How do you get guerrillas to demobilize? By appealing to their human side

Jose Miguel’s Wired article ‘How I Tamed Guerrillas with Guerilla Marketing’ speaks for itself, in its quest to turn perspective on its head.  The setting?  Deep in the Columbian jungle.  The problem?  Getting Guerrillas to demobilize.  The answer? Appealing to the guerrillas human side. In our quest to find new things to say, we became […]

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How Mark Zuckerberg & Facebook Gave New Life To An Old Management Style (from Fast Company)

The following are excerpts from a Fast Company article by Katerina Walter (read the whole article here) – great examples of two very different perspectives working well together, each complimenting & filling in, the other’s shadows without diminishing their own bright spots. The first example is the yin yang pairing of Facebook’s founder Marc Zuckerberg […]

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Life begins at the end of your comfort zone

This is classic Go Life Lens™.  Jump in.  Take a risk.  Push the boundaries.  Go for it.  What have you got to loose? (Inspired by my colleague & friend Jean du Plessis, the image is from Sweet Surrender.) ~~TGIF- each Friday I rejig & re-post a blog entry from my www.life-lenses.com blog, which is about […]

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Rarely are things so clear cut (or funny) as this pie chart

Perspective is an elusive thing.  What’s clear to you, may be fuzzy to me.  What’s obvious to me may be a huge mud puddle to you. Rarely are things so clear as this pie chart. The view from a Mountain Life Lens™ perspective can be vague, cloudy & confusing for a Carrot Life Lens™.  And conversely, […]

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The Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is out: resources related to a Canadian Abroad

This month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors e-newsletter focuses on lessons I’ve learned as a Canadian living abroad.  Missed the article?  Check it out here. (Not on the monthly e-newsletter mailing list?  Sign up for free here.) As is tradition, with each enewsletter article I write, I include resources – both serious & tongue in cheek.  On with the […]

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Training & development learning well July 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 July. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into the learning well or take a small sip. Shower yourself in training & development […]

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What’s your take on Stop Life Lenses™? Clean or messy? Blockage or clearing?

Creative Commons licensed on Flickr by: Rev Dan Catt I love this image. There are at least two ways to interpret it. In no particular order… 1. Being a Stop Life Lens™ messes you up. It causes unnecessary mess by being overly cautious. Stop Life Lenses™ cause blockages, they bring things to a halt, preventing […]

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Training & development learning well March 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 March. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into the learning well or take a small sip. Shower yourself in training & development […]

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Adde Adesokan’s triptych photos & the stories they tell

My attention was recently caught & held by the triptych photos of Adde Adesokan. He’s known for taking three part photos that capture the story of a person. The picture above is not by him btw but rather Evoo73 (Adde’s photos aren’t licensed for me to use here but you can see them here). Carrot […]

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What lumps & bumps are under your pillow? Their source may surprise you

This video made me laugh out loud. (Take a minute to watch it & then report back.) What are the lumps & bumps under your pillow? aka what are the things that are flying slightly under your radar? Here’s the view of a bumpy bed from four of the 8 Life Lens™ perspectives. From a […]

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