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Fri, January 29, 2016
8:00 AM - 10:15 PM CDT

2016-01-29 8:00:00 2016-01-29 10:15:00 Finding Your Creative Focus

Join us for a workshop with Shawn Blanc to learn about the power of a focused life. He’ll help walk us all through figuring out what’s important to us individually, how we should spend our time, and the difference between deep work and shallow work. All of this is so we can give our energy to doing our best creative work with the right personal balance for this year, and years to come.

Sprint Accelerator,
West 19 Terrace,
KCMO, MO, United States
Coffee & Design kc@coffeedesign.org
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West 19 Terrace,
KCMO, MO, United States

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The new year tends to bring on reflection, evaluation, and goal setting. This can be an intimidating and overwhelming thing (no matter what time of the year it is) and can often lead us not even knowing where to start. Worse, it can end up seeming pointless as time passes and we feel like we’ve accomplished nothing. Well don’t worry, because we’re in the same boat and we really want to help make this year different!

Join us this month for a workshop with Shawn Blanc where we’ll learn about the power of a focused life. He’ll help walk us all through figuring out what’s important to us individually, how we should spend our time, and the difference between deep work and shallow work. All of this is so we can give our energy to doing our best creative work with the right personal balance for this year, and years to come.


ABOUT SHAWN BLANC:

shawn Shawn Blanc is a husband, dad, writer, small-business owner, and creative entrepreneur. For more than a decade he has been teaching and learning about creativity, diligence, and focus. His online course, The Power of a Focused Life , is about doing your best creative work without sacrificing the balance between your work and personal life.

 

Schedule

8:00 – 8:15: Welcome
Warm up with some coffee and breakfast, say hello to old and new faces.

8:20 – 8:50: Session 1: Vision and Values
Take some time to work through what you value and what the vision for your life looks like. We’ll use this as a compass for helping to figure out where best to spend your time and energy related to your creative work and your personal life.

8:55 – 9:25: Session 2: Goals and Priorities
During this time we’ll aim to get clarity about how we are spending our time, where we are focusing our energy, how to overcome a feeling of overwhelm, and how to break down big goals into non-intimidating steps.

9:30 – 10:00: Session 3: Intentional Practice
Now that you know what’s important to you and what your goals are, we’re going to figure out how best to spend your time in order to focus on your creative work. Learn what Intentional Practice looks like and how to create the time for it on a regular basis.

10:00 – 10:15: Goodbye