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Imagine that you're in an airplane flying over the city of Atlanta and that your compass heading is set to take you to San Francisco. Now you make a 3 degree shift in your compass heading. This changes your destination to Los Angeles which is over 1000 miles from where you were headed before.

What does this little story tell you about making shifts in your life now? It demonstrates the incredible power of making a small, seemingly insignificant shift in your direction. You will soon see that this idea is critical to understand if you're pursuing an important life goal or vision.

Let's apply the 3 degree shift to something concrete. Suppose you have a goal that is important to you but your current path is not taking you closer to your goal. You feel discouraged because you cannot see realistically HOW you can get to your destination from where you're standing. For example, you might be in an entry level job earning a low salary while your future life vision is to have your own business doing something radically different from what you're doing now.

This is where the 3 degree shift reveals its magic. Ask yourself: what small shift can I make now, perhaps with the help of some supportive people in my life, that will get me moving towards my desired destination? If you can't think of what this could be, ask some of your friends. Chances are good that they will be able to see some things you're not seeing.

With the help of some interaction or coaching, you'll be able to identify and create a small shift of only 3 degrees in your course heading. Now project yourself forward on your new compass heading. Notice how this simple shift is pointing you much more in your desired direction. What do you see that's different? Chances are good that you now see a bigger possibility for the future, an easier path ahead and an increased confidence in moving to where you want to be. 

So now you may be saying to yourself "okay, I get the 3 degree shift idea but where am I going to find a skilled coach or someone able to guide me on making this shift? Great question! I have some good news for you! This is exactly the kind of thing that happens in our Complimentary Strategy Session.

In the Strategy Session, you'll gain clarity on where you're presently headed, where you actually want to be and from this we create the shift. Part of it will be strategic, part practical and a part perceptual, emotional, maybe all of the above. The Strategy Session has a value of $495 but we're offering it for a limited time to a select group of people who are motivated to create shifts for themselves.

What excites me most about the 3 degree shift is that once you've experienced it, you can create another one pretty easily and then another. I'm sure you can extrapolate the implications of carrying this further. How do you schedule your Strategy Session? Just click here, complete the form and you're in! I appreciate you posting comments and questions. 



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Many people are. You may have acquired a a high level of specialized skills and experience which don't translate into a high paying position. This is especially true now that so many companies are seeking to reduce costs by hiring younger candidates starting out in their careers. Ironically, the greater your level of skill and experience, the more difficulty you will likely have, making you unemployable at least at the salary level you need to be receiving.

On the flip side, these same advanced skills make you highly desirable and marketable in a freelance, consulting or entrepreneurial context. The reason is that in this context, you are a problem solver which is exactly what's needed and wanted in the maketplace. The key distinction is that each environment or context has a different set of rules and criteria. It is vital for you to see this, understand it and, as soon as possible, apply it effectively.

You could easily spend the next 6-9 months or more peddling your resume to companies or recruiters and get no results, or spend the same time generating significant income and simultaneously establishing yourself as a respected go to professional in your optimum niche. If you sit down with paper and calculator and determine the costs and the risks, you will be shocked. The loss of income for this time is huge not to mention the hit on your self esteem and confidence.

So how can you make this critical shift? You'll need an open mind along with a good dose of courage and self trust to change your mindset and focus. You're also going to need to see some success stories or role models of people with similar backgrounds to yours who made this transition successfully. This is needed to prove to yourself this is possible. After spending the majority of your life in the world of employment it is no slam dunk suddenly becoming comfortable being independent. However, it can be done and is being done everywhere and everyday.

The most important thing you will need is a highly experienced mentor or guide who has mastered the tools and art of life/career transition and entrepreneurial marketing. Equally important will be the ability to help you gain clarity of vision and purpose for yourself because your motivation and confidence will stem from your ability to know and trust when something feels right. A good guide or mentor will help you gain this clarity and make the critical shift to an entrepreneurial mindset. Even if you never considered this seriously and even if you've associated entrepreneurship with high risk, you can do this AND you need to do this ASAP.

The truth is that the corporate world is highly unlikely to offer a seasoned veteran like yourself the level of creativity, challenge, satisfaction, autonomy and freedom you truly want and need at this stage of your life and career.

Our Life Crafting Program has been providing this exact kind of support and mentorship for decades. To learn more and get started, I encourage you to schedule your complimentary Strategy Session here. Doing this simple step today will open a door to a new opportunity in which you can make money doing what you LOVE! I look forward to meeting with you!

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One of the simplest yet most profound correlations I observe is between people's patterns, practices of communication and literally everything else. 

For example, do you know someone who is important to you yet they disappear for weeks or months with no explanation? You try to reconnect but get little response? I've heard some people call this going dark. This is a form of relationship sabotage. Being busy as a reason is pure bullcrap. It takes 10 seconds to communicate a response like "busy now, lets connect Tuesday" or "I need alone time now".

Another classic pattern is one of withholding. You or they withhold thoughts or feelings for fear that the other will be offended, become angry and maybe want to end the relationship. This is devastating and is the single most frequent cause of relationships ending, not just romantic ones but friendships and professional relationships like coaching, counseling, teaching, mentoring. Withholding is absolute sabotage. 

In a coaching or mentoring relationship these patterns are so destructive that they invariably cause the "client" to become resentful, demonize their coach even while the coach is doing everything in their power to support the individual. Sound familiar?

Fortunately, there are several powerful and elegant solutions to these patterns but they require a willingness and a commitment from all parties to be responsible and address the issues that are present. They require a willingness to deal responsibly with your feelings and stop operating as a victim. When there's a long standing pattern of victimization, it can take time and inner work to shift it.

If you'd like to learn more about this, I invite you to email me at and place the word "communication" in the subject line, or join our Facebook group at These are the kinds of transformational tools we share in our community.

The bottom line here is to treat each person in your life like the sacred treasure that they are. How you deal with them is how you deal with everything else. If you want make changes, improvements in your life a great place to start is with your relationships.

