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Our Stand Against Racism

ACT stands unequivocally in solidarity with the family of George Floyd, the Black community, our Black students and everyone who is working to put an end to racism .We know that racist violence is pervasive. It ranges from daily micro-aggressions to murder. We are...

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act insight 2: Navigating Change through Coaching

ACT White Paper - Insight 2 Change ManagementCLICK HERE FOR FULL REPORT >>>ACT White Paper - Insight 2 Change Management Introduction More than 70% of change efforts fail to achieve the goals they originally set to achieve. There is much discussion as to the causes of this high...

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On Authenticity: Time to rip off the mask

Who are you going to be today? One way leaders use a mask is to conceal perceived inadequacies and flaws to preserve the polished facade we have come to expect of “great” leaders. The other, more subtle way is to adopt a certain persona at work...

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Metaphorically speaking

  What is a Metaphor? When people experience change, both their metaphor and their life experience generally associated with it change in tandem. “The essence of metaphor is understanding and experiencing one kind of thing in terms of another,” write Lakoff and Johnson. Whenever one thing is...

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Ditch the ppt, try telling a story

  Origins Since the dawn of human sapiens, storytelling was a natural part of leadership. It existed in every nation, each with its own traditions: The Celtic culture had its bards and Druids, the Norsemen of the Scandinavian countries told sagas, the Islamic countries listened to teaching...

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Can leadership be learned?

Introduction Leadership is a hot topic. We extol our favorite leaders and demonize those who have fallen from grace. When we talk about leadership we often speak of vision and transforming an organization from failure to success. We speak of ethics and values. We describe leadership...

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