HUSTLE The Inaugural Issue/ A Publication for Entreprenuers By Entrepreneurs
How To Take On 2017 Plan Your Work
January 2017 / Issue 10 / Volume 1
Work Your Plan
Come Sail Away!
AG's Yoga Flow
Sea and Twist Make Perfect Harmony
How Does It Affect You?
Leaked! By Author Brad Bergersen
Ontological Process What Is It, Why does it matter?
From Model to Branding Bad-Ass Entreprenuer
DRESS FOR YOUR SUCCESS
SAIL AWAY TO YOUR FUTURE
AG CHAPTER MIRACLE MINDSET
son r u o C ndra a x e l A
Editor And Chief
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When I was asked to come in as the editor and chief of Hustle, I was excited and a little humbled at the prospect of it. I wanted to create a resource for entrepreneurs and business owners that they wouldn't just be interested in, but one that they would be able to sit back among the millions of things they have to do and everything they have running through their heads at any given time and actually be able to enjoy what we put out. from tips and tricks, to resources and vendors that we as successful entrepreneurs utilize on a daily basis. Give us fedback, stay tuned and we'll all get better together.
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Fit In To Stand Out Let’s be Real! Unless your work in Silicon Valley or have reached a certain level in your career whhere you have no need or care of how you are perceived most of the time, then wearing your Pj’s to work might work for you. However, I don’t think that’s your case right now, as an overachieving Chick and Dude who need to look professional but want to look laid back and look fashionable, here are 7 timeless items entrepreneurs of both genders should be wearing. A blazer is a key piece of an entrepreneur’s wardrobe. A high quality well fitted blazer is totally worth the investment because is so versatile, it can be dresses up with a dress or skirt, and dress down with a pair of jeans. If meeting a client is more of a laid back environment, a blazer will always up level your overall look no mater how sporty your outfit is. Its important to look trust worthy in your first impression and a blazer will always help you accomplish just that. I recommend that you visit your favorite shop and try on a blazer that fits you well in a neutral color so that you can easily pair wit almost everything.
NICE JEANS... A nice pair of jeans is another staple for man or women. A dark pair of jeans in a dark wash or black with no distressing can be appropriate in most casual situations. Women can always dress up a pair of jeans with a nice set of pumps and a blazer. And well same goes to men, a nice pair of jeans a tea shirt and a blazer is almost the perfect look for the type of laid back environment. When it comes to shoes is important that you give yourself flexibility and comfort without sacrificing your style, I believe and preach to my clients and anyone that I can, that a type of shoe will make or brake your entire look; with that being said to play it safe, nude pumps are a great option, it matches your skin tone, elongates your legs, and you don’t have to worry about matching your shoes with your clothes because they go with absolutely everything. Now the make equivalent to the nude pumps this season it is still the crazy socks trend. Show case your personality and have fun with shape and colors without going over the top.
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FISHING EVEN IF YOU DON'T CATCH ONE. FINNISH PROVERB
Shopping Tips 1. Don’t get sold by a sale. Just because it’s a bargain price doesn’t necessarily mean it will look good on you. 2. Stick to solid neutral colors as your building the basics in your wardrobe 3. Stick to well fitted items for your body type. 4. Know what you want your image to speak about you and how you want to feel in your clothes. With Love & Style, AnaMaria Sanin
SMB BUSINESS TRUMPED “I’ve spent my entire life and business looking at the untapped potential in projects and in people all over the world,” Trump said in his victory speech. “That is now what I want to do for our country.” Donald Trump has said he will slash taxes and compress the tax code to three brackets from its current seven. 1. Top earners will pay taxes of 33%, as opposed to the current top individual rate of 39.6%. 2. Corporate taxes will go to 15 percent. 3. SCorps and other passthrough entities like LLCs, would also have a top tax rate of 15% as well. Trump would go easy on companies that have been stashing cash overseas. Owners would be allowed to bring back funds into the states subjecting to a onetime 10% tax. He would also close inversion loopholes that let corporations defer taxes by banking funds overseas. Instead, companies would pay taxes on income at the time it is earned. (Cont.)
