Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art is the book for creative professionals. You see, you’re going to be talking to yourself until the day you die. Talk back – and don’t let resistance get the best of you. This book is a great tool to help you recognize your forms of resistance and break through them, so you can continue mastering how you talk to yourself and how you produce results.
Authenticity is a big buzz-word today, but the irony is that social media is full of fake content. Instagram is full of perfectly placed photos, Facebook is full of edits. So how can we slow down? Here are my tips to tune into reality and build real connections.
In today’s video I give you my best tips for getting ready to shine on stage the day of your big event. Most professional public speakers have a pre-performance routine that they have honed over the years – but getting in the zone just before you speak is less complicated than you think.
A few weeks ago I attended UdemyLive in San Francisco. I’ve been an online instructor on their platform for several years and this was the first time they’ve hosted a live event. It was incredible meeting my fellow teachers, some awesome students, the great team at Udemy, as well as my personal hero – Seth Godin – who hosted a master class. In today’s video I’m sharing WHY I’m more committed than ever to keep creating courses online and sharing weekly advice right here on the blog. If you are considering putting yourself on camera, creating a course, speaking up at work or even changing careers, today’s advice will really resonate with you.
This week I returned from a glorious trip to the redwoods with my family. After many long walks under canopies of ancient trees, I remembered something.
Today I’m sharing my secret to staying clear-headed among all the chaos. The events around us, the political polarization are all reflections of society. You and me included. We need to take a moment and see if we can be part of the solution.
Let me share what the one and only Seth Godin had to say about authenticity.I had the pleasure of seeing him speak at the UdemyLive conference this past weekend. He’s a huge hero of mine and the marketing guru I go to when I’m cooking up big ideas to change the world. Here’s a clip from his 90 minute master class.
There is something very powerful about speaking your truth. It’s scary for sure… All kinds of voices pop up in your head like, “What if this doesn’t work out? What will people think about this idea? What if I fail?” You know that voice, right? But then, you think, “Ya know what? Even if that happens, I’ll survive. The pain will pass. The doubt will subside and I’ll keep going anyway.”
I often share energy medicine techniques with my private clients and in some of my courses. This work seems so simple and yet it can completely alter one’s ability to stay balanced, focused and positive no matter what challenges come your way. Donna Eden is a pioneer in the world of Energy Medicine and her morning ritual is a quick routine that can get your energy balanced before starting your day.
It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Kaylee. I met her after she scored the championship prize for horseback riding at a local fair in Connecticut. This young woman radiated confidence and rode a giant horse so gracefully, it was astounding. In our brief conversation, she shared insights on how to overcome fear, how to visualize success and even let me in on her life’s biggest dream…