Category Archives: development

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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Standing your Ground

Let’s face it. Life isn’t always easy. We face challenges, large and small every day. We have to make decisions every day. When we choose our path, we’re bound to find those who doubt, resist, or try to diminish us. … Continue reading

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Rome wasn’t Built in a Day

My office has the most amazing view. I look West from atop a suburban mountain with an unobstructed view of the city of Seattle, Puget Sound, and the Olympic Mountains off in the distance. It’s a changing landscape from morning … Continue reading

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