Appreciative Inquiry

This session led by Sean Hutchinson will help you elevate your discovery process to make it more enjoyable for you and your prospects and clients while also collecting meaningful, helpful information to better inform your ongoing relationship.

- See appreciative inquiry in action with a mock owner interview
- Learn how to ask more insightful questions
- Take what you learn and immediately make your business owner client engagements more meaningful

This pre-recorded 60 - minute session is available to purchase for a limited time.

Instructor (s)

Partner, Strategic Development and Partnerships (USA) Sean Hutchinson,


Over Sean Hutchinson’s 30 years in business, the most valuable lessons he has learned have been from business owners who generously shared their stories of success and struggle. Sean’s primary focus is strategy and growth. He helps owners and their leadership teams to imagine what being a ‘company of the future’ looks like for them, and then helps them achieve it.

RFN Instructor Julie Keyes

Julie Keyes is the founder and owner of KeyeStrategies, LLC in Minneapolis, MN specializing in exit and transition consulting for business owners of lower middle market companies. Julie has been an entrepreneur most of her life. As the founder and operator of several companies, she understands owner motivations and the balancing act they require to work both ‘in’ and ‘on’ the business.

Julie is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor and Value Growth Advisor. She works with business owners who seek to understand and maximize their exit and critical transition options. She founded the Exit Planning Institute Twin Cities Metro Area Chapter in 2016, serving as president until 2020, and is a faculty member for their CEPA program. In addition, Julie was awarded EPI’s 2017 “Leader of Year”.

Julie recently released her first book “Poised for Exit” which helps owners of privately held companies navigate the process of business exit. Her weekly podcast, of the same name, provides content relevant to business owners and advisors alike.
Julie built Jumpstart – powered by KeyeStrategies to help fellow advisors focus their intentions and efforts to promote themselves and their knowledge as value acceleration and transition planning professionals.

Session Details

Live Zoom Session with Resources

    1. The Neuroscience of Effective Conversations - Part 1

    2. The Neuroscience of Effective Conversations - Part 2

    3. Video Session

About this course

  • $39.00
  • 3 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content

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