Category Archives: development

So Fun to Be Interviewed by Ladybossblogger!

It was so fun to be interviewed by Ladybossblogger on my work helping people find personal and professional happiness through my work! Take a read……https://ladybossblogger.com/andrea-cole-guides-individuals-career-fulfillment-personal-happiness/ Advertisements

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Is Your Career Ready for Fall?

My leadership development career has always been on the school cycle, rather than the calendar year. So to me, September is the start of a new year. So, it’s only natural to see September as the beginning of new things. We’re … Continue reading

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Reminding, Renewing, Revising

I’ve been spending this week in the California high desert near Joshua Tree National Park. This landscape changes you. Its raw beauty, silence, and rugged peacefulness make an incredible respite from life in the city. You can think here. You … Continue reading

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Appreciation

For some reason I woke up reflective this morning. In truth, it started over the weekend, but this morning, it nearly hit me on the head. So, I eased into the day slowly, as someone who is self-employed can do on … Continue reading

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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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A Life Worth Living…and being Stronger for it

I hear people make excuses every day.  And I have to admit, I have a hard time tolerating them. Sure, some people have more than their share of challenges thrown at them, but as the saying goes: “It’s not what … 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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