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Appreciative Inquiry – An Introduction Appreciative Inquiry – AI – is a perspective on the world that invites us to see ourselves and the world through an appreciative or valuing eye. We are made aware that language, questions, and stories shape our destinies. The newsreader provides introductory tips about the principles and practice of Appreciative Inquiry […]
Just as sunflowers turn to the sun for light and energy, so too, do we humans grow and light up with great energy in a field of abundant, sunny appreciation and positivity. We literally light up when basked with appreciation.
To get started, here are some hints about Appreciative Inquiry and how it helps to make sense of our world. 1. Appreciative Inquiry helps us understand: how we tell stories and construct narratives how we interpret things how we make meaning of our own stories and the stories of other people how we make sense […]
The very first question sets the direction of a conversation I work mostly in New York city and I use cabs to get around. When I get into one of those yellow New York cabs, after I settle in the back seat, and buckle up the seat belt, I make it a habit to look […]
Image inspires action A few years ago I was told I had maybe a year to live and my treating doctor prescribed certain procedures and medications, all of which I did not want to participate in. As someone who likes to question the status quo, I made my own inquiries and conducted research, looking for […]
Through our Appreciative Inquiry lens, we consciously seek out that which we want more of, not less—hence what we focus on are the solutions and outcomes we wish to create.
The Constructionist Principle emphasizes meaning making in our relationships, and places human communication and conversation at the center of human organizing and change.
The Positive Principle speaks to the need for large amounts of positive focus through deliberate choice of language and affirmative questions to discover the most uplifting stories that inspire possibility thinking and thriving futures.