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Personal Crafting Work
Week Four: The Muscles of Preparation
Happy Wednesday! Welcome back to Acting Class Daily. Let’s dig in to this week’s personal crafting work - adding resources, recommendations, and troubleshooting tips inspired by the discoveries and challenges of EA teammates worldwide.
The Elysium Lens
As the first step in your DEAR:
Discover the answer to 3 Questions at the end of your day:
What experience today clarified a piece of my craft?
What experience today strengthened an area of my instrument?
What experience today inspired a flavor of my Elysium Artist?
You can strengthen the muscle further by focusing on tougher moments:
How did this experience today clarify a piece of my craft?
How did this experience today strengthen an area of my instrument?
How did this experience today inspire a flavor of my Elysium Artist?
BONUS MUSCLE BUILDER: focus the Elysium Lens on the 3 Questions for a recent and long-ago “dark day.”
The Elysium Lens Tool (class clip)
The Elysium Lens - Bonus MB (class clip)
Muscle-Builders: Trait Work + Portal Practice
TRAIT WORK: Pinpointing the muscles of forward as only you know them.
Capture a modified trait that powers each muscle of creative growth: specificity, the elysium lens, embracing your portal, never settling for the first taste of success, unleashing your olympic spirit, testing by taste (vs. judging), and letting go.
PORTAL PRACTICE: We want to build the muscle of embracing our portal fully.
Taste any specific question.
Embrace your “portal” by capturing it with Creative Communication.
Taste the Creative Communication and “ride the slide” to your knowing.
Trait Work Muscle-Builder (class clip)
Portal Practice (class clip)
Paying Members: Share an answer to one of your 3 Questions that found you only after it felt certain no answer would come.
It’s time to highlight a Substacker (or two) that’s sure to tickle the tastebuds and add some spice to this week’s work: