Celebrating 8 Life Changing New Books and Courses
Changemaker Pocket Guide: Passion, Energy, Values & Vision
Identify what’s really important to you.
Discover and cultivate your inner motivation.
Stay true to your values in all environments and situations.
Dream your ideal future and see a broader range of possibilities.
Live with purpose and passion without burning out.
Are you ready to live by your true values? Is now the time to set and implement your vision for the future? Then this book is for YOU!
Author: Shelley Wood, strategist, consultant and coach
Shelley Wood is on a mission to create a new generation of joyful ChangeMakers, who can tackle the myriad challenges facing our world today. Distilling 20 years of experience and lessons, she offers a head start to the next generation of leaders with a desire to make the world a better and more awake place to live.
She has seen first-hand the positive results that come from making tough decisions in conscious ways that enhance connection, mitigate economic stress and avert the breakdown of community. The ChangeMaker Series celebrates great change leaders who have forged that more mindful path and honors their legacies, which remind us that we each have the ability to create a better world, first for ourselves and then for those around us.
Shelley holds a Master of Science in International Business and a Masters Certificate in Strategic Change Leadership. She consults with “for good” organizations, such as 501c3s and certified B corporations, to support their leadership and visionary goals and provides individual coaching for visionaries, leaders, and dreamers to launch their visions and build stronger, more resilient communities.
Hear Shelley Wood's mini-workshop, Energy Booster Workshop.
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Exploring the Magic of Your Hero's Journey
You can decide to go on a Hero's Journey on purpose. Right now. Right here. It takes only a decision.
You think you're not good enough? Not strong enough? Not smart enough? Not whatever-enough? Great. It makes you normal and ordinary and perfect for a Hero's Journey.
Reframe your goals and dreams as a Hero's Journey, and it will change how you see your goals and how you accomplish them. Explore the magic of your Hero's Journey and you will change how you see yourself.
Author Pat Edwards shows how to tap into the universal structure of Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey to transform how you achieve “your bliss.” She shows how setting out on your own Hero's Journey opens a window directly into the consciousness and aligns your purpose with its benevolent purpose.
Ms. Edwards uses myths and the stories of dozens of ordinary people on their own Hero's Journey as well as her own Hero's Journey as a shaman to illustrate how to complete the Hero's Journey stages.
Explore the Magic of Your Hero's Journey. Everything will shift.
Author: Pat Edwards, Vietnam-era Army Veteran, IT Project Manager, Published Poet and Shaman
Pat Edwards lives near Madison, Wisconsin, but over the years has lived many different places in the U.S. and Europe. She has a BA in English from the University of Southern California and is a Vietnam-era Army Veteran. She works currently as an IT Project Manager teaching project management in the Project Management Office of a multi-national corporation.
She is a published poet, as well as the author of the book, Exploring the Magic of Your Hero's Journey. This book describes how everyone can go on a Hero's Journey on purpose. Pat has completed many Hero's Journeys herself, including her Journey to initiate a shamanic practice.
“I believe being a writer requires a willingness (and some skill) to tell others honestly what I feel and see in the hope that my experience resonates with your own. Our shared humanity is truly the song.”
Hear Pat Edwards' mini-workshop, Exploring the Magic of Your Hero's Journey.
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The Gardener's Gift
A ‘novel’ idea! Ten simple rules to gardening — ten simple rules to life.
The Gardener’s Gift is written in story form and incorporates 10 simple steps for gardening and life.
Author: Laura Kingston, Certified Christian Life Coach (with focus on women over 50), writer, artist, teacher, mom, grandmom, and wife
Laura is a writer, artist, teacher, mom, grandmom, wife and Certified Christian Life Coach who works mostly with women over age 50.
Facebook: Laura Kingston
Hear Laura Kingston's mini-workshop, The Gardener's Gift.
Stories from the Cosmic Grill: It's Fiction for the Unconscious Mind
Filled cover to cover with 51 short tales, Stories From The Cosmic Grill is a book of possibilities. It is a book about seeing the stories we tell ourselves for what they are – STORIES – and about giving our imaginations the space and permission they need to reframe those stories in ways that can soften the hard edges that bruise our journey through life. In writing this book, Gail McConnon stepped outside her nonfiction comfort zone to discover the story teller who had been waiting all along for the call to come out and play. And life has not been the same since.
Author: Gail McConnon, author and explorer of the stories we tell ourselves
Gail McConnon is a big picture thinker, who writes to make sense of the challenges life throws in our path. She delights in the creative power of metaphor to create change, and thoroughly enjoys helping others explore and give written voice to the stories they tell themselves about the issues through which they define themselves. Beyond that, Gail is a lover of all things tailed and caffeinated — particularly dogs, cats, coffee, and chocolate — and many things that are not. You can find her online at gailmcconnon.com.
Hear Gail McConnon's mini-workshop, Telling Our Stories From The Inside Out.
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The Thank You Divorce: How to be Happy, Raise Healthy Children, and Regain your Self Confidence After Divorce
No one ever imagines that their marriage will come to an end. When it does, we're often blindsided.
Let's face it, divorce is hard, but it doesn't have to feel like the end of the world. The Thank You Divorce aims to help you navigate through the undoing of your marriage with grace, your head held high, and your sense of dignity intact. Are your children your priority? Discover ways to influence the situation so your children can cope in healthy ways as well.
