Peak Flow Experience: What is Optimal Experience for You?

Peak Flow Experience: What is Optimal Experience for You?

Remembering a peak experience when you felt this sense of flow, when you were at one with the experience and there were no boundaries between you and the activity.
How positive questions work

How Appreciative Inquiry Questions Work, With Robyn Stratton-Berkessel – PS040

This episode is Part II of a two Part show. Kathy Becker interviews Robyn Stratton-Berkessel. Both are Appreciative Inquiry Practitioners and professional colleagues. We demonstrate how Appreciative Inquiry Questions work.
Strength-based approach to change

20 Positive Outcomes from a Strength-based Approach to Change

Every system - human or otherwise - has strengths - things that work already providing the opportunity to address change from a strength-based approach.

Appreciative Inquiry – Overview of Method, Principles and Applications

Appreciative Inquiry is a perspective on the world that invites us to see ourselves and the world through an appreciative or valuing eye. We are made aware that how we use language, how we ask questions, and what stories we tell shape our own and collective destinies.
3 Steps to Appreciative Living with Jackie Kelm

3 Steps to Appreciative Living With Joy Engineer, Jackie Kelm – PS016

Host, Robyn Stratton-Berkessel, Positivity Strategist and Jackie Kelm The Joy Engineer of Appreciative living engage in conversation and share stories about their passion for Appreciative Inquiry, the strength-based, positive change methodology. Jackie shares her 3 step Appreciative Living process to bringing greater joy into your life whatever the situation, and move beyond our cultural negativity bias.
Alan Kay Photo of Facilitating Lasting Change

How To Facilitate Lasting Change, with Alan Kay – PS012

Robyn Stratton-Berkessel, Positivity Strategist Host and Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner, and her guest Alan Kay, Solution Focused facilitator, exchange views and stories about these two change methodologies which are similar, yet distinct. Both approaches hold the premise that in any system, human or otherwise, there are many things that work well already, and that’s the best play to start any change initiative. It’s much more energizing and lasting to have the members of an organization identify their own capacities and come up with their own solutions than have an outside consultant do it for them.

Strengths and Superpowers

We all have superpowers - talents and strengths so that when we are working with them, we are closer to performing at our peak more than at any other time.

Appreciative Inquiry Across Contexts, Cultures and Generations with Linda Quarles – PS007

In this special conversation with Linda Quarles we span the globe and a spectrum of applying Appreciative Inquiry from Global Corporations, to a school in China, to around the dining table at home in the US and visiting the exquisite Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.
Joy in Pakistan

Joy in Pakistan, And Undertold Stories with Cathy Joseph – PS006

In this episode, my special guest is my most wonderful friend and colleague, Cathy Joseph. Cathy has much to share about her life with appreciative inquiry. She has recently returned from an amazing project in Islambad, Pakistan. Cathy shares the joy of her project in Pakistan and taunts us with the beginnings of undertold stories.
Business Education

Strength-based Business Education with Dr Lindsey Godwin – PS005

In this episode, my brilliant guest is Dr. Lindsey Godwin. Lindsey is a scholar and a truly global Practitioner. We talk about innovative, strength-based business education for students and business people that Dr. Godwin continues to initiate, as well as her multiple successful partnerships in linking business and education across the world.