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In this Video, you will learn the real reasons and causes behind your frequent struggles with money AND exactly HOW to break free!
If you are a healer, coach, practitioner or spiritual teacher, you may be one of the many individuals who cares deeply about others, wants to make a difference in people's lives, has great gifts to share but finds it difficult to get enough clients and make a decent income.
You will learn how to shift the limiting beliefs at the core of your survival energy pattern and change your own perception of value in the world. You'll come to see that the ability and willingness to receive is at the heart of the matter.
A critical aspect of your solution will come from having a truly effective support system which is far more than simply a group of friends or family who care and give you encouragement. 
It is important to stop judging yourself for having this challenge and take a step back from it so you can see the big picture.
Lastly, you'll be introduced to our Life Crafting community and the many resources we have not only with your money breakthrough but also to fully realize your life vision and craft an ideal business in which you make money doing what you love.
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In this Video, you will learn 5 secrets which if applied with diligence, will allow you to achieve a much higher level of financial success, personal fulfillment and impact all at the same time. 
Many people are using these secrets right now, people who just a short while ago were just getting by and not harnessing their true gifts and genius.
This video is ideally suited to the people who are passionate about their work and dedicated to making a difference in the quality of people’s lives.
These 5 secrets are normally available only from high level business development programs costing tens of thousands of dollars but I’m sharing them with you because i feel they are so important, you absolutely must have them to succeed in today’s world.
The vast majority of people are oblivious to these secrets and as a result, they remain severely limited in the success they can achieve. You are extremely fortunate to be able to learn this information now.
In this video, you will learn HOW to apply these secrets effectively in your business so you achieve the intended results. For this reason you will want to give this video your undivided attention, take careful notes and act immediately to implement the recommended steps.
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The graphic below captures the true aim and mission of Life Crafting. It provides us with a visual framework for converging our passions, our gifts, the marketplace reality and the needs of our world.

This is the journey to a life of fulfillment. Life Crafting provides the toolkit and coaching. You provide the desire. Together we create the magic. We call it Evolutionary Purpose. 

If this resonates with you and you'd like to create this kind of life for yourself, I invite you to schedule a Complimentary Strategy Session. The value of this session is $295 but it is available for a limited time at no cost.



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For so many people, planned projects or important life changes never see the light of day. They don't happen. Why? There are many explanations and theores but for now, I just want to share one powerful discovery that I'm confident will make a difference for you.

In my many years of experience in my personal and professional life, I've discovered one overarching principle and piece of wisdom which I place above everything else. It is this:

Getting Started is Everything 

No matter what it is you want to do or accomplish, there is an undeniable magic to just getting started. Even just 5 minutes devoted to the beginnings of a new project, no matter how large or intimidating it may be, often creates such a significant shift of energy, that even the greatest amount of resistance, doubt, fear or confusion will often dissolve from taking this single action.

Maybe you have already experienced this and if you have, you know what I'm speaking about. Have you considered that you can apply this resource to your life right now and use it to create a significant breakthrough? You can! What do you want most now?

Perhaps you have seen the famous quote:

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


As complicated as our lives seem to be in some respects, this principle continues to remain at the top of my list of breakthrough strategies. I offer it as my gift to you.

One thing I hear from people frequently is how they would like to be able to make money doing what they love. So so many business owners are not generating the income they want. Can you relate?

If this describes you, you can change this. It all begins with one step that costs nothing but will empower you to take a giant leap forward. It is our Business Strategy Session. To see all the benefits and schedule your session, click here. This is that one magical getting started step that will set you on a new course.

Once you schedule your session, I will send you a link to my presentation “3 Secrets to Generating $10K per month in your service based business”.

As always, I welcome comments and questions. 


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The longer you live, the more you will hopefully realize that your relationships are your most precious resource. Most of the time, people treat their relationships like a throw away can of beer. They're unaware of the actions and patterns that damage their relationships, often beyond repair and they're equally oblivious to the readily available resources that will nurture and support their relationships allowing them to thrive. The saddest part of this is that it often impacts the most important relationships in your life and the people you love most deeply.

My aim here is to awaken you to one of the most damaging patterns in all relationships. I'm going to focus on the devastating effect of communication withholds and what to do about them. A withhold is something that needs to be expressed but is not communicated. It is withheld. There are countless "reasons" why people don't communicate what's going on for them but regardless of the specifics, the underlying issue is fear.

Communicating your truth, especially your feelings, can be scary. A typical thought process might be: What if... she becomes angry at me? What if... he rejects me and leaves me? What if... my boss gets angry and fires me. The list of reasons for not communicating or sharing your experiences—thoughts and feelings, are numerous.

Most of the time it feels much safer to let things slide by and not "rock the boat". You might rationalize the situation, saying to yourself something like, "it's not that big a deal". While one single instance may not be a big deal, the continued pattern of withholding over time can build up and indeed become a very big deal.

The most important awareness to gain about withholds is how damaging they are even when they seem insignificant. When you don't communicate your truth with someone important to you, the consequence almost always will be some form of "distancing" with that person.

Let's say you borrow money from someone and you're unable to pay them back when you had planned to to so. You're embarrased and now dreading telling them about your circumstances. You're even more scared about them asking you about it and having to tell them you don't have the money. 

So what's the most natural consequence of this situation? There's a good possibility you'll start to avoid this person. You might not call them or see them with the same level of frequency you usually do or you might steer your conversation away from finances. In short, you will likely "tiptoe around the tulips" and not realize the "price" you're paying for not telling the truth and resolving the matter openly. Sometimes the resolution of the issue can be simple and relatively painless yet the inclination to withhold is still often very strong.

Not realizing the downside of withholding, you will tend to continue the withholding pattern even to the point of damaging the trust level with the person. The most obvious and extreme case of communication withholding is marital infidelity. The reason is pretty obvious: there is so much at stake. Yet, when the truth does come out in the open, what does the person on the other side usually say? Something like "what hurts me the most (beyond your unfaithfulness) was your continued hiding the truth from me". 

