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Connected to Our Power

Posted by Ann Deaton 137 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 1 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.....

Courageously Creating Your Team's Next Version of Itself

Posted by Ann Deaton 145 Comments


I've been doing a lot of work with teams lately, and noticing how powerful it is when a team of diversely talented people.....

Generosity: Does it Equal Gullibility?

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Generosity. Giving things away for free. Giving of yourself without the expectation of a return. Powerful? Or .....

Sustainability Means Sometimes Putting Yourself First

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We don't know for sure how we'll meet a challenge until it comes our way, and sometimes it is the small challenges that show us how far we've come....

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