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The Changemakers

“….Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them; disagree with…..

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Till they have Faces

During the latter part of the service year, we usually give the members a chance to take the lead in training and offer their team something of their own skill set and experience. One such member, Ben, decided to teach…..

Project CHANGE Oral History Project 2020-21

Professor Jean Freedman Origin and Purpose             The AmeriCorps Oral History Project was developed by Paul Costello as a way to commemorate and learn from the experiences of the 2020-2021 AmeriCorps Project Change volunteers, particularly in regard to the changes…..

The GROW Model of Coaching and Mentoring

A Simple Process for Developing Your People As a leader, one of your most important roles is to coach your people to do their best. By doing this, you’ll help them make better decisions, solve problems that are holding them…..

The Power of Peer to Peer Coaching

Today Project Change has the pleasure of a Master Coach, Lynn Feingold, who is taking the team through the process of Peer to Peer Group Coaching, the practice the team know as Bells and Whistles at each training meeting. It begins…..

The Surprising Power of Peer Coaching

From Harvard Business Review April 14 2021 by Brenda Steinberg and Michael D Watkins Given a choice between working one-on-one with an executive coach or working with a group of peers in a facilitated coaching process, most executives would choose the former. Surely, the thinking goes,…..

This Conversation Will Change How You Think About Trauma

EZRA KLEIN: I’m Ezra Klein, and this is “The Ezra Klein Show.” So one of the things I do for the show is I try to keep an eye on the best seller lists. And a few months ago, I…..

Opinion: Fear sells. It’s our job not to give in to it.

Opinion by David Von Drehle  Columnist Washington Post October 5, 2021 at 3:12 p.m. EDT Sixty years ago, on Oct. 6, 1961, the condition of the world had reached such a point that President John F. Kennedy advised Americans nationwide to prepare fortified shelters,…..

Not the Same Old Story

BY LYNN SMITH NOV. 11, 2001 LA TIMES STAFF WRITER Everybody loves a good story. Little did we know how much. From cavemen to scholars, people have been drawn to fire pits, water coolers, theaters and grave sites to share stories,…..

Telling Tales

by Steve Denning in Harvard Business Review May 2004 Summary.   Reprint: R0405H A carefully chosen story can help the leader of an organization translate an abstract concept into a meaningful mandate for employees. The key is to know which narrative strategies…..

What Makes Storytelling So Effective For Learning?

by Vanessa Boris | December 20, 2017 Harvard Business Publishing This is the second of two posts co-written by Vanessa and Lani Peterson, Psy.D., a psychologist, professional storyteller and executive coach. Telling stories is one of the most powerful means…..