Refocus | Can you hear me now?

I know, I know. I posted a bit long time ago that I wanted to start video blogging and that it was one of the scariest things I could do. That was 3 months ago. And since then I’ve had this nagging voice in my head telling me that I’m failing because I’m not doing them as often as I wanted. And I guess somewhere along the way, that nagging voice just became the norm and I was able to effectively tune it out. Until recently when my Pursuit 31 mentor started getting on my case and emailing me almost daily to ask if I had recorded the newest Refocus video. It was the push that I needed and I finally sat down to record it last weekend.

So…
1. I am still not used to hearing my voice on camera. And I still hate it. I started watching this video and turned it off after 15 seconds. Hopefully you don’t do the same.
2. I still talk too fast. I’m working on that one.
3. I made the decision to only allow 1 take for each of these cause I don’t want it to sound “perfect”. Clearly, my strategy is working because I relentlessly stumbled over words and said “Ummm…” way too many times.
4. I hope this challenges you at least a bit, because it has definitely kicked my butt this week.

Happy Monday!

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  1. Kristy Carlile

    May 18th, 2012 at 11:14 pm

    Thats a great word…thanks for sharing!!

  2. Kristy

    May 18th, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    That’s a great reminder! Thanks so much for sharing!

  3. Maria

    May 24th, 2012 at 9:37 pm

    GREAT job! I enjoyed it and look forward to other videos. And, great motivation to connect with someone in a real way. 🙂

  4. Debbie Walthall

    May 30th, 2012 at 11:29 pm

    Nice pics, Amanda & Ryan! You make a beautiful couple…

  5. Debbie Walthall

    May 30th, 2012 at 11:42 pm

    (So sorry, clicked on the wrong button!) Great blog, though. Thanks for sharing that!

  6. Debbie Walthall

    May 30th, 2012 at 11:42 pm

    So sorry, clicked on the wrong button! Great blog, though. Definitely food for thought. Thanks for sharing!

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