Category Archives: education

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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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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Too Much of a Good Thing?

Since moving back to Seattle in late May, we’ve experienced an unusual spell of warm, sunny weather. In fact, there was no measurable rain in July! Very odd for the Pacific Northwest. As unusual as it was however, people relished … 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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Independence Day 2013

I normally don’t give much thought to the 4th of July in terms of its significance beyond a passing remembrance. This year, something’s different and I’ve been wondering just what that is. First, I have proclaimed my independence in a … Continue reading

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The Teacher Learns Too

In my profession, developing others is what I do. Whether it’s development of leaders at the senior level, or managers just beginning their careers. I am responsible for creating an environment that is a safe place to learn. Students can … Continue reading

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