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Social media, Trust + Transparency: The Conversation. Why Transparency is so damn hot + what’s in it for you.

  Consider this: What do you want to say more than anything else? You have the entire world’s attention for just 5 minutes. Everyone is watching and listening to what you have to say. What is the single most important … Continue reading

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  1. First off, love your idea playground here, and YES, I wanna play!

    Excellent post here on transparency and it’s importance. MUCH needed in today’s day and age and as I recently posted (http://babacita.com/2011/10/18/revolution/), I think there’s a movement, a revolution, that’s awakening. By stripping yourself down till there’s nothing left but your true self is the transparency you discuss. Your simple, yet powerful statement, “You are free,” hits it. You ARE free to live unchained but need to make the choice to live that way and then be motivated to act.

    Become transparent and get in the game. You won’t be disappointed and you’ll be amazed at what you can do! And then as you put eloquently and clear, “conversations connect.” Love that!! I am a connector and am continually building my value around those connections. Connections with like-minded individuals will blossom creativity, innovation and ideas! That’s where the true power and evolution begins.

    Sorry, I’m a big process/workflow guy…. This your thinking boiled down into the simplest of terms?

    1. Transparency (identify/choice/motivation)
    2. Connections (listen/read/interact)
    3. Evolution (growth, change)
    4. ☺

    All of these make a difference and are equally important. This is one of those posts that is printed and always in my forefront. Powerful stuff, keep the great work flowing!

  2. Premakarini says:

    You know what I love the most about what you are sharing here John? I KNOW You are actively living these ideas also and discovering how powerful they are in your life and, of course, in your Business. You add so much value in the world by living this idea and your impact is growing exponentially. Its so exciting what we are finding out. And this is just the beginning of whats possible! Love your post. Love sharing this adventure with you and watching what is happening! Its so much fun! Thank you ; )

  3. Sandi Amorim says:

    I could write a post about how much I love this post and what you’re opening up! Conversations connect and connection is the key.

    When I reach out and connect from this place of transparency the results always astound me. It’s not about strategizing and working social media, it’s about showing up and starting a conversation as you have.

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  5. Sandy says:

    This post completely resonates with me. The very essence is vulnerability a la Brene Brown and her TEDxHouston talk. This basic premise of transparency reverberates thru our entire culture. I like this playground idea. Pull dynamic- a la John Hagel. You have captivated my imagination. Thank you.

  6. Melissa Mesch says:

    Transparency. Here is my transparency and this will probably be more than five minutes. What I have observed and become aware of within my self is that I need to strip off my fear clothes and run naked. I have always had a spontaneous nature and it has been brewing in me for some time with an inner desire to be more practical which has been highly beneficial for me. Plus, I am now aware that my spontaneity and my impulsiveness are aspects to be nourished. I was misusing these elements and now I have found a way to shine my inner light. This inner light is the ultimate core of love.
    I have found this in the last twenty-four hours. To give a quick synopses I will explain the lead-up events. I have been very close with a man for a couple of years now and I had struggled on and off with feelings of jealously. I was extremely hard on my self and tried to be somebody I wasn’t. I was trying to act as if I was tough and free of jealousy and accepting of certain things he would say and certain friends he felt compelled to have in his life. What I have come up was that I was free to express the feeling and the fear and free my self from the judgment of it. That is the first thing that I needed to do for my self. This expression of the truth of my emotional experience was a way that I could forgive my self and begin to move through and attachment to past occurences in this life (and others I am sure).
    I was also very attached to acceptance from others especially him. So one Friday night I decided to courageously express the truth and be more focused on what my learning was versus his response. I moved through this well and began to see something new with in my self.
    A couple months later a feeling came up in me in relation to a female friend of my love’s. She had been a threat to me at one time and I was truly comparing my self to her. I felt ashamed of this. I realized that I do not need to be ashamed of what I am feeling and I can choose to further investigate. When I say investigate I do not mean fixate. I had already been there and I had to move through that as I above mentioned. I had needed space and time to go into my center without outside influence.
    So, now, I felt an inner shift and love came through me. I asked for complete transcendence of the contraction and limitation of jealousy. Just because the woman was not in my life per se or he was not talking to her did not mean I had move through the learning I desired. I knew that I needed an experience to have a complete understanding. So in prayer and meditation I asked to be shown the way of love and of clarity because what I had truly desired all along was clarity in many facets of the relationships, but most significantly, I wanted clarity from my inner self. I knew when I came out of meditation the other day that within the day I would know.
    Well, one thing to the next clarity came. The woman had a tragedy in her life and reached out to my lover for guidance. He is amazing at being pragmatic and laying things out in a simple, spiritual, and whole way. The tragedy that had occured was extremely similar to one I had endured years earlier. In this moment I knew I could choose love over fear and compassion over jealousy. So I reached out to the woman and have opened myself up to a friendship. I admit that I had to move through some of the weeds in my garden but the choice here is for my growth and for and experience beyond the limitations of the past.
    One of the best parts about this is that I am doing this in joy with the added bonus of going to a magnificent Halloween party dressed and a colorful butterfly. Symbolically I will spread my wings as a new creature with a new experience of this life. The trust I have come upon is the trust in me to express my inner light through choice and through my creative butterfly attire. So I have stripped my fear clothes and put on butterfly wings.

