Category Archives: action learning

On Being an Action Learning Coach

People always notice how passionate I am about action learning. It’s true. Since being introduced to it in 2005, I have been entranced by its power to impact change and improve organizations. My initial interest in it, as I’ve told … Continue reading

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Questions really do make all the difference

I had the opportunity to meet with other action learning professionals. Even though I’ve been coaching action learning for more than 7 years, served on the WIAL board of directors for almost that long, and have worked with countless people, … Continue reading

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Are you Asking the Right Questions?

Some of my previous posts have discussed, or alluded to, my work with action learning, specifically, the WIAL method of action learning. One of the critical elements of this method, and in my opinion what makes it such a vital … Continue reading

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Learning by listening

I’ve had a number of conversations with people recently about listening and learning. I believe the two are interrelated. Can you learn without listening? John Whitehead said “If I’m talking, I’m only hearing what I already know”. Think about it … Continue reading

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Opportunities to get certified as an action learning coach

Good morning, I don’t normally use my blog space for plugging opportunities, but as your 2014 budget review time approaches, I thought you might want to know about opportunities to be certified as an action learning coach. Many of you … Continue reading

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Launching Andrea Cole Consulting, LLC!

So excited! Today, July 29th, I’ve launched my official company website: http://www.andreacoleconsulting.com.

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Making a difference and loving it!

Some days I think I’m the luckiest girl in the world. I have found work that is not only satisfying, exemplifies who I am, and makes a difference in both organizations and the people who work there. The bulk of … Continue reading

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