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November Non-Fiction Writing Challenge

Well. I’m not at all sure I’m up to the challenge, but I’m in. November is NaNoWriMo (National  Novel Writing Month). A writing coach who works with people who write nonfiction (like me) has launched WNFIN (Write NonFiction in November). … Continue reading

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Does Learning Only Go in One Direction?

Now that I am finally, consistently, back on my feet and able to work after my accident, I’ve been focused on rebuilding my business. While recovering, I pondered whether I should seek traditional work (paid, scheduled, with benefits), or continue … Continue reading

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More! All Done! No Way!

The choices we make drive the direction of our lives and our health. Coaching people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) is driven by the choices people make. All sorts of people: the person with IDD, the people who provide support, the people they live with, family members, health care professionals, their friends. Continue reading

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It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It

This is the second part of a three part series of posts based on  a quote from Linda Hodgdon’s book, Visual Strategies for Improving Communication: “Communication is 55% visual, 37 % vocal, and 7% verbal, or the actual message.” The … Continue reading

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Defining Clear Communication

For those who have read for a while, you know that I enjoy teaching through writing. This has good points and challenges. And sometimes they are both of those at the same time! I write a beginning blog for work … Continue reading

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