Appreciative Leaders: Is Then the Same as Now?


This article highlights the findings of Appreciative Leaders (2001) the first book published by Taos Institute Focus Book Series based on interviews with 28 appreciative leaders. Then, we share why there was a decision to do a second study which includes 50 appreciative leaders and initial findings, and how our own thinking has evolved around the topic of appreciative leaders.


Author: Marge Schiller 

Marge Schiller, Ph.D. uses Appreciative Inquiry and strengths-based approaches with Learning Leaders. Her passion is intergenerational work. She lives in Massachusetts and Florida. She has written and co-authored many books and articles, including STAN and the 4 Fantastic Powers, an AI book for children.


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Author: Jackie Stavros

Jacqueline Stavros is a professor in the College of Business and IT at Lawrence Technological University. Jackie’s passion is working with others to create meaningful results for positive change. She has co-authored many books and articles plus worked around the globe using Appreciative Inquiry, Conversations Worth Having and SOAR to help people thrive and organizations increase performance.


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