Rev. Dr. Rob Voyle summarized his entire appreciative inquiry workshop — and his advice to all of us as leaders “coaching” other leaders to do transformational work in their own lives and in their churches/faith communities — by saying these two things …
According to Rev. Dr. Rob Voyle, there are always three stories in every situation …
Appreciative inquiry is a method used in all kinds of organizations around systems change. What is working? And how can we do more of that to be more successful and/or happier? Whenever we ask ourselves these questions, there’s always resistance.
I greatly appreciated some of Rev. Dr. Rob Voyle’s insights about the Church and the deep need for change that exists today.
Much of coaching, using the appreciative inquiry model, is about helping people clarify their goals. And clarifying goals starts with understanding one’s purpose and one’s mission in the world.
I just spent the past few days learning the appreciative inquiry model of coaching from Rev. Dr. Rob Voyle, founder and director of the Clergy Leadership Institute. One of the key insights for me was that storytelling is a key component of appreciative inquiry.