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Using AI to support Quality Improvement

We’ve just finished a piece of work with North West Ambulance Service (NWAS), using AI to support Quality Improvement. We really loved working with NWAS – every staff member we connected with is extraordinarily dedicated and talented, and it was inspiring to see how quickly they engaged with the idea of working from positives and strengths.  Appreciative

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Living the Appreciative Spirit: an advanced AI retreat for practitioners

Appreciating People is running a retreat in the beautiful surroundings of the Windermere Centre in the Lake District, alongside our Appreciating Church partners. In Living the Appreciative Spirit, the three-day course will playfully explore the practice of living appreciatively. We will co-design and co-create our event together, each bringing our ideas to the theme of living

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Know your strengths!

AI is the art and practice of asking questions that strengthen a system’s capacity to fulfil its positive potential. AI works on an organisation or group’s existing strengths, rather than looking for problems that need to be ‘fixed’. AP co-director Suzanne Quinney says: ‘In our work with AI we always include a section on people’s

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Appreciating Church book launches

How can local churches, congregations and communities use their strengths to best effect and drive forward transformation? That is the question at the heart of a new book and website Appreciating Church, one of our latest Appreciating People projects. Launching in both London (Thursday, 9 February) and Liverpool (Monday, 20 February), the resources draw together,

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