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Coping with Confidence Paralysis

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Mar 20, 2017 Advocacy, Career Mamma, digital story telling, Illustration, Leadership , , , , 0 Comments

I finally fired off an email reply to an organization. This is not my first inquiry. It’s not an unsolicited email. It is a response to an almost year long quest to gain an interview (or series of interviews) with their experts for one of my programs (hopefully I’ll be able to share details in [...]

Commander in Tweets, Leading Through the Tangled Webs of Social Media

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Mar 6, 2017 Advocacy, Career Mamma, Colors, digital story telling, Grant Writing, Illustration, Leadership , , , , , , , 2 Comments

During a casual weekend phone chat with my buddy, Artist and Art Gallery Owner Sarah Ellen Smith, we galloped into a topic that has been on my mind a great deal. The diminishing focus on engaging truthful storytelling, and the emphasis on catchy headline and byline communications have us both very worried about our country’s [...]

Taking Time to Take Care

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Jan 9, 2017 Advocacy, Career Mamma, Leadership, News, Photography, Storytelling , , , 1 Comment

Last year was great in so many ways and then not so great in a few other ways, especially toward the end of the year. I observed so much grief and loss, I felt like I had to cheerlead my way out of 2016. Several clients called me with big concerns over the funding trends that might [...]

Self-Determination is for Everyone!

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Feb 18, 2016 Advocacy, Career Mamma, News, Photography , , 0 Comments

How many of us live self-determined lives? How often do we take the time to map out our personal dreams and desires in a practical and realistic way? In Live Oak, Florida this January, two trainings were held that explored these questions and other topics related to Self-Determination. Diane White and myself are the trainers for [...]

Plankton & Plastics & Beautiful Art

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Oct 1, 2015 Colors, Illustration, News, Photography, Presentations, Storytelling, Technology , , , , 2 Comments

Treks to Vermont to expand and stretch my mind are familiar to me. I spent three years at Goddard College in Plainfield from 2007 to 2010. When I cross the state line, my brain automatically opens up a wee bit wider and new stuff pours in! Especially when I spend time with Artist Extraordinaire – [...]

You Learn Something New…

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Jun 20, 2014 Advocacy, News, Photography, Presentations, Program Management, Storytelling , , , , 0 Comments

Not too far from my new hometown near the Delaware River there is a magical place called Grounds For Sculpture!  I had the chance to attend a Cultural Access meeting yesterday hosted in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, The New Jersey Theater Alliance, The New Jersey Council on the Arts and the [...]

The $500 Digital Story Solution!

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Feb 9, 2014 Illustration, News, Photography , , , , , 2 Comments

Well, I did it! I produced a 3.5 minute iMovie about our recent family trip to Punxsutawney, PA for Ground Hog’s Day. Here’s the thing, I completed the entire project on my iPad Mini. So why I was inspired to take this challenge? For a few years now I have been traveling around the U.S. [...]

Are You the Winner?

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Apr 25, 2013 Advocacy, Grant Writing, News 1 Comment

DID YOU WIN YET? Every month at Arts In Action, we give away a very cool “SO SO Happy” Siq character flash drive* chock filled with files and data about Digital Storytelling, Grant Writing, Social Media, Happenings and Articles that relate to the non profit industry. We ship it to your office or home, free, [...]