Trans4mind Home Page
~ A Journey of Self-Discovery ~

Explore Article Library


Monday Morning Mindfulness

Learn more about these topics by subscribing to "Monday Morning Mindfulness" at http://www.schrift.com/

Sandra's ezine 'Monday Morning Mindfulness' Sandra Schrift will help you grow and enlighten your soul with her bi-weekly ezine 'Monday Morning Mindfulness. Request a free subscription at www.schrift.com and start improving your speaking success!

Table of Contents:

On Special Offers and Invitations

On Generous Spirit

On Short-Term Stress

On Adding Punch to Your Humor

On Time

On Useful Web Sites and Announcements

Welcome to Monday Morning Mindfulness...to my Clients, Colleagues and Friends. Join me every other Monday in getting motivated and inspired to act/think/feel something differently.

1. On Special Offers and Invitations

Would you like to be paid to speak? Learn how to connect with your audience? Persuade people to act on what you say? You can get answers to these questions and more through my new feature, Approach the Coach. Go to this web page http://www.schrift.com/ and ask me your number one question about speaking skills or speaking professionally. I will answer your questions by email and every few months will compile your questions (with answers) in a FAQ page for my MMM readers.

Summer Sizzle Sale! Want to cut your learning curve by 60% to become a well paid professional speaker? If you have the passion and the persistence to do this, I have the product for you. All of our most popular products are discounted for a limited time.

Choose from any of 15 Hear the Pros one hour audio tapes

6 hour audio cassette program on How to Succeed in the Speaking Business;

6 hour streaming audio program on How to Make it as a Professional Speaker

6 hour three CD Rom program on How to Become a Highly Paid Professional Speaker.

Order the CD Rom by August 1 and you will also receive a Fre*e PDF Bonus Report to go along with this program. The World Is Changing...So is the Meetings Industry

All programs include PDF handouts and 20 minutes of coaching with me. Such a deal! http://www.schrift.com/ to get details on products and your deep discounts.

2. On Generous Spirit

In dwelling, be close to the land. In meditation, go deep in the heart. In dealing with others, be gentle and kind. In speech, be true. In ruling, be just. In daily life, be competent. In action, be aware of the time and the season. No fight. No blame. 'from Tao Te Ching

The Coach thinksit is helpful (but challenging) to think about my life being in perfect harmony with the way things are. And you?

3. On Short Term Stress

Psychologists Gregory Miller and Suzanne Segerstrom state that when test subjects were asked to speak in public or do mental math in the lab, the tasks tended to mobilize their fast-acting immune response the bodys all- purpose defense system for stopping our infections and healing our wounds. What they found, compared to controls, was that people subjected to short-term stresses had up to twice as many natural killer cells in their blood ready to fight the early stages of infection.

The Coach thinks Jerry Seinfeld may be wrong...He said, most people would rather be in the casket than give the eulogy.

4. On Adding Punch To Your Humor

John Kinde, humor specialist offers us five tips to add punch to your platform humor. Make humor a natural part of your daily life. The key to creating humor is awareness of relationships. Find connections between things previously thought unrelated. The pause drives home your punch lines. Pausing emphasizes the punch lines. Pausing builds the tension. Pausing magnifies your physical delivery. Master the power of observational humor. Be focused on your surroundings and what is happening just before you are introduced. Look for connections. Practice observational humor at meetings. A Toastmasters meeting is ideal. At the end of the meeting, weave an item of observational humor into your closing remarks.

The Coach sez...sign up for Johns Humor Power Tips ezine at http://www.HumorPower.com

5. On Time

Theres an old Irish saying, When God made time, he made plenty of it. Yes, we all have the same 24 hours each day, 168 hours each week and 8736 hours a year. It may be the most democratic element in our lives. So how come it doesnt feel that way? How come we often feel we are out of time? How come some people accomplish hundreds of complex tasks and others lay buried under a sea of papers and... laundry? Thats the paradox.