It definitely takes courage to tell the truth about sensitive matters. There are two keys to harnessing the inner strength and courage to express your truth and feelings. One is being clear about the downside of withholding it AND the second is learning HOW withholds can be communicated in a safe, effective and mutually empowering manner. 

Fortunately, a method exists for communicating withholds that does all this and more. What makes this method so powerful is the "safe container" it provides for your communication. I can virtually guarantee that using this method will clear the air and bring you and the other person much closer together. It will make it much easier to resolve even long standing issues and help the two of you to resolve differences and different approaches or viewpoints.

So how can you get your hands on this powerful Withhold Exercise? Glad you asked! It is available to all our registered Life Crafting Clients. If you're not yet registered, you can create a free account here and download the Withhold Exercise from our document library right after registering.

Once you start using it, you may have questions and if you do you you can get them answered in our Website Discussion Forum Withhold Exercise Discussion.

I look forward to assisting you in transforming all your relationships! Please post your comments below.


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If you look closely and honestly, you'll see that all human beings have some mechanism for self sabotage, that is to say a way in which they get in their own way or stop themselves from getting what they truly want.

It may be something like a limiting belief that says "I can't achieve my life goal and be happy". This will cause you to push away opportunities when they show up. Most of the time, it's pretty easy to prevent yourself from winning. At other times your self-sabotage may be more complex, subtle or hidden.

Regardless, if you don't gain awareness of your own self-sabotaging patterns, it's likely that they will continue to derail you. Your patterns can cause years of frustration, despair and a life far less fulfilling than it could be. This is a high stakes game!

My own personal self reflection and growth process has allowed me to identify my own self-defeating patterns and shift many of them using a variety of powerful inner map tools. Yet, it's an ongoing process that never ends. The path for the awakened person requires a commitment and diligence.

A reasonable question might be "why do people limit themselves in this way"? The simple answer is that we each have a subconscious part of us that perceives change, regardless of the form and beneficial, to be unsafe and dangerous. This part will do whatever it can to insure that you stay the same and in this way remain safe from the perceived physical or emotional danger.

Since the pursuit of your life goals, business mission or creative expression involves change, they all qualify as something needing to be avoided. For convenience, we will use the word resistance to represent the many manifestations of your subconscious saboteur.

Some common examples of resistance are procrastination, avoidance, nervousness or anxiety, fear of expressing your true feelings, excuses for not completing important actions, etc. One most significant example of resistance is the fear of making a commitment to a personal development program even when you know in your gut, that it's the perfect next step for you.

This situation will often generate the greatest resistance because your subconscious knows that this will bring about the greatest change. Some typical internal messages you may hear are: It's not a good time for me, I'm not ready, I can't afford it, I'm too busy, I'll be dissapointed again, my husband/wife won't approve.

Even when you consciously know that the perception of danger is a distortion or flat out wrong, your subconscious will still operate as if the change is life threatening. If you reflect on your own present life experience. you'll be able to identify how resistance is showing up for you now.

The fact that you're reading this suggests that there is something of value for you here if you're willing to reflect honestly on it. It does take courage to look at yourself in this way but the rewards of doing so are HUGE. If you're unsure where your resistance may be operating for you now, dig deeper and ask someone close to you for their feedback. 

Over the past 2 decades, I've encountered many people who had the most amazing opportunities basically handed to them on a silver platter yet they refused to accept them. They had their reasons or story of course but in the final analysis it boiled down to one thing—their unwillingness to win. Resistance triumphed and they lost out big time.

Getting what you want will generally require you to be uncomfortable for a time. Is it worth it? Staying where you are has the advantage of being familiar, more comfortable and... the price you pay for this comfort is being utterly miserable and unfulfilled. Which do you prefer? 

Can a person be comfortable in their misery and unhappiness? Can they be content with their own poverty or limited financial success? Can they be completely accepting of devastating loneliness and unfulfilled desires? YES, Yes and Yes! I suggest that you not try to make sense of this rationally because you will not get very far. It will not add up no matter how hard you try to explain it.

Human beings are not rational or logical in any way, shape or form. Even the most exacting scientific mind will make personal choices that defy all common sense considerations. Transformation, no matter how ultimately beneficial, is scary, disruptive, unsettling but it will empower you to BE who you were meant to be.

So what's the message here? If you have important goals in your life (personal or professional) and you want to have a life really worth living, it is imperative that you get to know yourself and your self-sabotaging patters intimately and that you utilize a skilled coach to assist you in cracking the code on your self-limiting patterns.

It will most likely take a while and you will need to do inner work, but the reward will be an extraordinary and rich life of love, financial success and true fulfillment. 

Sounds good, right? Are you willing to do the "work" to get it? If yes, I have 3 simple steps to help you get started. Ready? Here goes:

Step 1: Schedule a Life Crafting complimentary Strategy Session. This strategy session will allow you to take a step back from your life and business and see what you really want. You'll learn about a powerful business model that will allow you to experience both the financial success and fulfillment you desire and you'll know how to move beyond any obstacles to having what you want. To schedule your session, click here.

Step 2: Write down what you most want in your life right now. Be honest with yourself. Ask yourself what would having this really give you? Repeat this a few times until you come down to your real core desire and outcome.

Next, write down all the ways you've been stopping yourself from having it. Again, a fierce honesty will be critical. Lastly, share what you've written with someone you trust and who will support you and not judge you. If you don't feel like you have someone in your life that satisfies these criteria, its time for you to start creating these kinds of relationships!

Step 3: Get yourself a copy of The War of Art. When it arrives, read it and keep it handy so you can easily reference it. BTW, this is not a typo. This is really the title of the book, very different from old classic, The Art of War.

The combination of the strategy session, exercise and book will set you on a powerful path of growth and success. I welcome your questions and comments.

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Regardless whether you're a salaried employee in a corporate job, a full blown entrepreneur pursuing your own life vision or something in-between, success in today's world requires that you have a clearly defined market niche.

What does it Mean To Have A Market Niche And Why Is It So Important?
Your market niche provides a way to identify the chief problem you solve and the unique solution you offer. It
 allows people and companies to recognize your desirability and suitability for their needs. Every purchase of a product or service and every hire is based on a decision of whether you are the one best able to solve the problem at hand.

