Consider The Bigger Picture

Recently a male friend posted a meme I found offensive on Facebook. I won’t repeat the post, as it was making light of domestic violence and, as a survivor of such a household, it sickened my stomach. I called him out on it as did others. Predictably, some rallied to his side, defending it as…

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Happy Monday – The Beginners Guide to Kanban

Kanban is the term we use in the Agile industry for a board that tracks our incoming and current work, ensuring flow and focus. If you’ve been here a while you’ll likely recognize this as an excellent way to track Actions in the SPARC system, but there’s a way we can make this Kanban board…

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Developing GamerSusan using LifeSparcs

Hey all! I hope you’re doing well as we move into the last quarter of 2018!  The purpose of this community and blog is to apply iteration and agility to the personal lives of everyone so they can be more intentional about the time we spend.  The SPARC system is core to this, but you…

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Happy Video Sunday – You Poked My Heart!

Hey all, happy to announce a new series here, focusing more on the happy than the wisdom. With all the darkness in the world and snark, we at HappyWisdom want to highlight the joys of life.  In this episode some videos guaranteed to make you smile. Disarmed by Pretty Girls – This boy is bold,…

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New Video is Up

I’m not a Youtuber and this will be apparent after you watch this…but I’ve been convinced by my life coaches (GaryVee for one) that you just @#$% do stuff…its better than doing nothing.  This’ll run down the LifeSparcs framework for you. There’s some funny stuff in here so let me know what you think!

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Social Norms and Transformation

Much has been made about social norms and transformation.  According to several articles on FeverBee.com, there are three ways to establish norms quickly, especially for new members. Frequency. How often do members see this behavior repeated? Uniformity. What % of the visible members of the group embrace this behavior? Consistency. Is the behavior consistent? Why are…

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