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Extraordinary Self® Reinvention Programs

EXPERIENCE MORE JOY — CHOOSE FROM OR COMBINE FOUR PATHS TO HEARTFELT SUCCESS AND SATISFACTION
Reinvent Yourself by Working on One Aspect of Self at a Time
Master the 8 Key Abilities for Your Extraordinary Future
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Stay Present, Aware, Positive and Self Loving for More Enjoyment
Discover, Internalize and Embrace the 4 Steps to Change

Experience more success and satisfaction

Imagine this:  Negative voices fade away. Your self-confidence flourishes. Your thoughts are consistently positive. You feel more energy and act more boldly. Your time expands as you make better choices. Your stretch goals are easier to reach. You achieve ongoing success and enjoy deeper satisfaction with your life. Reach your goals with Extraordinary Self® Reinvention Programs.

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Enjoy more of your heart’s desires

Imagine waking up knowing your life is on track. You tackle each day with purpose and enjoyment. You feel connected to something bigger in the universe. You feel more free than ever. You’ve learned that true freedom comes from your power to decide. You choose the outcomes you desire. You experience heartfelt connections with your life and those in it. You now approach life with more joy.

Experience the connection you’ve been missing with Extraordinary Self® Reinvention Programs.

Release what’s holding you back

Imagine being in control.  You no longer feel stuck, stressed or overwhelmed. Inner conflict is a thing of the past. You think more clearly with fewer distractions. You no longer question yourself or your worth. Decisions are easier. You have replaced fear of failure with sustained motivation. You know how to move forward. You are highly resourceful. And, you have learned how to get what you want, consistently. It’s possible. We will teach you how. Reinvent your mindset and build valuable skills with Extraordinary Self® Reinvention Programs.

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Step beyond your limits

Break down barriers in your life or career with Extraordinary Self® courses. Consider what keeps you from getting what you want now—you might believe circumstances won’t change, change is too hard, or you won’t get the results you want. We will help you shift away from unhelpful thought, belief and behavior patterns that undermine great outcomes. With course insights, Extraordinary Self® Next Step Action Planning, and personal effort, you will begin to experience the changes you want. Start now with our complimentary Self Assessment.

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How We Define Success

Do you wonder what it takes to be successful and satisfied in life? We’ve found that different people define success in different ways. We define success as learning how to consistently get what you want, in an ethical way, with great integrity, self-value and self-reliance. When your success becomes an ongoing pattern, you will experience more joy and fulfillment.

Developing the success pattern is more complicated than defining it. Unless you also learn how to live in an ongoing state of satisfaction and well-being, success can be accompanied by anxiety, stress and discomfort. It all depends on how your mind works. Developing mindful awareness helps. Your mind can be either your best friend or your worst enemy. Luckily, your mind is in your control. When you master your mind, you’ll have more control over your inner and outer lives. We can help you access your Extraordinary Self®, cultivate the extraordinary mindset, and build the extraordinary future you want. Take our Self Assessment to see which strengths you want to develop. Or contact us, if you wish to explore personal coaching.

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WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE THESE PROGRAMS?

Extraordinary Self programs help build the powerful mindset needed for sustainable success and satisfaction. Course graduates learn how to increase and sustain motivation so they stop giving up on goals and start reaching them consistently.

Our programs are proven to accelerate change so you quickly leave behind disappointments, hurts and frustrations, and increase resilience. They also help enhance your own sense of self-value so you maintain positive feelings about yourself, no matter what happens around you. In addition, our planning framework, exercises, visualizations, and tools and personal coaching options ensure that you are supported as you practice and internalize your new mindset and skills.

WHAT IF I NEED MORE HELP?

We offer the option of personal coaching with each of our programs. Our optional Coaching Package provides you with an accelerated path to ‘reinvention’. When you sign up for personal coaching, we meet with you first via computer or phone, and help you select the best starting point. We then work with you to further your changes as you work through the Extraordinary Self course or courses we select together. During the Coaching sessions, we help reinforce and troubleshoot your changes.

WHAT RESULTS CAN I EXPECT?

