Proof of Mastered Experience

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An experience is an interface between our outer (external peering, ex-peer-ience) and inner perception. While we can take a passive approach to experiencing, letting life happen as some say, aspirants work to co-create with experiences, seeing them as opportunities to develop. We’ve mastered experiences when we’re no longer at the …

Ask Questions to Enhance Workshop Engagement

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A workshop differs from a presentation or lecture in the focus on the “work” in the “shop” the space creates. Some kind of effort is done that places the audience in a direct experience of the topic. In a workshop, the audience tends to leave with results from the activities …

A Creative Strategy to Make a Blog Topic List

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In the spirit of blog creation, I recorded this audio while walking in the city. Focused on simple goal-setting philosophy, this step-by-step will help you to break down the large concept of a blog into elements that are doable, manageable, eliminate overwhelm. What I observe when it comes to organizing …

How a Blog Creates Career Development Value

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If you use an Internet search engine to research a topic, if you aren’t absorbing information from an organization you’re likely to do so from someone’s blog. Test it out for yourself. Search “The best way to shine shoes” and scan the first 10 links. Blogs. “Blogging” is defined by …

The Value of Having a Business Card

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The business card is one of the most common resources for professionals and non-professional interests alike. I remember experimenting with a number of card designs during undergrad. I’d go to Vistaprint and toy with the options. Choosing different titles, seeing which resonated most. With a large stock available and card …

2 Ways to Have Empowered Meetings

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Meetings appear to be dry gatherings of little worth, but they can be useful opportunities to expand your influence for missions you resonate with. P.S. – Meetings don’t just happen in companies and can take many forms (masterminds, lunch out, the classic golf scene, impromptu) so it’s essential to know …

Observation: A Social Media Trend

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Instagram’s algorithms are not working in users’ favor. They’ve reduced the % of followers who see our content, which means less engagement, less traffic, less opportunities for connection. For evidence, check out your ratios of followers to Likes or Views. This filtering may prompt some users to seek promotional methods …

J.V. Craft’s Pen Pal Writing Campaign

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The writing range I have warranted I create a division between the styles. My interests really don’t have a limit, however there are key areas I’m more invested in: self-education, knowledge and mastery of Self, professional development and creative writing. The creative writing has its own content large enough to …

3 Benefits to Group Meditation & Ceremony

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While we maintain integral solitary meditation practices, I find it additionally valuable to engage in group meditative activity, whether that’s actual meditation practice or ceremony. The development levels vary within groups; backgrounds, experiences and skill sets also differ among participants. When ceremonial facilitation is performed with excellence, these distinctions dissolve, …

How to Use Your Environment to Evolve Your Epigenetics

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Our immediate environment influences us daily, touching our senses and mingling with our mental states. Environment is the facilitator for epigenetic changes we experience. What we think, feel, see, hear, touch, taste and smell alter us each moment. By overtly focusing on magnanimous steps, we can overlook the more immediate …