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This post is part 4 of 4 in the series Defining Appreciative Inquiry.
Many find Appreciative Inquiry transformative — changing the way our mind perceives the world. Choose one of these appreciative practices and try it once a day for a week. At the end of the week ask yourself, “How do I see the world differently?” Then continue the practice for two weeks. · Read more →
December, January and February 2011-12 flew by at rapid speed, filled with activities to complete projects, entertain house guests, travel and sing a once-in-a-lifetime event. March starts my new year with a few days of reflection on 2011 and futuring about what’s next. In case this sounds like your life, here are the starting questions I’m asking myself for this new year. · Read more →
Open questions are designed to encourage full, meaningful, open-ended answers using the respondent’s own knowledge, opinions and feelings. Open questions are good for developing a conversation and finding out more detail; they ask the respondent to think and reflect. The opposite is closed questions, which encourage short or single-word answers. Open-ended questions typically begin with · Read more →
I have a friend who will want to talk and he’ll tell me why. Often he’s asking for me to just listen while he talks something through out loud. By stating his intention, it makes it easier for me to understand what I’m asked to do and decide if and when I can participate. · Read more →
The purpose of this assignment is to help you be aware of the world around you and the world within you in an appreciative way. Choose a 24 hour period in which to focus your attention. · Read more →