Mih gic 2013_slide_share


Published on

Great Ideas! 2013 Idea Lab
Making Ideas Happen: A Strengths-Based Learning Experience
Don’t let your flash of brilliance fade away. Learn by doing in this session by taking the Appreciative Inquiry and G.R.O.W. methods out for a spin to better refine your great idea and articulate next steps to make it happen. Harness the support of your colleagues and community to bring your idea to life, and walk away with a plan to move your idea forward despite the resistance you might face.

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • What Is Coming Up for You?
  • Mih gic 2013_slide_share

    1. 1. Making Ideas HappenA Strengths-Based Learning ExperienceMarch 11, 20133:15 pm – 4:30 pmHub tag: #ideas13 LO2Ann Oliveri FASAE CAEMaking-Ideas-Happen.com
    2. 2. Making Ideas Happen i de a /īˈdēə Noun / 1. A thought or suggestion as to a possible course of action. 2. A concept or mental impression. Synonyms: notion, thought, concept, opinion, view
    3. 3. Making Ideas Happen What Can We Expect From Each Other? • Agree to support mutual learning and sharing • Promise to play well with others—to have fun • Any you want to add?
    4. 4. Making Ideas Happen What Gets In Your Way?
    5. 5. Making Ideas Happen What Works For You?
    6. 6. Making Ideas Happen What Is Coming Up for You?
    7. 7. Making Ideas Happen What Do You Want? + For yourself? + For those you love? + For your organization? + For your team? + For those you serve? + For the world? What Does Your Heart Say?
    8. 8. Making Ideas Happen Principles of Appreciative Inquiry If you study problems, you get problems. If you study possibilities, you get possibilities The questions we ask determine what we find.
    9. 9. Making Ideas Happen Ap-pre’ci-ate, v., 1. valuing…the best in people or the world around us; affirming past and present strengths, successes, and potentials Synonyms: VALUING, PRIZING, ESTEEMING, HONORING. In-quire’ (kwir), v., 1. the act of exploration and discovery. 2. To ask questions; to be open to seeing new potentials and possibilities. Synonyms: DISCOVERY, SEARCH, SYSTEMATIC EXPLORATION
    10. 10. Principle #1 We Move in the Direction of What We Study
    11. 11. Principle # 2 The Questions We Ask Determine What We Find • What behavior patterns make you more effective? I want to be a better listener. • What thought patterns make you more efficient? I want to be more creative. • What beliefs empower your success? I want to live my values at work. • What attitudes sustain your efforts? I want to be more compassionate. • What motivations spur action and sustain energy? I want to work for a cause I believe in.
    12. 12. Making Ideas Happen What is the Positive Difference You Want to Make? • Desired Does it describe a preferred future? • Inclusive Is it a shared image of the future? • Believable Does it reach for greater possibilities? Stretch • Collaborative Does it rely on others to achieve? • Inviting Is creativity required to realize it?
    13. 13. Making Ideas Happen G.R.O.W. Your Capacity for Change The biggest obstacle in performance isn’t ―not knowing what to do;‖ it’s not doing what we know. It’s not so much about knowledge acquisition as it is about knowledge execution.
    14. 14. Making Ideas Happen The Inner Game and the G.R.O.W. Process
    15. 15. Making Ideas Happen Goal What do you want to accomplish? Reality What is happening now? Options What else could you try? What’s Do any of these options interest you Next? enough to act?
    16. 16. Making Ideas HappenHave Fun! Practice usingG.R.O.W. on a Dream Goal oryour Great Idea!
    17. 17. YOU HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEEDBe sure to hand in your postcard so I can mail it back to you. Thank you! Follow me @associationzen
    18. 18. Here’s how to get in touchAnn Oliveri FASAE CAEChief Effectiveness OfficerMaking Ideas Happen Coaching and Consultingann@making-ideas-happen.com301.654.0334 Land240.3837769 Cell301.979.9966 SkypeFollow me @associationzen