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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.
For more information, please visit barbaraedie.com.
Entries by Barbara Edie
“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… Read more.
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