The storyof growing togetherin Appreciative Inquiry- basedactions and understanding
2005-2007 Fire Works2008-2009 AI Learning Network2010 Book & Ambassador of the ESF2011-2012 2nd AI Learning network2012 World AI Conference
2005 - 2007How can we guide people, living in deprivedsituations, towards a better future, towardsa job or other activitities that are motivatingand fullfilling?How can we coach them towards a futurebuild upon their own strengths, passion anddreams?
Prof René Bouwen takes us on a journeythat is still going on…We discover AI, develop an AI-way ofcoaching, and test it in several settingsFIRE WORKS is born
Fire Works - making future byusing your talents, personal drive,life-purpose
FIREWORKS An appreciative inquiring coaching journey in four steps
7 december 2007 An important step in creating impact, without realizing it at that time…
It felt like with Fire Works, we touched adeeper need living among professionals incoaching, HRD, L&D in FlandersFor us, it was a kind of ‘calling’, it became amission to give more people the opportunityto learn about and practice the AI-approach
Appreciative Inquiry Learning network 2009-201090 people, 50 organisations, all of us learning about AI and developping pilots in context of our organisations
How many people did ? you reach while you worked on your AI- ±14 252 pilot project? ±865 2 ±8 0
Each break-out session of the network We reached hundreds of people
2010: Network inspires thepublic• Leading towards talents and drive – connecting human energy is creating powerfull teams• Ambassador for the Flemisch agency of the ESF• We reached (and still do) thousands of people with the book, workshops, lectures, training,…
We’ve contributed strongly tonew ways of thinking about HRD, strenghts-based organising and learning, Change.
Let’s talk about this magic generative powerof AI.Do you think about a personal experiencewhere you’ve seen that working with AIcreated effects that reached beyond yourinititial scope?Share stories in a duo-conversation and askyourself what exactly made this effect cometrue?
At your table:- Share headlines of stories- Look if you can formulate a shared conclusion.- And at last: do you have any questions left about what we presented earlier? Is there anything you are still curious about?
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