In the case of an independent entrepreneur, having a niche allows you to clearly identify your target market and communicate with them effectively. All effective marketing hinges on this single ability. Without it, promotions and marketing efforts will usually not reach the people who need and want what you have to offer. This causes wasted time, effort and money.

In the case of a salaried employee, a clearly defined market niche allows prospective employers to see you very differently than just another "qualified" person with a resume, skills, experience and education.

In today's marketplace, being qualified is no longer enough because there are usually dozens of qualified candidates for each position. The more desirable the position, the more candidates are applying for it which places a greater demand on the job seeker to position himself effectively.

Imagine for a moment being a hiring manager. Would you hire someone who is just qualified or someone who is keenly aware and focused on the needs and problems of your company and uniquely able and motivated to solve them? The answer is obvious.

The chief problem is that 99% of employees and job seekers are not trained or oriented towards marketing themselves skillfully and effectively. In fact, they are trained and indoctrinated with the illusion that all they need is to be qualified. This presents an even bigger challenge since the remedy is not only learning a new skillset but also acquiring a new mindset.

Isn't it Better to Maintain a Broad Focus?
One of the biggest misconceptions people have with identifying and creating a market niche, is that there is a counter-intuitive aspect to it. For many people (including myself for many years) it seems that it is better to maintain a broad focus so that more people will know about you and you'll therefore attract more clients. The truth is that it is just the opposite. The broader the focus, the harder it is for the people to find you. Trying to be many things to many people causes you to be nothing to everyone.

The Creative Entrepreneur's Dilemma
There are many entrepreneurs, both beginning and seasoned ones, who still do not have a clear market niche and, as a result, have limited their level of success. They attempt to sell their product or service using it's great features and in this manner miss the boat entirely.

No one cares about the features of your product until they have bought into the benefits. They only care about whether it meets their needs and solves their problem. The trouble is entrepreneurs so often become enamored with their product, they lose sight of this critical fact. A major shift in orientation is needed.

If you're a creative entrepreneur with have a strong desire to give to others such as a healer, coach, health practitioner, etc. you may have an additional challenge which is to separate your strong desire to share your gifts from the marketing message that will effectively magnetize prospective clients to you. These are two completely different animals and it usually takes work separating them because of your strong yearning to heal, teach, motivate, inspire using the knowledge and other talents you possess.

What's the solution? In my experience, it's usally necessary to clarify one's "inner niche" from the "outer niche" which means separate what you're longing to give to the world from the effective market specific language that will allow people to see you as a match for them. 

How Can You Resolve These Challenges and Identify Your Optimum Market Niche?
Two things are required. First, tools and resources and second, skilled coaching. Both are essential. Since Identifying your optimum market niche is the most critical puzzle piece in your long term professional success strategy, it is worth every minute and penny of your investment.

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For a limited time, we're offering our Life Crafting Strategy Session at no cost. The only requirement is that you're motivated to pursue a relationship with us and invest in yourself. If this describes you, I invite you to complete the form here. I'm excited about working with you and devising an optimum plan for you to move forward.

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Perhaps you are here because you have an intuitive hit that Life Crafting is different from mainstream approaches but not sure exactly HOW. Here are the most important differences:

Life Crafting uses a holistic, integrative model. It is BEING focused rather than JOB focused. Life Crafting empowers you to get connected to your creativity, passion, life purpose, and greatest gifts, then apply 21st century marketing strategies to achieve your goals and life vision.

Holistic means that all aspects of you are honored and valued. We do not seek to find an occupational category, box for you but discover together your unique expression in the world that is both financially rewarding and personally satisfying. 

We separate your short term financial needs (which we call Taxi Job) from your long term goals and dreams (which we call your Career Playground). This allows us to deal with the priorities and eliminate the confusion and conflict arising when this distinction is not made.

We do not see your career as simply a place to "earn a living" but rather an opportunity for deep personal fulfillment, creativity and contributing your greatest gifts to the world.

Life Crafting is both a program and a system that can be applied to a 17 year old high school student wanting to design their future AND a person in their 60's wanting to experience fulfillment in their retirement years.

If you'd like to get a deeper sense of what we're about, I recommend listening to my radio interview "The Awesome Power of Living Your Life Purpose" accessible at

Would you like to learn more about how Life Crafting could be valuable for you? 

Getting started is as easy as completing a short form for our Complimentary Life Crafting Strategy Session. This session will allow you to view your present situation from a new expanded perspective and develop a solid plan for moving forward.

However, it is important to act now. This is only going to be available at no cost for a limited time. Click here to take advantage of this special opportunity.

All questions and comments are welcome and appreciated.

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Discover Your Unique Business Superpowers

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Are you yearning to launch or build an ideal business based on your passion and gifts but unsure whether you have the needed focus, skills, talents, determination and drive to make it happen?

Our quiz will help you discover your unique business superpowers AND exactly how you can apply them to get started on this most important adventure of your life. You will also receive a special gift for taking our quiz. Enjoy!

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Building Wealth With the New Money of the 21st Century

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Would you like to create a new path towards greater wealth and financial freedom? My intention in this blog post is to share a relatively new development in the global financial landscape that will allow this to become possible. Like with many things, there is a critical time window so i recommend that you read this carefully, do the research you need to do for yourself and then take action. I want to begin with a brief summary of how money has worked on this planet for the past several hundred years. It is one of the most misunderstood aspects of our lives. 
What is Money?
In reality, it is nothing more than “agreement". Money is what everybody agrees has value. A long time ago gold and silver coins had value, spices had value, cattle had value and eventually pieces of paper with ink on it came to have value. The value is only a function of what you can do with the item, it’s usefulness and how it can be traded for the things in life that you want or need.
Over the centuries, people in power have sought to control money. By having this control they pretty much control everything. Our founding fathers warned us to only have money authorized directly by Congress and never allow any private interests to influence or control or money.
Federal Reserve Act
Unfortunately, the signing of the Federal Reserve act in 1913 by Woodrow Wilson, put the control of money in the hands of a highly unscrupulous group of bankers. You can learn about this story in many places and I will be happy to point you to the information. Ever since, our money system has been based on fraud and US dollars essentially created out of nothing. The global money game is simply an extension of this game.
The US dollar is an instrument of debt. If you can create money from nothing, loan it to someone and charge them interest over 30 years to repay it back, you have essentially created a debt slave. As shocking as it may sound, this is how our system works.
Total Control
The powers that be have been seeking to control every single financial transaction that takes place everywhere on the planet and now they are close to being able to do just that. The one remaining obstacle is cash. This is the reason for the "war on cash". Do a google search on this phrase and you will learn what is being done to eliminate this one remaining obstacle to total control. As long as we have banks and centralized control, we are never free and eternally slaves. 
By now you’re probably thinking that I would not be writing any of this if there wasn’t something new to share. That is correct! For the first time in several hundred years something has arisen with the capability of returning the power to the people and allowing us to restore our constitutional right to privacy. 
The New Money
Around 2009, a new technology was invented which opened the floodgates to a new kind of money, one that is impervious to 3rd party control and intervention. The technology is called the Blockchain. While it is technologically complex, we do not need to understand the intricacies of blockchain in order to take advantage of it. Blockchain has given rise to many digital currencies, the most common of which is Bitcoin.
In just a few short years since its inception, Bitcoin has grown in value from pennies to now over $2500 for just one coin. Why? Because Bitcoin (abbrev BTC) for the first time allows two individuals virtually anywhere on the planet to complete a financial transaction that remains private—known only to those 2 people. 
The way this is achieved is totally genius and… you can learn about this if you wish. The fees for the transaction are minimal and are used simply to pay people for doing the work of maintaining the blockchain. In this manner, the system becomes virtually self sustaining and self managing. Even just 15 years ago none of this would have ever been conceived of as possible but here it is. 
Without having to pay fees to banks or credit card companies, the benefits of Bitcoin are huge and when you add in the privacy factor, Bitcoin blows away other conventional forms of money. As more and more businesses accept Bitcoin for products and services, the more valuable Bitcoin becomes.
Significant Upward Growth
Because of the huge advantages of Bitcoin, the desirability and demand for it has been increasing steadily and... as you know, when demand increases the price rises, in this case significantly. 
The graph at shows the recent increase in value. Considering the revolutionary nature of Bitcoin, the growth projections of so many experts and the versatility and privacy it offers, I’ve reached the conclusion that Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, i.e. Blockchain assets represent an ideal vehicle for having your “new” 21st century money work for you!
How Do I Get Started?
There are many ways of purchasing Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies. I encourage you to do the research on all facets of this new field and decide what approach feels best to you. If you would to discuss my helping you with this process, please email me at Place Bitcoin in the Subject Line and in the body of the email what you’re most seeking or needing now. I will get back to you shortly. You can Buy Bitcoin Here.

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How Much Do You Trust Yourself?

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At the foundation of everything in your life is your level of Self Trust. Why? When you trust yourself, you trust your ability to make decisions, even the smallest ones you make many times every day. 

When this happens you tend to trust others more and they trust you so all your relationships are significantly improved. This allows you to cultivate meaningful relationships, both personal and professional, and in this way it impacts your income and ultimately your quality of life.

If this is true, then why do people so infrequently focus on cultivating this essential quality of self trust? More than likely, it is one of those obvious things that eludes many. Our intention here is to support you in addressing in this critical area. As you do this, you'll see many things shift. 

If you've let yourself down in the past and not lived up to your own values, standards and ideals, then it makes sense  that you might not trust yourself in the same way as you might not trust a friend or colleague that has failed to come through for you.

The most important aspect about this is that you can rebuild your self trust in much the same way as you rebuild trust with someone else... by creating consistent positive experiences that add up to a greater level of reliability, safety and security.

I find that the lack of self trust comes up most frequently in connection to making decisions, like making an investment in a personal or business development program. Recently, a woman named Nancy said "I've done so many courses, yet I'm still in the same place i was before so why should I do another one? Nancy felt that since she didn't fully utilize the resources of past programs she could not trust that she would change this now.

Her lack of self trust was paralyzing her from moving forward in her life. Fortunately, in our conversation, Nancy was able to see that by forgiving herself and wiping the slate clean, she could start again and this time with a full commitment to seeing things through to a successful completion AND with a tenacious and loving support system that would empower her to achieve her goals. Today, Nancy has a successful business doing what she loves.

Where are you at now with regard to trusting yourself? What would be the implications of trusting yourself more? If you'd like to create a breakthrough in this area and accelerate your movement to fulfilling your life mission, a great place to start is with our complimentary Life Crafting Strategy Session.

The Strategy Session will allow you to see your life and business situation from a whole new perspective and create a road map for building a successfiul business making money doing what you LOVE. You can schedule your session here. I look forward to supporting you!


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What To Know Before Starting a Business

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Back in January I was interviewed by Steve Caldwell of The interview is now published on his podcast and accessible at

Steve is a really cool guy and a brilliant interviewer. I think you'll enjoy this one. Please post your comments and questions. Below are Steve's takeaways from our conversation.

What To Know Before Starting a Business

It’s not uncommon to hear of someone who chooses to leave the demanding world of corporate America to start their own business. Their choice of what that business will be, however, can either be a blessing or a curse. When the selection is about what will make the most money, you are likely on the wrong path – at least if you don’t want to recreate the same demanding environment you just left.

Howard Sambol experienced a life-altering moment causing him to reflect on the best use of his talents, skills, and gifts. What resulted was the creation of a process which leads individuals to uncover their life calling and passions and to translate that into a successful and lucrative business. What could be more fun than doing what you love and getting paid well for it?

What About a Degree?

Earning a degree and pursuing a job in that field is not the only option. We have been educated on historical ways of doing things that often don’t work well in today’s business environment.

It could be time to examine the limiting beliefs that could be controlling your career choice, find what you would love doing and build a lucrative business doing it. Learn how you can explore ways for turning what you love and are passionate about into a business that will reward you well.