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Ana Maria is a Stylist based in South Florida who specializes in dressing professional Men and Women for their Ideal Lifestyles To read more visit www.intouchchic.com or take her color exploration challenge at http://bit.ly/7daycolorexplorationchallenge
(cont. from Trumped) “There is fairly broad bipartisan support for the idea of lowering the corporate income tax rate and getting rid of most of the loopholes,” Dean Baker, co director for the Center For Economic and Policy Research says. “The problem has been that all the loopholes have major lobbies. I can envision a scenario in which we get a bill that lowers rates and only gets rid of a few trivial loopholes.” What does this all mean for you as a business owner? It means it's time to get serious about healthcare and insurance. There are affordable alternatives out there and it's smart to take care of this sooner rather than later as regulations change. Also, larger businesses are going to be benefitting more from tax limitations, but there are some significant savings for you as well so it's time to call that Certified Public Accountant that you've been putting off for a while now.
SPOTLIGHT ENTREPRENEURS Tamara Chase “Have you ever thought about what you would do if you weren’t taking care of everyone else?” Read About Our Spotlight Entrepreneur on the Next Page!
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And most important? Keep up the hard work. No president has made or broken businesses in general, it is up to the many visionaries, risktakers, and entrepreneurs out there like YOU to keep pushing this economy forward.
President Donald Trump signs executive order to scale back Wall Street regulation UPI.com
I AM ENOUGH I've had the absolute pleasure of knowing Tamara Chase as a clietn for one of her start ups. She needed branding and guidance, not that she didn't have a clear goal, but she was busy with 3 other companies at the time, and her philanthropic journey into Cancer research but as I worked with her, I began to notice that she was on to something, and incredibly passionate. One of her projects, as a mother, has conditioned her to pave the way for the 80% of girls who don't have plans and paths carved out for them as they grow. She was gracious enough to give me this interview and explain her mission. Starting at an early age, many girls are told that, in order to be a “good” girl, we need to behave a certain way. We are told what is proper and to “do this” or “don’t do” that. Our role in life starts to take the form of acting in a certain way for others so that we are accepted and like. We talk a certain way and we say yes to people because we don’t want to be rude. Many girls strive for this and can even let it become part of our identity. We dress a certain way, we follow life plans other people have laid out for us and then we do the tasks others want us to. How many people can we say “Yes” to, in an effort to be a good girl and be proper? Before we know it, tasks and projects and then, life, goes by right before our own eyes. Have you ever thought about what you would do if you weren’t taking care of everyone else? Have you ever considered that you are enough, even if you aren’t multitasking your life away with everyone else’s agenda? Have you ever thought about what life would be if you didn’t drain yourself so completely that there isn’t any sign of you left?
I ask these questions because I think that often we unconsciously keep our schedule full because it is easier than thinking about what we want to accomplish in our own lives. I am not suggesting that we stop doing all the things we do now for our kids, husband, church, school, parents and just life in general. These are all a wonderful part of our lives. I am saying that these things shouldn’t be our entire life. There is nothing wrong with taking time for ourselves and completing the things in this life that are important to us. There is nothing wrong with realizing we don’t have to please others to be a good girl. They are separate from each other and our identity as a good human being isn’t tied to the notion of always pleasing everyone around us. The next thought that comes to many people’s minds when this discussion comes up is..now what? What is my passion? What do I want to do or accomplish or attempt? The scary thought sometimes comes to the surface…” Am I enough”? Follow the steps Below: Enjoy it…Savor it…And say out loud with me…”I am enough!”
text IAMENOUGH to 313131 to stay connected to Tamara.
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1. Find some quiet time or take a few minutes to tune the world out and just breathe. Ponder how magical this world is because we are a part of it. We were born with endless possibilities. 2. Dream big…I mean huge. I Begin each day and end each day with three things you are grateful for. Really think about how happy and blessed you are to have the things you have. 3. Take action! Give back, volunteer, sign up for that class, start that hobby…make a single good decision and then make the next single good decision…all while moving forward in a positive direction.
