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Emotionally Charged Connections are Crucial to Your Success

Emotionally Charged Connections are Crucial to Your Success

I recently had the opportunity to do this new, five-minute video with Dr. Ivan Misner, Founder & Chairman of Business Networking International. I share a two-step process for being able to connect emotionally with others in a way that always focuses on helping and supporting them which is critical for you to succeed in your own life, and relationships. If, after watching the video, you would be willing to share in the comment forum what you learned about yourself upon completing the two-step process, and also what you discovered as far as...

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Conversation with Barbara Marx Hubbard

Conversation with Barbara Marx Hubbard

In Conversation with Barbara Marx Hubbard and Barnet Bain.  Excerpts from Barbara Marx Hubbard’s Regenopause: Evolving Masculine and Feminine Webinar. This extensive interview is spread out over six pages – it was so good, I had to publish the whole thing. Enjoy! Use the page links at the bottom to navigate to the next page. Barbara: And before we get going, I just want to introduce Barnet – so he can say a few words about how you feel about being in the chrysalis with me and all these people, probably mostly women? [Laughs]...

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Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne’s Enterprise Thinking Network

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne’s Enterprise Thinking Network

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne’s Enterprise Thinking Network welcomes Barnet Bain to lead our sixth Ongoing Discussion on June 24th and 25th (and our 126th session since we began in 2000). For his title, Barnet has chosen “From Spectator to Spec-Actor,” a fitting topic to focus or conversations on the transformation process he’s been engaged in, both personally and through his films, including the Academy Award winning movie “What Dreams May Come.”  As for Thought Pieces, Barnet has selected a 3-part interview he conducted in April with...

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Tao of Hollywood – All the World is a Stage

Tao of Hollywood – All the World is a Stage

You might have noticed a lot more stress in the world, and maybe also a few more challenges for each of us to handle personally. By now you know there is a shift happening. We are at a crossroads moving from one ‘operating system’ of reality to another more expansive one. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily…life is but a dream. Imagine that you’re experiencing a night dream. You are walking on the sidewalk of a busy street after a heavy rain. Suddenly a bus comes along. The bus slams into a pothole sending a cold sheet of mud and water flying...

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Success Clues From the Movies

Success Clues From the Movies

From time to time I am asked what makes a ‘spiritual’ movie? I would love to hear from anyone who can offer an answer. Until then I hope this will do. For all of us learning to generate magical lives, do movies reveal a clue? If the primary reason we are here in the first place is to remember who we are; to ourselves, to each other, to the whole She-bang, then maybe it is our destiny, I hope, to understand and achieve success. To learn to consciously create it. So I am always alert for tips. Here then, some clues to enlightenment I found in...

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Drama

Drama

Drama. What is drama anyway? In the language of entertainment, drama is conflict. It’s what happens when one character’s set of hot-button adrenaline charged themes, beliefs or values comes into direct opposition with somebody else’s tightly held and equally charged themes, beliefs or agendas. The primary ‘player’ in dramas, the one with a vested position to protect is usually the ego. The ego always tries to protect its noble opinion of itself, its position as ‘opinionator in chief.’ I’ve been wondering why we tend to remember big dramas...

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The Secret of Subtext

The Secret of Subtext

To an actor or director, subtext is a word for all the unspoken thoughts, feelings and motivations a performer brings to her role. Subtext is always unspoken, yet it is the most eloquent aspect of an actor’s performance coloring every speech and action. But subtext is not to be found in the script. It comes from the actor’s unique interpretation of the story, mined from personal memory, life experience, and imagination. That is why the same script or play can be performed again and again by different actors and still remain fresh. A musician...

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All the World is a Stage

All the World is a Stage

I hope you had a beautiful holiday season celebrating the past and future, and connecting with loved ones. You might have noticed a lot more stress in the world, and maybe also a few more challenges for each of us to handle personally. By now you know there is a shift happening. We are at a crossroads moving from one ‘operating system’ of reality to another more expansive one. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily…life is but a dream. Imagine that you’re experiencing a night dream. You are walking on the sidewalk of a busy street after a heavy...

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