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CHAPTER FIVE What Is Really Happening?

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REALITY is the mucky ground you walk on, run across, skip through, and slip in each day of your life. Whether at home or at work, REALITY is always there demanding your attention. Whatever we get done happens in the present, the now, the current REALITY. If we have any hope of engaging others in changing the places we work, we have to work with them in the present; we have to discover our shared sense of what is real now. And if we want to appeal to our more pragmatic colleagues, we have to speak to them in terms of what is going on now. We first have to agree upon what is really happening before we ...

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