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Positive on Publishing

Jul 15, 2020

In this episode, you’ll learn about the power of story and how neuroscience can support creativity.

Our guest is Sara Connell, author and master coach. She is also a fellow contributor to the anthology by Megan McCann, Soul Success.

There are seven “fun nuggets” for you to take away from this interview:

Fun nugget #1: Write that permission slip to yourself that you are good enough to put a book out into the world (or see Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic for a permission slip).

Fun nugget #2: Your mess is your message, and trust in the benevolence of the universe to turn traumatic experiences into transformational experiences (for yourself and others).

Fun nugget #3: Books can save lives.

Fun nugget #4: There are optimal brain states for creativity (and it is not high-beta!).

Fun nugget #5: When it comes to media appearances, aim high (even if you just declare it in your own living room).

Fun nugget #6: Align your entire team with your mission.

Fun nugget #7: Go for the no, then go with the flow!

Sara tells the story of getting on to Good Morning America. Take-away: Aim high.

About Sara Connell
Sara Connell is an author and master coach who helps coaches, writers and entrepreneurs breakout as thought leaders by becoming bestselling authors and in-demand/TEDx speakers. She has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, The View, FOX Chicago, NPR, and Katie Couric. Her writing has appeared in: The New York Times, Forbes, Good Housekeeping, Parenting, Tri-Quarterly, IO Literary Journal, Schlock, Psychobabble and Evolving Your Spirit. Her first book Bringing In Finn was nominated for ELLE magazine Book of the Year.

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