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Wonder Woman Wednesday- Nikki Buckelew

Written on May 23, 2012 at 11:49 am

bff nikki buckelew & allison crow

It is Wonder Woman Wednesday

Yeah… I’m totally profiling my bff and fellow coach Nikki Buckelew today.  She was my coach back in 2008 or something like that and she FIRED me as a client….because she wanted me to be friends. We were both at the time believing that clients couldn’t be friends.  We are totally over that and now share so much in life and have been collaborating and coaching one another ever since.

We are soul friends….sisters… travel and dream together…and we still coach one another by either hiring the other, or on a call saying…can …

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7 ways Leroy Brown the dog is like my businesss.

Written on May 16, 2012 at 2:48 pm

Leroy Brown

On Sunday we adopted and adult Boxer mix… sweet as can be, in many ways a darling and wonderful dog…..and rather WILD.  He has separation anxiety…and eats stuff he shouldn’t.  Leroy Brown was a street dog..and now this bull lives in the china shop of my house…and home office. Each day he greets me with lots of pleasure….and LOTS of work.  On our walk today, I thought…. “Leroy Brown…you are a lot like my business.”

  1. His name has changed a few times– till we found the one that LIT us ALL UP and was truly him.
  2. I had a desire

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woman wonder

Written on March 21, 2012 at 5:15 pm

Wonder Woman by Allison Crow



Women. Women make me wonder. For most of my professional life, I’ve seen women tear at one another. Knock one another down and criticize one another and their work, their parenting choices, their looks– what ever…. viscous scarcity and criticism and, yes, I can’t deny having gone there at times out of my own insecurity and my own need to look good.

As I grow to love and appreciate myself more authentically, I find myself seeing such beauty in the diversity around me. I see the amazing hearts of the women I work with, of the ones I …

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Written on January 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm

…by my mentor Christina Merkley.

I received my Graphic Recording training with Christina… and recently, my Visual Coach certification.  She is renowned in both the Graphic Recording/Facilitation world, as in Transformational Coaching.

This post is printed with permission!

If the rise in my web traffic and email inquiries over the years is any indication (and I think it is) then appreciation and interest in “Interactive-Visuals” is exponentially rising.

As a senior Visual Practitioner (my love affair with the visual way of working began in grad school in San Francisco in the mid 90s) … I get all sorts of emails

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Simply put: Thanks

Written on November 22, 2011 at 2:00 pm

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