SEE THE WORLD FROM A HIGHER
PERSPECTIVE An ontological coach is a particular kind of coach who embodies the powerful distinctions of the "Ontology of Language", also spoken of as the "Ontology of the Human Observer", and who is able to support people in achieving their goals and creating a new way of being. Even though people often know what they want in life, quite often they do not know how to get there. Similarly, they do not always know how to avoid what they do not want. Sometimes, people do not even know what is missing for them. Dealing with this blindness is the job of an ontological coach. They support others to address what is missing for them in the different domains of their lives, relationships, work, family, career and so on.
"A NEW DEEPLY GROUNDED AND PRACTICAL UNDERSTANDING OF LANGUAGE, MOODS AND CONVERSATIONS FOR BEHAVIOURAL AND CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION" - THE NEWFIELD INSTITUTE
The role of an ontological coach is not to tell people how to be or behave, rather to assist them to identify and achieve what they desire. Ontological coaching is not a process based on a script known by the coach. It is about enabling others to better serve themselves, expand their possibilities, increase their capacity to learn, act more effectively and better design their future. There is artistry and deep learning in ontological approach. Some have said that ontological coaching is coaching to the human soul.
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Some History Ontological coaching stems from the philosophies of Martin Heidegger, J. L. Austin and John Searle together with the work of a number of Chileans â€“ Humberto Maturana, Fernando Flores and Rafael Echeverria.
Choosing Your Ideal Yoga Certification& Vacation
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o one said life was easy. But When you're going after your dreams, you may as well do it in style. Royal Carribean RC Travel and Alexander's Grace have teamed up to offer the ulitmate Yoga Certification produced by Twist Yoga offering Continuing Education, a 200 hour certification program as well as unlimited dropin classes for all skill sets and heartcentered yogis who yearn for more than just a practice but a lifestyle. Of course, it's open for those who just want to perfect their practice as well and not necessarily teach. This is what we call a perfect storm. When the most beautiful, majestic ship in the oceans partners with the Most accomplished .
Ok so obviously the cruise itself is exciting and the fact that they have all of these opportunities for likeminded yoga practitioners out there is insane and we'll get into the programs and Antiqua Lisha the founder of Twist Yoga as well as the programs offered, but how can we ignore the ship? Harmony of the Seas® the newest addition to Royal Caribbean's awardwinning Oasis Class fleet. The world's biggest ship with the world's best features just got even better. There's no turning back once you take the plunge 10 stories into the mysteries of the deep on the tallest slide at sea, Ultimate Abyss, as well as the exhilarating multilevel Perfect Storm slides. They've also reimagined and enhanced the unique experiences that have made Royal Caribbean the best cruise line overall 12 years in a row. As the kids explore Splashaway Bay, take a treelined stroll through Central Park, or find your own haven in any of the other seven iconic onboard neighborhoods. Sip a postdinner cocktail crafted by a robot in our unique Bionic Bar, or sit back and watch for the first time at sea, Broadway's hit Musical Grease. Share every moment with not just family onboard, but friends back home with VOOM the fastest Internet at sea. Learn more about Harmony's unique new features, on a ship unlike anything else at sea.
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nplugged Relax your muscles after your practice or or enjoy your daily workout routine at Vitality Spa & Fitness Center. Rejuvenate in mind, body and spirit with state of the art fitness facilities and an array of Elemis Signature spa treatments. If you're looking for a more active way to enjoy your R and R, the fun comes in gallons. This bigger, better kids aqua park features slides, water cannons, waterfalls and more. And when the drench bucket gets full, everyone gets wet. The surf’s always up at the two FlowRider® surf simulators. Whether it is your first time or you're already a "hang 10" pro, grab a board and ride the waves.
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his training is designed for the yoga enthusiast who...
Has been waiting for a yoga training that aligns with your schedule.
Living a healthy lifestyle is something that you LIVE to do and yoga is a big part of it. You have dreamt of going to a intensive course to become a teacher and share you passion with others, (at least in your spare time) but the time and the cost have not lined up. We get it, being a full time mama and/or working full time can get in the way sometimes, but not anymore. In this training you will get access to indepth yoga training from the comfort of your own home to do at your own pace! Then to complete your certification process you have two options you can either take your tests and turn in your teaching examples online through our completion portal or you can join the rest of your classmates on a yoga cruise. It is a vacation and yoga certification wrapped up in ONE cause everyone needs a fabulous Caribbean vacation and why not get your certification completed while you enjoy beach excursions, fine meals and hey you can even bring the kids!
