Expert Consulting

We bring you fresh and scalable Appreciative Inquiry processes that unleash our clients’ capacities for innovation and inspiration, and produce concrete results.

Whole System, High Engagement Processes

We partner with you to design radically inclusive, strength-based processes that accelerate change and help you meet your goals. Participants engage fully, unleashing the “will power” and “way power” needed to get results.

Visionary Thinking

As leaders in the field of Appreciative Inquiry, our portfolio encompasses many of the most highly regarded cases of high-impact positive change in organizations and communities around the globe.

Inspired Presentations

Our inspiring keynote speeches open people’s hearts and minds to possibility. They pave the way for positive change among individuals, teams, communities and organizations.

High Value Workshops

Our Appreciative Inquiry and Appreciative Leadership workshops are engaging, provocative and practical. Offered both in-person and online, they include powerful tools and processes that build skills and change lives.

Masterful Facilitation

With decades of experience bringing diverse stakeholders together in small and large-group settings, we bring people together to make decisions and get things done. Our infectious positive attitude, creativity and presence build energy, momentum, and readiness for inspired action.

Upcoming Events

November 17, 2016
Quincy, MA

This year’s conference takes an exciting and different approach that we are calling in-conference-action. Conference proceedings will be shaped by with an introduction to the steadily growing and highly regarded approach to organizational and community change called “Appreciative Inquiry.” Appreciative Inquiry (AI) explores the transformational power of positivity and relationships – and the kind of change that happens when strengths meets strengths. It is a proven process that makes real the principles and values that underpin the Race Amity movement.

This in-conference-action session will be guided by author and international consultant Amanda Trosten-Bloom, along with educator, AI consultant and trainer, Linda Meccouri, Ph.D. It will show how Appreciative Inquiry forges positive relationships and shared commitment across oft-competing interest groups, unleashing human and organizational potential. AI will serve as a touchstone as we continue to learn and share during the conference proceedings.

While the overall theme of…

May 2, 2017All Day
Golden, CO

Appreciative Inquiry is a proven method for leading positive change in organizations and communities around the world. Countless leaders have taken this workshop and are using Appreciative Inquiry to instill positive change in health care, education, military, business, athletic, community, religious, and government organizations. Formerly known as the Foundations of Appreciative Inquiry, this four-day program will show you how to unleash the power of Appreciative Inquiry to:


  • Transform complaints into commitments

  • Create an emotionally positive, life affirming organizational culture and leadership style

  • Enhance collaboration and process improvement

  • Create a culture of service excellence

  • Engage team members, customers, vendors, and stakeholders in strategic planning and transformation

Learn how Appreciative Inquiry brings out the best and builds energy, focus and momentum for positive change. This workshop fulfills a requirement in…

June 7, 2017

Dates: June 7-10, 2017

Location: Golden, CO

Prerequisites: None

Faculty: Diana Whitney
Contact: For more information, email Barbara Lewis

Appreciative Alchemy

A Spiritual Retreat for Leaders, Coaches and Consultants

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love. (Rumi)

Choosing to work with Appreciative Inquiry is akin to crossing a threshold. It requires that we step away from habitual negativity and narratives of inadequacy; and into ways of working and…



We get results through high-engagement, strength-based organization and community change.


Our Appreciative Inquiry and Appreciative Leadership workshops are engaging, uplifting and practical.


Our compelling and provocative speeches are the perfect way to launch your meeting, conference or large-scale event.

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