This morning I had breakfast with a friend who asked me

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This morning I had breakfast with a friend who asked me "What is a Change Agent?" I'll admit the question caught me by surprise. The bottom line is that I didn't have a good "elevator pitch" to answer him, and I should have. A lot of "you should say. .." thoughts ran through my head. But none of them were satisfying. So I'm returning to the question here in quest for redemption. Firstly, I must say that I thing being a change agent is a noble aspiration. I assume, of course, that change is for the good, not purely destructive change. In my mind, change is akin to "making people better". Which is something we should all strive for. For a dictionary definition, I would say that a change agent is someone who "alters human capability or organizational systems to achieve a higher degree of output or self actualization." Beginning with the end in mind, the goal of a change agent is obviously to make changes that stick. The result of change agent activity is to enable people to do more, or find a new and better perspective on life. Sometimes this latter idea is the foundation for
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