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Convincing Stories in Flanders

In the preconference, David Cooperrider explained vividly the art of asking questions. His statement is that inquiry can change the world and presented very surprisingly two examples of organizations that had the courage to experiment with Appreciative Inquiry: a group of schools in Hasselt (B) and a pharmaceutical company in Geel (B).

Radar Bleeps

Shoes that bloom. A company based in the netherlands that makes sustainable shoes. What an innovation. and that’s not all. after you you have worn out the shoes, you can plant them and a flower will grow out of your old shoes. 100% bio degradable shoes.

The Nations United in Hope (by Gladston Xavier)

The opening day of the WAIC ’12 gives me the impression that we are ready to take on several challenges. Just imagine if each of the 600 participants talk about positive ideas and AI to one person every day and that number exponentially grows I think within 20 years we will be able to completely […]

Day 1 in 1 word

We asked participants to write down the first word that popped in their mind thinking about the conference at the end of day 1. This is the result: contact: @kaajee – koen.joly@voca.be