Dr. Joan McArthur-Blair, Co-President of Cockell McArthur-Blair Consulting is a writer, speaker and facilitator. After more than 25 years of institutionally based work as an educator in roles from faculty to president, she has returned to her loves of writing, speaking and facilitating, and works with groups of all kinds to make a positive difference. Joan specializes in the use of Appreciative Inquiry to foster leadership, strategic planning and innovative strategies for organizational development. She recently published with Dr. Jeanie Cockell “Appreciative Inquiry in Higher Education: A Transformative Force” and is currently authoring “Working Resilience.” And, is working on her first book of poetry entitled: Love & Work. Contact: Joan@cockellmcarthur-blair.com.