How to Live an ExtraOrdinary Life
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How to Live an ExtraOrdinary Life

Transform your Life from Ordinary to ExtraOrdinary and Live with More Intention, Meaning, and Purpose
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Created by Debbie LaChusa
Last updated 6/2020
English
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Current price: $139.99 Original price: $199.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to move beyond feeling ordinary
  • How to have more impact
  • How to make a bigger difference in the world
  • How to effect change in your life and the lives of others
  • How to live a more rewarding and remarkable life
  • How to live with greater intention and purpose
Requirements
  • Desire to live a more impactful and meaningful life
Description

Do you long to live an ExtraOrdinary Life?


Do you want to make the world, or at least your part of it, a better place?


Do you have a desire to do things that make a difference for others?


Do you want to make a bigger impact?


Do you feel something inside calling you to step up, be more, or do more?


But maybe you feel like a pretty ordinary person.

You may wonder if you even have what it takes to live an extraordinary life. Perhaps you believe, or have been taught or told, that living an extraordinary life is reserved for the exceptionally talented, rich, or famous.


And, that maybe one day, you too will make the cut, and life will become extraordinary. But you’re tired of waiting for that day to arrive. You believe in your heart that you can make a difference. And you just want to figure out how.


If that’s you, please consider this course an invitation.


An invitation to step into Your ExtraOrdinary Life. Because we’re here to tell you, it is possible.


Living an ExtraOrdinary Life is not reserved only for the uber-talented, rich, or famous.


It’s available to ANYONE. If you have the desire, you can live an ExtraOrdinary life.


I’ve joined together with Kevin Monroe, the founder of the This Extraordinary Life global online community, to create this course. Kevin’s online community has more than 1000 members in more than 50 countries, who for two years have been collectively investigating, sharing, and discussing what makes a life ExtraOrdinary.


In this course, we’re going to share what he’s learned.


  • We'll clarify the difference between exceptional and extraordinary—and there is a big difference!


  • We'll share 19 ExtraOrdinary Life Qualities, why they make life ExtraOrdinary, and how you can incorporate them into your life (and no, you don’t have to do all 19 to live an extraordinary life!)


  • We'll share what ExtraOrdinary Work and Business look like and why our world so desperately needs more ExtraOrdinary leaders, and employees.


  • We'll share what it takes to have ExtraOrdinary Relationships, and simple ways you can create them.


  • We’ll share the benefits of living an ExtraOrdinary life and why even though it does take some effort, the rewards are totally worth it.


And lastly, we'll help you create your very own ExtraOrdinary Life Plan to help you step into Your ExtraOrdinary life in the areas of work, relationships, and self care (don't worry, it's a simple exercise we hope will help you focus attention on your intentions so you can easily step into living your ExtraOrdinary Life).


"Kevin Monroe, host of the This ExtraOrdinary Life online community, and my co-host for this course, is a wealth of information, inspiring stories, poignant quotes, wisdom, and powerful ideas. He brings this topic to life and shares specific examples of how to apply every single ExtraOrdinary Life Quality we cover in the course. I was inspired and motivated to live bigger and better through the conversations we had creating this course, and I know you will be, too!"  ~Debbie LaChusa, course creator


If you’d like to create an ExtraOrdinary life, and make a difference that can indeed change the world, we invite you to join us in this course.


Because Kevin and I believe that everyone has what it takes to live an ExtraOrdinary life, and we’d love to help you step into yours!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who feels ordinary and wants to be ExtraOrdinary
  • Anyone who feels called to be more and do more with their life
  • Anyone who wants to make a bigger impact
  • Anyone who wants to live with more intention, purpose, and meaning
Course content
Expand all 63 lectures 05:42:23
+ Introduction
4 lectures 15:51

Debbie LaChusa shares a brief introduction to what you'll learn in this course. After watching this lesson students will know what to expect from the course.

Preview 06:08

Debbie LaChusa introduces course co-creator, Kevin Monroe, host of the This ExtraOrdinary Life community--an online community with more than 1,000 members in 50 countries. After watching this lesson students will understand why Kevin is uniquely qualified to co-teach this course with Debbie.

