The Best Example of Fake It Til You Make It!

“Looking calm while feeling awkward is the goal.” Reid Walley During my 30-min public speaking demo at Capital City Toastmasters #142 in Sacramento, one of our club’s veteran members, Mindy, said, “Ooh, that’s good!”

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Asked My Mom…

Since Opera has literally been Mom’s everything since childhood, I asked her if she knew how she heard Opera for the first time: radio broadcast, 78-RPM record played at home, live performance? After much thinking, she’s pretty sure it was in 1949 (when she was 10) while watching a film with her mother in Long…

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BAAT – Breathing As A Tool

Actionable takeaway from the Dec 8, 2018 Confidence Workshop for Pilates Instructors at P2O Hot Pilates & Fitness in Sacramento, CA: Breathing As A Tool Purposeful breathing is a deliberate action (a tool) used to clarify and refocus your mind when you, the Pilates Instructor, get off track in the middle of guiding your Hot…

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Confidence Workshop for Pilates Instructors – Dec 8, 2018

Wrapping up 2018 with a Confidence Workshop for Pilates Instructors at the P2O Hot Pilates & Fitness Teacher Training in Midtown Sacramento. Big shout-out to co-founder Lindy Hobbs for inviting me for the 3rd-year running 🙂 And great to work with up-and-coming Pilates Instructor super-stars, Shannon and Morgan. Hire me to teach a 2-hour interactive…

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Trademark Class 25 – Helpful Resource

Super-helpful article from Upcounsel: Trademark Class 25: Everything You Need to Know Trademarks apply to: Business names, Slogans, Phrases, Logos “The [Trademark] Class must represent your product or service in its final version. The trademark class shouldn’t reflect the product’s ingredients or the way you’re planning to market it.” Keeping this in mind as I…

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Wind Chimes

Wind chimes need to be disturbed to be heard. Only through chaos is there music. Poem and photo © 2017 Reid Walley. All rights reserved.

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