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

September 12, 2017


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Dates: Eight Tuesdays, September 12 through October 31 (7:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Mountain time)

Location: Online

Prerequisites: The Power of Appreciative Inquiry: Theory and Practice (formerly known as the Foundations of Appreciative Inquiry)

Faculty: Amanda Trosten-Bloom, Barbara Lewis

Contact: For more information, email Barbara or call (877) 456-4583.

Early Registration Cost:  $1,250.00
August 19, or later-$1450.00
Non-Profit and Group Rates: $1,150.00

October 19, 2017

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Date: October 19, 2017

Location: CDI-10065 E. Harvard Ave. Suite 700,
Denver, CO 

Prerequisites: None

Faculty: Amanda Trosten-Bloom & Barbara Lewis
Contact: For more information, email Barbara Lewis

Cost$400.00 before Sept. 19, $450.00 Sept. 19 or later
Non-Profit and Group Rates: $350.00 before Sept. 19, $400.00 Sept. 19 or later


November 9, 2017
Denver Marriott, Westminster, CO

ICF-CO 2017 Fall Conference, “Fearless Leadership: Creating Powerful Results”

Amanda Trosten-Bloom will deliver a Ted Style Talk,
"The Wisdom of Inquiry: Leading with Positively Powerful Questions."

Fearless leaders ask powerful questions that foster confidence and inspire hope, inviting and accelerating action. Referring to the breakthrough research from positive psychology and neuroscience, this speech will show how positively powerful questions can change what we see, how we act, and what we can imagine.

A principal at Rocky Mountain Center for Positive Change and Corporation for Positive Change, Amanda is a widely acclaimed consultant, energizing speaker, master trainer, and pioneer in the use of Appreciative Inquiry for high engagement, whole system change in businesses, nonprofits and communities around the globe. She has co-authored four books, including Appreciative Leadership and The Power of Appreciative Inquiry, along with dozens of articles and book chapters.

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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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