Many thought leaders, mentors, and teachers in the fields of Organisation
Development, Appreciative Inquiry, Positive Psychology, and Social
Constructionism have inspired our work.
We gratefully acknowledge the work and
the support of the following groups and individuals:
- The faculty and alumni of the MSOD program at Pepperdine University,
especially Ann Feyerherm, Chris Worley, Gordon Brooks, Miriam
Lacey, and Pat Williams.
- The faculty and co-learners of the Appreciative Inquiry Certificate
Program at the NTL Institute/Case Western Reserve University, especially Barbara
Sloan, Bernard Mohr, David
Cooperrider, Jane Watkins, and Tom Osborn.
- The Coaches Training Institute and members of the Co-Active Coaching
"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior
teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."
--- William A. Ward