Top Ten Takeaways from Women & Words 2011 – Part TWO

Here are my final five takeaways from the Women & Words Conference. If you haven’t already, check out Part ONE for the first five. 6. ASK for what you need. This was a crucial takeaway point for me, gleaned during the very first presentation of the conference. Charmaine Hammond told a great story about how […]

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Robert Fulghum – Storytellers Creed

I just returned home exhausted and exhilarated from the two-day inaugural Women & Words Conference. There’s much to write about, and I’ll be posting that over the next few days. But I couldn’t wait to share this poem by Robert Fulghum, read during the closing ceremony. The Storytellers Creed I believe that imagination is stronger […]

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Just write it down

Have you ever felt off but just couldn’t quite figure out why? Not coming down with a cold, but off your game, listless, directionless, and unsure of which action to take next? Perhaps, like me, your first sign that something isn’t right appears in your body. Maybe your throat feels tight, you’ve got butterflies in […]

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The art of conversation

Has this ever happened to you? You’re sitting at the coffee shop, enjoying a coffee or tea. Maybe you’re reading a book, or trying to get some work done. The person sitting across the table from you clearly wants to talk… a lot. This happened to me the other day. Now, I’m fine chatting it […]

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