Preview 07:58

A little bit more about Kevin Monroe, including where you can find him online, and his connection to Living an ExtraOrdinary Life.

Kevin's Bio
01:03

Please read this before you get started. It includes some instructions for getting the most out of this course, and explains your options for doing the course assignments and creating your ExtraOrdinary Life Plan. Thank you!

Course Workbook & How to Get the Most Out of This Course
00:42
+ Defining ExtraOrdinary
3 lectures 16:57

What does it mean to be ExtraOrdinary, and to live an ExtraOrdinary Life? In this lesson we define ExtraOrdinary. After watching this lesson students will know what we mean by ExtraOrdinary and how it relates to what we'll be teaching in this course.

Defining ExtraOrdinary
04:00

Do you have to have exceptional talent, or be special, rich or famous to live an ExtraOrdinary Life? That's what we discuss in this lesson. After watching this lesson students will understand the difference between ExtraOrdinary and Exceptional, and they'll understand that living an ExtraOrdinary Life is possible for anyone.

ExtraOrdinary vs. Exceptional
05:25

Is everyone called to live an ExtraOrdinary Life? Is it something that's available to anyone? Why do we want to live an ExtraOrdinary Life? That's what we discuss in this lesson. After watching this lesson students will understand why some people feel called to be more and do more... why they feel the call to step beyond living an ordinary life.

Preview 07:32
+ Living an ExtraOrdinary Life
1 lecture 02:40

A brief introduction to the 19 Extraordinary Life Qualities we will be sharing in this course, and suggestions about the best mindset to adopt to get the most out of this course. After watching this lesson students should have an open mind and be ready to dive into the lessons on ExtraOrdinary Life Qualities.

Introduction: ExtraOrdinary Life Qualities (ELQs)
02:40
+ ELQ#1: Aspiration/Intention
3 lectures 17:53

Kevin Monroe introduces the first ExtraOrdinary Life Quality--which actually encompasses two ideas. After watching this lesson students will understand why it's important to embrace these qualities in the journey toward living an ExtraOrdinary Life.

Aspiration/Intention
03:54

What inspires people to want to live an ExtraOrdinary Life? What kinds of people inspire and motivate others to live more ExtraOrdinary? That's what Kevin and Debbie discuss in this lesson. After watching this lesson students will better understand what, or who, motivated and inspired them to want to live an ExtraOrdinary Life.

The Seeds of Aspiration
11:52

An invitation to identify your Aspirations and Intentions for living an ExtraOrdinary Life. After watching this lesson students will be able to set their intentions, which will ensure they'll get the most benefit out of this course.

Setting Your Intention
02:07
Identify your Aspirations and set an Intention for your ExtraOrdinary Life.
Set Your Intention
4 questions
+ ELQ#2: Awareness
2 lectures 14:08

Debbie and Kevin introduce the second ExtraOrdinary Life Quality--Awareness--and discuss why it's such an important part of living an ExtraOrdinary Life. After watching this lesson students will understand how opening up their Awareness can transform how they live their life, and how they impact others.

Awareness
08:57

Debbie and Kevin share stories and tips for becoming more Aware. After watching this lesson students will be able to identify their current level of awareness and determine if increasing their level of awareness could help them live a more ExtraOrdinary Life.

Becoming More Aware
05:11
Contemplate your current level of Awareness in your life and identify ways you can become more Aware.
Becoming More Aware
3 questions
+ ELQ#3: Making a Difference
3 lectures 20:45

Debbie and Kevin introduce the third ExtraOrdinary Life Quality--Making a Difference--and discuss why it's ExtraOrdinary. After watching this lesson students will understand why it's important to commit to making a difference if they want to live an ExtraOrdinary Life.

Making a Difference
07:30

Debbie and Kevin discuss the waves and ripples that are created when someone chooses to embrace the quality of Making a Difference, and how it can change not only their life, but also the lives of those around them, and the world at large. After watching this lesson students will understand the ramifications of their actions and the way they choose to live their life.

The Ripple Effect
11:06

Debbie and Kevin share examples of things students can do to start making more of a difference. After watching this lesson students will be inspired and motivated to start doing little things that can potentially make a big difference in their life, other people's lives, and in the world.

How Can You Make a Difference?
02:09
Practice opening up to opportunities around you to make a difference.
How Can You Make a Difference?
2 questions
+ ELQ#4: Acknowledgement
3 lectures 12:25

Debbie and Kevin introduce the fourth ExtraOrdinary Life Quality--Acknowledgement--a simple and easy way to start living a more ExtraOrdinary Life. After watching this lesson students will be inspired and motivated to open up their focus and start seeing and recognizing the people around them more.

Acknowledgement
03:28

Kevin shares stories that show the power of Acknowledgement, and tips for incorporating this ExtraOrdinary Life Quality into life. After watching this lesson students will better understand how easy it is to incorporate Acknowledgement into life, and they'll be inspired and motivated to start recognizing others in daily life because they'll understand how powerful it is.

Ways to Acknowledge
03:46

Kevin challenges students to embrace the act of Acknowledgement and shares tips for trying it out in life. After watching this lesson students will be inspired and motivated to try on Acknowledgement so they can experience what happens.

Acknowledgement Challenge
05:11
We invite you to start simply Acknowledging people as you go about your day. At work, in your neighborhood, at the store....
Take the Acknowledgement Challenge
2 questions
+ ELQ#5: Connection
2 lectures 15:58

Debbie and Kevin introduce the fifth ExtraOrdinary Life Quality--Connection--and Kevin shares stories about the power of connection. After watching this lesson students will understand why Connection is so important and the power it has to transform lives.

Connection
07:31

Kevin discusses the power of calling people by name, something we often don't do (do you remember people's names after you're introduced, or do they quickly vacate your mind?!). He shares stories of how powerful it can be to call "strangers" by name and why it is so ExtraOrdinary. After watching this lesson students will be inspired and motivated to start calling the people they encounter in every day life, by name.

Calling People by Name
08:27
We want to invite you to start using people's names, and turning encounters into human connections.
Practice Calling People by Name
1 question
+ ELQ#6: Listening
4 lectures 21:43

Debbie and Kevin introduce the sixth ExtraOrdinary Life Quality--Listening--and talk about why most people don't listen very well. After watching this lesson students will be able to reflect on their own listening skills and determine if they may be able to up their listening game to become more ExtraOrdinary.

Listening
04:55

Kevin shares stories about what it means to really listen and talks about how interactions can be completely transformed when people stop talking so much, stop trying so hard to fix other people's problems, and just start listening. After watching this lesson students will understand the power of listening, why it's ExtraOrdinary, and they'll be inspired and motivated to open up their ears more in conversations with people.

Are You Really Listening?
06:47

Debbie and Kevin share stories about what happens when you're too busy trying to be right, or fix other people's problems, instead of just listening to them. After watching this lesson students will understand how most people listen--with the intent to reply, not understand--and they'll be inspired and motivated to listen more to understand.

Listen to Understand, Not Reply
04:51

Kevin shares suggestions for trying on this ExtraOrdinary Life Quality, and how to own up to people when you find yourself not listening. After watching this lesson students will have some simple tips to help them listen more attentively.

How Can You Listen More Attentively?
05:10
We want to invite you to practice listening more attentively this week and see what happens.
How Can You Listen More Attentively?
1 question
+ ELQ#7: Affirming
3 lectures 13:19

Debbie and Kevin introduce the seventh ExtraOrdinary Life Quality--Affirming or Praising Others--and discuss why it's part of living an ExtraOrdinary Life. After watching this lesson students will understand the power of affirming and praising others and will be inspired and motivated to try this ExtraOrdinary Life Quality with the people in their life.

Affirming Others
05:21

Kevin shares a story about how powerful words can be, how they can lift people up or tear them down. He shares stories about how affirming others can have a huge impact. After watching this lesson students will be inspired and motivated to use their words for good and to lift people up. And, they'll understand how ExtraOrdinary this can be.

The Power of the Tongue
03:58

Debbie and Kevin talk about why Affirming and Praising others is so rare... why most people simply don't do it. After watching this lesson students will be able to reflect on their behavior and decide if they could perhaps affirm or praise others more often.

Why is This So Rare?
04:00
We want to invite you to practice Affirming and Praising others and see what happens.
Practice Affirming Others
1 question