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Picasso Charged For Experience. Do you?

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Legend has it that Pablo Picasso was sketching in the park when an enthusiastic woman approached him. “ It’s you — Picasso, the great artist! Oh, please. You must sketch my portrait! I insist.” So Picasso agreed to sketch her. After studying her for a quick moment, he used a single pencil stroke to create her portrait. He handed the women his ... Read More »

Express Yourself. Dance.

Working a corporate job was absolutely miserable. Life felt unfair. The demanding and monotonous work stressed me to no end. How bad was it?  I had an ulcer. I was losing my hair. I ate junk food from vending machines. I scoffed down pastries during meetings. I got fat from sitting all day. And my ‘paddle and roll‘ rolled away. ... Read More »

Five Minutes of Purpose

Find purpose Stressed, anxious and overwhelmed? Rushing through life but not sure where you’re headed? I know what it’s like to be so busy, and then to wonder at the end of the day, month or year, “What was I busy doing? Purpose or calling does not have to be anything grand or chart topping. Being a kind and loving ... Read More »

Your Dance Career: 10 Ways To Succeed

Dance, like any other industry, is a business. Think and act like a pro: 1. People want to be associated with those who have a sense of self, have a purpose, and are not afraid to self express. 2. Maintain your skills to stay in the game. Stay fit, take class, and study dance history. It’s important to know whose ... Read More »

The Beauty of Taking Responsibility

It’s annoying to be around someone who has a “why me” attitude. You know the type. The person who: •        never takes responsibility for anything •        has a false perception of self •        can’t hear the truth as it relates to them •        cuts you off mid-sentence with, “I didn’t have anything to do with it.” It wasn’t my fault.” ... Read More »

Making Sacrifices: This for That

Making sacrifices is part of life. I like to say that you can have everything you want, you just can’t have it all at the same time. Some things require work and a bit of sacrifice. Unsuccessful people say, “Sacrificing means I’ll have to give up something I want right now.”   Successful people say, “I’m willing to sacrifice what ... Read More »

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