SOAR…learn to shape your art around your authentic voice
Success – Openess – Authenticity – Roots
do you have no idea what your style is?
do you feel like you are alone in this creative universe?
do you become exhausted trying to describe the art you create?
do you jump from this craft to that painting saying you are bored easily?
do you have so many great ideas that you are overwhelmed?
do you emulate others because you feel your original ideas would be unworthy of pursuing?
do you trust your intuition to lead you where you don’t want to go?
do you have no idea when a work is finished?
do you struggle or get tense while creating an artwork?
do you expect a masterpiece every time?
do you have no earthly idea what your visual voice is?
Your visual voice is the piece of magic inside you that is screaming to get out
You must be courageous – You have to make a leap into the unknown every time you work
This is a program to shape your art around your authentic voice
Movement toward the edge of what’s possible!
Discover your passion, come to know your unique gifts intimately and then shape your artistic voice so that it adds value to the universe and nothing can stand in your way!!!
Success Suppose Module…imagine and dream, conceive of, envision
Openess Module…identify with your core, assimilate, pull together
Authenticity Module…genuine and original, unique and novel, trust and validate
Roots Realized Module…accept as true, acknowledge, allow, believe
A 4-month coaching and mentoring program within an intimate, supportive and encouraging environment designed to nurture YOUR dreams. SOAR is designed with the express intention of defining your visual voice, learning to trust it and then finding the power to use it. The format is rich with creative exercises, heart-felt discussion, visualization, brainstorming and always…laughter and connection.
You Can Expect:
- Full and deep connection with your creative spirit
- Group synergy drawing on the wisdom and encouragement of the whole
- A supportive forum to discuss common issues and blocks (time, confidence, money, space)
- A proven structure to keep you on track and moving forward toward the edge of what’s possible
There will be 2 Module calls plus 1 Q&A call each month with e-mail support, action steps, assignments and discussion groups.
Applications are accepted throughout the year. Program is limited to only 4-8 serious artists.
Artists interested in the program are invited to schedule a complimentary 10 minute live session with me. Fill out the Contact form to receive a preliminary coaching package with questionnaire.
Dates: Begins February 28, 2011 – Ends June 30, 2011
Day: 1st-3rd Wednesdays of each month
Time: 2:00-4:00 PM EST
Place:Wherever you are, just phone into the teleconference. All calls are recorded, so no need to be present unless you want to participate in the Q&A.
Investment: $500 for the series plus any long-distance charges. You can pay in 2 installments of $250. This is less than half of what it costs to work with me on a one-to-one and the only other opportunity to get this kind of personal attention.
Group Size: This group is limited to 8 participants. Is one of these yours?
Rebecca has been a Creative Entrepreneur for over 30 years. “This is the outgrowth of my life’s work as a teacher and mentor to thousands of creative businesspeople over the past 20 years,” she says. Let me guide you toward your creative dreams and goals. Coaching helps individuals grow and contribute fully to the success of their art, business and/or life. It provides continuous learning and develops people to meet current and future needs. Coaching is an investment that you make in developing your key resource, YOU! Done well, it is a collaborative process that benefits everyone.
Creative souls usually grow their business organically (by the seat of their pants). The passion and excitement of doing what you love becomes tempered by the frustration of working without structure and profits. Lack of discipline results in working harder and harder for less and less. I specialize in helping right-brained creative people define their business goals and create a business around their unique abilities and mind-set. Caring and nurturing support focusing on the business of being a creative person are the hallmarks of Rebecca’s success stories.
“My approach to business is a creative one, mastered throughout a successful 35-year career as a self-employed artist. In 1996 I began mentoring creative people who wanted to have a business that supported them while nurturing their creativity. My goal is to help you increase your profile while you grow, develop and enjoy your business. I offer ongoing mentoring and coaching on a flexible, cost effective contract basis. All Creative Entrepreneurs of any creative discipline are welcome: artists, artisans, craftspeople, writers, dancers, quilters, potters, woodworkers, singers, musicians, graphic and textile designers, architects, photographers, writers…all creative souls.”
What you can expect:
Flexibility & Creativity
You never quite know what’s going to happen and that calls for the ability to come up with new solutions when necessary and/or discard ideas when they become ineffective. At the same time, the coach should be comfortable with ambiguity, fast change and lots of uncertainty. We use every method available to today’s savvy entrepreneur – social media, Internet marketing strategies, teleseminars, webinars, video and audio, podcasts, and much more.
Undivided Attention & Support
Your time is valuable and we will ALWAYS value it. We will create a supportive environment to grow as you do life-changing work and make life-changing decisions.
The coach must be adept at handling complex interpersonal dynamics and be able to deal with a wide range of personalities. Good listening skills are critical.
Coaching often involves sensitive personal issues and highly confidential information. Honesty, mutual trust, and the ability to keep a confidence are essential.
Direct Talk and Tough Love
Ultimately, coaching is all about achieving real life-changing results. The coach needs to be able to hold people accountable and demand tangible outcomes.
The goal of business coaching is to strengthen a person’s performance as it relates to both individual and corporate objectives. An entrepreneurial background is critical to success.
Does Coaching Work?
People seeking coaching are self-guided, so the answer is yes. In order to make a good match between what you want out of the coaching experience and the person who can guide you throughout the coaching process, you will need to be cautious and ask good questions.
How to know if you need a mentor or coach…
People seek out coaches for many reasons. The people we coach are usually working through some significant transition in their life or career and believe that something is holding them back. The most valuable results of the coaching experience are: brainstorming, another viewpoint, encouragement, and being accountable to the coach.
Coaching is not a substitute for therapy and it’s not business strategy. You will do the work. The coach guides by asking the right questions that help the client figure out what behavior needs to change and how best to change it. You will learn to engage in authentic conversations and self-assessments to know yourself better.