This is the Appreciative Inquiry question that resulted in the formation of Enterprise Technology's Positive Core document. The word “appreciate” is often understood as “highly valued” but it can also mean “increasing the value of something”. When we illuminate the values and aspirations of our culture that we most appreciate, we can be intentional about growing those qualities. Whatever we focus on and put our energy into will grow. When we emphasize our strengths and what is already working, we tend to grow and build upon those aspects. So, rather than focusing on fixing our problems (what we don’t want), we ask, what is it that we do want?