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Please Let Me Give You More Money

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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I am a motivational speaker by profession, but I used to be an actor for many years. As such, my favorite pastime whenever I'm not working is to go see live theater.  And even though this experience I am about to tell you about happened almost four years ago, the fact that I remember it so vividly really makes my point. It happened when I saw Noah Racey's Pulse at the Asolo State Theater. Four times. In one week.  

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Are You Having Fun Yet?

By Linda Larsen - Monday, April 07, 2014
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His exact words were, "I don't go to work every day. I go to fun." 

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Feeling Crappy? Put on a Wacky Hat

By Linda Larsen - Monday, January 06, 2014
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Okay - so I am a motivational speaker NOW - but I used to be a professional actress, performing on stages in lots of plays where the characters were VERY colorful and the costumes were straight from periods of long ago.  I remember rehearsing for weeks learning all the nuances of my character, but it wasn't until we started rehearsing in costumes - that the magic really began to happen.  I remember playing the role of Celia in As You Like It and what happened when I first put on the costume. From the moment I put them on, there was something about that dress, and that lovely little hair piece that made me FEEL like the character. I moved differently, I started THINKING differently, and I actually FELT different.   

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