Tag: fun coaching

The Building Blocks of Success

Creative Innovation at Work by Jennifer Maurer Work harder. Work longer. Work faster. Work. Work. Work! There are lots of theories and self-help books out there claiming to have the secret to success and innovation. Unfortunately, many of them are wrong. More unfortunately, many of us don’t realize just how wrong they are. We’re too busy trying to keep up with a staggering…

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Do You Know How To KISS?

Fun Coaching for Simplicity by Ginny Hunneke Chances are you could use a refresher if you are feeling stressed out or burned out. You may be familiar with KISS as an acronym for Keep It Simple Stupid. A Fun Coach’s KISS is a little sweeter and encourages clients to switch the pejorative to “Sweetie” instead! As we age, life becomes…

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Reclaiming Your Inner Superhero

How To Become the Hero of Your Own Story by Jennifer Maurer We’re just about a week into the New Year… Do you know where your resolutions are? (we don’t either!) We’d like to suggest a more playful strategy for making this your best year yet. 2016 “Pick Your Powers” Challenge What super power(s) would you like to unlock this coming year? Would…

Healing Beyond Borders 2015

The Joy of Healing Touch and Play

What’s All the Buzz About Play? by Ginny Hunneke & Jennifer Maurer You are probably familiar with the old adage, “We receive much more than we give” and perhaps also Rob Brezny’s premise that the Universe is conspiring to shower us with blessings. Both would be accurate descriptions of the time we spent learning and playing with hundreds of inspiring…

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Playing with Grief

Parcheesi as Palliative Care by Jennifer Maurer My daughters and I love to play games: board games, card games, dice games, word games—you name it, we’ll play it. But there was one game we hadn’t played together. Until recently, that is. An unexpected invitation to play Two months ago, our beloved Golden Achiever fell down a flight of steps. After…

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Play Like Your Life Depends On It

Because It Does. by Jennifer Maurer I still remember the day I decided to quit my job. It started out like any other day. I woke up anxious and exhausted. Ate breakfast, got dressed, barely aware of what I put in or on my body. Drove to work, opened up the office and started the coffee maker, the slow drip, drip,…