Category: Misc.

Seattle Abraham Trip

Went on a trip to Seattle this past weekend – primarily to attend the Abraham-Hicks workshop held on Saturday, but also to fit in some sight seeing around the area (Space Needle, Mount St. Helens and Port Townsend). The Abraham event had an interesting cross-section of people and their questions: Philanthropist wanting guidance on how… Read more »

My Abraham-Hicks Addiction

If you are a coaching client or a subscriber to my e-zine, you will know that I have a serious Abraham-Hicks addiction.  I have been following the teachings of Abraham, through the interpretation of Esther Hicks, for about five years now.  And my ‘addiction’ is going strong, as I am working my way slowly but… Read more »

Recommendation: Holosync Meditation Technology

Something I want to bring to your attention that is very compatible with my SHIFT-IT graphic coaching work: a product called Holosync® Meditation Technology from Centerpointe Research Institute. Shifting your life is about coming to SEE what you are doing and making changes based off of that information. As a Graphic Coach, I spend my… Read more »

Speaking at IFVP Conference

Alerting you to the annual International Forum of Visual Practitioners Conference – October 18-21, 2007 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This gathering attracts the scattered members of our ‘Visual Practitioners’ tribe: various folks from around the globe who work in visual ways: graphic recorders, graphic facilitators, different types of scribes, performers, artists and the like.… Read more »

How to Deal with the ‘Bad’ Stuff

Urrrggghhhh, doesn’t it suck when you get in those situations where something or somebody really gets to you. Maybe it’s an unpleasant work situation with an employer, client or colleague, or a personal one with a friend or family member. Or some sort of agency, organization or outfit you have to deal with that isn’t… Read more »

Five Year Vision for Secondary School

Mea culpa for not writing much in the blog lately – I have been tres busy as its facilitation season.  Been traveling and bopping about helping different groups with their visioning and planning needs (as well as being a coach, I’m also a facilitator and change consultant to groups and organizations).  Last week I was… Read more »

Periodic Table of Visual Methods

This in from the Visual Literacy Program – a European online program sponsored by four universities … to help engineering, software, science students, etc. better understand and use the various visual methods available to help express and communicate their ideas and creations.  They have created a “Periodic Table of Visualization Methods” that pulls together all… Read more »

Spring in Victoria, BC

As many of you know, I am currently based in lovely Victoria, British Columbia,Canada.  After almost a decade in San Francisco, I returned to Victoria (my home town) about five years ago.              Spring is spectacular here on the west coast.  I have two large cherry trees outside of my… Read more »

Be Brave With Your Innovations

Last week I hosted one of my Graphic Bootcamps: an advanced skills training workshop for people who want to learn more about the graphic way of working with groups and individuals. I noticed a really interesting trait in my attendees: a lot of them are just itchin’ to make their work more fulfilling and interesting… Read more »