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Twist Yoga has created a way for you to learn the art and science of teaching hot yoga and power yoga and fit it seamlessly into your busy lifestyle from anywhere in the world.
The Program What you get in this online 200 hour training Phase 1 How to teach Flame Yoga Flame hot yoga methodology Online posture clinics Dialogue training Yoga lineage training Flame Yoga technique practice Personalize your practice workbooks and yoga lifestyle training
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Phase 2 How to teach Breeze Yoga Breeze yoga methodology Online posture clinics Pranayama yogic breathing Vinyasa power flow Breeze Yoga technique practice Workbook and Yoga Lifestyle
Phase 3 The art and science of yoga Basic Yoga Sutras The Limbs, Branches of the yoga philosophy Lifestyle and nutrition Anatomy and yoga postures Workbook and Yoga Lifestyle Phase 4 The business of Yoga Yoga Alliance Your yoga teaching practicum (by the sea or online) Pricing How to make a living as a full time teacher The Alexanders Grace Business Academy (upgrade for yoga entrepreneurs)
This is a once in a lifetime chance to be trained in
person by internationally accliamed speaker,
Founder of Twist Yoga , Executive Director of
Alexander's Grace and Published Author Antiqua
Antiqua makes her home in beatiful Alaska and
travels the globe empowering people to become
who they were meant to be and turn it into their
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Model to Master Since 1984 On the Cover; Our Editor and Chief was selected to be featured for the interesting path her career has taken and the way she is guiding entrepreneurs and brands through her Branding Firm Finity Creative. www.finitycreative.com So here are a few fun facts to introduce Alexandra Courson to you
A MESSAGE FROM THE HUSTLE TEAM
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How Old are you? 33 What do You Do? I create messages and brand packages that tell a story that's a POWERFUL as the services my clients provide. When Did You decide to Switch to Branding from Modeling? I actually had grown up helping in my parent's Public Relations and Marketing firm. So as I got into my modelling career, I started to bring my experience and curiosity to how major, recognizable brands told their stories to create an emotive response. I never wanted to get famous with my modelling, I just got lucky. I was always super passionate about marketing and launching or perfecting brands. What was your favorite professional experience? I had one week where I was a featured model in a Photography magazine in Germany, the same week as a story I had pitched was covered by more than 47 global news organizations, met Magic Johnson and Justin Timberlake, and I was asked to speak at my high school as a career day speaker... That was a great week How Did you Create Finity? At the time I created Finity, I was working for a handful of StartUp Tech firms and I noticed that there were so many small businesses that needed my help whereas the Tech Firms had enough resources to afford 10 of me. So I woke up one night understanding that there really is a FINITE solution for any challenge. That's how Finity was born.
What Drives You? I have an innate desire to help people c h e e r a n d s o n g achieve their goals. I'm not a coach, I can't help you above hoarded with your finances, gold, it would be but I can craft a brand and create a plan to propel someone into success better than anyone else I've met. a merrier world. and it's my calling to help any way I can. J. R. R. TOLKIEN The more brands I help, the more people I can positively affect not only directly, but secondarily in the way my A MESSAGE FROM clients impact the lives of the people they help. When I THE HUSTLE TEAM see my clients succeeding and making moves, i feel like a proud parent. I help people find them and understand how they can benefit. It's not just enough to be good at what you do. you have to understand how everything you do impacts the world around you.Once i understood this, it became easier to talk about what I do, and how we ended up spinning up a full service creative firm that creates icons by being in service. What inspires You? Without a shadow of a doubt, my Daughter. I didn't know what I wanted to be when I grew up until she was born. I knew that I was working in marketing and I knew I needed to create a legacy, but I didn't know how. When Elana was born it shaped my forever. I knew that I not only was meant to have an impact on her, but I was meant to show her what was truly possible. What's the One thing you Need From your Life? I would be a professional student or traveler if I could. I think that minds expand, headway is made and stronger bonds are formed by way of experiencing and educating as much as possible. It's our responsibility to do something with the knowledge we gather. What is One Thing You would tell people to do to help their brands? The secret to creating your brand successfully, is to understand your offerings,to find your voice, and to not be afraid to be poarizing and take a stand. How can people work with you? I'm happy to speak with anyone who needs some guidance or direction. Go to the website and request a Brand Strategy Session with me and I'm allowing the readers to access my 7 day Start Social Challenge. 7 Days to find your voice on social media so you show up for your ideal clients.
