“Someday is not on the calendar.” Since 1988, that has become my motto. It was on a cold November night that year when my beautiful 23-year-old sister died four inches from my side in the passenger seat of my car. We were hit head-on by a drunk driver. Death of a loved one, or our own near-death, always offers new perspective on what truly matters… and what is simply irrelevant or insignificant. It is an acute reminder of both life’s fragility and unpredictability and, for me, a “note to self” that while our dreams have no expiry date, our physical…
A passionate writer and experienced journalist, Barbara Edie believes in the power of one to change the lives of many. She is the author of #1 Amazon bestseller Sparking Change Around the Globe: 5 Ways to Make Your Difference in the World, and is featured in another #1 Amazon Bestseller, Breakthrough! Inspirational Strategies for an Audaciously Authentic Life, with New York Times bestselling authors Janet Bray Attwood, Chris Attwood, and Marci Shimoff.
In addition to writing non-fiction books and magazine articles, Barbara helps entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations share their message and tell powerful stories to promote their work, businesses, or vision.
A self-described “global soul,” she has lived, worked and traveled on four continents, and is currently writing a book about visionary changemakers in disparate parts of the world, working to create a more educated, sustainable, and conscious planet. In Feb. 2014, she launched the Visionary Changemakers Teleseries, interviewing extraordinary experts and transformational leaders on how to make your project, program or vision a reality.
Barbara currently lives in Winnipeg, Canada, and keeps her passport valid and her laptop handy.