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Live Office Hours


Deeply committed to your success, we offer you direct access to real people during Live Office Hours. These interpersonal group sessions, held weekly, are available to registered learners and coaching clients as we deliver real-time answers to questions and concerns in online meetings. A meeting link is provided to registered learners upon course registration with scheduling information.

Come see us online in videocast Live Office Hours, and let us:

Answer your questions
Provide insight to guide you through the change process
Help you figure out where you are stuck and help you get unstuck
Help you figure out your Goals and Action Plans
Give you positive support on your Extraordinary journey
Help keep you motivated and focused

Wondering about Our Credentials? Here are Quick Notes on Diane and Donna

With a Ph.D. in psychology, Dr. Diane Kramer was a full professor of psychology for 40 years before retiring from the college setting. She has been a therapist for 40 years, marriage counselor, divorce mediator, and specialist in educational and cognitive psychology with NLP trainer level background, as well as a specialist in creative problem-solving (author, The Creativity Game); as business coach and entrepreneurial development trainer, she originated the Center for Practical Solutions, which helped launch 87 small businesses on Long Island during a recession. Diane also won 10 Long Island Lighting Company R&D awards to develop e-learning programs to train engineers and technicians on lighting company technical equipment. She also trained numerous large companies, such as Metropolitan Insurance, on development of e-learning programs for their staff

With a bachelor’s degree in psychology, Donna Anselmo began her career as a certified hypnotherapist with special interest in influence communication. She later became a print and broadcast journalist, managing news editor, public affairs expert and educational AM radio talk show host with her own weekly show focused on business education.  While completing a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Policy & Management, Donna co-earned a national award from the American Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrical and Neonatal Nurses.for a pioneering e-learning project completed in collaboration with the Suffolk County Department of Health on Long Island. Her research work was selected twice for publication in MCN, a peer reviewed national journal in the field of maternal child nursing. Founder of Bold Marketing Solutions, Inc., author of the bestseller Marketing Demystified, and certified professional development coach, Donna co-founded Extraordinary Self online in partnership with Diane.

For more in-depth information, check out Leadership Team.

On your learning journey, remember to explore our blogs and download our eBooks. To internalize your learning as you take our Courses, be sure to really practice what you learn. Also sign up for our news, participate in Live Office Hours (a perk for registered learners) and join our online community.

Bring your friends to the Extraordinary Self world, and together you’ll learn how to:

Improve your relationships, even the difficult ones.
Multiply your business success, or start a new business.
Feel good about yourself day in and day out.
Handle stressful situations with ease.
Bounce back from adversities.
Learn from every experience.
Let go of the past, and live fully in the present.
Consistently reach your goals regarding self, productivity and relationships

See you in the office!


Join us for regularly scheduled Live Office Hours available exclusively to registered course participants on TUESDAY from 6 PM – 7 PM EST. Use the link and password information provided in your Welcome email you received with your course. Live Office Hours are conducted using Zoom.us. Be sure to go to Zoom.us in advance and download the Zoom application, if needed.
Public Live Office Hours address personal and professional self-development topics of interest presented in either web-based presentations with Q&A formals. Feel free to join us Live on THURSDAYS from 6 PM – 7 PM EST. Be sure to go to Zoom.us in advance and download the application, if needed.
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