  7. Premakarini says:

    Sandi, I couldn’t agree with you more. I love that you share your experience of transparency with us. Its so powerful isn’t it? I feel like we are playing with such potential here that its impossible not to get excited. You are so welcome to guest post on here on this. I think this would be amazing. I would love to hear more about your experiences. Its great to have you here.

  8. Premakarini says:

    I love Brene ‘s work and she was one of the sources of inspiration for my exploring this experience initially a while ago so I am happy that you mentioned her here. She so belongs here! If I may ask, what is it that resonates most? I would love to hear more about this! Thank you for adding to this. So happy you liked it.

  9. Premakarini says:

    Melissa: here is your first blog!! Love that you shared this. It is so powerful to see this after our conversation earlier. I cant wait to hear how this idea opens up your experience even more! I know how fast you grow! Thank you so for sharing here. Talk to you soon!

  10. An incredible conversation here! I too have found by stripping down to only my true, naked, vulnerable self, that it is not only liberating, but I have never been so clear and focused. I have reached an entirely new level of being. The people that come into your life, the opportunities that open up and the radiance that is burning bright is remarkable!

    Remove the masks and barriers and be free!

    What’s the worst that could happen?

  11. Melissa Mesch says:

    Thanks for the comments… The party was magnificent. Another element I have come upon is the attachment to identifying with a limitation. Like, when I am completely free of feelings of jealousy… who am I? How will I identify myself when I free myself from these kinds of attachments? A thought. It may belong on another subject. 🙂

  12. Otiti says:

    Oh my GOD!!! This puts into words what I’ve been trying to articulate to myself for some time now. I love it, just love it. I am excited to be part of the revolution of insight and enlightenment sweeping across like minds all over the globe. Thank you, Premakarini! 😀

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  14. Premakarini says:

    So happy you liked this + it was of some help…thank you for sharing your experience with us. From my experience, my greatest challenges have been my greatest teachers, most definitely. You might like Martha Becks latest book, she talks about this + the tools she shares work. Good to meet you!

  15. At last the movement is moving mountains…I dont say at last from a negative perspective but from a beautifully knowing space and a breath of fresh air to know when I stepped into that zone/paradigm/dimension of transparency it was going to be the one thing which would change the whole world. Transparency is the only thing in my mind which shall determine the continuation of the human species………What an extremely wonderful time to be alive to allow this surging energy to flow through as us catalysts for evolution to manifest into forms, shapes, experiences, wonder, sounds, reality, imagination……on and on and on

    I have enjoyed the posts and am proud to meet you all here in another extension of mind/imagination/thought/idea/transparently beyond words

    Premakarini surely we must sit on the Sofa as our first collaboration as collaboration is the new action and as we know the language of love is action speaks louder than………

    Maybe a skype to skype ASAP on the topic we are both passionate about and which is driving our choices and actions right now

    I love what John said By stripping yourself down till there’s nothing left but your true self is the transparency you discuss. Your simple, yet powerful statement, “You are free,” hits it. You ARE free to live unchained but need to make the choice to live that way and then be motivated to act.

