Where the Mississippi crosses into Canada or doesn’t (via map geek Colin Grey)

Where supposedly straight lines go curvy. Where there’s no-touch territory. Where the Mississippi crosses into Canada or doesn’t. Where kids cross 4 times/day from the U.S. into Canada to go to school. All because of interesting perspectives. (From map geek Colin Grey.) ~~TGIF- each Friday I rejig & re-post a blog entry from my www.life-lenses.com […]

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An Open Letter to Feminist Trolls – perspective busting thanks to Melissa A. Fabello

Warning; the video below is incisive, perspective busting & funny. Oh & it has some strong language. ‘Funny how I’m only a bitch when I’m mis-behaving.’ It’s by Melissa A. Fabello ‘a sex educator with a specialty in body image, as well as a fierce feminist activist.’ Enjoy. ~~TGIF- each Friday I rejig & re-post […]

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Thomas Jefferson’s ‘vrs’ Elizabeth Gilbert’s view

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 Friday I rejig & re-post […]

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Powerful perspective thanks to Keira Knightley

Watch. Breathe. Think about perspective. Repeat. ‘nuf said ~~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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Studying entrepreneurship without doing it ….

Studying entrepreneurship without doing it …is like studying the appreciation of music without listening to it, says Seth Godin. The cost of setting up a lemonade stand (or whatever metaphorical equivalent you dream up) is almost 100% internal. Until you confront the fear and discomfort of being in the world and saying, “here, I made […]

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A far reaching, thought provoking insight into why we still need feminism

You may have noticed that when you Google something, Google tries to lend a  hand.  She’ll give you some options, filling in your search for you, to see if one of them is actually what you’re looking for. Of course Google’s suggestions are based on actual searches. That is, Google remembers what people look for […]

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Prudish. Flirty. Whore. Proper. Cheeky. Slut. – displayed in a stark photo

‘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 viral.’ The […]

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How to tail a rhino (or the view from a rhino’s butt)

‘The secret to sneaking up on a 3,000-pound black rhino, should you ever need to know, is to walk in its footsteps.  Literally.  Rhinos, it tuns out, have incredible sharp hearing – and the best way to avoid any crackling or crunching during your approach is to step inside our hefty target’s tracks, where the […]

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Perspective truly is everything

Perspective is truly everything.  What do you see above?  A mansion?  An idyllic, huge pool? What about from this view?  A little smaller?  A little more contained? Here’s ‘reality’ (from Shaun McLane’s facebook page). ~~TGIF- each Friday I rejig & re-post a blog entry from my www.life-lenses.com blog, which is about enhancing our perspective & […]

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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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