https://alexdoesthisright.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php? appointmentType=304619 http://finitycreative.respond.ontraport.net/startsocial7
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‘YO FARMER, YOU REAP WHAT YOU WATER… “Through
a silver lining. Do you see how dangerous this dialogue is? That’s not to say nasty situations don’t occur. They do. But my experience has been that there is always a silver lining.
That’s not to say nasty situations don’t occur. They do. But my experience has been that there is always
Here is another story: Not too many years ago, I found myself in a less than ideal work situation. I felt stuck and sad and I kept bringing these negative thoughts and feelings home at night and into my weekends. I was totally focused on how unhappy and unfulfilled I was in the workplace that it permeated into everything I did. And when I say everything, I mean EVERYTHING. And that cycle persisted until I finally got so sick of myself that I said, “ENOUGH” and started to make some serious changes. Here is what I learned: Positivity and hope go hand in hand.
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-Selective Watering: “Through the practice of deep looking, we can identify the positive seeds that we want to water every day, and train ourselves not to water the negative ones. This is called ‘selective watering.’” BRILLIANTLY simple, right? I want to share with you what this means to me… -We perpetuate whatever it is we focus on. Or in other words, Farmer, whatever you water will grow. -What are you focusing on on a daily basis? -What kind of thoughts are on repeat? -What kind of story are you telling yourself over and over? I want to tell you a story: I had a friend several years ago who repeatedly said out loud while we were together things like “I have the worst luck” and “oh that would happen to me” and other variations of those two very negative statements.
Here’s what happens when you allow yourself to believe those thoughts, and then repeat them out loud… You inadvertently train yourself to look for the negativity in the all circumstances around you. When that “I have the worst luck” story becomes part of your identity, like all the stories we consistently repeat do, then your energy is perpetually focused on finding the negative aspects of any given situation.
The serious changes I made were geared toward getting out of my unfulfilling work situation. It didn’t happen overnight – it took 6 months or so, but those changes gave me hope, and in turn, allowed me to lean into more positive thoughts, and a more happy existence in general. If you are finding yourself in what feels like a negative/hopeless situation, what kinds of changes can you make to cultivate hope and ignite more positivity in your life? (If you need help with this exercise, consider hopping on a coaching call with me… here is the info you need).
Jaclyn Steele is a working musician, mentor, coach, and a designer ( the web, graphic, and content kind) to connect with her visit www.the-rebel-society.com.
This is so important, friends, because you become what you focus on. You reap what you water. I bet you know in the depths of your heart the kind of person you want to be. If you aren’t there, or if you are far from it, no worries. Stop judging yourself. No one is perfect. But now is as good a time as any to address what needs to be addressed and respond accordingly. HUSTLE | PAGE 18
You have the power to water the positive seeds in your life and to dry out the negative ones. You. You have the power. Not your friend. Not your mom. Not your spouse. You.
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PAGE 10 The Found Chapters
We have the absolute pleasure of leaking a complete chapter from our Executive written book each quarter. And our first is a great start! Written by Alexander's Grace founder Brad Bergersen. Miracle Hello ladies and gentlemen, in this chapter we will be discussing something you may not have considered before. It may even seem impossible. Today, this ideology will stretch you and your imagination outside of your comfort zone a bit and cause you to think from a different perspective IF of course you are open and willing to receive a fresh perspective.
We will touch on Well Being (Physical, emotional, and spiritual). We will also discuss Forgiveness and how it plays a key role inside of our lives. This is the core foundation of a miracle mindset.
miracles from scratch!"
•We will discuss becoming a farmer of miracles! *to actually Cultivate your Miracles from scratch!
