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NANOWRIMO

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

I’ve done a number of crazy things in my life and likely not enough of them so I have decided to write a book in the next 30 days!  For the first time I am participating in National Novel Writing Month, better known as NaNoWriMo.  I’ll be joining more than 400,000 other writers worldwide, many who complete this event year after year.  Best sellers attributed to NaNoWriMo include Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern and Hugh Howey’s Wool.  The goal, of course, is not to create a best seller (though I suppose it is every writer’s dream) but to complete 50,000 words of a single book during the month of November. I am signed up at nanowrimo.org, purchased Scrivener and spent a good part of today building my Chapters and Scenes so that I am ready to write first thing tomorrow.  50,000 words in 30 days is 1,667 words a day and after having written a short document a few days ago, of only 587 words, I began to stress out over how very many words 1,667 will be, especially day after day.  I have ideas, but do I have that many ideas – 50,000 words worth of ideas? The basic concept of my book was originally non-fiction based on the experiences of my spouse and I in caring for his mother who has severe memory loss due to TIAs.  Despite a career in health care and lots of reading and networking around care-taking for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s, we discover surprises over and over again.  After a session with a book coach, I am choosing to write a fiction account of our experiences.  I expect my writing will be mostly true, allowing for storytelling which is my true love. NaNoWriMo does award any official prizes, however, anyone who completes 50,000 words is declared a winner.  I plan to be a winner.  Wish me...

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Interim Health Care Leadership

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Slideshow | 0 comments

Interim Health Care Leadership

As a Maverick Leader, I bring BOLD SOLUTIONS to my role as a Health Care Leader. Unafraid of conflict and high in cultural competency, I am able to successfully implement these BOLD SOLUTIONS in the most challenging environments.

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Transformational Coaching

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Slideshow | 0 comments

Transformational Coaching

I use my CREATIVITY to GUIDE you to become more of who you really are – transforming to a person who stands firm in their own unique value and brings it into the world each day. Making a career change, starting your business or learning how to show up at your best in your professional and personal life are where my CREATIVE GUIDANCE can assist you in becoming wildly successful.

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Books and Blogs

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Slideshow | 0 comments

Books and Blogs

Speaking the LANGUAGE OF INNOVATION, I write in a variety of formats and on a number of different topics from my coaching practice to why it is that physicians and health care administrators continue to experience difficulties in communicating with one another.  As a lover of both, I blog about my experiences with books and the wines I drink to complement them.

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And so it begins…

Posted by on Jan 1, 2011 in Edwin Goes to Cooking School and I don't... | 2 comments

  And so 2011 begins. I’m thrilled for the opportunity to think about renewal, starting-over and leaving behind. Thus, my short list of what I could do to improve my life this year:   Eat less…exercise more. Practice more kindness, more grace and more compassion. Treat our home as the place our souls live. Shine the sinks each morning! Enroll in a writing class. Play the piano. Feed my own soul.  Do ANYTHING that moves me in the right directions. Give it away, throw it away.   May the gods grant me the wisdom and courage to see these through.  Next:  naming my year to come.  What will be my focus this year?  Hmmmm....

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