For-profit Business (Corporate)
Amanda Trosten-Bloom is a principal with both Corporation for Positive Change and the Rocky Mountain Center for Positive Change. She is widely recognized as a consultant, trainer, speaker, and pioneer in the use of Appreciative Inquiry for high engagement and whole system change. She’s helped leadership from corporate, nonprofit and government sectors build stronger partnerships in support of strategic planning, culture change and organizational excellence. Past clients include Hewlett-Packard, the Unitarian Universalist Association, IHS, ACT, National Security Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center, and The Denver Foundation.
Amanda is co-author of Appreciative Leadership: Focus on What Works to Drive Winning Performance and Build a Thriving Organization (McGraw-Hill, 2010); the best-selling Power of Appreciative Inquiry: A Practical Guide to Positive Change (Berrett-Koehler: 2003 and 2010); Appreciative Team Development: Positive Questions to Bring Out the Best in Your Team (iUniverse, 2005); the Encyclopedia of Positive Questions – Volume One: Questions to Bring Out the Best at Work; along with several dozen articles and book chapters.
Education and Professional Experience:
MS Middlesex University, BA Bryn Mawr College
Areas of Interest:
Culture change, strategic planning, community development, leadership development