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.