Journal of Appreciative Education

The Top 5 Lessons from Appreciative Education that Help Me Be a Better Businessperson and Human Being

Blake Sanderson


Having transitioned from working for a higher education institution to working for a construction supply company, I was initially unsure if my remaining coursework for my Higher Education Leadership M.Ed. program would be applicable. However, taking the Appreciative Education graduate-level course this semester has allowed me to be a more effective businessperson and human being. The purpose of this article is to share my personal story of five ways I have applied the Appreciative Education framework to my business life as well as other facets of my life.


Appreciative Education; business practices; People Before Process

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ISSN: 2165-5421