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May 30, 2017

Today we're talking with Louis Di Bianco, a professional storyteller with experience as a screen and stage actor, teacher, and business presentation coach. A great scene often throws the audience into the middle of a conflict that’s already happening, immediately arousing their curiosity and drawing their attention. He brings his experience to help us become clear, powerful communicators and superstars who can tell their stories in ways that are engaging, compelling, and breathtaking.

Connect With Louis:

louisdibianco.com
@LouisDiBianco on Twitter
Louis Di Bianco on Facebook
Louis Di Bianco on IMDB
[email protected]
Change Your Story, Change Your Life
Change Your Story, Change Your Life on iTunes

The Mission Log:

  • [03:27] - We start things off by learning a little bit about Louis, what he does, and how he got started in storytelling as a child. He then shares his roundabout life story, which includes ending up studying the unlikely field of accounting.
  • [08:26] - Louis actually enjoyed the study of accounting, he reveals, but knew it wasn’t his lifelong career. He then shares more of his story, describing his change of major to English literature and how he eventually used his acting skills to teach business-people.
  • [12:28] - How did Louis translate his skills on stage to the business world, and what are some of the most important things that he taught these people to do?
  • [13:56] - Louis offers one tip that will immediately help listeners become better presenters, involving an “in late, out early” approach to speeches and presentations.
  • [20:27] - We learn another possible way to compellingly open a speech: starting with a question. He offers a few examples in response to topics Orion suggests, and then offers an example of using a prop instead of a question.
  • [24:05] - How does Louis come up with these brilliant openers? In response, he demystifies the idea of brilliance, explaining that “everyone is brilliant.”
  • [27:28] - Louis describes what he believes is one of the most important keys to powerful communication: using all five of your senses.
  • [30:08] - Louis gives us a rule that he offers people from his acting experience: “show, don’t tell.” He elaborates on what he means by this, tying it into his previous point of addressing all five senses.
  • [31:30] - We learn more about how Louis’ stage acting experience contributes to his storytelling, from his perspective. He and Orion then talk about the importance of body language.
  • [35:48] - Does Louis memorize a script for his presentation, or have general cues and then go with the flow from there?
  • [38:16] - Louis discusses ways to remember the bulletpoints. He and Orion then discuss the potential issues with PowerPoint. Louis then talks about a complete template for doing a powerful presentation every time, which he calls the “Frankenstein template.”
  • [40:11] - Louis and Orion discuss Frankenstein. Louis then shares how the Frankenstein concept relates to creating a compelling presentation.
  • [44:37] - We learn what Louis means by the “message” in the presentation: it’s the one thing that your entire presentation is about, that you want people to remember even if they forget everything else.
  • [45:46]- Louis goes through the different parts of a presentation, linking each of these to body parts to continue his Frankenstein analogy. He gives a specific example of a presentation and how he would apply these concepts.
  • [51:13] - Orion steps in for a moment to discuss the importance of bringing things home for people in a powerful way. Louis elaborates this, offering specific examples again.
  • [53:51] - What does Louis do throughout the presentation for persuasion to plant seeds for the final call to action?
  • [55:09] - What are Louis’ three tips to living a stellar life? 1. The moment you open your eyes in the morning, turn your mind to gratitude. 2. Don’t begin your day until you know how it’s going to end. 3. Don’t blame, don’t complain, and don’t explain.
  • [58:35] - Louis talks about where listeners can find him: his podcast Change Your Story, Change Your Life (where Orion is featured on an episode!). You can also find this podcast on iTunes. He mentions his book Persuasion Genie, and offers a free copy to the first 10 Stellar Life listeners who reach out to him at [email protected]. Anyone after those 10 will receive the Frankenstein template in a PDF format along with an ebook on the secrets of powerful storytelling.

Links and Resources:

louisdibianco.com
@LouisDiBianco on Twitter
Louis Di Bianco on Facebook
Louis Di Bianco on IMDB
[email protected]
Change Your Story, Change Your Life
Change Your Story, Change Your Life on iTunes
PowerPoint
Death by PowerPoint
Frankenstein
Jim Rohn
Persuasion Genie

May 23, 2017

Lira Kay is a true master of helping purpose-driven professionals break through creative blocks and make a meaningful impact. All of us encounter creative blocks sometimes, whether in business, life, love, or creative passions. Breaking through those blocks or chains can feel like a struggle, because doing so involves confronting our own fears. We discuss the tools that can help, including developing a new clarity in seeing yourself by identifying your archetype and element, and then understanding your shadow side. Today, she’s here to help you let go of your old, limited self and share your true gifts with the world.

Connect With Lira:

shesgotpassion.com
The School of Inspired Life
@schoolofinspiredlife on Facebook
Lira Kay on LinkedIn
Lira Kay on Yelp

The Mission Log:

  • [03:23] - Lira shares a bit about what she does, which is working with creative people who are experiencing creative blocks.
  • [04:51] - What are the biggest reasons why people have creative blocks?
  • [05:59] - Lira explains what, exactly, is the difference between therapy and coaching.
  • [07:03] - We learn more about the difference between Lira’s approach as a therapist and her approach as a coach. In her answer, Lira explains that she works with archetypes.
  • [08:26] - What does Lira do when she’s coaching someone and something from the past comes up? The key, she explains, is to not avoid it but to actually look at it non-judgmentally. She also reveals that she has her clients set a date for healing.
  • [10:52] - Lira goes into more detail about the healing dates that her clients set, which are usually measured in weeks rather than months or years.
  • [12:05] - Lira believes that we can live many lifetimes during the 80 or 90 years we have.
  • [13:20] - What is Lira’s definition of rebirth?
  • [15:58] - We hear what four archetypes Lira uses (artist, alchemist, architect, altruist), and how they help her provide effective coaching to her clients. She then explains that people express themselves in four different ways: fire, air, water, and earth.
  • [18:39] - Lira talks about the shadow side of the artist archetype. Orion then talks about the fact that the most successful people tend to polarize their audience rather than being liked by everybody.
  • [21:58] - What is the shadow side of the architect?
  • [23:33] - Lira discusses the shadow side of the alchemist.
  • [25:33] - We learn about the shadow side of the last of Lira’s four archetypes: the altruist.
  • [27:09] - Orion sees herself in all four archetypes, she reveals. She then discusses the connection between darkness and light.
  • [28:23] - Lira shares more about the interconnection between the archetypes and the elements.
  • [32:11] - The structure of archetypes and elements came to Lira in a dream, she reveals. She then shares more about her past and her creative process. Orion then discusses all the knowledge out there for us to tap into.
  • [35:30] - We return to the topic of rebirth, with Lira explaining that it involves accessing the collective subconscious.
  • [37:11] - Orion talks about a book by her husband, Stephan Spencer: Google Power Search.
  • [37:57] - Lira’s genius is to speak with a particular person and come up with what they need, she explains. She then talks about working with feelings with her clients, and reveals that almost all of the people she works with need help getting in touch with the physical body.
  • [41:13] - Orion switches topics a bit, asking Lira how we can get clarity in our businesses.
  • [43:10] - Lira mentions one of her books, titled I Belong: The Journey From Lost to Found.
  • [44:06] - What are Lira’s three tips to living a stellar life? 1. Be who you are, but don’t be attached to your human path. 2. Don’t hold back when it comes to experiencing and gifting people with your authentic truth. 3. Say to yourself, “I am in a process; I am all good.”
  • [45:15] - Lira talks about where people can find her (at shesgotpassion.com) and offers Stellar Life listeners a free gift: a session with her. To set up yours, go to this link!

Links and Resources:

shesgotpassion.com
The School of Inspired Life
@schoolofinspiredlife on Facebook
Lira Kay on LinkedIn
Lira Kay on Yelp
Now or Never: How to Get What You Want Every Time You Say “I Wish”
I Belong: The Journey From Lost to Found
Archetypes
Kabbalah
Google Power Search by Stephan Spencer
Free session with Lira Kay

May 16, 2017

Today’s guest, the lovely Chelsey Marie, is a brand designer, marketing strategist, and the founder of IamChelseyMarie.com. Chelsey is a go-to girl when it comes to creating an online presence that reflects who you really are -- and, as you’ll hear in this conversation, she deeply believes in the importance of being yourself in your brand. In our chat, she shares wonderful insight into how you can bravely be who you are in your presence online and in your brand. We learn several tips that she used to get 2,500 people on her first webinar, how she found the courage to pursue her business, and what she sees as her most valuable assets as a successful businesswoman.

