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Acceptance, proactive, 90

Action learning, 204–205

Action potential, 25

Additive learning, 102

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll), 42

Alireza, Patricia, 82

Allostatic load, 53

Ambiguity, 15, 183 (See also VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous) environment)

Ambition, 82–83

American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), 201, 209

Anticipating setbacks, 184–187

Anxiety, “just enough,” 53

Apple, 75, 105

Approach, in giving feedback, 111–112

Archimedes, 19

Argyris, Chris, 28

Aristotle, 57

Arousal ...

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