An interesting exchange between Kent & Ron. I remember reading about Appreciative Inquiry a while ago...maybe I will have to give it a second look. Further down in the message trail some posts An Appreciative Retrospective by Diane Larson. Seems like a good start since Barnes & Nobles doesn't carry "The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry" in stock anywhere in Richmond!
- "I try only to have a perfect design for right now. I never even manage that."
- "Less refactoring makes it take LONGER! Refactoring is no more waste than is sharpening your tools."
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