• springtime synopsis

    Springtime Synopsis

    May = cold rain and unpredictable weather in Denver.  On a day like today, when the skies are dropping hail and the day is best for reading, I find that pre-established sentiment to remain consistent.  Having come from Florida, I missed the seasons that guide the natural ebb and flow of moods and activities.  Being privy to seasons now, and understanding my own lack of control over the weather and the way of things in general, I find myself more at peace and forgiving than ever of all I cannot control.  Grateful even for the things that don’t kill and only make us stronger.

    In this post, my only real intention is to talk about my season and what’s going on, so I can look back and remember this otherwise hardly documented time.

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  • Erin Elisse

    What I Learned From Being Bed Ridden

    In January I read 6 books because I had the time.  It was the hardest month of my life, and I am glad it’s over.  I sprained an ankle and while that seems an easy enough deal, I have yet to drive a car- 4 weeks later.

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  • deliberate living erin elisse

    I’m writing a book. There is no moral story. Just nuances of belief.

    “Erin Elisse uses big picture thinking to reach today’s mindsets.”
    “Sprouting Mind- A deliberate living blog.”
    Erin Elisse relaunch- “Big picture marketing.”
    I use this “big picture” phrase and now I’ve noticed it’s becoming a buzzword.  For me, big picture means deliberate and goal oriented.  I practice it in my work, my personal life and of course, write about it in my book.

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  • words overheard

    How One Man Creates Space In A Corporate World

    Words Overheard

    I’m a homebody by default, but love going out and having (or overhearing) good conversations wherever I am.  In the past, when I’d go out alone, my openness to whatever came led me to some very interesting ideas and thoughts that influence me for days and even years on end because they were based off personally had experiences my mind actively deconstructed and sorted.  Often, the conversations, thoughts or observations I make turn into a shaping that I then incorporate into my book.

    Lately, I’ve attended a number of holiday events as an undercover marketing/writing caterer. That’s how it feels anyway.  I’m a marketing professional who gets this pretty unsolicited insight into professionals’ homes, lives, businesses, opinions and ideas as “the help.”

    While there are many fantastically “interesting” overheard conversations, there is one I’d like to share.
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    Weekly Review: November 8-14

    Since my weeks have been looking very much the same in terms of what I’ve been commenting upon (a very nice and happy thing), I will discuss something else this week that sums up my week in a nutshell.

    BUSINESS.

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    I Am A Rambling Whoa-man

    Memories Are Now Definitions?

    I recently read The Art and Magic of Tidying Up, which teaches you how to arrange your personal systems so you are always organized, without having to spend laborious amounts of time/energy to keep it up.  She advertises that every single one of her clients have never gone back.  For me, the methodologies presented in the book certainly changed the way I think and live, filling in a few understanding gaps I had in arranging my personal systems.

    Great book, but this blog post is more about something she mentioned than the book itself.   Read more

  • welcome

    Today, I Welcome A New Team Member

    I would like to extend a warm welcome to my new Director of Security.  Nigel has been in the industry since he was young.  I look forward to a long partnership.

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  • two

    Business, Books & Dancing

    Since my last post, I have finished many books, become engaged (!), moved, and started putting more energy than ever into my business. I am currently focused on getting a new routine down, business development, working on UE, planning a wedding and writing. While I am ridiculously busy, for the most part… I love that. ;)

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  • Erin Elisse

    The Week In Hindsight

    I thought I would start a weekly column so I could get back into blogging. I don’t know what to call it yet. I am quite detached from a number of things online, but I do advocate and practice a deliberate living lifestyle.  I’d like to share what I have going on. If not for others,  for myself as a documentation.

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  • nepal relief

    Behind The Scenes: One Month After Nepal Earthquake

    The purpose of this blog post is not to speak on behalf of anyone, but the Nepali people who need help. It’s absolutely necessary to shine a light on what is not known or seen in the mainstream media.

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