Wanting to be successful, ambitious and having dreams are all similar. What stops you from being able to achieve these things? Is it yourself, the environment or other people? Do you ever think what you want to do is not realistic, too difficult or just a fantasy? If they were all easy to do, no…Read more »
What’s great about Appreciative Inquiry (A.I) is that it not only focuses on all the good/positives, it’s framework also supports leaders be more positive, supportive, fuel creativity, encouragement and kindness. Many models and approaches emphasise “problems” or what you are doing “wrong” that needs “improvement”. It’s quite a negative starting point isn’t it? I know…Read more »
I have tried to write a few words relating to this pictorial but deleted them each time – they don’t do justice to what I’m trying to say. I’ve found this old poem I wrote when I left a Hospital which I think will cover what I’m trying to express:
There are so many layers: strategies, accounts, policies, standard operating procedures, appendicies, flow charts, risk assessments…papers papers papers. It’s no wonder people can’t remember them all. I wonder if we get it right first time, made them understandable, accessible and useful could we reduce the rest of that paper? Classic response when things go wrong:…Read more »
This is the post excerpt.