Appreciative Intelligence: Seeing the Mighty Oak in the Acorn

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 2009 - Business & Economics - 388 pages
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Discover the Ability behind Creativity, Leadership, and Success. Success comes in all shapes and sizes, just like the people who create it. It can be defined as any or all of the following: financial well-being; healthy personal and professional relationships; effective leadership; ability to achieve goals; ability to bring out the best in others at work and at home; social status or recognition and personal fulfillment. Appreciative Intelligence: Seeing the Mighty Oak in the Acorn provides real-world stories about a variety of successful people and their winning ventures, the secrets behind their innovation and leadership, and concrete steps for you to take to create your own success. Regardless of your definition of success, this book could make a difference in the possibilities you see today for the future that is rushing up to greet you. We invite you to read this book and realize something you have always known but did not quite know to how to articulate: the power of your own Appreciative Intelligence in making a positive difference in your life, the lives of others, groups, organizations, and communities around you.
 

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I cant say I finished the book. The concept seemed so obvious to me I didnt see anything new in it. I did like the many examples of forward thinking individuals groups and businesses. These would ... Read full review

Contents

Appreciative Intelligence The Missing Link
1
Leveraging Appreciative Intelligence
25
Appreciative Intelligence in Action
57
Reframing Reality for a Great View
84
Appreciating the Positive
113
Seeing How the Future Unfolds from the Present 134 Chapter 7 Appreciative Intelligence at Work
154
Developing Your Appreciative Intelligence 190 Chapter 9 The Case for Appreciative Intelligence
223
The Brains Behind Appreciative Intelligence 243 Chapter 11 Moving Forward for an Extraordinary Future
264
Bibliography
311
Appreciating Those Who Made This Book Possible
324
Working for You
332
About the Authors
334
About BerrettKoehler Publishers
338
Be Connected
340
Index
343
Copyright

Notes
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