Ron In this video David Cooperrider discusses how to design positive organisations. He describes the time he asked Peter Drucker what the essence of management is and tells us his response was, "The task of leadership is to create an alignment of strengths in ways that make a systems weaknesses irrelevant."
To discover more from Cooperrider visit his website at http://chimamanda.com/
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Can a simple question change your life?
While David Cooperrider discusses change at the organisational level, in this video Michelle McQuaid asks if a single question to can change our life at an individual level.
Michelle describes sitting in a class run by Cooperrider, where he opened by saying, "Every action we take is preceded by a question". He then went on to say, "Questions that look for the true, the good and the possible are what enable us to flourish". McQuaid was so inspired by this class that she went on to study her PhD on appreciate inquiry under the supervision of Cooperrider.
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