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Ready to Share Your Passion?

A Note from Our Executive Director Nicole Hodson

As someone who loves to cook
, I was thrilled when my friend and colleague, Dr. Tammera Karr asked me to contribute a few recipes to her new cookbook. I’ve dreamed of writing my own someday, with a focus on the nourishing, full flavored, and colorful Persian foods of my childhood. So of course, when Tam asked, I was more than happy to play… and even a bit flattered! 

TALK ABOUT A DO-ER! 

In awe, I watched each day as the emails came rushing in about new contributors, recipes, and narratives from Tam’s extensive NANP network. In just a few short weeks her cookery book, a companion to the original work, Our Journey with Food, went from a mere concept to a full-blown reality. The pace at which this project came to fruition was somewhat astonishing and struck me as a fantastic example of how our community comes together. 



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Speak up, stand out, make an impact!

Speak up, stand out, make an impact!

Public speaking is the fastest way to grow your knowledge, your influence, and your base of clients.That’s not just my opinion, either. Nearly all the 40 or so practitioners that Julia Zaslow and I interviewed in our Prosperous Practitioner Summits told us that giving talks was a game-changer for launching their careers.

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Why Board Certification Matters

Jonathan Posey PhotoWhy Board Certification Matters

As the Executive Director of the Council of Holistic Health Educators, I get a lot of questions from practitioners. One that comes up quite often is if they should attain further credentialing. From a policy standpoint the answer is always yes. Anything that you can do to differentiate yourself from others elevates our profession and community. Furthermore, it helps to qualify your ability to speak to some of the "science" that is often thrown at us by those who seek to discredit, disqualify, and exclude us from the marketplace.

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What's in YOUR Budget?

What’s in YOUR Budget?Nicole Hodson Photo

End of year here at NANP means one BIG project: working on the budget for next year. While I don’t relish the exercise of working on complex spreadsheets and crunching numbers for hours on end, I do get charged up by planning out the coming year. It’s exciting to think about new projects and ways to improve our business, to bring more value and benefits to NANP members.

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Fight The Fears That Come With Freedom

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Fight the fears that come with freedom

Nineteen years ago, I unshackled myself from a job to pursue my life’s purpose.  I was frustrated in my role as an “employee” in a large tech company and tired of spending my precious days helping others build their dream instead of following my own.

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How to get remarkable results in 2018

How to get remarkable results in 2018

Fifteen years ago, I was in Hawaii on vacation and was able to re-connect with my old grad school office-mate. I hadn’t seen Janice for years and was excited to meet up with her in Honolulu where she lived.

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Are You the Bearer of Bad News?

Are You the Bearer of Bad News?

Before finding my passion for nutrition I earned my bachelor’s degree in Drama. As a Drama major I was required to participate in as many of the university’s theatrical productions as my schedule would allow. The most fun I had during a production was as an extra when I had walk-on scenes with a comedian. Jim Pelley kept me in stitches backstage every night. But once the show ended we lost touch and I didn’t see him until several years later.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Challenge with Advertising

The Good, the Bad, and the Challenge with Advertising

Research shows that the average person is exposed to up to 10,000 marketing messages a day.

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What's Your Emotional IQ?

What’s Your Emotional IQ?

Last month I wrote to you about my excitement for our upcoming NANP Team Building Excursion. This year’s gathering was another great investment into the administrative future of our organization. We tackled several critical issues and had a wonderful time getting to know our newest team member, Brad Linberg.

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