Thought-full Thursday: Appreciative Leadership

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David Cooperrider What is the best that you see in each of your colleagues? I wish more leaders asked themselves these questions and followed David Cooperrider’s advice. I’m a big fan of David Cooperrider’s work, and it infuses the work I do too.

5 Common Questions Leaders Should Never Ask

Harvard Business Review

We live in the world our questions create,” says David Cooperrider, a professor at Case Western Reserve University and a pioneer of “Appreciative Inquiry,” which holds that questions focusing on strengths and using positive language are far more useful to organizations than questions with a negative focus. Questioning is undoubtedly a valuable leadership tool.

5 Common Questions Leaders Should Never Ask

Harvard Business Review

We live in the world our questions create,” says David Cooperrider, a professor at Case Western Reserve University and a pioneer of “Appreciative Inquiry,” which holds that questions focusing on strengths and using positive language are far more useful to organizations than questions with a negative focus. Questioning is undoubtedly a valuable leadership tool.