We can help you activate your Extraordinary Self, activate your extraordinary mindset, and build the extraordinary life you want. Results will depend on your goals and the amount of effort you put in. If you wish to change, and follow our lesson plan, it is very possible that you will enjoy results similar to those of thousands of successful program participants, such as:
• Gain the confidence you need to thrive in relationships, life and work.
• Gain clarity, motivate yourself and live and work with purpose.
• Develop a repeatable framework for success.
• Improve planning.
• Increase productivity.
• Lower stress.
• Make decisions with less anxiety.
• Enhance judgment.
• Improve communication.
• Build stronger win-win relationships.

HOW DO I KNOW WHERE TO START?

If you are unsure about what kind of help will get you the results you need, take our complimentary Extraordinary Self Program Self Assessment. You will find a link to the Self Assessment under the Reinvent Tab in the menu bar and in the website footer.

WHERE ARE COURSES HELD?

Extraordinary Self ® Reinvention Courses are offered online. When you sign up for a course or courses, you are given access to our proprietary e-Learning portal, where you can engage in your course work at your convenience, 24/7.

Our learning strategies were developed and tested during more than a decade of research and testing in-person with individuals and groups, including a college program environment.

If you choose our optional Coaching Program, coaching sessions also are conveniently offered online via Go-to-Meeting, Zoom, Skype or other platforms, as well as by telephone. You can choose the coaching platform that works for you when you register with us.

WHO DEVELOPED THIS PROGRAM?

Conceived by Dr. Diane Kramer, clinical psychologist and professor emeritus, the Extraordinary Self® Program was developed by a team of psychologists, social workers and business leaders in the mid-1990s. These leaders included Dee KInder, NeuroLinguistic Programming Trainer; Karen Bading, NeuroLinguistic Programming Trainer; Diane Huisinga, Clinical Psychologist; and later, Donna Anselmo, business and marketing professional. Over more than a decade of program delivery, team members continuously improved the program based on feedback and results from participants. The evidence speaks for itself. Our group and individual programs resulted in 96% of program participants reporting lasting success. Check out our testimonials on this home page for more information.

The online version of the Extraordinary Self e-Learning program was later re-developed by Dr. Kramer and Donna Anselmo, M.S.. For more information about our founders, visit our About Us page.

Success Speaks Volumes

“I have made breakthroughs since beginning this program both personally and professionally, in terms of both progress and clarity. I have developed more confidence and decisiveness. I am moving forward and stepping out of my comfort zone. There are subtle shifts – small shifts with big results. I feel different and like I can do it! I now have more tools and resources and more confidence. I am more aware and more responsible. I have created new opportunities, gotten clarity, become more aware and responsible and have better boundaries. Others are giving me more of what I want.”

Angela CIcotti
Vice President, Marketing, ClearStream, Inc.

“Each time I make use of the system, it works to get me to a better place. It really works!!!!!”

Joan M. Comvery, PHR
Vice President, Human Resources, Community Development Corporation of Long Sialnd

“Nothing else compares—therapy, Landmark/Legacy, self-help books—nothing! The Extraordinary Self approach has given me a new ability to turn down the noise and reclaim my self-worth. Best of all, I feel happy, completely fulfilled and appreciate all that I am. The tools are easy to use and integrate with my everyday life. This is what I’ve been searching for—a way to stop the noise that has drained me and a new way to shift into unshakable self-confidence. In business I am progressing because I no longer procrastinate and I have become much more efficient and productive. I can move beyond past obstacles and meet daily challenges, handle all kinds of situations and make important decisions. I’m feeling much more comfortable with myself and completely energized—this is what it means to be and feel extraordinary.”

Karen Ferraro
President, Aklyn Marketing

“Diane Kramer in her unique program strives to move us from ordinary to extraordinary and succeeds. She is knowledgeable and intuitive and consistent about her dedication to the process she has so extraordinarily developed. We have managed to use her process in personal and business matters with convincing results. This combined with her personal commitment is an experience all should have.”

Lloyd Streisand
President, Sterling Mortgage

“……I can step outside of the situation I am in and go to a place where I can rediscover my power…..change the negative beliefs about myself and draw from the positive energy. As a result, I am more confident, playing life at a higher level and my relationships with men, women, and my family have gotten better.”

Richard Corredor
Verizon

“With the Extraordinary Self program, I discovered what was holding my self confidence and self worth back. In addition, I also learned steps on how to empower myself in my career, relationships, and challenging situations so I can “stand up and play ball” in all of life’s situations. It is a feel good and powerful program. Thank you Diane for teaching me how to be my extraordinary self!”

Nancy Pavis
President, Empire Electronics
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