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This is a freaking good column

Anyone who knows me knows that coaching and mentoring are joys of mine. Spending time with our teams and encouraging them to become self-reflective and more self-aware is something I live and love to do. Recently, I was reminded I need to take my own advice.

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Overcoming intimidation and using your voice

I find the show “So You Think You Can Dance” interesting. Wait, “interesting”? Maybe that’s not strong enough of a word. I love to dance. I love to dance in a safe environment, and when I say safe, I mean I have an appropriate amount of liquid courage in order to have “Moves like Jagger.”

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Overcoming impostor syndrome at LeadingAge

Being selected to participate in the 2015 LeadingAge Leadership Academy was quite a surprise to me this summer. I applied thinking there was little chance I would be accepted. Fortunately, I was, and I’m fresh off the plane from my first experience with this Academy.

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Beyond black and white

The movement in long-term care is full of color and adventure and is no longer about black and white tasks to check off. Our journey to creating a world of color, no matter how small each idea may be, is about listening to those we care for.

Julie Thorson

Leadership through laughter

I am often reminded how lucky we are to come to work and experience something new, exciting, and fun every day. I’m sure you feel the same way. Our team laughs often, and many times we laugh quite loudly

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What I’ve learned as a young CEO

I am reminded of my age often, whether it’s when meeting peers, working with residents or even introducing myself to families. I have to earn respect quickly and, in some ways, have to convince them I deserve to be here. I’m sure that feeling will vanish over time, and I continue to learn every day.

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