the extraordinary life

Understand The “Why” Behind Your Inability To Start

Procrastination can often be mislabeled as laziness, but in reality, something deeper is going on. From fear to stress there are many reasons people procrastinate. While putting off unimportant jobs can be harmless, chronic procrastination can negatively impact the quality of life, relationships, and career outlook.

Because procrastination comes from an emotional place, once you identify the root cause of why you procrastinate, you can gain a better understanding of how your mind operates and how to avoid triggers that can cause procrastination in the first place.

Join us for our Eliminating Procrastination webinar on Tuesday, November 12th to determine the underlying cause of your procrastination so you can implement the right strategy to move forward and Stop Procrastination In Its Tracks!

According to research, there are two important methods for overcoming procrastination. We can make whatever we’re avoiding feel less uncomfortable, or convince our present selves to care more about our future selves.

From creating and sticking to deadlines for our to-do-lists, to learning how to be more accountable, there are many options for correcting the tendency to procrastinate. The most challenging hurdle to overcome is often the simple act of starting!

Defeat Your Excuses!

One inevitable aspect of procrastination is the endless list of excuses:

“I don’t have time right now.”

“I need more information to get started.”

“I need to do ______ first.”

Sounding familiar? While there are times that some excuses may be legitimate, more often than not these are just ways to justify procrastination. Once you understand what’s causing you to procrastinate, it becomes easier to address the underlying issue and get to work. During this experience, we will walk you through common reasons for procrastination, explain how chronic procrastination can negatively impact relationships and career aspiration.

Virtual Zoom Lunch

Dan Herod

Wednesday, May 12 
(12:00 - 1:00 PM)
Overcoming It All
Dan Herod is a husband, father, friend, communicator and author. He and his family are no strangers to adversity. After enduring two consecutive miscarriages, they encountered an unimaginable tragedy when their 13-month-old daughter passed away from SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Since that fateful day, Dan and his family have found the key to living an incredibly abundant life in the midst of overwhelmingly heartbreaking circumstances.

Dan lives to encourage everyone to live the best life possible. For over 15 years he has been speaking to groups of all ages and sizes. Dan tells humorous stories and shares compelling experiences in each and every talk he gives. It is his joy to share what he has discovered in the most difficult season of his life.

Since 2010, Dan has served as the Youth Alive Director for Wisconsin and Northern Michigan. Youth Alive is an organization committed to helping students live the best life possible. He loves to spend time with his family and finds immense joy serving as a volunteer fire department in his community. Dan and his family reside in central Wisconsin where the summers are ever so beautifully breathtaking, and the winters are so cold they take your breath away.

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Dallas Steward

Thursday, May 13 
(11:45 - 1:00 PM)
Assistant Coach at Michigan Tech
Dallas Steward enters his fourth season as an assistant coach at Michigan Tech in 2020-21. During his first season, Steward and the Huskies went to the NCAA Tournament after winning the WCHA Championship Game. Tech finished 22-17-5 overall and was ranked No. 16 in the final USCHO poll. Four players have signed NHL contracts in his first two seasons at Michigan Tech.

Steward was an Associate Head Coach with the Chicago Steel of the USHL for two seasons from 2015-17. The 2016-17 team went 38-17-2 in the regular season, defeated Youngstown and Dubuque in the first two rounds of the playoffs, and won the USHL Championship with an overtime win over Sioux City in Game 5 of the Clark Cup.

Steward started his coaching career with the Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL) as an assistant coach and scouting director from 2011-15. He helped lead the team to three consecutive playoff berths and a Clark Cup title in 2014-15.

Steward played 138 games over four years at the University of Alaska Anchorage from 2000-04. He scored 27 goals and added 32 assists as a forward, was an assistant captain as a senior, and a three-time WCHA All-Academic selection. Steward went on to play six years of professional hockey in both the CHL and ECHL from 2004-10.

Prior to college, Steward played three seasons with the Green Bay Gamblers, winning the Clark Cup in 2000. He amassed a total of 74 points over three seasons with the Gamblers, including 18 goals and 27 assists in their championship season.
The Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin native has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and public communication from UAA. He and his wife Janet have two daughters, Jade and Blake.

Use the EXTRAORDINARY LIFE PLANNER to LIVE YOUR DREAMS & CHANGE YOUR WORLD! The Extraordinary Life Planner has been designed to walk you through the step-by-step strategies to design and live your very own extraordinary life. If you invest the time to complete it and put it into action your results will be staggering!
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