Finding the Emotion Behind the Product

flashMy husband and I can’t shop together.  It’s a laborious process where my husband compares the features and prices of nearly identical items and either gets stuck because there is no identifiable difference, or gets stuck because he can’t find a logical reason to why he wants the more expensive item.

Me, I’m the emotional shopper.  Why did I get those new DC Comic Converse hightops when I already have six other regular pair?   I’m a geek and a runner.  The Flash is a geek and a runner. He runs fast.  I want to run fast too. (Identity) Continue reading

Overcoming the Fear of Facebook Live

25 years as a para-professional dancer taught me several things:

  • Know your stuff BEFORE you get on stage;
  • Expect the Director to realize the day of the show he/she wants to CHANGE some aspect of the performance because suddenly they don’t like it;
  • Inevitably a performer gets sick or injured resulting in FURTHER changes where YOU having to step in for them at the last minute;
  • Some little kid drops gum on stage even after you have told them no chewing gum while performing. Now you have to subtly sweep it up so a pointe shoe dancer doesn’t fall to her death.
  • Oh yeah… the show must go on.

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