Archive for December, 2009

ACT Change: Only You Can Empower Yourself

December 31, 2009 2 Comments
ACT Change: Only You Can Empower Yourself

  I hope you have enjoyed this series on Advanced Change Theory (ACT) as much as I have enjoyed making it.  Here are my final thoughts. Empowerment is the ability to make decisions and take action.  No organization or individual can empower us – only we can empower ourselves.  When we fully grasp the significance of the [...]

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ACT Change: Changes Self and System

December 29, 2009 0 Comments
ACT Change: Changes Self and System

The tenth and final principle of Advanced Change Theory (ACT) is change self and system.  This is the foundation of the ACT system of change. New capabilities and new potential for action arise only from the painful confrontation of our existing routines and patterns of behavior. A key point in ACT is that revolutionary power follows [...]

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Student Branding Blog: Building Your Brand In Class

December 28, 2009 0 Comments
Student Branding Blog: Building Your Brand In Class

My new post at The Student Branding Blog is entitled “Building Your Brand In Class.”  In this post, I offer some suggestions on how your behavior in your classes can contribute to building your personal brand.  Even if you are not a student, I think some of these suggestions can help as you think about [...]

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Robert Howard: Exemplary Service and Courage

December 24, 2009 0 Comments
Robert Howard: Exemplary Service and Courage

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy I caught the NBC Nightly News last night, and am glad I did; otherwise, I might never have known the story of Robert Howard.  Robert Howard is the only man ever to be nominated for The Medal of Honor three separate times for three [...]

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