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Taking Tribal Global – Music and Magic

March 18, 2014
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Taking Tribal Global – Music and Magic

Deirdre’s Dance Den Its a blustery Scottish day today and  I am looking forward to a little practice, shimmying those hips or something more oozy, mayas and takseems…. warming up the body and soul. What’s your favorite, or one of your favorite, pieces of music to dance to, listen to or that conjures up good…

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20 Books to Help Your Business "Thrive"

March 17, 2014
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Socially and environmentally responsible companies are, by definition, committed to more than just maximizing profits. At the end of the day, however, sustainable businesses have to be financially viable. You still have to create and deliver something of value, that other people want to buy, that satisfies the needs and expectations of your customers, in…

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20 Books to Help Your Business “Thrive”

March 17, 2014
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Socially and environmentally responsible companies are, by definition, committed to more than just maximizing profits. At the end of the day, however, sustainable businesses have to be financially viable. You still have to create and deliver something of value, that other people want to buy, that satisfies the needs and expectations of your customers, in…

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Friday What I’m Loving!

March 14, 2014
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Friday What I’m Loving!

Friday what I’m loving! For one, I’m loving being back home after  my two week England and Italy tour! Which was exceptional and fabulous and fun and tiring and all that it could be. All workshops were fantastic, and so many new and not so new dancers got to experience the Tribal spirit while Deirdre,…

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Is your plastic rejected by curbside trash collectors? Don’t worry, it’s not about you.

March 12, 2014
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Is your plastic rejected by curbside trash collectors? Don’t worry, it’s not about you.

As we learned in my last post, if the recycling plant can’t sell it, they don’t want it. Why would they? So if they’re saying “NO, we don’t take x, y, and z,” it’s not because they’re being uncooperative. It’s because there’s no stable market for it. Key word: stable. They can’t take a plastic for…

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Taking Tribal Global – what’s your default or signature move?

March 12, 2014
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Taking Tribal Global – what’s your default or signature move?

Good Wednesday to you, and greetings from Scotland! Deirdre here, and I have a question for you today. What’s your default or signature dance move? AS guest editor of Paulette’s blog,  I have been thinking about our dance, the great variety of moves and combinations and how we pull it all together in the moment. Gypsy…

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Rock your dancing goddess selves…Manifesto writing part 3!

March 9, 2014
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Rock your dancing goddess selves…Manifesto writing part 3!

Rock your dancing goddess selves… Manifesto writing part 3! Getting your Manifesto on can be heart wrenching, soul searching, mind boggling, and yet, the end product is such a feel good collaboration between all three of yourselves that it is soooo worth it. For those of you who have written your Manifesto in the past,…

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That little recyling symbol: what does it really mean?

March 9, 2014
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That little recyling symbol: what does it really mean?

On plastics, you’ll see a little number in the middle of it. What that number means is a topic for a future post. It’s not what you’d think, and it’s kind of complicated. The good news is there’s only one key thing to remember:  “Just because something is recyclable SOMEWHERE, doesn’t mean it’s recyclable where…

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A Magical Night for Self Enhancement Inc.

March 7, 2014
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A Magical Night for Self Enhancement Inc.

 Self Enhancement Inc. celebrated the nonprofit’s first annual major fundraiser, combining two events from years past, at the Pure Space and Flex Space Portland venue Saturday, February 22. The nonprofit serving local at risk youth, was the first West Coast Event Productions client to utilize both Pure Space and Flex Space venues, turning the combined…

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Friday What is sooooo rockin’my world!

March 6, 2014
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Friday What is sooooo rockin’my world!

Greetings from Milan! I have just finished up three days of Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance Master Teacher Training Intensive with the two most glorious dancers in the south of England…Deirdre Macdonald, from the UK, and Cinzia DiCioccio, from Italy.  And then today flew to Italy too, for a weekend of Tribal Bellydance workshops in Milan!…

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