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Is There Freedom in Structure?

Posted by Ann Deaton Share Your Voice

I don’t know why, but I have always had a thing for freedom. I love being able to do things my way, to do what I want when I want to. And, of course, the world is not really made that way---what I want to do sometimes gets in the way of what someone else wants, or needs. Still, I usually find many ways to feel free, to choose novelty instead of routine over the course of each day, to be independent.

Being Present Every Day

Posted by Ann Deaton Share Your Voice

Part of being a leader, a leader at any level of an organization, family, or community, is being true to yourself. Another aspect of becoming your best self is to continue to grow. One way that I do that is that this year, as for the past five years, I ...

The Gap Between Knowing and Doing

Posted by Ann Deaton Share Your Voice

I've been wondering lately why we don’t always do what we want to do, what we know we should do...

Creating a Strengths Based World

Posted by Ann Deaton Share Your Voice


We all like to be recognized and appreciated. We all want to matter to someone. We all want to have an impact in this world of ours. In his book, The Three Signs of a Miserable Job, Patrick Lencioni says ...

Results for Leaders Willing to Grow

Posted by Ann Deaton Share Your Voice

Wow! We are pumped! We recently received comments from our 2009-2010 Bounce Leaders as Learners class (26 community leaders from across the Richmond area) who spent part of their experience inside 6th grade classroom. The impact for individual leaders was as diverse and profound as we could have possibly wished.

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