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Positive Questions Work to Help with Trust Issues, and Enhance Learning – PS 88

Positive Questions Work

Change is a subject and an experience that brings up so many issues for all of us.  Who hasn’t been through change? I focus on how asking questions is the first invitation to change.  We say the first question starts the change. It triggers emotions, feeling, thoughts, memories, beliefs and even actions.  Positive questions work to move people in a direction that is most resourceful.

In this show and over the next weeks, I’ll be putting some attention to how we can become friends with change if that is not our default. And for most of us, it is not!   I’ll be talking to people who help others deal with change not only from the psychological perspective but how to implement change across a range of disciplines. I’ll talk to students learning about change methodologies.  I’ll talk about my own change training courses. 

I invite you to listen to an episode I first recorded in 2017, where I focus on how asking appreciative, positively-framed questions is the first invitation to change. 

The Power of Positive Questions

To read the show notes of this episode, please visit Positive Questions will Grow Positivity in your Life

Links to Other Examples of Positive Questions

Here are other examples in different contexts.  Each post has a list of questions you might find helpful:

Ability to Dream Influences your Destiny

How Positive Emotions Make us Better Problem Solvers

Appreciating All Generations – Intergenerational Dialogue

Appreciative Inquiry Workshop and World Cafe Blend – Farms in the City – Jersey City

Appreciative Inquiry for Collaborative Solutions: 21 Strength-based Workshops

In my book, you'll find “how-tos”  and examples of positive questions in workshop formats that will help you engage in conversations to open up perspectives on topics of significant relevance today.

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Appreciative Inquiry for Collaborative Solutions: 21 Strength-Based Workshops

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