    Transparently yours
    Love
    Simon – often on the Sofa

  16. Premakarini says:

    Simon,
    Its so wonderful to have you here on this post, it really is. We are so honored to have you here. Thank you for all that you are doing in the transparency + evolutionary arena. You truly are a pioneer in this field and we are immensely grateful for the work that you are contributing.
    Yes most definitely I look forward to many transparent collaborations with you + a conversation on the Sofa it is. I am going to be in England in April, so I look forward to getting to know you more + figuring out how I can support what you are doing more: because I am with you on how powerful transparency is. Our experience is making it so obvious, isn’t it? It truly is THE evolutionary tool that I think will make the most difference – it is in my life. My experiences here with this site + my books + all the amazing people I am meeting every day + connecting with through this work: it speaks for itself.
    Yes, lets skype soon and begin this amazing conversation!{I am Premakarini on Skype}
    Love
    Premakarini

  17. Hello Premakarini
    Im with you. Looking forward to connecting, ive added you to skype. Its a powerful time to be alive and to be able to choose to be part of the ripple of transparency. April, how long will you be here, lets make a talk happen on transparency x

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  19. This post is so right.

    I used to use a Tweet scheduler, being told I should Tweet at certain times of the day and lots and lots of times a day–but it wasn’t “me” and I was actually surprised when my audience told me they wanted to hear more of “me!”

    I was shocked–why do people care about “me?” Isn’t it about marketing my message?

    But that’s so… wrong. I’m discovering more and more how manufacturing your message just makes it more difficult for people to read you (no pun intended).

    I’m being my canon self on social media now, and it feels GREAT–and people actually seem to like me. It’s nothing like public school… I’m only saying that half tongue-in-cheek, but seriously, being transparent is great.

    Cheers,
    Adriana “Annie”

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love to resist? {read this when you feel stuck or limited in any way}

Whatever you focus on determines your experience   We are all experimenting with expansion : contraction. This is what determines our experience of reality at any given time. When you expand you feel amazing. When you contract: not so good. … Continue reading

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  1. Vladimir (@socialmediatry) says:

    Well Prem, your blog is truly an oasis for spirit and love. Reading your thoughts always fill me with good vibes.
    Thank you so much !

  2. Melissa Mesch says:

    Did you write this for me? How wonderful to read this today. I have been feeling blocked in reference to making choices about the next step along the career path. I see that resistance is part of it and that creating a complete picture filled with the desired emotion is the way to create. I have taken some enormous steps in the direction of completing my Master’s in English Lit. Today it is creating the means financially until the desired position of an Instructor of LIt. is at hand.
    Interpreting literature and writing is my bliss!!
    love love!
    Melissa

  3. Premakarini says:

    Melissa!
    I am so glad this spoke to you. What I have found really works these days is to get clear on what it is you want and enjoy the process of it all unfolding, without overfocusing on the results part or how, even it can come about…its amazing what can happen when you just hold the space open creatively + see what emerges…Can’t wait to hear what happens next for you, Love you xo

  4. Premakarini says:

    Always so good to see you on here, Vladimir! So happy that you enjoy it over here! Thank you for your kind words.

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Epic life + expectation: 7 essential must-knows. Expect ecstasy. Why not?

Epic expectations set the stage for powerful results. Dare to dream BIG. Be this authentic. Expect ecstasy: the sacred fire that keeps you passionately living what you are here to do.   “We’ve seen what limitation can do. It’s expectation’s turn.”   … Continue reading

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What’s your body trying to tell you? Body whispering: 13 Body language + Intuition truths. 4 Adventures.

  “The body never lies.” Martha Graham, {dancer}   The body is always transparent. You are just so deep in your mind {in thinking} you don’t always notice what your body is saying. You can learn so much about yourself … Continue reading

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  1. Otiti says:

    You know, the body really does have a clear language all its own and we’re often far too busy to just listen or feel what it’s trying to tell us. Sometimes she has to scream before getting our attention. Wouldn’t it be great to check in with her so frequently that we become best bods? 😀

  2. Vladimir says:

    I just wander how did they estimate that number of thoughts a day. They invented some thought-counter machine? 🙂

  3. Premakarini says:

    LOL!! Yes, I know, the number does seem suspicious, right?! However, I have heard higher counts of closer to over a 100k. I tend to use the 60K example so as to not scare us too much! lol. I think its based on how many thoughts actually go through your mind {both conscious + subconscious} per minute, that makes some sense. I love to do this one meditation/exercise where you simply count your thoughts for 5 minutes, and then you see how your thought count lowers significantly + you can feel the difference – its great for when you want to slow down.

  4. Premakarini says:

    I know I have learned this lesson the hard way before I finally gave in + realized that I could just love my body the way it is + was feeling instead of trying to coerce it in other ways, lol. So good to read your latest post: got me all fired up for my next post where I will dive into this more + share what I have been learning… Its really interesting that we are on the same page emotionally. I know, too, of many others who are experiencing very similar emotions when it come to love so I am going to put it all into my next Tues post + see what happens!
    Its so wonderful, Otiti, that you are this in tune with your body!
    Thank you for all that you share with everyone here, Its always so insightful + empowering,
    Prema xo

  5. Thank you for using one of my talks in this wonderful post on the transparency and the body…I was only saying yesterday about how repressed our expression is and you can see it in everybody’s body……..we are talking mind body spirit and most people are bypassing the body and it is communicating this to us and we are not listening. Having been a Personal Trainer for many years I learnt so much about the body internally and out and observed people transform through becoming one with their body. As an Actor it’s all about body language, acting taught me to observe people, I love people watching.

    A great exercise for you all to start. Just start observing people, real simple and from their bodies allow the communication to flow. Observe how they move, how they react, what each body you pass is saying. You may not always be right and won’t have the ability to know, unless you spoke to every single person of course (that’s not going to happen) So just observe. The other person is you. We see in others what we don’t see in ourselves.

    Using other beings as the mirror for our own deepening of this wondrous experience is the simplest action we have at our fingertips.

    Words are the least form of communication yet we all use them without thinking. Time to be still and get real and tune into the body.

    What a vessel we have been gifted to walk this planet. Celebrate it, cherish it, love it, caress it, treat it, speak warmly and encourage it.
    You are worth it
    One love
    Simon

  6. I really love this article – I’ve had some interesting body things come up for me, esp when I’m not taking care of myself physically.

    Very timely – thank you!

    x Denise DT

  7. Premakarini says:

    Simon, you are so welcome! Thank you for creating such powerful conversations + sharing them with everyone. Its amazing how much they stay with you, continuing to provoke interesting ideas + insights even weeks after you hear them, they really are THIS powerful.
    Thank you for sharing this exercise with us. I wanted to play with it for a while before I replied to this so that I could share some words on my experience. It gives you a whole new way to listen more to what others are truly wanting to communicate with you, its so much more direct than the verbal level. Awesome insight.
    I have always seen others as a mirror: thank you for adding another dimension to this!
    Love what you share your insights from your personal trainer perspective: “how people transform through becoming one with their body.” I definitely observed this too when I did specific Body work with my clients.
    Thank you for sharing your wisdom with us. You are awesome! So looking forward to sharing more conversation with you very soon.
    Premakarini

  8. Premakarini says:

    Denise!
    So happy that you liked it + that you are here!
    Looking forward to checking out your book – congratulations! + blog more.

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What quickens your heart? creative genius, intense appreciation + guilty pleasure

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