If you want to enter the path of a business owner, be sure to listen to this podcast so that you don’t waste time getting on the wrong road and ending up where you started. Complementary strategy session from Howard Here.



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Are Your Beliefs Allowing You To Create The Life You Want?

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In this post I'm going to share something powerful and profound. It is the subject of Beliefs and their impact on every facet of human experience.

Beliefs are formed at the subconscious level in every young child as an emotional response to their environment. They're usually created to help the child stay safe and may be appropriate for that particular time. However, they remain in consciousness over time influencing perceptions even when they no longer fit the situation.
Beliefs are also indoctrinated into the child by well-meaning parents and teachers. A father may tell his son “life is hard” thinking this will be helpful. Twenty years later the same belief will still be functioning and the man will have no clue why he is struggling so much.
As strange as it may seem, every thought we have is a belief. Our every-day self talk predisposes us towards certain attitudes and feelings. Whenever we have an emotional response to something, there's always one or more beliefs at work, creating reactions and behaviors.
Very few people have a level of awareness which allows them to see their own beliefs and fewer still have the ability to really change what they believe. The difficulty is that beliefs cannot be changed at the conscious, cognitive level. To verify this, just notice how temporary and ineffective it is to give someone a pep talk or try to convince them of something different. Religious beliefs are a perfect example. Many people would rather die than change what they believe.
Throughout history, beliefs have been the chief cause of hundreds of millions of deaths in all wars. All conflicts are the result of one person or an entire nation believing something about another person or nation. The right-wrong game has been the foundation of all society and is a direct byproduct of beliefs.
You Can Now Transform Your Beliefs
The Good news is that there is a process for changing beliefs experientially and when you do this the belief is is actually transformed and replaced by a new, empowering belief that supports you in creating the life you truly want.
Beliefs are neither right nor wrong, good nor bad. Saying a belief is wrong is simply another belief. Beliefs can be empowering such as “I'm smart man/woman” or limiting such as “I can’t make the money I want”.
One of the most powerful practices you can develop is to ask yourself: what might someone need to believe in order to have this experience?” Staying with this question will allow you to uncover the root cause of any situation. A measure of compassion is very useful when exploring beliefs. Judgments are beliefs. Everything you experience in your life whether realized or not is, at the core, a byproduct of some belief. You can think of it as the programming language of your bio-computer.
In the Life Crafting program, we have a powerful method for shifting beliefs available to all our clients. Not only do they get to experience the benefits right away of shifting limiting beliefs, they also learn the method themselves so it is available to them for the rest of their life. They gain the ability to identify the limiting (and transparent) beliefs in others and help them change them if they wish to do so.
Once you learn this method, your life will never be the same and you will have an ability very few people have. Virtually any situation, problem, challenge can be unraveled and resolved by using this advanced knowledge and skills.
You will never learn about beliefs in school even if you progress to a Ph.D level. The reason is obvious. Educational institutions do not want a truly empowered population able to shape their own reality. Think of how this would impact consumers and change their susceptibility to advertising messages! In essence, the population is kept in the dark and essentially asleep by the consistent practice of indoctrination – the subtle or overt practice of filling the masses with beliefs. 
What is Your Primary Challenge Now? 
Whatever it is, it will help you tremendously to write down all the things you believe about your challenge or situation. While doing this, notice where you have an emotional charge on an item, i.e. feelings that come up for you as you contemplate some particular, idea or belief. The beliefs with an emotional charge are invariably holding you back the most. I suggest you circle them. 
Next, ask yourself: is this belief serving me or helping me? If the answer is no, ask yourself: what would you rather believe? Write it down. Imagine having this new belief and the impact it would have in your present situation. This will help you to get started noticing and identifying beliefs that are operating in your awareness. Human experience lives in layers and when you have the courage to drill down and discover your deeper truths, you'll create an amazing level of freedom for yourself and for those you care about.
Changing Your Financial Situation
You will not uncover any one single factor more relevant and impactful to your financial life than the beliefs you have about money, income and all related subjects. If you want to make more money, start looking at what you believe about money and about all the things connected to it. 
Your relationship with money will define most everything that happens with it regardless how hard you work or how clever you are in your career or business.
Your Next Step
Do you have a sincere desire to change your life? If yes, it is time to take the first step in changing the patterns and beliefs that are stopping you.
Scheduling a complimentary Life Crafting Strategy Session will open the doorway to new possibilities. You'll have the opportunity to identify your limiting beliefs and begin shifting them.
You'll be able to assess the path you're on now and determine the changes that will get you into alignment with your highest purpose, passion and greatest gifts. Most important, you will learn the unique formula for making money doing what you love. NOW is the time to make this happen!
You can schedule your complimentary strategy session at I look forward to receiving your information and supporting you in creating the life you want.
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Your Solution to Overwhelm

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Do you often find yourself overwhelmed with everything that needs to get done and sometimes unclear about your priorities? This situation is extremely common nowadays for many people. In my experience, it seems that women are particular prone to this issue. The good news is that there is a real solution AND... if you're reading this, there's a good chance you're ready for it.

It's important for you to know that the solution to your overwhelm is NOT a magic pill that will instantly make everything work easily and smoothly. Rather, it is a game, which will help you focus, restore balance, get important things done and most importantly allow you to FEEL good about yourself, your life and your future. Not too shabby for a game, right?

However, I must warn you. This is no ordinary game. It is a powerful and transformational game AND yet one that is also fun to play. Sound interesting? You may be asking: how the heck can a game do such a thing? The game is structured so that just by playing it you get the critical feedback you need to make key adjustments in all aspects of your life.

You will soon see that honest, incisive and relevant feedback and adjustments are the keys to everything. How is this possible? When you get feedback on how your actions are out of alignment with what's important to you and you learn simple adjustments that will make a difference, you're empowered to create small but significant shifts. 

