Here’s SOMETHING You Can Try To Defeat Daily Negative News

I work hard to make a positive contribution to this planet in all that I do. Period. Bringing joy to people’s lives, removing doubt, building confidence, and setting a positive example is being part of the SOLUTION. I refuse to be part of the problem and seen as a stereotype. I resist being typecast, there’sContinue reading “Here’s SOMETHING You Can Try To Defeat Daily Negative News”

This Is The Congratulations That High School Graduates Need To Hear

Nowadays, high school is TOUGH. Times HAVE changed. Every year I see stressed, discouraged, uninspired students who have a lot to deal with. A lot of it surrounds home life balance and support structures. Students have non-school stuff going on that they rarely tell others about- family issues, relationships, mental health, relocations, and more. ManyContinue reading “This Is The Congratulations That High School Graduates Need To Hear”

Just Got Off Stage? Why Congratulations Are In Order

Super Congratulations! You Did It! Ok… So what did you do exactly? Here’s what you did: You showed up. You got on stage and shared your passion. You should be extremely proud of yourself! Why? Because sometimes, those nerves suck. But look- despite being nervous, you did it! You got up there despite feeling shaky,Continue reading “Just Got Off Stage? Why Congratulations Are In Order”

Here’s Why Turkeys Never Win

A THOUGHT: It’s true, we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. But here’s a secret… People do! Look the part. If you want people to take you seriously, then a good place to start is by taking yourself seriously. Make sure your outer world is an accurate reflection of your inner world. You won’tContinue reading “Here’s Why Turkeys Never Win”

This Is The Most-Avoided Question That Will Make You Challenge Your Job Situation

YES! Let’s check Silicon Valley and Googleplex off my list! Totally inspired. Earlier this month on my Instagram, I finally visited one of the largest and most inventive tech companies on Earth. Always wanted to go. Since I was in San Jose on a marketing convention I took time to head to the search engineContinue reading “This Is The Most-Avoided Question That Will Make You Challenge Your Job Situation”

Just Say YES… Then Figure It Out!

I’ve been preaching this for YEARS, literally: If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, SAY YES, then learn how to do it later! Sometimes in life, you gotta be brave. You gotta take a chance. Sometimes in order to be successful, you need to take aContinue reading “Just Say YES… Then Figure It Out!”

What Happens When You End Today Like THIS?

Here’s a key to having a great day, EVERY day… Remind yourself tomorrow IS brand new. #inspiration   As a sought-after dance choreographer, performer, presenter, coach and entrepreneur, Shawn Byfield’s unique perspective is enjoyed by thousands who dance, train and mentor with him every year. To get your group learning, yearning, movin’ or groovin’… contactContinue reading “What Happens When You End Today Like THIS?”

How To Win: The BEST PRIZE At Dance Competition

Yes, it’s dance competition season. So train hard, show up focused, and commit to your team that you’ll do your best. But the most valuable prize is this: knowing you got out there and left your HEART on that stage. Dance with PASSION. When you start living like THAT, know what happens? Magic. Magic happens.Continue reading “How To Win: The BEST PRIZE At Dance Competition”

CONGRATULATIONS Winners! (The Simple, PROVEN, 2 Step Formula For Winning At Everything)

I LOVE hearing good news from my dancers and friends. Just found out one of them made the callback for Argos Cheerleaders! Out of 165 girls fighting to get paid to dance, do community work, and cheer on Toronto’s Grey Cup winning team, she’s in! PLUS: one of my friends, after shadowing me, improving herContinue reading “CONGRATULATIONS Winners! (The Simple, PROVEN, 2 Step Formula For Winning At Everything)”

WOW… Here’s Why ASKHOLES Drive Me Nuts!

Funny, but not funny post. One of the most frustrating people I meet: ASKHOLES. “Someone who continually asks for advice and does nothing with it” If you didn’t know this about me already: I LOVE helping you. I really do. I know I’m a wired encourager and my purpose is to help others achieve their higherContinue reading “WOW… Here’s Why ASKHOLES Drive Me Nuts!”