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•We will touch on awareness and Reinvention: you see one must Experience extreme Darkness to truly appreciate pure Light. We all have a past. We all have done stupid things we regret. That doesn't mean we aren't worth it. It doesn't mean we are not amazing human beings who are here for a reason. These lessons learned cause us to fail forward. We all have our humanity and there is nothing wrong with that. Our humanity is what makes us a genius in our own right. You are as unique as a diamond, and no diamonds are ever identical. That's a fact! We all have lived through Heavy Rainstorms and we need to in order to experience then abundant life we are committed to creating. We are all here today from all walks of life! Today you have the opportunity for a mind shift paradigm regardless of anything! We all want to experience love, happiness, success, peace, relationships, family, and more. Imagine the possibility with to create this in your life with a miracle mindset. Your mind is your greatest asset! You can literally reprogram your brain to get it to do what want it to do. We experience millions of thoughts a day, most subconsciously. We all at times take life for granted. We forget our lungs never stop, our heart never stops. Sleeping or awake, our body is a miracle! Most of us (myself in included) takes our bodies and our mind for granted at times...and we don't give it the respect that it deserves. Your mind can cause impossible results and at the same time if treated poorly and without love and motivation, can also cause compete self sabatoge and destruction. Our minds generate thoughts constantly; giving ourselves limitless opportunities a day to choose differently. It all begins with and ends with a choice. A choice formed by many different things maybe, yet....still a choice.
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"What if you Really Could Create Miracles?"
Let's talk TIME! Some say our most precious gift. When you learn to leverage it, your learn to create time and that in itself is also a miracle...because with more time we have the ability to live the life we want, not the life we have to live because well we have to. That's a choice. I choose to live without limits. I choose to not believe in impossible!
What if it was actually possible for you to create a miracle? Let's begin with this, it doesn't matter what you believe religiously or otherwise for miracles to be created for you today! Whether you are Christian, Muslim, any other religion, whether you are Spiritual or Atheist, or whether you praise cupcakes and butterflies, no judgement here!
I'm here to teach you to leverage whatever faith you have, if nothing else in yourself to create miracles! So pay close attention.
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I honestly just care about making a difference. Even if I can just help cause you 1% more joy or have you all 1% more motivated, I've done magic. You have to know only YOU can cause miracles. I am a simply a vessel, a catalyst of miracles! It all begins with a miracle mindset. To internalize that anything is possible.
TOURIST MAGAZINE You must first realize and be conscious of your own thoughts, goals, dreams, fears, worries and anything else that's either building the life you are committed to creating and it's also recognizing and having the awareness when you are getting in your own way. When your resistance is winning. When your excuses become truth when in reality they are monuments of nothingness! CULTIVATE your miracle mindset . Just like farmers burn their blueberry fields in the off seasons in Maine, and then water fresh land for the new berries to be created. The farmers take the awareness they have and they do something with it. They take all of their actions dictated purely off of their awareness. Awareness generated by a plethora of variables. The bottom line is these farmers have both awareness and action. One without the other is like a song with no melody. These farming burns are often called “prescribed burns” because they are used to improve the health of the field. So what does it take for farmers to complete these contained burns? •They need resources to clear away burnable matter around the edges of the field. •This usually requires a lawn mower or larger machinery. •Most importantly, They do this every single year, without fail! Hear me....Consistency is creation!!!! You can choose to live in a world where things are possible or not, it's a choice. A miracle mindset alleviates so much stress because you know in your heart it will always work out the way it was destined to. •So to cultivate miracles in our life, we need to CREATE fresh Space! We need to be consistent to create miracles! Another aspect of creating a miracle mindset is Reinvention. To simply at times just surrender and let go. That can be our metaphoric prescribed burning of our fears, our lies, our past history of pain we have been holding onto! My soul brothers and sisters. We get to chose to suffer or let go. It's no different than an addiction. Some of us are addicted to drama. Some are addicted to mediocrity, others perfection. All of us in one way or another look to self sabatoge possibility. We all have our humanity and in one way or another we have an innate resistance to possibility. That's why we need to get outside of our comfort zones in order to experience pure possibility, which is where miracles live! With this fresh perspective we then get to choose to think differently! You get to choose miracles, big and small! We then get to speak differently. When your words shift, your life will change! Hear me, when your words shift, your life will change!!!!