Please see my blog post entitled the The Magic of The 3 Degree Shift to understand how this works. Over time, your small shifts add up to significant changes. You're able to restore balance, clarify priorities, pursue goals and set boundaries with the important people in your life. The name of this game is The Promise Game™. The attached introductory video will walk you through the basics on how it works. 

So what kinds of situations can The Promise Game™ address? Here's one common example. You're trying to juggle the demands of a new business, home and family responsibilities but you feel that you never have enough time for everything. You're burned out trying to be super woman and take care of everyone and you never have time for YOU. Sound familiar? This seems to be the epidemic of our time.

In the Promise Game™, you will get clear on what you feel, what you need, what's really important and learn to communicate so you actually receive others' support. Imagine that! You learn to set limits, adjust others' expectations and make sure you have time for you. You also learn how to get past the internal messages of shoulds, supposed tos and move past any feelings of guilt that arise when making sure your own wants and needs are met. Sounds pretty cool, right?

How Can I Learn More about The Promise Game™ and Start To Play?
At Life Crafting, we believe that each situation is different. For this reason, we encourage you to schedule a complimentary Strategy Session so we can get to know you and devise a plan that is tailored to your needs. This includes your business AND your personal life since they are intertwined. 

In your Strategy Session, you'll learn how to create an effective support system that increases your business success. You will learn how to gain access to ALL the materials on The Promise Game™, access our online learning community, find a suitable partner and start to play! 

What's the catch? You need to act today because we will only be able to offer this at no cost for a limited time. Click here to schedule.

Please post your comments and questions below. 



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What Is Your Genius Zone?

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According to Albert Einstein, everybody is a genius. In the attached quote, he also says that if you judge a fish by it's ability to climb a tree, it will spend it's whole life believing that it is stupid.

The greatest value in this this powerful quote lies in the realization that YOU have a Genius Zone. Does this contradict what you've believed about yourself? There is some area in which your gifts shine forth and where your abilities can be applied to achieve impact and generate significant income. Do you want to know where your Genius Zone lives and what it is? Can you imagine the extraordinary implications of knowing it and feeling it for real? Life changing for sure.

Most people don't have a clue what their Genius Zone is and... rather than find it, they spend most of their time beating themselves up for what they cannot do, just like the fish and living a life of mediocrity. While this is pretty close to insanity, it is an ingrained habit for many. What about you?

If you know your life purpose and you're already making money doing what you love, there's a good chance you know your Genius Zone or are living in it. If you do not fall in this category, there is no better time than now to start this journey and get into alignment with your Genius and true calling.

Do you think it's an accident or coincidence that people's passion, once discovered, is always closely aligned with their Genius? It is not. God put you on this earth to fulfill a mission based on your Genius Zone so when you meander around and devote your time to just getting by, you are dishonoring that mission. You may not care about your own success or quality of life but what about all those people who are waiting for you to get it together so you can help them? You probably didn't think of it that way, did you?

So how difficult is it to discover your Genius Zone? It is actually the greatest adventure of your life to discover and live your purpose and in your Genius Zone. It is also immensely profitable because when you access your Genius Zone you maximize the opportunity to contribute and deliver value. This in turn significantly increases the price you can charge for your services. While this is obvious to some, many don't connect the dots. Are you beginning to get it?

Where can you start and how much does it cost? You start by scheduling your Complimentary Strategy Session. The cost is zero and the time is NOW. If you don't act when this is in front of your nose, there's a very good chance you won't do it ever. So a reasonable question is: what is the price you're paying for not Living in Your Genius Zone? Is there really a better time, when you're more ready? NO! This an illusion.

Lastly, find someone who is on the other side of the fence, someone living their mission every day. Ask them what it's like. Our Life Crafting community is brimming with people like this and as you might guess, they are eager to share it with you. I appreciate your receiving these ideas. Please post your comments and questions.


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Turning Challenges into Opportunities

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In the vast majority of situations, people just try to get through the difficult times in life hoping things will get better. They rarely spend much time contemplating the value or purpose of the "difficult" situation in front of them. Unfortunately, this prevents them from turning their challenge into an opportunity.

My aim here is to awaken a new possibility in you. Every situation and challenge you face in life has an intrinsic purpose which is ultimately to help you grow or expand in some manner. If you take the perspective that you're a spiritual being having a physical experience, then everything lives in that larger context. 

To discover the inherrent opportunity in a challenge you're facing, it is valuable to ask for guidance. This guidance can be your own intuition, gut level feelings or it could also be guidance from Spirit, Angels, etc.

You do not need to change your current religious or spiritual beliefs to access higher wisdom or guidance. When you can ask about the purpose of a situation or what you can learn from it, you transform it in your mind. It gives you a new context and a new way to think about it.

Once you GET why a situation has shown up in your life, and you embrace the learning or growth associated with it, you will often find that the process or forward movement accelerates and the original situation changes. Spirit knows when you're embracing something and it helps you integrate the lesson. 

Conversely, when you resist the lesson and avoid the message, things will often get more difficult or the next lesson may be more extreme or severe. This is why your commitment to your own growth in life is so powerful. It allows you to move through each phase and integrate lessons more easily and quickly.

A core principle or overarching belief associated with this is that you're always loved and guided to become the best version of you possible. Life is about mastery. Knowing what you're here to learn and master makes it much easier because challenges are no longer mysteries for you. You know why they are arising.

This brings us to the subject of Life Purpose. When you're clear on your Life Purpose and you live consistently with it, everything flows more easily. A lot of the daily confusion is eliminated and things tend to click and magic happens in the form of serrendipity and unexpected miracles. In contrast, when you don't have a clear sense of purpose you're like a leaf blowing in the wind.

When you base your career or business on your Life Purpose, you increase your income potential exponentially as well as your capacity for genuine fulfillment. Life becomes joyful and you feel a sense of deep satisfaction from doing what you love and sharing your gifts with others.

Does this seem like something you would like more of in your life? The challenge you're currently dealing with, whatever it is, contains within it a huge opportunity and a part of that opportunity is to clarify and live true to who you are. Our complimentary Strategy Session is the first step on this amazing journey. I suggest you act on this opportunity ASAP because we are only offering this at no cost for a limited time. I look forward to supporting you in creating a life of continuous opportunity.



