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Appreciative Inquiry—A Beginning

Appreciative Inquiry-A Beginning documents the expereince of development workers and community members with appreciative inquiry, an innovative approach to b... (Discover. Dream. Design. Do.
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Ted Browne's curator insight, February 5, 8:58 PM

Possible new curriculum...

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Looking forward to having a go at some of the projects on here

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Collaborative Leadership Training

Collaborative Leadership Training | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Collaborative Leadership With Circle & Art of Hosting We live in a meeting culture. We have schedules packed solid with  meetings, and somehow, very little gets done. Instead, the real work...
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Happiness: 10 Fascinating New Psychology Studies Everyone Should Know — PsyBlog

Happiness: 10 Fascinating New Psychology Studies Everyone Should Know — PsyBlog | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Where we feel happiness in the body, how it affects our genetic code, why it changes with age, unexpected pleasures and much more… (Positive psychology is rooted in the science - get to know the research!
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How can action learning help in effective leadership development?

Leadership is all about action. It is about creating opportunities for others and inspiring them.
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How Future of Work, Appreciative Inquiry and Working Out Loud Connect With #ESN @kinshipe #fow #wol

How Future of Work, Appreciative Inquiry and Working Out Loud Connect With #ESN @kinshipe #fow #wol | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
MT @mamamamiah: How Future of Work, Appreciative Inquiry & Working Out Loud Connect w/ #ESN http://t.co/lHb9gsoEzx >>Nice summary. Live it!
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Upcoming Course: TRAINING COURSE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE, Kanthari

Upcoming Course:  TRAINING COURSE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE, Kanthari | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Cross-posted from Kanthari:  http://www.kanthari.org/applications-2015-now-welcome/ MISSING: CHANGEMAKER CARRIES A PLAN FOR SOCIAL CHANGE TRAINING COURSE FOR… (Checking out "Upcoming Course: TRAINING COURSE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE, Kanthari" on @PCDNetwork...
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Action learning – how to take a new approach to business problems

Action learning – how to take a new approach to business problems | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
During recent weeks, we have been talking about the difference between coaching and mentoring.
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Action Learning for effective collegial leadership

Action Learning for effective collegial leadership | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Action Learning for effective collegial leadership #pdpnwhy http://t.co/dAUsAlvvdQ
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Action Learning Systems' Symposium | Action Learning Systems, Inc. — Increasing Student Achievement

Action Learning Systems' Symposium | Action Learning Systems, Inc. — Increasing Student Achievement | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
The Common Core State Standards: Mastery, not Mystery. An event that addresses the controversies of the Common Core era. (Registration for our Symposium on October 30th is now open! Learn more about the event here:...
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Sentrale prinsipper for Appreciative Inquiry

Appreciative Inquiry (anerkjennende/verdsettende undersøkelser) er en tilnærming til menneskelig utvikling, organisasjonsutvikling og ledelse, ikke en metode eller oppskrift (selv om noen av og til...
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EACI - European Association for Creativity and Innovation - DE

EACI - European Association for Creativity and Innovation - DE | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
So etwas gibt es tatsächlich => EACI - European Association for Creativity and Innovation http://t.co/nif5MOp95P
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10 Signs You’re Spiritually Mature

10 Signs You’re Spiritually Mature | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Spiritual maturity is not guaranteed. Not sure what it takes to be spiritually mature? Here are some signs that you are on the right path. (What do you make of these?
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Big Presentation? Don't Do It. Have A Conversation Instead.

Big Presentation? Don't Do It. Have A Conversation Instead. | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Use your time with other human beings to engage in two-way relationship-building conversations. (Big Presentation? Don't Do It. Have A Conversation Instead.
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How to Be Healthy: Five Thinking Shortcuts to Eliminate

How to Be Healthy: Five Thinking Shortcuts to Eliminate | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Learn to recognize and address thought processes that hurt your health (Certain thought processes might harm your health!...
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The New Habit Challenge: Meditate For 20 Minutes A Day

The New Habit Challenge: Meditate For 20 Minutes A Day | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
In an always-on, distraction-saturated world, is it feasible to sit still and do nothing for 20 minutes every day? We'll certainly try. (I'm enjoying these challenges from Fast Company. They take on a piece of "wisdom" and try it and see what...
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A Taste of Appreciative Inquiry: OD training in Liverpool/ North West

A Taste of Appreciative Inquiry: OD training in Liverpool/ North West | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
A one-day course to introduce you to the strength-based organisation development practice Appreciative Inquiry. For groups in the private, statutory or third sector and individual practitioners.
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Can You Improve Your Strengths?

Can You Improve Your Strengths? | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Have you ever found that your strengths – those things you like doing and are good at – have gotten you into trouble at work? Perhaps, you were really excited a(...) (Can you improve your strengths?
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In praise of leaders who give meaning to labor

In praise of leaders who give meaning to labor | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
  This labor day, I'm reprising a post from 2010. I'd love to hear your stories about the leaders in your life who made a difference to (Are there leaders who've made a difference in your life?
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Use the Pacesetting Leadership Style Sparingly

Use the Pacesetting Leadership Style Sparingly | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
The hallmarks of the pacesetting leadership style sound admirable. The leader sets extremely high performance standards and exemplifies them himself. He is obsessive about doing things better and (Another interesting post from Daniel Goleman.
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Uses: Leadership development, executive coaching, career development. Features: •25+ page feedback report for leaders at any level in an organization. •Unlimited raters can respond for each leader. •Uses selectable comments to provide balanced, constructive feedback. •Clear visuals, conversational style. •Free six-page Everything DiSC 363 Coaching Supplement available with each leader report. •Free, comprehensive support materials. Note: A key benefit that differentiates 363 for Leaders from other 360s is "CommentSmart",a proprietary selectable comment system that alleviates the need for raters to write open-ended comments. Leaders get constructive, actionable feedback that they can use, without the distraction of snide or distasteful open-ended comments

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Cultivating Art of Hosting in Cedar Rapids

Cultivating Art of Hosting in Cedar Rapids | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Ellen Bruckner sent a note to a small group of people she thought may be interested in bringing Art of Hosting to leadership in Cedar Rapids community organizations. (What possibilities are there for Art of Hosting in Cedar Rapids?
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Expanding Our Now by Harrison Owen

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tofhostingAt the start of this thoughtful and revelatory book, Harrison Owen relates the story of how he was lunching with a senior official of the American Society for Training and Development, who observed that if what Owen had just told him about Open Space...

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Collaborative Sessions

The workshop was inspired by techniques used in community organisations such as Transition Towns and Ignite , as well as academic experiments with collaborative research methods including...
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Let’s Be Less Productive

Let’s Be Less Productive | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
The relentless drive for productivity may have some limits; if our economies don’t continue to expand, we risk putting people out of work.
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Big Words & Visceral responses: How Do You Engage & Motivate?”

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Big Words & Visceral responses: How Do You Engage & Motivate?
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Happiness Tip: Take a Free Happiness Class

Happiness Tip: Take a Free Happiness Class | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Did you know that happiness is much better thought of as a set of skills you can learn and practice than it is an inborn personality trait? Believe it or no (Take a free online "happiness" course - I'm one of the TAs!
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Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Worklife

Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Worklife | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
A quick self-appraisal that can unearth a to-do or give you a pat on the back. (Some questions to ask yourself about your worklife:...
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