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Connected to Our Power

Posted by Ann Deaton 132 Comments


"“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.”
― Herman Melville

Each of us is powerful AND each of us is limited. Our power grows...

Listening Matters: Your Health Depends on It

Posted by Ann Deaton 67 Comments

Three decades ago, I wrote a dissertation on what I called "adaptive noncompliance", or how patients made good decisions even when they chose not to follow physician advice. Fast forward to 2017, and we continue to learn about the importance of strong partnerships between healthcare provider and patients.....

VUCA Tools for a VUCA world

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VUCA? What's that? VUCA is ...

Style or Substance?

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In paging through an issue of Golf magazine last week, I ran across a controversy---is golfer Rickie Fowler more style than substance? ....

Learning to Take Myself Lightly

Posted by Ann Deaton 43 Comments


There is a Buddhist saying "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear." Recently, I've found myself ready to.....

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