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Personal and Executive Coach, inspiring generations to achieve their personal and professional potential. Specializing in multigenerational workplace and family dynamics. Administers assessments such as personality type and multi-rater feedback. Encourages inter-generational knowledge transfer. Along with coaching, interested in research, writing, multimedia development, and training. Background and experience in collaborative work environments, both online and face to face. knowledge management, communities of practice, online professional forums, social media strategy, full inclusion, collaboration, appreciative inquiry, ...
is a learning methodology originated in Sweden in the late 1970s, and refined by the MiL Institute in that country and by LIM, Leadership in International Management, in the USA. It brings together a number of disciplines, such as adult learning, action learning , behavioral and humanistic psychology , Gestalt theory , cybernetics , sociology , group dynamics and philosophy . Different theories and concepts from these heterogeneous disciplines are combined into 10 learning principles and 16 learning elements.
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"I am in the midst of a wonderful dialogue about the role of the Shadow in Appreciative Inquiry. This is shadow in the sense of the darker or unexpressed side, not Shadow in the sense of observer, as coined by Donna Karlin. Often, we work hard to eliminate anything that isn’t positive, light, cheerful. People say, “don’t dwell on the negative” or “lighten up” or “focus on the positive” as if it was possible to have a one-sided emotional spectrum. But the world is not one-sided. Emotions run a full range from joy to sorrow, ecstasy to depression. There is room for fear and ... market research, surveys and trends
How Coaching Works: Appreciative Inquiry | Psychology Today
We released a movie titled "How Coaching Works" as a way to explain coaching via YouTube using an animated cartoon. This blog series aims to share the psychological underpinnings of the coach approach demonstrated in the carton and utilized by master coaches. Tell me about your day yesterday. Really - take a moment and write down what happened yesterday. I'll be here when you are finished... Keep writing.... Now, tell me about the best part of your day yesterday. Write about your best memory of yesterday. Keep writing... Next, take a look at both of your responses. What do you notice? What are the differences ... market research, surveys and trends

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Peer Resources: Coaching News, Research and Literature
The Current Literature, including coaching research and resources you will not learn about from the International Coach Federation: McNamara, C. (September 2009). Developing internal networks of self-directed learners using peer coaching groups. Chief Learning Officer Executive Briefings. (Retrieved September 10, 2009 and available to members of the Peer Resources Network .) An expert in Peer Learning Circles describes the format and function of peer coaching groups, their structure, benefits and the proven outcomes. He differentiates peer coaching from action learning, and provides guidance on the factors that make such groups ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
idealawg: Appreciative Inquiry/Appreciative Intelligence
will be offering the Ethical Wills Workshop Facilitator’s Training in Denver on June 25 - 27. I have blogged about Ethical Wills in the past because I am so supportive of the process and concept; here's a definition . If you are interested in legacy and the passing on of values from one generation to the next, this workshop is an excellent resource and opportunity. Plus, Barry is not only wise, caring (a hospice physician), and knowledgeable—he is also very funny! The details Barry sent to me . . . Workshop Overview This workshop is designed for those interested in conducting variable length seminars and workshops ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Appreciative Inquiry in Coaching: Exploration and Learnings
Appreciative Inquiry Coaching. 14 An Inquiry into AI in Coaching ..... Social Construction in Appreciative Inquiry Coaching. Barbara Sloan ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Being an Effective Mentor-Coach - Head Start
Establishing mentor-protégé relationships in the workplace may improve teaching practices and professional development efforts. Potential mentors may find this information useful to engage and communicate successfully to a protégé.  The following is an excerpt from Being an Effective Mentor Coach by JoAn Knight Herren A Mentor-Coach is a journey guide—someone who walks beside another on her journey. Mentor-Coaches support professional development and work to build excellence in the daily practice of teaching staff. Teachers benefit from the support they receive from a more experienced professional who helps them reach ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
HRE 585-Week 3: Diving into Appreciative Inquiry | Sharon Rosynek
When using Appreciative Inquiry, the positive features of the program or organization are highlighted to build upon and be repeated and copied in the future.  Participants are asked to work as a whole entity to attain a common goal. This week, we identified and discussed the various aspects of AI in our discussion forum.  I chose the Positivity Principle because of the simple fact that I believe in it.  By showcasing the positives that stakeholders bring to the table, you keep the motivation and interest in the success of the organization moving in a positive direction. All stakeholders have something positive to add to an ...
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Education and Schools (1), Mentoring (1), Internet Marketing (1), Public Relations (1), Sales Techniques (1), Quality Management and Standards (1), Professional Books and Resources (1) A client told me this once, it stuck with me, not sure if it will help you, but it sure did help me. He said "Everybody has the "W's" - as in, "what" we need." where" we need to go, "why" we need to do something, and everybody thinks they know "who" needs to do it. But no one has the "how." No one can answer "how". If you stop thinking about "what," "why," "where," "who" and focus on "how" things actually happen, things naturally get done. ...
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The pain of transition can become an insurmountable hurdle; anything we can do to reduce the pain, makes it more likely we'll stay the course. Create a support structure. Have a plan of action to reduce the chaos. Celebrate every little success. Reward effort, even when the results weren't perfect. ---------------------------------- Example of a Planned, Systemic Change Process -- Action Research A typical planned, systemic (and systematic) organizational development process often follows an overall action research approach (as described below). There are many variations of the action research approach, including by ...