Rosanna Jenkins

Consulting, lifestyle

Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High

At the suggestion of one of our participating physicians, I am going to focus the next few emails on crucial conversations.   A crucial conversation is a discussion between two or more people where stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. Physicians have many crucial conversations-in clinic, conference rooms, hospital hallways, and their homes.  How we handle the crucial conversations of our lives makes a big difference in our effectiveness and happiness.  The book Crucial  ...

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lifestyle, Travel

Humpday Humor

The Canopied entrance to our resort….. We recently spent time on the island of Kauai.  The island is more lush and rainy than it’s sister the Big Island.  The drive to our oceanfront resort was stunning and peaceful. Jarring the silence was our totally inappropriate convertible 16  ...

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Fitness, lifestyle

3 Traits of Confident Women

For many, confidence is a somewhat elusive quality that’s slowly earned over the course of a lifetime. A highly complex emotion, confidence is both innate and learned, and it often sets the stage for many of life’s triumphs. While the importance of confidence is no secret, many struggle to  ...

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lifestyle

Slow Burn

As a SoCal girl, I grew up on the beach and in the sun. We spent the summer days lolling in the sand and lathering on the Ban de Soleil. In those days we certainly weren’t aware of the potential risk of skin cancer. It was all about “who has the best tan”!  Let’s face it, tan looks  ...

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lifestyle, Travel

Experiential or Material?

I think as we watch our kids grow and become adults, we want to give them something they will remember long after we are gone.  For the past couple of years, I’ve been giving “experiences” as opposed to material gifts or things.  It’s been amazing to share the world with  ...

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