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Global Conference on Positive Change

As I am riding the train to meet with my fellow organizers from the Global Conference on Positive Change, I am thinking back to those wonderful two days. The energy, excitement and inspiring stories from the Inspiration Guides of Positive Change are still fueling me. I am reminded of the presentation from Diana Whitney […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

RIDE Leadership

RIDE Leadership

R – Results and Reflection

I – Inquiry and Inspiration

D – Disrupt and Design

E – Engagement and Energy

In our last discussion regarding RIDE Leadership, I discussed the guidelines for bringing RIDE Leadership to life – being present, being aware, communicating and having a goal. Having established the parameters for RIDE Leadership let us take […]

By |September 20th, 2016|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

RIDE Leadership

R – Results and Reflection

I – Inquiry and Inspiration

D – Disrupt and Design

E – Engagement and Energy

Leadership discussions take many forms and come from various perspectives – my goal is to simplify the discussions into a leadership framework that is applicable to today’s business environment. Being an avid motorcycle rider I take my inspiration […]

By |August 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Appreciative Questions as Initiators of Positive Change

In our previous discussion regarding Appreciative Consulting tools were mentioned that facilitate the consistent results Appreciative Consulting is able to deliver.  One of these tools is the Appreciative Question, which is the gateway to positive change occurring in an organization and/or individual.  In our work, we are frequently asked about our ability to identify […]

By |September 15th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Appreciative Consulting

Earlier today I had a conversation with several colleagues about what it means to be an appreciative consultant and what does that mean for the clients we work with.  The conversation was initially framed around the importance of the principles of appreciative inquiry and having clients understand/embrace them.  While we all understand the differentiating […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Entrepreneurialism – Being at Our Best

As has been discussed in previous Blog Posts Entrepreneurialism and Appreciative Inquiry speaks with a similar voice. Today, we will explore the link between the Dream stage of the AI 4-D Cycle and entrepreneurialism. The AppreciativAs has been discussed in previous Blog Posts Entrepreneurialism and Appreciative Inquiry speaks with a similar voice. Today, we […]

By |June 23rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Entrepreneurialism – Focus on Creating Tomorrow

In the last discussion on entrepreneurialism, we discussed the application of the 4-D model and today, I want to explore the Topic Choice or in terminology of the entrepreneur what am I creating and for what purpose?

Entrepreneurialism is about creating a product or service that ideally fulfills a need that has not yet been […]

By |March 24th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Entrepreneurialism

The word sparks excitement in people and government as it’s viewed as the engine of personal economic and business growth – we associate the term with creativity and innovation along with independence and freedom – doing things our way.  The entrepreneur is seen as an independent thinker that can take ideas and turn them […]

By |February 6th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments