Go Big or Go Home

Taking the Leap to Create the Life You Want and Deserve
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  • Lectures 6
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2013 English

Course Description

Life is short, so why settle for less? Many dream or talk about following their passion and living a bigger, better life; far fewer take active steps to do so. Some people are too scared to make a change; others aren’t sure how to begin. This life-changing seminar will inspire you to shake off your fear and live up to your greatness.


  • Laurie outlines three clear steps to stop settling for less and specific strategies for following your passion.
  • Members of the popular band Guster share their journeys to a successful music career.

NOTE: This seminar is the 1st of 6 in Laurie Gardner's Courageous U series, "Big Shell or Bust: Making and Managing Change."  Enroll in each seminar separately or enjoy the whole series. 

Also note that this seminar was originally offered as a live teleseminar. Udemy participants who have questions should type them on Udemy rather than following the instructions for phone Q & A.

What people are saying about "Go Big or Go Home:"

"Filled with nugget after nugget of good advice — I typed up so many helpful notes from it.”   - I.S., Berkeley

“It was such a great seminar…there were life affirming things happening everywhere!!” - Jeremy B., Boston

What are the requirements?

  • none

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Too many people are living small: staying in jobs they don’t like, settling for unfulfilling relationships, living where they don’t feel at home, and maintaining less-than-ideal health. Others feel happy in many ways, yet still sense there’s something more.
  • Whether you seek the courage to make a change or the perseverance to follow through, this seminar will help you to:
  • - Uncover how and why you're holding yourself back
  • - Discover or remember your passion and purpose
  • - Find the courage to live it

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who would like to make a change in their work, relationships, health, or where they live.
  • Those who are currently in transition.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Seminar agenda, goals, and introduction of the key presenters.
Section 2: Why Living Small?

3 clear, specific steps to stop holding yourself back from discovering and living your passion and purpose.

Section 3: Tips for Following Your Passion
Concrete, doable strategies for how to achieve your life goals and common pitfalls of why people don't succeed.
Concrete, doable strategies for how to achieve your life goals and common pitfalls of why people don't succeed (continued). Open Q and A session from live workshop participants.
Section 4: Interview with Adam & Luke from GUSTER
Adam and Luke from the popular band Guster share their inspiring stories of how they turned their passion for music into a highly successful music career.
Section 5: Conclusion and Review
Wrap-up and review; additional resources.

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Instructor Biography

Laurie Gardner, The "Get Real" Guru

Laurie Gardner, The “Get Real” Guru, is a Harvard-educated Jersey girl turned gypsy pioneer with a shot of compassionate moxie. A 20-year author-expert in personal development and leadership, Laurie is known for her quick wit, warmth, and laser-like insight. A transformational trailblazer, Laurie traveled to 50 countries and 40 states by the time she was 33 and speaks five languages. She spent 15 years spearheading an international public school reform movement and is a master practitioner in body/mind/spirit wellness, including intuitive coaching and energy reading.

While fasting in the desert on a vision quest, Laurie discovered her true purpose in life: be an inspirational catalyst to help others to shine. She passionately believes that everyone deserves to have a fun, abundant, meaningful life, at whatever age they choose to start. Laurie received degrees in comparative world religions, psychology, and education from Harvard University, where she also taught quantum physics.

For more about Laurie's teaching, writing, and coaching, please visit her website at www.lauriegardner.com

“Laurie's teaching is a breath of fresh air in a very polluted field. Her integrity and professionalism and commitment to excellence is helping thousands to live a better life. Thanks for all you do!”

- Ron E., business coach, West Chester, PA

“Laurie’s seminars are a must hear…What Laurie has to share blows away most of the ‘inspirational speakers’ I have heard.”

- Ingrid S., marketing professional, San Francisco

“Laurie is empathetic, fresh and fun. I feel healthier already!”

- Judith K., Berkeley, CA

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