Appreciative inquiry (AI) is a model that seeks to engage stakeholders in self-determined change. Practitioners of the AI approach say that it has revolutionized the field of organisation development. Used as a coaching model, AI opens up new possibilities and offers a different approach to creating change, both within organisations and individuals.
Appreciative coaching is deeply rooted in the principles of Appreciative Inquiry. … Appreciative coaching is a shared experience between the coach and the client. Together, the coach and the client collaborate to build a design for the future, develop strategies, and construct supporting actions for success.
Using Appreciative Inquiry as a coaching approach is different from the general coaching methodology of using specific coaching models such as GROW, OSKAR etc. The ideas and core principles of Appreciative Inquiry as a coaching model or approach encourage those being coached to focus and what is working in their professional and personal lives and is designed to capitalise on an individual, group, or organisation’s strengths. This is turn generates positive changes in performance, professional development, and organisational leadership.
During coaching sessions that use the AI approach, problems are acknowledged but are used only as tools for learning. The AI coaching approach takes the best of the current situation and helps make it better by expanding people’s capacity to perform and by channelling their abilities for the greatest impact.
Experience shows that this approach to coaching will take the client from good to great because it fosters personal transformation through innate talent and inherent strength, increasing the likelihood of producing longer-lasting results quickly.
This approach enables the coach and the client to collaborate and, together to build a design for the future, develop strategies, and construct supporting actions for success. The relationship formed between the coach and the client is one of real discovery. By intensely listening, asking unconditionally positive questions, and offering sincere encouragement, the coach facilitates the process for the client to unearth their own answers and to take responsibility for acting on them. By increasing the client’s self-awareness, they will understand how to better employ their strengths.
Appreciative Coaching is useful for: Leaders in business and corporations, community development, educational organizations, governmental agencies, and non-profit organizations.
Investment: £195.00 plus vat
Dates: TBC – 2021
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