In Maine the farmer wants to burn in what they call "Goldilocks conditions" – everything needs to be just right. If it’s too windy, the fire can escape easily. If there’s no wind, the fire can be unpredictable. If the field is too dry it may burn out of control, but if the field is too wet it may not burn at all.
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How often are you surrendering and reinventing yourselfTransformation is a lifelong journey my friends So what then are the right conditions for our Soul Burn?
*you see The plants in the field have to be at the right stage of growth or the fire won’t do them any good. Wind direction can make the burn easier or harder, and temperature and soil moisture also play a role. There may only be a few hours out of the whole year when conditions are right for a burn is my point! •So what are the "Goldilocks conditions for us humans? What do we need to create and sustain this miracle mindset? What conditions do we need for awareness and acceptance to lead to words and actions conducive towards creating the life you say you want? A life full of miracles and happiness! Let's take a look....
everyone likes to say everything happens for a reason. Well...When I know sometimes when I'm really upset, I'm thinking Are you serious right now?!!!! I'm sitting here thinking my life is over and my friend and family are like it's gonna be ok. No, life doesn't always feel like a day spa. That doesn't mean we shouldn't be grateful for the clean water we drink and healthy food to eat when millions die of malnourishment around the world. Look I know life is not easy, but we all have our circumstances, we do NOT need live our lives inside of them!
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We need to actually believe that everything happens the way it was meant to...
*first off we need to actually believe that everything happens the way the way it was meant to or the way it's going to. Now I didn't say you will always like what happens because you won't.
Now does that mean we don't feel our feelings? NO! If you feel angry, be angry, if you're sad be sad. You can't experience true bliss and happiness without experiencing heart wrenching defeats, and feeling like many of us do at times do unworthy. The spectrum of the human mind is astounding. However we get to ALWAYS experience our feelings. There is again nothing wrong with feeling anything. But do you want to make any big decisions, especially as an entreprenur based upon feelings? Not normally a good idea. Choose from commitment instead, choose from your dreams and goals and projects that you are committed to. A miracle mindset takes work and practice! People are counting on you. If nothing else, remember this. Only you can believe the truth. It doesn't matter what affirmations you listen to or how much love you give or love that others give you; if you don't love yourself or at least be in process around loving yourself and simply living day by day growing into a better version of yourself. You are perfect as is. Without love and compassion for yourself, you are building nothing but a house of cards. An insecure foundation with cracks all over from years of struggle or doubt that we have been patching instead of transforming. No more! No more band aids! Find a home where you can be stretched outside of your comfort zone, because it's healthy for you! Be someone who leads and learns from their mistakes. To begin to relate to yourself as a special person. A genius. We are all geniuses! We are worthy of miracles of all sizes every single day! Anyone can create a miracle mindset and create the life of their dreams. So to reiterate, always feel empowered to feel your feelings and take whatever time you need to process. Just know when we choose, we must understand that all of our thoughts which catalyze our speech, action and results have consequences. The bottom line is we simply DON'T have to choose from feelings! We can choose from creating miracles instead! You are worth it! Taking massive action is an essential ingredient in the creation of a miracles! We absolutely have to match action with awareness! Awareness by itself is pure tragedy!
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So here is what you do. You are going to create a simple action plan and we are going to start now. Nothing crazy to start with. Apple and Google all were born from a singular thought! Remember that! This simple action plan created from your experience, your network of support, friends, family, colleagues and acquaintances and business networking opportunities.
Let me ask you some questions....? •What are your top 10 talents and skills that you can leverage in your action plan? •What 3 actions will you take this week to create a miracle mindset ? •What physical being action will you take to make sure you are taking care of your physical well being? •Write down a list of your "Top 25" people in your life and tell them what you are up to and how they can support you! •You need to Begin to create a following and build a list that you can market to. •What are 3 things you will do to build your brand and list? • In service of a positive and productive mindset, how often will you commit to meditating in service of your mental well being? Let's chat about Unattached action!
