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Listening Matters: Your Health Depends on It

Posted by Ann Deaton Share Your Voice

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.....

Style or Substance?

Posted by Ann Deaton Share Your Voice


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

In Structure is Freedom

Posted by Ann Deaton Share Your Voice


What are we missing when we have only one teacher in a classroom? Only one facilitator in a workshop? I've long believed that creating learning communities.....

A Powerful Shift of Perspective

Posted by Ann Deaton Share Your Voice


We are naturally wired to see what's wrong---to perceive risk, to notice a threat, to react. It's easy, it's natural, and it's limited.

Leadership with an impatient touch

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I've recently been in a conversation about impatience in the workplace--both its blessings and its corrosive aspects...

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