The Coach sez I dont have time to think about this anymore. (What are your p & qs for managing your time?)

6. On Useful Websites and Announcements

"Speak Like a Pro for Profit" Struggling to get clients? Want to have a full speaking calendar? This e-book contains proven tips and techniques to become a polished presenter to speak effectively to anyone, anywhere, with confidence. I wrote this for speakers, coaches, authors and business professionals who want to deliver masterful presentations and/or grow a profitable speaking business. Only $8.95. http://www.cartoonresource.com

Summer Sizzle Sale! Big product sale going on. See details above under "Special Offers" and http://www.schrift.com/ for product descriptions and discount prices.

Here is a country guide to help you plan your next trip (or speech) http://www.economist.com/countries

Learn about website traffic and opt-in list building methods. http://www.affila.com

Let's meet in Bermuda, August 7-14, Denver, Colorado, October 13 '20; Quebec City, Canada, November 3-6; (ICF conference) or in San Diego at any other time.

Sandra's Products Sandra Schrift offers a variety of products that will turn you into the speaker you always wanted to be. Her innovative thinking and powerful leadership can be right at your fingertips. Go to www.schrift.com to order your e-books, video tapes and audio cassettes so that you can have the right tools on hand.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Coach Sandra Schrift shares a few easy-to-read insights in this bi-weekly broadcast, and welcomes positive responses and input. Her 13 years as the founder/owner of The Podium Speakers Bureau in San Diego afforded her the privilege to work with many outstanding professional speakers and meeting planners nationwide. She knows what the Meeting Planners want...and knows what speakers need to know!

If you are an Executive, you will benefit by strengthening your presentation skills, so that whatever audio-visual aid you use will enhance, rather than distract from, your message.

As your coach, Sandra provides you with greater focus, increased ways to prospect, more ideas for getting referrals, and just more business.

E-mail Sandra for your Complimentary 30- minute Coaching Call: Sandra@schrift.com (http://www.schrift.com) The only group that likes change are babies with wet diapers." -- Sandra Schrift

Thank you for reading this issue of Monday Morning Mindfulness Look for your next issue on August 9, 2004 --Coach Sandra

If you have a comment you would like to share, please email me at Sandra@schrift.com. I appreciate hearing how this newsletter is influencing your career and life.

Invite a friend, speaker, coach who would enjoy reading MMM to subscribe. Copyright 2004, Monday Morning Mindfulness. This content is copyright please copy it right when you pass it on!

COPYRIGHT: 2004 by Sandra Schrift. All rights reserved

Publishing Guidelines: You are welcome to publish this article in its entirety, electronically, or in print fre*e of charge, as long as you include my full signature file for ezines, and my Web site address (http://www.schrift.com) in hyperlink for other sites. Please send a courtesy link or email where you publish to sandra@schrift.com Thank you.

Sandra Schrift 13 year speaker bureau owner and now career coach to emerging and veteran public speakers who want to "grow" a profitable speaking business. I also work with business professionals and organizations who want to master their presentations.

Get more speaking skills at our "Summer Sizzle" webpage:

http://www.schrift.com/

Join my free bi-weekly Monday Morning Mindfulness ezine

http://www.schrift.com/


AND EXPLORE...

Addictions
Astrology
Careers & Employment
Communication
Creativity
Dating
Depression
Diabetes
Diets
Divorce
Education
Environment
Ethics
Exercise
Family
Goal-Setting
Grief & Loss
Happiness
Health
Kids & Teens
Leadership
Love
Marriage
Meditation
Nutrition
Organizing
Parenting
Psychology
Public Speaking
Relationships
Schools
Self Help
Self Improvement & Motivation
Sexual Relations
Spirituality
Stress Management
Travel and Leisure
Women
Writing


From our extensive site, you'll find good info on many topics using this search:

Want to renew your life?

Our online, interactive video workshops present the most effective methods of holistic personal development...
Start off with a Free Life Assessment and a Free Consultation...
 

