Category Archives: Listening

Reaching Out to Healthcare Leaders on the NH/ME Seacoast

Earlier this month I received a standing ovation from Holistic Nurses at their annual conference in Kennebunkport, ME.  It was an honor and affirming! I am excited about the fun and transformative power that Medical Improv can have in healthcare … Continue reading

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“Gibberish Talk Show Host” A Way to Help Nurses & Doctors Practice Sharing Power!

We’ve been struggling with communication and collaboration in healthcare forever.  One reason for this is that speaking up requires taking on more power and listening requires sharing it. These skills also interface with our ability to lead and follow and … Continue reading

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Compassion in Action is Thriving Despite Political Chaos in Healthcare USA!

Healthcare professionals at all levels, in all disciplines, and in all areas of our country continue to provide care while politicians and consumers discuss problems and solutions re: our extraordinarily complex system. Finding a beacon of light that focuses on … Continue reading

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