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May, 2015

Play, Trust, and Creativity: Three Surefire Steps to Success

The FISH! Philosophy sparks innovative conversations in businesses and communities around the world. One of my favorites, from FISH! Culture, examines the powerful combination of play, trust, and creativity for establishing a winning mindset and a reliable methodology for facing down the fear of failure.

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Keep Calm and Redball On – Stress Management

Who here has an inner control freak?
I’m confident I’m not the only one waving both hands in the air. I care.

And because I care, I occasionally operate under the illusion that I am omnipotent, letting my skill set spiral out of control until I take on so much that I find myself  blinded by stress. My heart rate rockets up and my brain locks down, like I’m being chased by bears but can’t find my way up a tree.  Full on freak out.

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You too?

Overwhelmed, my inner control freak turns power-hungry and overbearing, attempting a hostile takeover as Chief Executive Worrier. I’m rational enough to know these freak out hi-jinks are runaway emotions; but the reality is they feel real.

I believe that if we can think ourselves into a freak out, we can work out our way out of it.
Here’s how to establish a scalable meditation designed to restore calm and keep you keepin’ on:  Read more →

Inspire is a Verb – The Liebster Award

The Liebster Award is a blogger to fellow blogger award; an invitation to spread the word about blogs offering great content. It’s a forum to meet and greet and share the wealth of inspiration.

My darling daring Liebster Award nominees, you are the most vital part of this post, so your names are going first.  I hereby dub thee infinitely inspiring and bravely blogalicious.  I choose you for reasons beyond the power of your blog.  You wield social media with love, to create powerful interactions through literature, music, and movement.  You are:

Alyson Grauer of Dreams to Become – engaging people via literature a’la On The Isle of Sound and Wonder, letting us laugh through commedia dell’arte and the ukulele.
AE Shapera of Phoole – encouraging us to get our groove on as a DJ at Ideal Clubworld Radio, teaching folks how to Make It Worth It in your book Easy Street.
Lisa Gedney Harris of Fashion Meets Poetry – bringing every woman’s personal brand of beautiful to the forefront in your upcoming book Unveiled Beauty.
Judy Victor of Leap Events – instilling empowerment, building community, and sparking unstoppable joy via lively events for women.
Rebecca Jo Malmstrom of Duckie Uglings – making the most of recycled goods and taking us beyond words into the cute-overload world of “Awe!”

My Inspiration Ninjas, here is your badge of honor. Wear it with pride and please keep writing, grooving, and moving. When we interact with you, we win. Read more →