Category Archives: motivation to change

Who You Gonna Call When You Have a Great Idea?

Let’s say you wake up in a state of mind that’s similar to many other days, where you dread the similarity of this day to every other day and perhaps feel trapped in the way things are. Or, let’s say … Continue reading

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We Are One Week and One Day Into This New Year — how’s it working for you?

I always get a bit of a rush and excited when one year ends and another one begins. I’m happy to let go of the things that didn’t work and I’m thrilled to have another chance to make things work. … Continue reading

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Okay — Bring it On! It’s 2015

This is it. It’s the last day of the year we called 2014. How did it go? How did you direct it to go? Did it live up to your expectations? What was missing? Time for you to do an … Continue reading

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My Personal Thoughts as We Approach the New Year

I invite you to read this with an open mind – to listen from a respectful place, not just as someone who might want to judge what I say. I sometimes partake in a spiritual process called “left hand writing.” … Continue reading

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month ….. But Any Time is a Good Time to ReInvent

I’ve had breast cancer and I bet several of you reading this have had this insidious disease as well or know someone who has. It makes us part of a “special” club, although not one that we especially wanted to … Continue reading

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The CEO Connection to Cancer

I have learned that there is a contingency group through the American Cancer Society, called CEO’s Against Cancer. I’m so moved and honored to know of them and their work. They are committed to ending cancer and to promoting prevention … Continue reading

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There’s is Change Afoot in Ann’s World

What I’ve basically spent the last 20 years doing is trying to “improve” the quality of the workplace. First, I tried to “humorize it” with Humor University — “Playful solutions for serious problems.” Then, I tried to “fix ” it … Continue reading

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Where Are You … and Where do You Want to Be?

I’ve been on hiatus. That’s quite funny. Instead of writing about my re-inventing process, I’ve just been in it. However, what makes that even more interesting is that it’s okay. While I want to engage you in the process to … Continue reading

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Thoughts After Aurora

So how does a blog about ReInvention and ReGeneration tackle the sadness and utter despair after the tragedy in Aurora, CO?  Generally I am full of optimism and good words about dealing with obstacles. It’s a stretch to write here. … Continue reading

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ReInventing Relationships.

I was speaking with my sister yesterday and we were engaged in a conversation about relationships. All of a sudden, the following words came out of my mouth. I said, “Every relationship comes to an end … by death or … Continue reading

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