Connect With Chelsey:

IamChelseyMarie.com
@iamchelseymarie on Instagram
@IamChelseyMarie on Twitter
@BeYouBranding on Facebook

The Mission Log:

  • [02:59] - Chelsey introduces herself and explains the core of what she does. She also talks about the history of her own company.
  • [04:20] - How did Chelsey’s success at a young age affect her as a person? She mentions the moments when she decided to quit her Victoria’s Secret job, and later school, to focus on her business.
  • [06:44] - Chelsey shares a moment that showed her the difference between herself and her peers in the early days of her business.
  • [10:34] - We learn about how Chelsey found the courage to pursue her business, and she shares some of what her home life was like and how it helped her.
  • [12:20] - Orion talks about the connection between creativity, faith, and spirituality.
  • [12:04] - How did Chelsey get 2,500 people on her first webinar?
  • [15:10] - What were some of the greatest hooks that got people to sign up for Chelsey’s webinar? She offers several key tips for people who don’t currently have a mentor to help them with this.
  • [18:39] - Chelsey loves using Instagram to promote her brand, she explains.
  • [20:42] - Chelsey has been mentioning a marketing calendar; here, she goes into more depth about her system and how it works.
  • [24:53] - Perspective is what Chelsey would consider the greatest strength that she has as a young entrepreneur.
  • [27:11] - Chelsey shares her definition of a brand: “Your brand is anything and everything that leaves a first impression.” She explains that you don’t need to wait to become bigger before you can become a brand.
  • [30:27] - What are some questions we can ask ourselves when we’re creating our brand’s identity?
  • [31:22] - Chelsey talks about the first conversation she has with a new client who comes to her for help with branding.
  • [32:46] - What elements are important in a brand or website? Chelsey talks in depth about the visuals as well as the words that you choose.
  • [36:16] - Your logo is important, but it isn’t everything, Chelsey explains.
  • [36:46] - The biggest mistake Chelsey sees people make is being “Vicky Vanilla.” This involves wanting everyone to like you, and therefore watering your message down to make everyone happy.
  • [38:53] - What can we do to avoid being Vicky Vanilla? In her answer, Chelsey shares the story of a particular client who she helped with this.
  • [42:05] - There isn’t much of a difference between who Chelsey is in her day-to-day life and on stage, she explains, but there are certain things that she keeps private.
  • [43:13] - What are some of Chelsey’s favorite brands that are good examples of branding?
  • [44:47] - Chelsey shares her three top tips to living a stellar life. 1: Be brave in all that you do. 2: Know that you don’t know everything, and find the right people to partner with. 3: Play and be creative as often as you can.
  • [46:29] - Chelsey offers a giveaway to Stellar Life listeners: a three-video series called How to Start Standing Out.

Links and Resources:

IamChelseyMarie.com
@iamchelseymarie on Instagram
@IamChelseyMarie on Twitter
@BeYouBranding on Facebook
Bill Donius on Stellar Life
Julie Anne Jones
Brave New Brand Online
Michael Jackson
Marie Forleo
Show Me Your Mumu
Tone It Up
How to Start Standing Out (free gift for Stellar Life listeners)

May 9, 2017

Today’s guest is the amazing and extremely wise Helaine Harris. Helaine brings her bubbly, amazing, fun personality along with her luminous intelligence to her profession as a coach and therapist. In addition to being an intuitive business coach, healer, and licensed psychotherapist, Helaine is the founder of An Awakening Center, which blends over 45 traditional and alternative medicines to help clients find their core power and strength, and live purposeful lives while fulfilling their mission and destiny. In this conversation, we’ll also talk about love, relationships, masculine and feminine energy, healing our deep wounds, overcoming our barriers, and much more.

Connect With Helaine:

Helaine Z. Harris, LMFT
Helaine Z. Harris on Facebook
Helaine Harris on YouTube
Helaine Harris on LinkedIn
@AnAwakeningCenter on Facebook

The Mission Log:

  • [02:42] - Helaine tells us a bit about herself, and explains that her childhood is a big part of the reason that she works with the topics of healing and love today.
  • [04:12] - What did Helaine do to heal herself?
  • [06:13] - In response to Orion’s questions on what Helaine’s peers think of her and her methods, Helaine explains that she never did traditional therapy.
  • [07:36] - Helaine explains some of the keys to healing ourselves.
  • [09:34] - We hear Helaine’s thoughts on women today holding onto a masculine component, and how we respond once we’re badly hurt or betrayed.
  • [11:37] - If you’re with a partner who keeps breaking their promises, how do you deal with that? Helaine reveals that we tend to fall in love with people who mirror our shadow aspects.
  • [17:08] - Helane offers advice on seeing red flags when you’re in the state of bliss that occurs early in a relationship.
  • [19:09] - We learn why it’s important to embrace our own feminine aspects, which Helaine calls the “sacred feminine” or the “divine feminine.”
  • [22:42] - Orion clarifies that the masculine/feminine energy dynamic occurs in gay relationships as well, and explains why having this polarity in a relationship is important.
  • [23:55] - How do women become the goddess or the priestess?
  • [27:21] - Helaine explains one of the mistakes that she hears people make regularly, which is getting into a new relationship before healing fully from the last one.
  • [30:54] - We learn more about what Helaine means by surrendering, and how that applies to the business world.
  • [36:08] - Does Helaine have other ways to integrate that goddess energy into the boardroom? In her answer, Helaine talks about the importance of win-win situations and making sure everyone is satisfied with the outcome.
  • [41:05] - Orion and Helaine talks about embracing your shadows and doing shadow work.
  • [44:15] - We return to the example Helaine gave earlier of a woman whose husband was cheating, which was manifesting her own shadow in him.
  • [47:55] - Helaine has a visualization process to help listeners connect to self-love, which she shares here. She recommends listening to this and following along when you’re not driving or operating machinery.
  • [57:56] - As Helaine’s visualization guidance ends, Orion urges listeners to return to this recording and listen to this meditation again when necessary.
  • [58:30] - Helaine works remotely with people nationally and internationally. She offers a gift to Stellar Life listeners: a Divine Results Life Strategy Session. To get your gift, go to hzharris.com/yourresultslifesession. Another option is to call Helaine at 818-782-6869.
  • [60:24] - What are Helaine’s three top tips to a stellar life? 1. Love yourself. 2. Love what you’re doing. 3. Treat yourself gently and with compassion.