There is no one-size-fits-all to divorce, but no matter who you are or what the situation, there is an opportunity for growth. This book is your guide from taking those tentative first steps to emerging on the other side of divorce with more confidence, a stronger sense of self, and the tools you need to heal and embrace the next phase of your life.
Who would have thought there would be a silver lining to the undoing of a marriage?
Author: Susanne Bateman, M.A. Business and Economics, Certified Global Negotiator
Author, Speaker, and Certified Global Negotiator Susanne Bateman holds an M.A. in Business Administration and Economics from University St. Gallen, Switzerland. She's a communication coach, business developer and contract negotiator. Fluent in three languages — German, French, and English — Susanne makes her home in Switzerland with her two young daughters and a pair of Norwegian Forest cats.
Susanne Bateman offers an upcoming online course, Getting Through the Storm of Family Turmoil with Grace, consisting of 4 modules and exercises on key concepts from the first book of her “The Thank You Divorce” series. The modules include subjects such as 1) finding your footing, 2) resetting your life goals, 3) defining your legacy, 4) discovering your constellation and other important steps in regaining your power through times of turmoil.
Bonus: Free private Facebook group for discussions
Dates: Saturdays, 28. October 2017, 25. November 2017, 23. December 2017, 27. January 2018
Time: 9 pm Switzerland time (3 pm Eastern US, 2 pm Central US, 1 pm Mountain US, noon Pacific US)
Length: 1 hour
Cost: US $49
Hear Susanne Bateman's mini-workshop, Getting Through the Storm of Life Turmoil with Grace.
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A Guide to Take the Weirdness Out of Retirement
I've never heard anyone say, “Working is weird.” So if working isn't weird, then how can we take the best of work and create the best of retirement? This 2 1/2 hour course, with on-demand video and interactive exercises, explores how to create a sense of direction and purpose when you're no longer defined by your work title. You'll learn how to create the best of retirement by embracing meaningful roles, being involved in work that is greater than yourself, and recreating conditions that contributed to your happiness at work.
Available at www.udemy.com (search for “retirement”) or www.udemy.com/a-guide-to-take-the-weirdness-out-of-retirement
Price: US $40, or $20 with coupon code RETIREHAPPY (all caps)
Author: Patrice Jenkins, Ph.D., consultant and frequent speaker on topics related to career and retirement transitions
Patrice Jenkins Ph.D. is an organizational psychologist, consultant, and frequent speaker on topics related to psychological and social preparation for retirement. Her online course, A Guide to Take the Weirdness Out of Retirement is available at Udemy.com. Dr. Jenkins is also the author of What Will I Do All Day? Wisdom to get you Over Retirement and on with Living!
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Plan for Success: Set the foundation for a successful solo business
If you don't have a clear plan for what you need to do in your business, it's easy to feel lost and adrift. Do you find yourself sitting down at your desk and wondering: “what should I do today?” Do you have big goals, but no clear idea of how to reach them? This is for you.
In this interactive program (3 videos, worksheets, spreadsheets and PDF) you'll discover:
- How much you need to charge and how many clients you need to meet your financial goals
- What you need in your sales and marketing system (and an assessment to see where to focus)
- How to plan your week and track your progress so you know exactly what to do each day
Format: videos, worksheets, PDFs – available for purchase on my site: http://pattyk.com/the-course/
Author: Patty K, Business Coach, Educator and Co-Conspirator (bio below)
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Your Next Clients: Implement an ethical yet effective sales and marketing system
If there's any “secret” to getting clients it's this: being clear about who they are, knowing where to find them – and the ability to talk to them in a way that leads to a sale. If you're struggling to get traction with your marketing, if you're feeling overwhelmed with the options or you have no idea where to start, this is for you.
In this interactive program (3 videos, worksheets, spreadsheets and PDF) you'll learn:
- Who your clients are, where to find them, how to talk to them
- How to write client-attracting marketing materials
- How to have an effective sales conversation (without being pushy)
Format: videos, worksheets, PDFs – available for purchase on Patty's website: http://pattyk.com/the-course/
Author: Patty K, Business Coach, Educator and Co-Conspirator
Patty K is on a mission to change the world by helping wise women create YOU-Shaped businesses. Her clients are the coaches, consultants and wellness practitioners who are in business to help people and make a positive difference in the world.
Patty has been a small business owner for most of her working life. She has owned and operated a video store, real estate office and software development company. As a systems analyst, she freelanced as a web developer, technical trainer and e-learning specialist. For the past 5 years she has offered business coaching, training programs, copywriting and website development services.
In her workshops, group programs and 1:1 coaching services, Patty helps her clients figure out what to sell, how much to charge and who is going to buy. Then she helps them implement a sales and marketing system designed to attract happy paying clients. Along the way, she provides support, encouragement and accountability as her clients boldly realize their visions and do the sometimes scary work of putting themselves and their ideas into the world.
Hear Patty K's mini-workshop, Answering the Dreaded “What Do You Do?” Question: How to Create a Clear, Concise and Non-boring Introduction.
Also, check out Patty K's upcoming online group coaching program:
2018 Group Coaching Mastermind with Patty K
Break the isolation and get the education, support and accountability you need to succeed. A year long program focused on developing consistent marketing habits and an effective sales and marketing system for your business.
Dates: January 15th through November 30th
Location: from the comfort of your home or office via Zoom meeting
Price: $2,000 US – payment options available
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