This last course is so fitting to my life right now, in flux, on a leave of absence. The fun part: I’m trying out new things, with pretty much my own schedule. Plus the challenges: my dad, across the ocean, being very ill; our living situation being somewhat undecided; our dog being a handful (yes…); the future of my work situation being uncertain, and so on.
So far, I’ve learned the following: Don’t start with a problem… but:
What is the smallest change with the biggest impact?
We are also going to follow the idea of the Appreciative Inquiry. It has 4 components, or steps:
What’s working well?
What is the dream?
How to design the dream?
How do we make it stick?
As a part of the course, we will need to journal every day about the 3 points above. As I will do, in this blog, as at tomorrow. They say this will change everything. Let’s experiment, and see: