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sweet marlays coffee

214 South Beach Street Daytona Beach, FL (map)

Selected by: Jenny Nazak

Message from The Icarus Sessions (organized by Seth Godin):

The Icarus Sessions are a challenging new way to bring your art forward. Not to make a sales pitch, not to get customers or patrons, but to find the courage to stand up and say, "here, I made this."

A presentation at an Icarus Session is 140 seconds long. You can go shorter, but not a second longer. You can use slides, or handouts, or even better, just bring your enthusiasm. Videotape it if you like.

The assignment: Tell the group about your art. What have you created? What frightened you? What matters?

Check out the principles of the Icarus Session before you come: http://www.squidoo.com/IcarusSession and be sure to contact the organizer if you're hoping to speak.

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  • Jenny Nazak's Photo

    We ended up having five people (four + me) give little talks. Though I had no formal RSVPs for this meetup, I just approached people in the coffeehouse, told them what the meetup was about, got four people to share really good Icarus-type stories of their bold creative ventures. I think this Meetup will grow.

    Posted by Jenny Nazak January 2, 2013
  • Jenny Nazak's Photo

    I just now suggested a venue: Sweet Marlays Coffee on Beach St. Perfect place for something like this. Let the group know what you think of this venue -- or, if you have other ideas, please suggest them!

    Posted by Jenny Nazak December 23, 2012
  • Jenny Nazak's Photo

    I'm looking forward to this - and would definitely like to be a speaker.

    Posted by Jenny Nazak December 23, 2012
  • The Icarus Sessions (organized by Seth Godin)'s Photo

    343 towns, villages and cities are signed up so far for the first Icarus Session.

    The challenge now is for every person who is signed up to find two friends or colleagues to sign up as well... time to whisper and get the word out.

    Thanks!

    Posted by The Icarus Sessions (organized by Seth Godin) December 15, 2012

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Daytona Beach The Icarus Sessions (organized by Seth Godin) Community

Daytona Beach, FL Founded May 19, 2010
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