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How To Fulfill Your Goal or Dream that Seems Unattainable Now

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Do you have a goal or dream for your life? Does your goal or dream feel doable or attainable by simply completing some steps? If yes, all you you need is an action plan and a good support system to help you move forward with it.

However, you may have a goal or dream that you desire greatly but one that seems unrealistic or unachievable from where you are now. When faced with this situation, what do you do? Most people just give up and say something to themselves like, "I just need to be more realistic". 

Without realizing it, this "settling" can prevent you from fulfilling your true calling or destiny. My aim here is to show you how to Fulfill Your Goal or Dream even when it seems unattainable now. The method we'll be using is a stairstep approach that works brilliantly as long as you follow the steps.

Beliefs and Energy
Before we get into the meat of the process, we need to establish a few distinctions about beliefs and energy. Everything in the entire universe is energy. The main difference between one energy and another is the frequency or vibration. Wherever your beliefs are now regarding what is and is not possible for you, it's all contained in your energy field. In simple terms, your field is vibrating at a frequency that is consistent with your beliefs about yourself and your world.

When something feels unrealistic or unattainable to you, this means that your present frequency or vibration is lower than the frequency of your desired goal. You need to increase your frequency to match the frequency of your goal. This needs to happen in stages in order for it to work. At each step of the process, you will be able to envision moving one step closer to your goal or vision. We'll be using a stairstep method which is consistent with that taught by high level coaches and spiritually oriented guides and teachers. 

Your Starting Frequency
We're going to use the analogy of an old fashioned radio dial. Lets say that the frequency of your goal is 104 megahertz (MHz) and that this frequency represents the beliefs associated with your goal. Now say your frequency 
at this moment is 92 MHz. You're unlikely to leap on the dial in one step all the way to 104 but you can raise your frequency to 93 and from that place, raise it again to 93 and then 94, etc. In this manner, you can raise to raise it all the way to 104 in a relatively short time.

To make this more concrete, I'm going to share a real story with you about a Life Crafting client, Deborah, who had a goal of creating a profitable business helping animal owners and guardians resolve challenging issues with their pets. At the beginning of her Life Crafting program, Deborah was very doubtful she could achieve this goal and create a profitable business doing something she loved. Yet, she wanted it so much, she was willing to follow the steps to make it happen.

At that point in time you could say Deborah's goal lived at the frequency of 104 and her present frequency was at 92. She had clarity about what she loved and she had good knowledge about animals that she believed would be valuable to pet lovers but she could not see herself attracting clients who would pay her for her knowledge and skills.

Part of her disbelief was the fact that she had worked all her life in a civil service job and had no experience in business. Deborah believed that it would be a difficult transition for her to make this happen especially since she was an introverted person for whom networking to build a business seemed a monumental task. 

Taking The First Step
We decided that her best first step was to move to a frequency of 93 which we agreed would consist of some simple market research. Deborah would interview 10 pet owners who had challenges with their pet. Maybe the pet had a chronic illness or an injury that required special attention. She would learn what the pet lover really wanted and needed and their inclination towards utilizing a service that would help them. At the conclusion of this step, Deborah began to feel more optimistic because she was able to see the real need that existed and that people were more favorably inclined towards getting assistance than she previously believed. 

Completion of this step energized her and allowed her to see the possibility of reaching a frequency of 94 which we agreed would be forming some alliances with veterinarians and getting their feedback and support for the business that she was planning. Deborah realized that she already had a good relationship with 2 local veterinarians so she reached out to them and was very encouraged with the support they gave her. The idea of being able to work in partnership with veterinarians and get referrals from them really made Deborah feel more positive than before. 

This motivated her to go for a 95 which we agreed was to identify the knowledge and skills she already had and the training and skills she needed to acquire. This would give her greater credibility and confidence. The frequency of 96 involved developing a clear market niche, i.e. her target population and the specific challenges she would be addressing with her clients.

At frequency 97, Deborah developed her package of services that offered so much value, she was able to charge a good fee for her services. This allowed her for the first time to see the possibility of becoming profitable. However, it also brought up a lot of fears for her. How could she charge these fees to her clients? Was she offering good enough value? Wa what she had really worth it?

How would she deal with situations when a person couldn't afford her services but needed them so badly? How could she turn them away? Resolving these issues successfully with the application of belief shifting tools and coaching, took her all the way to a frequency of 98. She could now see and feel a greater possibility of her making it happen.

Deborah's next step was to start scheduling initial free consultations with prospective clients. After scheduling a few and seeing that there were quite a few individuals wanting to speak with her, she was at a frequency of 99.

At this point Deborah was ready to take a really big leap. She was ready to launch her business. When she sold her first package of services, she was so excited she could hardly contain herself and this brought her all the way to a frequency of 102. Now she knew beyond any doubt that she could make this work for herself and gain the satisfaction of serving people with her greatest gifts and feeling the satisfaction of the results she created. 

Deborah's last step in the process was to develop a signature talk she could deliver to groups of animal lovers. We worked together to develop a presentation in her area. She practiced it numerous times to make sure she could deliver it effectively. Deborah really surprised herself when she had 5 people wanting to schedule a free consultation with her at her very first talk. The puzzle pieces had come together and she reached her target frequency of 104. Her beliefs and her existing reality were now congruent and aligned. Deborah was making money doing what she loved.

Takeaways and Taking Action 
What are your takeaways from this story? Are you able to get a glimpse of how you could follow this same process and get this kind of result in your life? Now you know that any doubts you have are simply the disparity in frequency between where you are now and where you want to be. If you're not clear what kind of business you would launch, that's perfect! Why? Because it allows you to craft a business in total alignment with your purpose, passion and gifts. We call this your Genius Zone. When you operate in this zone, you become truly invincible.

Where do you start? Your first step is our Business Launch Strategy Session which is complimentary for anyone sincere about your own growth and serious about crafting your life to be extraordinary. Please post comments below and I will answer as soon as I'm able.



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