

Even when the path is clear an angry cat can hang you up. Even when you’ve got it all together sharp claws can tear you apart. Even when the goal is in sight & within reach it can seem far away. Even when you’re doing the right thing, frustration & hurdles can prevail. But. With […]

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