Follow Your Heart – Paul’s Story

When I turned 30 I promised myself that I would always follow my heart. When push comes to shove I now let the chips fall where they may and follow my soul’s path.

In this unscripted presentation I talk about the organic and intelligent journey of my heart’s path, how I went from visual artwork, to literature, and finally to extreme makeovers.

It’s been a crazy ride that I wouldn’t change for the world. If you feel a bit lost in your journey, in the hinterland between destinations, give this a watch.

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What I Used to Call Fear

Fear can be debilitating. It can stop you cold in your tracks. It can make you ineffective, hesitant, and disempowered.

But what if most of what we call fear isn’t really fear at all? What if the anxiety we often feel has been confused for something else, something that can transform your life and empower your actions?

In this speech at the Thunderbird Toastmasters Club I talk about an anxiety attack I had during the preparation of my second makeover and how it lead to a personal breakthrough, resulting in a paradigm shift in how I relate to “what I used to call fear.”

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Three Organizational Phases to every Community-Based Extreme Makeover

Paul Latour describes the three organizational phases that go into every community-based extreme makeover: 1. Strategic Storytelling, 2. Full-Circuit Partnerships, and 3. Sequenced Campaigning.

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“I Never Expected This!” How Hero Work Began

In this personal unscripted presentation, Paul Latour talks about how the magic of the first event compelled him to radically shift his life and start Hero Work.

“Never in a million years did I ever think I would be doing extreme makeovers… I simply had a friend who needed help.”

If you’re curious about how such a crazy idea is born, give this a watch.

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