Links and Resources:

Helaine Z. Harris, LMFT
Helaine Z. Harris on Facebook
Helaine Harris on YouTube
Helaine Harris on LinkedIn
@AnAwakeningCenter on Facebook
Kundalini energy
Divine Results Life Strategy Session

May 9, 2017

Today’s guest is the amazing and extremely wise Helaine Harris. Helaine brings her bubbly, amazing, fun personality along with her luminous intelligence to her profession as a coach and therapist. In addition to being an intuitive business coach, healer, and licensed psychotherapist, Helaine is the founder of An Awakening Center, which blends over 45 traditional and alternative medicines to help clients find their core power and strength, and live purposeful lives while fulfilling their mission and destiny. In this conversation, we’ll also talk about love, relationships, masculine and feminine energy, healing our deep wounds, overcoming our barriers, and much more.

Connect With Helaine:

Helaine Z. Harris, LMFT
Helaine Z. Harris on Facebook
Helaine Harris on YouTube
Helaine Harris on LinkedIn
@AnAwakeningCenter on Facebook

The Mission Log:

  • [02:42] - Helaine tells us a bit about herself, and explains that her childhood is a big part of the reason that she works with the topics of healing and love today.
  • [04:12] - What did Helaine do to heal herself?
  • [06:13] - In response to Orion’s questions on what Helaine’s peers think of her and her methods, Helaine explains that she never did traditional therapy.
  • [07:36] - Helaine explains some of the keys to healing ourselves.
  • [09:34] - We hear Helaine’s thoughts on women today holding onto a masculine component, and how we respond once we’re badly hurt or betrayed.
  • [11:37] - If you’re with a partner who keeps breaking their promises, how do you deal with that? Helaine reveals that we tend to fall in love with people who mirror our shadow aspects.
  • [17:08] - Helane offers advice on seeing red flags when you’re in the state of bliss that occurs early in a relationship.
  • [19:09] - We learn why it’s important to embrace our own feminine aspects, which Helaine calls the “sacred feminine” or the “divine feminine.”
  • [22:42] - Orion clarifies that the masculine/feminine energy dynamic occurs in gay relationships as well, and explains why having this polarity in a relationship is important.
  • [23:55] - How do women become the goddess or the priestess?
  • [27:21] - Helaine explains one of the mistakes that she hears people make regularly, which is getting into a new relationship before healing fully from the last one.
  • [30:54] - We learn more about what Helaine means by surrendering, and how that applies to the business world.
  • [36:08] - Does Helaine have other ways to integrate that goddess energy into the boardroom? In her answer, Helaine talks about the importance of win-win situations and making sure everyone is satisfied with the outcome.
  • [41:05] - Orion and Helaine talks about embracing your shadows and doing shadow work.
  • [44:15] - We return to the example Helaine gave earlier of a woman whose husband was cheating, which was manifesting her own shadow in him.
  • [47:55] - Helaine has a visualization process to help listeners connect to self-love, which she shares here. She recommends listening to this and following along when you’re not driving or operating machinery.
  • [57:56] - As Helaine’s visualization guidance ends, Orion urges listeners to return to this recording and listen to this meditation again when necessary.
  • [58:30] - Helaine works remotely with people nationally and internationally. She offers a gift to Stellar Life listeners: a Divine Results Life Strategy Session. To get your gift, go to hzharris.com/yourresultslifesession. Another option is to call Helaine at 818-782-6869.
  • [60:24] - What are Helaine’s three top tips to a stellar life? 1. Love yourself. 2. Love what you’re doing. 3. Treat yourself gently and with compassion.

