Shouse Zoglin correctedA 2006 1-1025Ron Zoglin and Deborah Shouse, together known as The Creativity Connection, love to notice the amazing stories, people and ideas that are part of their everyday lives.

The Kansas City Star

Deborah Shouse is a writer, facilitator and creativity catalyst. Deborah has an MBA but only uses it in emergencies. Her personal stories have appeared in Reader’s Digest, Newsweek, Family Circle, Women’s Day, the Washington Post, and MS.  She has been featured in dozens of anthologies, including many from the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Deborah facilitates The Kansas City Star’s FYI Book Club and writes their weekly love story column. Deborah is the author of Love in the Land of Dementia: Finding Hope in the Caregiver’s Journey.

Linda Hood Talbott, Chairman
Utility Women’s Conference
International Conference of Utility Directors

Ron Zoglin is a writer, professional storyteller and owner of Brookside Antiques and Appraisers in Kansas City, Missouri. Antiques dovetail into Ron’s passion for storytelling. As a professional storyteller, Ron has performed for businesses, universities, and national and international conferences. He is the voice on the audiotapes, Even Mystics Have Bills to Pay and The Adventures of the Little Green Dragon. Ron feels that stories add a warmth and meaning that complement and enhance life in this technological age.

TOGETHER Ron and Deborah are the authors of Antiquing For Dummies and Making Your Message Memorable: Communicating through Stories. They do keynote presentations, offer performances of original stories, and facilitate workshops in storytelling and creativity. They have performed for Alzheimer’s Associations and caregivers groups in the United States, New Zealand, Nova Scotia, Italy, England, Ireland, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Costa Rica. They are donating all proceeds from Deborah’s book to Alzheimer’s research and programs.

Deborah Shouse and Ron Zoglin
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