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The Visual Meetings Field Guide (2020)
The fully-illustrated master playbook for turning your meetings into engines of productivity and culture.
This book is for you if you need: an easy-to-use set of meeting tools, ways to make your meetings more effective and engaging, or tips and tricks to transform your meetings from cringe-worthy talk sessions to richly visual interactive experiences.
Inside you’ll find:
• Easy, step-by-step instructions on how to run a meeting or get a runaway meeting back on track
• A newly-expanded section on virtual meetings
• Insider tips on how to master virtual tools like Zoom and MURAL
• How to craft the meeting agenda and decide who’s in (and who’s out)
• Advice on how to set up the room for maximum impact
• Handy guides for designing visual aids and presentations
• Best practices for increasing participation and engagement
• A treasure trove of in-person and virtual meeting tools including facilitator checklists, scripts, email templates, music playlists, sample agendas and more
The Creativity Workbook for Coaches and Creatives (2020)
In this practical workbook, creativity coaches from around the world share their best exercises to help the reader meet the demands of the creative process, the creative personality, and the creative life.
This book is packed with an extensive list of exercises that have been vetted by coaches working on the frontlines of creativity, and tried, tested, and proven effective with coaching clients. The hands-on activities cover a wide range of common challenges, including creative blocks and resistance, waning and lost motivation, making time for creating, the pain of disappointment, and more. This guide recognizes the connections between mental health and an alive creativity, and includes helpful advice from professionals who actively and regularly work with individual creatives on issues of process, productivity, motivation and career.
Ideal for coaches and therapists, as well as creatives in every discipline, this book is a valuable aid for achieving creative realization.
Order Here. Edited by Eric Maisel.
Integral Church: A Handbook for New Spiritual Communities (2018)
Integral Church: A Handbook for New Spiritual Communities is a collection of prayers, meditations, songs and other tools for transformation from many of the world’s religions. This new revised edition for 2018 includes a history of Integral Spirituality, new essays, the Integral Church Facilitator’s Guide and an expanded appendix featuring wedding ceremonies (religious, non-religious and interfaith), memorial services, fatherhood and motherhood ceremonies, and other seasonal and life cycle rituals (including the Cosmic Dance). This handbook is perfect for clergy, healers, therapists, interfaith ministers, as well as those interested in developing their own spiritual practice or starting their own home church, study group or spiritual community using integral frameworks.
Praise for Integral Church: An Interfaith Handbook of Ceremonies and Rituals
“A pioneering document. It will go down in history as perhaps one of the first statements of this form of evolutionary spirituality. Joran is an excellent scholar and minister. The handbook is very well done and should be a manual for all of us.”
– Barbara Marx Hubbard, Foundation for Conscious Evolution
“Joran Slane Oppelt’s Integral Church: A Handbook for New Spiritual Communities is one of the most important books regarding spirituality yet written in the 21st-century. Co-authored with other members of an emergent spiritual community, it is one of the first books to suggest a new coherent social structure for harnessing the power of spiritual evolution. Given the complexity and severity of the challenges faced by all species in an interconnected globe … it is truly a worthwhile pioneering effort at creating communities of faith and dialogue that can be a part of an emergent Global-Mind.”
– Joe Perez, author Soulfully Gay
Order of the Sacred Earth with Matthew Fox, et. al. (2018)
Joran Oppelt’s essay, “The Case for a New Mythology” has been included in Rev. Dr. Matthew Fox’s new book, Order of the Sacred Earth. Matthew Fox, Skylar Wilson and Jennifer Listug present a challenge and an opportunity in the vision launched in this modest book. That vision is about creating an Order of the Sacred Earth. Other essay contributors to the book and its vision include Mirabai Starr, Brian Thomas Swimme, Adam Bucko, and David Korten. Out now from Monkfish Book Publishing Company.
“The creation of the Order of the Sacred Earth is a magnificent step forward for humanity. What we need now are sacred activists willing to come together and live conscious sacred lives to preserve the earth and humanity. I am honored to celebrate and join this great adventure.” – Andrew Harvey
Sentences is a collection of meditations, affirmations, prayers and poetry culled from the journals, published writings and talks of Integral Church founder Joran Slane Oppelt. Topics range from grief and gratitude to the sacred masculine and divine feminine.
Praise for Sentences
“Joran Oppelt’s Sentences are a series of insightful meditations to get anyone’s contemplative muscles flexing. From nature to mythology, love to gratitude, this book is packed with plenty of introspective wisdom.”
– Chris Grosso, author of Indie Spiritualist and Everything Mind
“Sentences is a simply beautiful and timeless collection of affirmations, prayers and poetry that will surely resonate with those on the mystical and heart-centered path. Joran has the rare ability to speak to a new generation — one that is seeking inclusiveness and authenticity.”
— Temple Hayes, author of When Did You Die?: 8 Steps to Stop Dying Every Day and Start Waking Up, How to Speak Unity and The Right to Be You
The Mountain and the Snow (2014)
Read Joran’s self-published short story, The Mountain and The Snow, by downloading the PDF here or by picking up a copy in person.
The Mountain and the Snow is a fable about a solitary mountain’s encounter with the very first snowfall and the history-spanning relationship that forms between them. It is also book one of The Siren Trilogy, which includes the forthcoming The Wolf and the Spider and The Eagle and the Snake.
Intended for readers of all ages.
Transform Your Life: Expert Advice, Practical Tools and Personal Stories (2014)
Joran is also co-author of the book, Transform Your Life: Expert Advice, Practical Tools and Personal Stories, a dynamic, interactive book published by Transformation Publishing. Over 50 teachers and authors have contributed to this book–and not only does it offer a vast variety of perspectives, words of wisdom, and tools, there is something for everyone. Every reader will get something different out of this book, and every time you open it YOU will too. Plus, each chapter is short and easy to read, making it perfect for quick inspiration during your busy schedule or instant insights on the go.
Order your copy of Transform Your Life here, and use promo code ‘JORAN20’ for a special 20% discount.
Praise for Transform Your Life!
“I read your segment in Transform Your Life and put your social media fasting to the test! Wow, what a difference it makes not to be at social media and cell phones’ beck and call! A sense of freedom I hadn’t felt in a while. I am grateful to you, Joran! Great ideas for our little sages of the earth!”
– Jennifer Real, Musician