Have a question about Trans4mind Training?

Frequently Asked Questions
What Are Our Fees?
Email Peter Shepherd

Support your personal development with these popular and effective hypnosis downloads...

  • Public Speaking Fear ~ Banish speaking anxiety and nerves with hypnosis.
  • Motivate Yourself to Exercise ~ Build a powerful exercise habit that you can't break.
  • Get Rid of Fear & Anxiety ~ Stop worry and apprehension wrecking your life.
  • Self Esteem ~ Break the negative trance of low self esteem and give yourself a chance in life.
  • Create Your Own Reality ~ Use the power of your unconscious mind to transform your life.
  • Deeper Self Respect ~ Use hypnosis to connect with your true inner worth.
  • Detach From Fear ~ Tune out nervousness and anxiety with hypnosis.
  • Improving Concentration and Focus ~ Learn how to discipline, direct and command your mind to improve your performance.
  • Exercise Motivation ~ Give you powerful keys to getting back on track with your exercise - and staying there.
  • Overcoming Shyness ~ Provides an invisible security blanket allowing you to develop social ease and overcome shyness.
  • Quick Confidence Booster ~ An audio hypnosis session that's specifically designed to get you (quickly!) back on track.
  • Stop Negative Thoughts ~ Learn powerful hypnotic techniques to stop negative thoughts before they start.
  • Overcoming Procrastination ~ Let hypnosis help you get on with what you need to do, when you need to do it. Let nothing hold you back.
  • Think Thin ~ Use hypnosis to re-train your brain and lose weight naturally... that's how to get and stay slim.
  • Fall Asleep Fast ~ Relearn how to fall asleep fast and enjoy a good night's sleep.
  • The Next Level ~ Designed to radically boost your performance in any field. It's based on a technique used by top athletes and other successful people to help them make a big stride forward.
This is our selection of favorites, but there's a session for every need! Choose from over 800 Hypnosis Downloads...
Search now on an issue that interests or concerns you...
 

Welcome to the New Wave in Meditation Technology

Click here to learn more about the iAwake Profound Meditation Program
The iAwake Profound Meditation Program
is a way of enhancing your meditation practice, making meditation not only easier and more enjoyable, but also more efficient and effective.
Profound Meditation provides the smoothest, deepest, richest, most profound meditation experience available anywhere...
Here is a link to a free 20-minute track from iAwake Technologies - a sample of the type of tools that will deepen your meditation immediately and help you quickly become a successful meditator. It's the opening track of iAwake's flagship product, the Profound Meditation Program, called the iAwake Experience...
Learn More and Download the iAwake Experience
We think you'll find this technology a tremendous aid on your transformative journey of becoming your best and most creative self - and you can get started today!
And here's a fantastic resource for self-education...

The World of Inspiration eLibrary

World of Inspiration
A treasure trove of personal development wisdom

Step inside. Just like a real library, there are thousands of quality eBooks presented on three "floors" and in different "rooms." To purchase your $15 Lifetime Membership to the World of Inspiration eLibrary, click the following button:

Payment is made through our secure transaction agent, PayPal.
The transaction is in the language and currency of your choice.
"I want to just say 'WOW!' This collection is probably the best money I ever spent! I've already received many times over in personal enrichment after just 9 days. I've had a past metaphysical background, but even newcomers to this material will really benefit. Thanks again." ~ J.S. (Pennsylvania, USA)
"The collection is everything which you promised. And more! A superb contribution to the good of the world. Many thanks indeed." ~ R.P. (Georgia, USA)
"Just a short note of thanks for the library. I've only had membership for several days now but I already feel this is perhaps the most interesting compilation I have yet seen. Worth far more than the price of admission. The browser linked structure works well and makes it easy to manage such a large storehouse of information. It is rarely that I find something I like as much as this or that I feel strongly enough to write a note like this." ~ P.W. (Minnesota, USA)
Copyright © 1997-2016 Trans4mind Ltd