Inspiration of positive change

Inspiration of positive change

When people are inspired they have the energy and passion to attack challenging objectives and needed changes.  They have the belief and hope that great things will happen and a vision of the pathway to get there.   This occurs when we replace fear with a sense of...
AI and Entrepreneurial Success

AI and Entrepreneurial Success

A blog a few weeks ago spoke about how Appreciative Inquiry aligns with the way an entrepreneur thinks.  I would like to explore here how Appreciative Inquiry can bring an entrepreneur’s concept to fruition and achieve the success they seek. When an entrepreneur comes...
Trust

Trust

Everywhere I go I hear people talking about the need for increased trust.  Trust and respect are often seen as values on organizational Mission, Vision, Values statements.  Few seem to know how to go about building trust and making it an organizational priority.  Why...
Organizational Confidence

Organizational Confidence

We know from experience and also research that when people are positive and feel confident, they are better able to tap into their personal resources and perform at a higher level.  When organizations can create positive cultures and environments where their people...
The Courage of Appreciative Inquiry

The Courage of Appreciative Inquiry

As I reflect on the numerous successes of past positive change programs using Appreciative Inquiry, one element I see is the courage of the leaders who chose to use this approach. For the newcomer to Appreciative Inquiry, it is a very different approach.  Not only is...
Optimize Your Talent

Optimize Your Talent

Much has been said about employee engagement. For me, the most important thing we have learned about employee engagement is that we haven’t gotten it right yet. We know that the direct correlation between engagement and organizational success makes increasing employee...