“It is not a book about living life or changing careers-it is in fact an exquisitely detailed workbook taking you through the process of a ‘personal revolution’”
“The many exercises, including identifying your trust issues, creating new beliefs about money, choosing to believe in yourself and trusting your instincts really hit the mark in identifying what keeps so many from finding success”
“Inner Architect is able to guide you through any life-altering modifications you feel compelled to make. The book could work to define a new health plan, improve personal relationships and of course develop a new business plan”
As Costner notes this book is for “. . . those who truly feel they need a change in direction, or want to examine their current situation and are ready for transformation.” As Susan advices “we are in an evolving state of becoming.” When you feel challenged by change and transition remember “When you have serious doubts, consider what regrets you might have if you don’t give your leap a full chance.”
Examples You Can Accomplish
1. Change your career direction create a purposeful path
2. Create new beliefs about money; letting go of the fear of the loss of the paycheck
3. Build the confidence to start a new exercise health plan
Reuters.compublished this deansguide article July 26, 2008
Why is Randy Pausch one of the most important people you could ever listen to in your life? He is the essence of living your dream, deconstructing and obliterating obstacles, and if there was a picture next to the word “courage” in the dictionary it would be Randy’s picture. I never knew the man personally but I feel like he is my friend–just a friend I had not met yet.
Randy Paush was a life pioneer, an inner architect of the truest sense, who valued and coveted his time here like nobody I have ever witnessed. You can not help but be touched or greatly effected by Randy Pausch. If you watch his greatest triumph the last lecture the youtube video of his final lecture “Achieving Your Childhood Dreams” performed September 18, 2007 before a packed house at Carnegie Mellon University, you begin to understand the message: live life embrace your obstacles and triumph through your will
Words can not express our sorrow and sympathy for the Pausch family and Randy’s friends. Stay strong Randy would want that from every one of you.
FoxBusinesspublished this deansguide article July 23, 2008
Who is Susan Hanshaw? She is anauthor and Founder of Inner Architect and Inner Architect Media the publishing arm to her personal development firm.
Who is Dean Guadagni? I am her business director, editor, and agent. Throughout the time I have partnered with Susan, she has written some impacting (The power of making a strong, immediate impression) articles that have been the platform for her workshops.
The article below is a short article Susan wrote with 3 easy to remember tips that you have HEARD before. Why is it so different to what you heard in the past? Pay attention to the “green.”
“The other day I sat in on a presentation about the basics of Feng Shui by my charismatic French friend, Sabine Lamoureux. In a very simple way, it changed the way I think about the environment that surrounds me every day. Sabine helped me to see that the energy that we allow to surround us is as influential as the vitamins that we feed our physical bodies. It fuels our moods and acts as a mirror for how we see ourselves. Without this awareness we can sabotage our greatest desires.
Tips for aligning your home with your vision:
Eliminate clutter. It keeps you bogged down with the energy of your past. To make room in your life for new opportunities, you have to make space in your physical energy field.
Get rid of what doesn’t feel good in your environment. It decreases your level ofpositive energy.
Create an environment that expresses what you want to experience. This isn’t about buying things. It is about surrounding yourself with simple things that represent what you want to achieve, create or become.
Is your heart calling you to make a career or personal change, yet you lack the structure, focus or support to get started? Whether you know what you want to move into or need guidance getting clarity, this workshop will assist you in stepping onto the new path with the understandings you need to stay the course and build a life you love.
Whether you know what you want to move into or you are looking for clarity and transition, this workshop goes beyond career goals. It is a workshop that will provide the attendee with the following tools from Phase 1 and Phase 2 of Susan Hanshaw’s latest book“Inner Architect: How To Build The Life You Were Designed To Live” see Ray Davisreview from his blog theaffirmationspot.wordpress.com.
What You Will Learn
Recognize your choices and identify the choice you want to make
Common obstacles to creating work you love and their solutions
Identify your personal obstacles and define their solutions
Understand your beliefs about your future possibilities and make necessary adjustment
Create a vision of your best life possible
Learn the key to fulfilling work
5 steps to discovering your purpose
Where to look for clues about your passions and purpose
Recognize clues to your unique purpose
Identify ways to express your purpose and generate income
Recognize which role excites you the most
6 steps for experimenting with your role
Date:Saturday, Sept 6, 2008
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: The beautiful Quadrus Center Menlo Park, CA
In support of her book and our community, Susan is performing pro-bono workshops for non profit groups, charities, and many employment organizations.
One of the most fulfilling experiences for Susan happened when she presented her workshop “The Secret To Success” June 20 for a group of 60 women at Job Train a Menlo Park based organization.
In her own words. . .
I had one of my most fulfilling experiences on Friday June 20 when I was invited to speak at a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help those who are most in need to succeed. Sixty women who are enrolled in various vocational job training programs attended my workshop, “The Secret to Success”. Why was it so fulfilling? Because for at least our 90 minutes together, my ideas made a difference.
The breakthrough lesson was how our beliefs are all that holds us back from taking the steps to succeed. We did an exercise that first asked them to write answers to the following:
What fears do you have about your job future?
What ideas are limiting what you think you can achieve or become in your life?
What is holding you back from believing you can stay dedicated to doing the necessary work?
In the second part of the exercise, I asked them to go back and write down what new ideas they could replace the ones above with that would support them in taking action. After a few minutes, several shared how writing their thoughts down enabled them to get clarity they’d never had before.
We can help ourselves break through all our obstacles if only we look closely enough to see what they are.
Try the exercise yourself and see what you might learn.
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John Harper of the Harper Team in Danville, California was the subject of my last article about how to become an expert and go to source for your community through public speaking. In the article “Realtor John Harper Keynote Speaking Strategy: Become An Expert And Go To Source For Your Community” I chronicled John’s next workshop and how he is building a public speaking platform within his business.
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The article I produced on John today was published on my stand alone blog at deansguide.wordpress.com and on Active Rain.
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