Coaching and Leading With Appreciative Inquiry

How can you turn conversations from negative to positive? It’s a nagging question. You’ve heard so much negativity and it’s getting out of hand. You know the tone has to change but you are worried about being rude or misunderstood. What if you could knew the right language to use and just the right questions to ask? Would it make a difference?
Do you know the “art of the question”?
Learn more about it.


ICF Members will be issued 1.5 CCEs for Resource Development.

Based on the work of David Cooperrider and Diana Whitney, explore the highlights of this revolutionary coaching technique which focuses on what is positive. It affirms the best in people, their organizations, and the strengths-filled, opportunity-rich world around them.
Appreciative Inquiry allows the practitioner to assist the client and the organization to see the wholeness of the human system and to “inquire” into that system’s strengths, possibilities, and successes. ”
In this 90 minute webinar, you’ll learn the basics of the five tenets of Appreciative Inquiry:
1. Definition/Engagement Phase
2. Discovery/Exloratory Phase
3. Dream/Envisioning Phase
4. Design/Expansion Phase
5. Delivery/Execution Phase
Plus more worksheets and dialogs to try out at no extra charge!


Mary T. O'Sullivan

Mary T. O’Sullivan, Master of Science, Organizational Leadership, Member, International Coaching Federation, Society of Human Resource Management. Candidate, Master’s Certificate in Executive and Professional Career Coaching, University of Texas at Dallas. Member Beta Gamma Sigma, the International Honor Society. Advanced Studies in Education from Montclair University, SUNY Oswego and Syracuse University. Mary is also a certified Six Sigma Specialist, Contract Specialist, IPT Leader and holds a Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management from SHRM. Mary O’Sullivan has over 30 years experience in the aerospace and defense industry. In each of her roles, she acted as a change agent, moving teams and individuals from status quo to new ways of thinking, through offering solutions focused on changing behaviors and fostering growth. In additional, Mary holds a permanent teaching certificate in the State of New York for secondary education, and taught high school English for 10 years in the Syracuse, NY area.