CHAPTER 3

Hope:A Generative Force

Hope and a hopeful view are powerful and generative forces in the world of leadership. They are heliotropic in that organizations, leaders, and teams turn toward hope as if it were the sun shining down on possibility. Hope drives forward new ways of being and new ideas, and it sustains leaders and organizations as they move through change.

Hope is the first of the inner elements we explore in the appreciative resilience model. Although we take the inner circle of the appreciative resilience model apart to explore the elements more fully, hope, ...

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