Tag Archives: Appreciative Inquiry

To What Leadership Opportunities Are We Awakening?

June 2020 To What Leadership Opportunities Are We Awakening? The pandemic news is tough; it’s relentless, emotionally exhausting, and carries more information and questions and implications than our brains can comprehend.  Anxiety is a natural response to such extreme incoherence … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review — A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas

July 2017 A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas by Warren Berger (Bloomsbury, 2014) What are the big take-aways? A More Beautiful Question is a thorough and enlivening “inquiry into inquiry.” The book insightfully explores … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Reframing Academic Leadership

January 2015 Reframing Academic Leadership by Lee G. Bolman and Joan V. Gallos (Jossey-Bass, 2011) What are the big take-aways? One of the most valuable chapters in this excellent book is the first, in Part I, about “Opportunities and Challenges … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Appreciative Leadership

July 2014 Appreciative Leadership by Diana Whitney, Ph.D., Amanda Trosten-Bloom and Kae Rader (McGraw-Hill, 2010). What are the big take-aways? Whitney and her co-authors explain that Appreciative Leadership is “the relational capacity to mobilize creative potential and turn it into … Continue reading

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