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At the Artistry of Change we activate people in high pressure careers to build the kind of mental and emotional resiliency that makes them indispensable to those they serve helping them move from being contracted and fearful around change to creatively flowing with change. We focus on visionary leaders in such areas as Personal Growth - Human Potential - Health & Wellness – HR, soft skills Professional Development. We show visionary leaders how to train their brains for high performance and how to create presentations that rock people’s worlds, open minds, and inspire people to take action on your message. ...See All

Education

Carla has an undergraduate in English, Psychology and Theatre and graduate work in Organizational Development. She also has extensive training in adult education, leadership and conflict resolution. She has been a fitness instructor, health coach, Educational Kinesiology instructor, workplace mediator, reinvention advisor, and presentation skills coach.

Experience and Distinctions

On the artistic side she has performed in dozens of plays and musicals, written seven plays, a screenplay and a novel. Her specialty has been theatrical improvisation and Carla has founded three theatre troupes. In non-fiction she has written three books on change, conflict resolution and presentation skills, as well as over 100 articles that have appeared in a wide variety of journals.

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Expert Academy on LiL
21 Completed Sessions
Last Session:
Thu Sep 26 2013 at 04:00 pm EDT
Last Log-in:
Fri Nov 28 2014 at 05:34 pm EDT
On Learn It Live Since:
Tuesday Nov 22, 2011
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Good habits of mind mark the difference between a chronically stressed out person, and a "Change Artist". A Change Artist is one who can stay innovative, focused, calm and confident no matter what is going on. People with these skills are indispensable during times of turbulent change. The good news is that you can train your body-mind system to be fuller capacity in this way. All three of these life habits don't take much time but can make a huge difference for the rest of your life. It's like brushing your teeth. If you didn't take 2 minutes to do that every day you wouldn't have any teeth by the age of 30. Beneficial small habits over time are like a drop in the bucket that can lead to huge results in the long term. Join us for this upbeat, fun, practical and informative class that can help you: * lessen anxiety and stress * heighten confidence * increase overall enjoyment of life * attract more of what you want and less of what you don't want Free gift for those who attend live and stay until the end.
Rushing around overwhelmed and impatient is now epidemic. But, it doesn't have to be that way. The costs to you, your work, and society are huge such as: - Foggy thinking leading to less productivity - Health issues - Relationship breakdowns - Financial problems - Lowered happiness and quality of life Benefits to attending this class: - Lower your stress - Get more done in less time with less suffering - Improve your problem solving abilities - Enhance working relationships with key people in your life
The ability to creatively handle constant change will be the most sought after skill in the 21st Century. - Alvin Toffler, Futurist After 21 years of research we have identified the top 3 mindsets of people who can stay or easily regain the ability to be centered, calm, healthy, high integrity, communicative and proactive in the face of constant change. We call these people “Change Artists”. The skills of a Change Artist don’t actually need to be learned, they are innate skills that you just need to remember to access. During this interactive, enjoyable and practical session you will discover how to: * identify the difference between change resistance and change fatigue • respond proactively to challenges versus being reactive • find clarity in chaotic situations versus getting overwhelmed • train your brain to stay in a high performance states no matter what • turn a complaint, concern or challenge into a brilliant idea • invite commitment and engagement to change initiatives • create a culture of innovation in which high vitality and open communication are the norm The Artistry of Change® is an innovative system that blends diverse fields such as educational kinesiology, psychology, change management theory, creative process models, and neuroscience. Witness how these fields are merging in exciting ways to produce the new ‘workplace artistry'.
It's getting harder and harder to keep people's attention in the business world. In this engaging and interactive 2 part series you will discover how to: - capture attention with a well told story - open minds with powerful examples and comparisons - deliver your stories effectively STORYTELLING IS UNIVERSAL After surveying hundreds of business communicators-- the number one concern they have is engaging people's interest. Brain studies show that when you tell a story, people's brains light up. Storytelling is one of the few human traits that you find across all culture and through all known history. It was the way human communicated for thousands of years before the printing press. UNLOCK YOUR NATURAL HUMAN ABILITY TO TELL A GREAT STORY We all have storytelling ability hardwired into our DNA and this program will help you recapture that. By the end of these two sessions you should have examples,comparisons, and stories you can use for a specific communication purpose. Benefits of attending: • Discover your storytelling strengths and weaknesses • Learn where to find great stories to tell • Understand mistakes to avoid and best practices • Practice using a quick story writing template If you miss one session you can watch it on replay.
This is the opportunity to get an overview of what we're covering, ask questions, get feedback on assignments, provide resources for each other, and generally to know each other.
Tell your story and promote your cause, idea, service or product. The future belongs to storytellers who can create meaning out of raw information and inspire people to action. By the end of this session you should have started the outline of a new story and have learned a template for creating new stories whenever you need. Discover: • your storytelling strengths and weaknesses • how to create a story that promotes your product, service or vision • the do's and don'ts of good storytelling • how to use a unique story writing template After surveying hundreds of presenters-- the number one concern they have is BEING MORE ENGAGING. Neuroscience studies show that as soon as a speaker starts to tell a story, people’s brains light up. Storytelling is one of the few human traits that is truly universal across culture and through all known history. It was the way most information was conveyed between people before the printing press…so for thousands of years. There will be no replay link. You need to attend on the day to access this class. Get the handout here: http://www.speakersuccessu.com/funnels/6873
Are your presentations too boring? Maybe you need more stories and examples. After surveying hundreds of presenters-- the number one concern they have is BEING MORE ENGAGING. Neuroscience studies show that as soon as a speaker starts to tell a story, people’s brains light up. Storytelling is one of the few human traits that is truly universal across culture and through all known history. It was the way most information was conveyed between people before the printing press…so for tens of thousands of years. By the end of this session you should have the outline of a new story and an easy process for creating more new stories whenever you need. Discover: • your storytelling strengths and weaknesses • where to find or create great stories • the do's and don'ts of good storytelling • how to use a unique story writing template There will be no replay link. You need to attend on the day to access this class. We may be doing the class again, but it is not scheduled yet.
Discover 3 tips for breaking free from the overwhelm mindset-- and reconnect to a quality of life while also attending to your obligations and deadlines.
Blessed are those who can make people laugh, for they shall never be without an audience. Through this engaging online learning platform, Carla will show you how to grab the attention of your audience and get them smiling and laughing. Whether you are meeting with a client, introducing yourself at a networking event, or making a presentation - a light-hearted approach grabs attention, opens minds and makes your material more memorable. Whether you were the class clown or the class bookworm, anyone can benefit from having a few tips for lightening up your communication in a business setting. Contrary to popular belief, this is a skill that CAN be learned. During this engaging, fun and practical presentation you will discover how to: • understand what is at the core of why humans laugh • move past fears of using humor • trigger the right kind of laughter that builds bridges and opens minds • avoid the 5 top mistakes people make when trying to use humor