Oct 28, 2021
Amanda Gore is a global teacher of joy and one of only four
Australians inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame.
As one of the most admired speakers, Amanda's action-packed
presentations are rooted in science-based tools to equip others to
better handle change and create deep, lasting relationships with
customers, colleagues and families.
Today Amanda joins us for a thought-provoking conversation about
addressing our core fears, discovering who we are at our essence
and her own personal journey in embracing stillness to better
understand her authentic self.
- At the start of Covid, Amanda credits the work of Dr. David
Martin that led her to dive deeply into her essence. Learn more
about Dr. Martin’s work here.
- Core fears: I’m not good enough or I’m not
worth loving. I’m unsafe in some way. Fear of separation.
- “As a toddler, I told myself I was responsible for my mother’s
- True north question: Am I being the person I
want to be in this moment?
- “We teach best what we need to learn.”
- As Amanda is focusing on the small steps to feel all ranges of
emotion, she’s learning the value in stillness.
- Sparkly bits: How is our nonverbal
communication being perceived by those around us.
- From Tom Kenyon’s The
Great Human Potential, Amanda asks herself: What is it
that I, as a being, am learning from this experience?
- I’m not driving myself to achieve. I’m opening my heart and now
choosing to dive deeply into who I really am.
- Get a copy of Amanda Gore's book Joy is an Inside
AMANDA GORE'S LIVE INSPIRED 7
- Q. What is the best book you’ve ever read?
A. Lizards Eat
Butterflies by David Martin.
- Q. What is a characteristic or trait that you possessed
as a child that you wish you still exhibited today?
- Q. Your house is on fire, all living things and people
are out. You have the opportunity to run in and grab one
item. What would it be?
A. They’re just things. Maybe photos or books but it’s the feeling
of sanctuary of my home I’d miss.
- Q. You are sitting on a bench overlooking a gorgeous
beach. You have the opportunity to have a long conversation with
anyone living or dead. Who would it be?
A. Dr. David Martin
- Q. What is the best advice you’ve ever
A. What, as a being, am I learning from this experience? Am I being
the person I want to be in this moment?
- Q. What advice would you give your 20-year-old
A. Learn how to return to your core essence of love + connection
and enjoy the great range of experiences.
- Q. It’s been said that all great people can have their
lives summed up in one sentence. How do you want yours to
A. She tried really hard and learned a lot.