Part 3 Improve Your Online Presentations: SCRIPT

CREATE A SCRIPT TO MAKE PEOPLE SIT UP AND TAKE NOTICE (This is part 3 of a 5-part series, June 2020). Most of us have a short attention span these days. We’ve been programmed for that. Still, as a presenter, you probably have a lot to say! So, how do you plan a script for your presentations that will keep your listener engaged, waiting for the next piece of your story line…

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Part 2 Improve Your Online Presentations: Set an Intention

Part 2:  Set and Declare Clear INTENTIONS (This is the second segment in a 5-part series, soon to be released as an e-book... mid-summer 2020) In the last post, Part 1, I talked about forms of preparation that can give you a strong inner game when you’re planning your next Facebook Live, webinar, live speech, podcast appearance, etc.  Today’s let’s talk about another mindset element:  Setting and Declaring a Clear Intention. I’ve…

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Part 1 Improve Your Live and Online Presentations: Intro & Inner Game

Part 1:  INTRODUCTION and INNER GAME/MINDSET  (This is part of a 5-part series, June 2020) If you become adept at delivering dynamic, interesting and engaging webinars, Facebook lives, speeches from the front of the room, introductions, keynotes, podcast appearances, etc. -- this can become your most effective audience-building tool.  It's well worth the effort involved in doing it well. I've written this email for you to help you do just that, if…

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How to Turn the Constraint of Secluding Ourselves into Openings for Something New to Emerge
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How to Turn the Constraint of Secluding Ourselves into Openings for Something New to Emerge

By Meriah Kruse, Feldenkrais Practitioner and Small Business Coach and Mentor I’ve probably said it 1000 times to clients as they work through an interesting *Feldenkrais lesson in my studio in Lexington, Kentucky: “A constraint is always an invitation to try something new that may not have occurred to you or been possible otherwise. “ In the usual context of a Feldenkrais lesson I’m often talking about something physical when I teach about…

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When Dormant Forces Come Alive
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When Dormant Forces Come Alive

Dormant forces, faculties, and talents become alive... Rev. Michael Beckwith once gave a sermon at his church home, Agape International, in Los Angeles. I was wrapped up in a blanket watching him on their live stream from the comfort of my own living room as I often do on Sunday mornings. Sunday mornings with Agape is always moving, always inspiring, but this particular morning he said something, again and again, that just…

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Vision is the Beginning of Every Great Endeavor

Vision is the Beginning of Every Great Endeavor Starting with a Vision is needed because without it each of us is a ship without a destination.   Having a splendid technicolor, ‘felt’ Vision for yourself that thrills you to the very marrow of your bones is what provides the Life Force required for building and growing any enterprise and advancing toward the realization of any dream. If your understanding of your mission, your…

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Livelihood of the Heart

                                        I have a great appreciation for holistic practitioners and creative service providers. Many have been my peers during the past 25+ years: massage therapists, Feldenkrais practitioners and other movement educators, choreographers, performing artists, wellness and health coaches, energy workers, acupuncturists, art, dance and music therapists, naturopaths, and spiritual and life coaches. Many…

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Money: Expecting Enough

EXPECTING ENOUGH In one of my earlier professional incarnations, I was a dancer, choreographer, and dance educator. One of the many fun things about this work is that I frequently found myself standing in front of a room of people who expected me to lead. Usually it was a group of 8 – 30 people coming for an African dance or modern dance class. I loved teaching dance, and this kind of…

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Does Money Have a Set Point?
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Does Money Have a Set Point?

Join us in an ongoing exploration about Money, how to stop worrying about it, and how to make space for more of it to arrive. Does Money Have a Set Point? Today I decided to talk to you straight up about something I rarely write about -- Money, and the relationships we have with it.  For most of my adult Life, worrying about Money was a constant battle, even though I’ve had…

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Your Brilliant Answer to the Question: “What do you do?”

If you bring forth a brilliant answer to the question, "What do you do?" or "Tell me about your work," you'll be well on your way to having a steady stream of clientele and better results from your referral partners. Using the 'right words,' telling the 'right story' about yourself, attracts the clients you've been looking for . The phrase ‘going viral’ entered our collective lexicon in the past decade, demonstrating graphically…

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