Links and Resources:

Helaine Z. Harris, LMFT
Helaine Z. Harris on Facebook
Helaine Harris on YouTube
Helaine Harris on LinkedIn
@AnAwakeningCenter on Facebook
Kundalini energy
Divine Results Life Strategy Session

May 2, 2017

Today’s guest makes this episode even more Stellar than most! She's Valerie Elster - a galactic shaman who facilitates multidimensional healing sessions, consciousness workshops, and more. She’s a lightworker who is generously willing to share her journey and wisdom in soul remembrance and ancient reconnection. Valerie is a channel for light-language, and she tells us how to step into your truth, listen intently, and go with your heart.

Connect With Valerie:

valerieelster.com
Valerie Elster on Facebook
Valerie Elster on Twitter

The Mission Log:

  • [03:18] - Valerie starts things off by telling us a bit about herself and her ten years on her healing path.
  • [04:42] - We hear a bit about how people tend to react to Valerie.
  • [06:09] - What does Valerie channel? In her answer, she explains that she sometimes feels like a direct channel, and other times it’s remembrance instead. She then discusses the light languages that she speaks.
  • [08:59] - Valerie discusses light language in more depth, explaining whether she can control it or whether she just channels it when it comes.
  • [10:47] - We learn more about what Valerie means by the “galactic realm.”
  • [12:15] - Valerie talks about what it means that she’s the “oracle of Orion” (in the sense of the stars/constellation, not our host Orion).
  • [13:40] - Valerie discusses light language again. She then spends a moment speaking in light language.
  • [14:21] - We hear the translation of what Valerie has just said in light language.
  • [15:41] - Do the other civilizations Valerie has been talking about exist in 3D form with flesh and blood, or are they pure energy?
  • [15:13] - Orion and Valerie discuss whether beings from these other civilizations exist on earth with us, what they look like, and why they’re here.
  • [17:40] - How do these beings assist us here on earth?
  • [19:26] - Valerie says there are about five different star systems that work with earth, but there are many more star families out there.
  • [21:10] - Valerie goes into more depth about her journey to connecting with her power and becoming a shaman.
  • [24:27] - She reveals that she began speaking light languages in 2012 or 2013.
  • [26:23] - Valerie discusses whether everybody can access and translate the Akashic records the way she does.
  • [27:36] - We learn about Valerie’s everyday rituals and how often she enters a meditative space. She also reveals that her son is a crystal child.
  • [29:21] - Valerie explains what a crystal child is, and talks about other generations and their roles.
  • [31:03] - What do we need in order to step into our gifts?
  • [33:44] - Valerie talks about abuse of power under the guise of spirituality.
  • [36:03] - Orion asks Valerie whether she has heard of Donny Epstein, who works with Tony Robbins. She then shares her experiences with Donny.
  • [38:33] - Valerie begins speaking in a light language again.
  • [39:14] - Valerie translates the light language words she just spoke. The meaning is related to ascension and awakening.
  • [41:04] - Orion brings up the topic of seminars, explaining that she goes to one a week sometimes because she loves to learn and expand. She then talks about the sensation that her energy has been growing.
  • [42:32] - Valerie is being pushed to be out more, she explains.
  • [43:43] - Do Valerie’s guides have any message to share with the listeners? The answer involves stepping into your truth, listening intently, and going within the heart. She and Orion then discuss this, then Orion asks how to combine her two worlds.
  • [47:03] - Valerie offers her answer to Orion’s question, emphasizing the importance of stepping out into a bigger space.
  • [48:49] - The statement of “I am” is powerful because we’re infinite, Valerie explains.
  • [50:34] - Valerie reveals that one of the reasons she hasn’t been particularly social in public is that she’s very sensitive. She then explains that emanating love is is a protective barrier.
  • [52:31]-  What does Valerie teach people in her workshops?
  • [53:18] - After having used the term several times, Valerie clarifies what Akashic records are. As Orion puts it, these records are “the universal Google.”
  • [55:40] - What are Valerie’s top three tips to living a stellar life? 1. Transparency. 2. Meditation. 3. Radical self love and compassion.
  • [56:39] - Valerie lists some places where listeners can find her.

Links and Resources:

Abraham-Hicks
Esther Hicks
Tom Kenyon
Werner Erhard and Est
Reiki
Akashic records
Indigo, crystal, and rainbow children
Etheric body
Ayahuasca
Donny Epstein
Tony Robbins
Business Mastery
The Healing Collective
Akashic Field Therapy

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