Let’s talk about this cool stuff – DYL!

Liz Sumner Fulfillment, Goals, Learning, Life Dreams Leave a Comment

I’m so jazzed after attending a training on Designing Your Life: How To Build A Well-Lived, Joyful Life— the best-selling book by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans based on their wildly successful Stanford University course.  The book explains how to approach life change using design principles. It’s very practical but at the same time gets into your deep beliefs and underlying …

What kind of failure is this?

Liz Sumner Learning 1 Comment

I’m preparing for a certification course to coach the tools and framework of Designing Your Life by Dave Evans and Bill Burnett. I’m very excited because the authors are teaching it and this will be the first time they present the material from their latest book, Designing Your Work Life. One of the tools they offer is called the Failure Log. For some of …

Speed Bump

Still Life with Speed Bumps

Liz Sumner Learning, Life Dreams, Progress Leave a Comment

I’ve been working on a self-study course, currently called 8 Steps to Launch Your Dream Life. It’s coming together nicely and you will be the first to know when it’s ready.  I’m writing the course because I have some insights and experience in turning dream goals into reality and I think it could be useful. I’m writing this post because …

When Nobody’s Listening

Liz Sumner Communication, Learning, Patience, Self Worth Leave a Comment

Do you ever get the feeling that you’re invisible? You make a good point or offer a wise suggestion and people simply talk over you. Maybe someone says the exact same thing you just said and everyone hears and agrees, leaving you standing there shaking your head or checking to see if you’re still corporeal. Possibly the most useful thing …

Take The Class

Liz Sumner Goals, Learning, Life Dreams, Music Leave a Comment

I first heard about the master class called FabriJazz as an announcement at a concert last summer. I had just had the fabulous opportunity to sing with a large jazz orchestra and was high on the experience. The announced class was to take place at the end of August and there was still time to enroll. I remember thinking, “A …