The Time for Change Mastery

The Time for Change Mastery

The day has come to abandon the notion of Change Management and instead move to Change Mastery.  The words change management themselves sound and feel controlling and top down.  The idea of burning platforms and concept of change because of pain can now be replaced...
The Why

The Why

I have finally gotten around to reading Simon Sinek’s book, “Start With Why – How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action”. As I do with most books of this type I am always looking for connections to Appreciative Inquiry and I found more than I had...
The Importance of Leadership in the AI process

The Importance of Leadership in the AI process

s I consider those AI processes that I have facilitated that have had the greatest impact and longer lasting effect, one of the components that I think is most critical is the role of the leader.  AI is an exercise in shared leadership and decision-making.  At its...
Imagine

Imagine

I have just completed teaching a two-day appreciative leadership workshop called Build High Performance with Appreciative Leadership. Reflecting on the experience I am struck by watching the personal transformations that take place when the participants are in deep...
Hope

Hope

When I have the privilege of facilitating an appreciative inquiry process, I, like many others, regularly observe the exhibition of those things that Appreciative Inquiry is known for.  It is always exciting to me to see the energy build and the passion surface, the...

New Webinar Focuses on Sustainable Collaborations

The Authors Collaboratory Webinar, “Creating Powerful Partnerships: The Art of Creating Sustainable Collaborations”, is now available to view online. See what emerged on October 9th when Berrett-Koehler’s free program blended Angeles Arrien’s Cultural Perspective with...