Do you remember the acronym you used in middle school to solve math problems – PEMDAS (Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally)?
You used it to unwind your math problems correctly. First you solved what was in parenthesis, then any exponents, finally you completed multiplication, division, addition and subtraction operations, in that order, to get a result.
Here’s an acronym to help others ACT and grow more professionally. ACT is used to: A – apply to yourself, C – change yourself, and T – transfer to others who would benefit.
You use it to seize opportunities to grow. For example, after your team debriefs on a project, go around the room and give everyone a chance to ACT. Ask them:
The ACT habit attached to a project, process, training or meeting will:
There are certain acronyms that stay with you over time and this should be one of them. What do you think? Use ACT, then follow-up with team members on how they ACTed and share a result on this post’s comments section.