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Author: Mari D. Martin

ALPS…Satisfaction

ALPS…Satisfaction

Satisfaction-A Deep Sense of Being Present We have been traveling up to the pinnacle of experiences over the last few weeks!  The ALPS!               A for Acknowledge               L for Listen               P for Play Improv               S for Satisfaction  What is...
ALPS…Satisfaction

ALPS…Play Improv

Agree and Add on “Yes, and…is the guiding principle behind all improv,” says Jennine Profeta, Second City performer and theatre educator.  I’ve always thought of it as agree and add on.  Today it seems that finding fault, correcting others, being obstinate, and...
ALPS…Satisfaction

ALPS…Listening

Feel Real The small child glanced over at his mother after the waitress looked him squarely in the eyes and took his food order.  “She thinks I’m real,” were his words to his mother.  When we truly listen to others, they feel real…not irrelevant, but a real person...
ALPS…Satisfaction

ALPS…Acknowledge…it’s as easy as that!

Average is no longer acceptable We must do something extra, with an excellence that deserves attention.  We need to be thinking, “how can I add some chocolate sauce, whipped cream and a cherry on top!”  We do that by adding “presence” while we can’t be present with...