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News From ACTO

President’s Message: May 2020

I hope this finds you and your loved ones, near and far, safe and healthy at this time. The world has been turned upside down and the shift has been very difficult for many, including members of our ACTO family. Each day, as I do my best to avoid the news, I take time for a moment of gratitude – for my health, for the roof over my head, for the ability to, for the [...]

By |May 26th, 2020|Categories: ACTO, Coach Training, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging|0 Comments

BREAKDOWNS can be BREAKTHROUGH moments!

危机 When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. The COVID19 pandemic is forcing us to pause. If we are willing, we might find new perspectives, new beginnings and a paradigm shift in how we engage with our work and world. Coach training schools are no exception. The obvious response has been to move the training online. Nothing wrong with that. However, that [...]

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: Coach Training|2 Comments

President’s Message: February 2020

Last month I shared that all of us at ACTO have a huge opportunity to shape our thinking for the future of coach education together. ACTO is YOUR coach training organization and the Board of Directors and committee chairs want to continue to serve you in support of ACTO's mission: We cultivate best practices and integrity in coach training through connection, collaboration, exploration and joy. On June 8-10, 2020 ACTO members and colleagues will come [...]

By |February 25th, 2020|Categories: ACTO|0 Comments

President’s Message: January 2020

As a trainer focused on neurodiversity, I frequently hear from individuals who are unable to gain full access to coach training because of their learning differences, in addition to facing racial, cultural, socioeconomic and other barriers that keep them from receiving quality coach education. That's not OK with me. How about you? ACTO is at a crossroads - bringing our history and successes forward while also embarking on a journey to create a "new" ACTO that [...]

By |January 28th, 2020|Categories: ACTO, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging|0 Comments

President’s Message: December 2019

Coaching Santa Claus I woke up this morning and for some reason, I began thinking about Santa Claus and all he has on his plate this month ... aside from cookies! Then I started to wonder if Santa Claus has a coach. You know, someone to cheer him on as the season of giving approaches? Santa needs motivation just like the rest of us, especially during stressful, busy times. He is certainly a good manager, organizing [...]

By |December 17th, 2019|Categories: Coach Training|1 Comment