In my youth, I studied photography and film, a joy then and appreciated now for the creative orientation that it imparted. But very early in my career in that field, one supervisor turned me down for a well-deserved raise. He explained that the only way I would make more was if I went into sales. The next day, I started my journey into sales and marketing.
Over the next few decades, I was exposed/subjected to unfathomable volumes of sales training. From the early benchmark Xerox courses (where the listening exercises are still worth gold) to today's favored Sandler system, they all had one thing in common it seemed: ridiculously super-charged trainers that oozed so much enthusiasm it was hard to not be sick. Still burned in my mind is the first day of training at one new employer where this cartoonish older instructor introduced himself and immediately launched into singing "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" complete with a jaunty little dance. I was certain I didn't want to be him, but I did get his message, which was simply a positive mental attitude is able to, in fact, affect the outcome . . . Read More
We All Have a Role and a Responsibility
It is a core teaching of Yoga and ancient philosophies worldwide that the outer world is a reflection of the inner. We all have a responsibility to look within and see our role in being creators, sustainers and destroyers of violence and injustice.
With eyes of compassion and understanding we must . . . Read More
The Yogamour Story
The story begins one quiet evening in the spring of 2011 as two community yoga teachers, Geni Donnelly and Rebeccah Bartlett, were in search of an inspiring yoga retreat. The prior summer, Rebeccah had spent time volunteering at a "slum school" in India. The spirit and vibration of volunteerism reverberated deeply, and the pair searched for a venue that honored being in service. Read More
A gift to practitioners nationwide -
Profitable news! Be Well World is now gifting Holistic Practitioners everywhere a free online Directory Listing!
What's the catch? There isn't one.
You can choose to appear in up to eight of our 74 specialty categories (ex. Yoga, Meditation, and Pilates). After you create your listing, we'll review and approve it and then it will appear online . . . Read More
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