What would life be like if you actually believed you were divinely protected all the time? That you had a bigger purpose. A life worth living. A life full of mistakes and less regrets! That as Deepak Chopra says we all have a genius specific only to you. To live your personal and professional life with a relentless pursuit of growth. To not try and achieve self actualization but rather live self actualized. Miracles are simply a by product of a handful of ingredients! Stay with me, it gets even deeper! How long does a miracle take to create?
1) Do you tend to overthink/over analyze things or are you more intuitive? I myself am more intuitive but have learned to leverage analysis as well. It's good to be skilled at both sides. • We need to leverage the precious time we have to act now on our goals and dreams and simply pivot when necessary.,
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•A miracle always begins with simply a thought! 1/10 of a second is what it takes to spark a miracle into creation! Apple was once a thought! The largest companies in the world were all once thoughts! I was once a thought. We all were! Do you know I read an article published by the Huffington Post that the odds of being born a human are 1 in 400 Trillion! We ARE walking breathing miracles my friends.
How often do we say no because we are confused, scared, overwhelmed etc. Most humans just say no in these circumstances, that's basic human Pshychology. What if you could feel confident and terrified at the same time. That's possible with a miracle mindset. What if you could say yes just because you say so. Because you believe in yourself and you know you are worth it! To say YES even when you have NO IDEA HOW you will make it all work. But you are committed so you will find a way. Any parents? Treat your business like your kids. I know there are some amazing moms and dads out there that only invest a fraction of time, energy and money into themselves compared to those they love and support. You need to be a priority and learn to invest in you, because you are so worth! You see you can experience Self doubt and have a crystal clear vision at the same time. My first coach told me "how is none of your Damn business" and I still remind myself of this often. Its ok to be scared. Also know you can be scared and fearless at the same time. To act in spite of your fears. That's the beauty of life is that we can still move forward and bring our A game and all the while being a little scared. Our fears have a crazy imagination! We need to be ready to commitment, sufficient support structures and a mindset that is of a warrior!
Let's get down to some real talk. Don't blame God or the Universe for your fears. You not being ready to jump is simply your choice. We all have the ability to overcome any circumstances, any obstacles, any challenges. If we really want something bad enough, we are going to get it. When I used to weigh 385 pounds I was full of excuses. Today after running my first half marathon and down to a healthier 230, I am on my way to newer goals around well being. A wise man once said Excuses build bridges to nowhere. Let's create miracles instead! 2) What are your two biggest takeaways from the above example? 3) How often are you learning? How many books a year are you reading? Start reading more! It fuels your mind! 4) How often are you supporting the growth of others? Offering great referrals is a great strategy to get great referrals. Selfless leadership is similar to servant leadership. Don't be afraid to share others successes and share their wins. Some think it will dilute their brand. It doesn't. Be selfless, be kind and always celebrate others. Be grateful for they are an inspiration to many and are making a difference themselves and deserve our love and support. Last simple ingredient for creating miracles is forgiveness! Negative energy is a cancer and kills your flow, energy, momentum, awareness, action and in the end results! You have to let go in order to truly and fully receive and create miracles in your life!
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You don't think people will judge me or this module or this academy? Of course people will and I'll take it all as a gift no matter how its wrapped, because all feedback regardless of how its delivered generates awareness. With that awareness I'll take specific actions to make better modules and have the most elite business academies known throughout the world! Feedback is gold! Feedback is a gift! Reflections are a gift! See feedback from a lens of possibility and everything changes!
Whether it's take advantage of an opportunity or launching a new business, there never is a "Right" time.
1)If you could forgive one person, who would it be? 2) If you are willing to forgive them, by when and will you forgive them? 3) How will you hold yourself accountable? *trick* Write as many mean letters as you need to release the negativity and then burn it (safely) and let go my friends! It's not worth the pain. You are worth the peace!
Take all of this and finish creating your initial action plan for you because you deserve to take the time to a answer these questions and find your truth. To find peace. To create massive success! When you find your truth, miracles find you!
- Brad Bergersen Founder of Alexander's Grace Next chapter release in
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