Isabel talks with Kim Rigden, associate director of accreditation at IAED. They discuss the philosophy of catching people doing it right, strengths-based feedback formulas, and common hurdles to accreditation.


For Your Information:

Due to the complex nature of the task/type distinction of feedback, IAED created strengths-based feedback so the ED-Q does NOT have to figure out if a task is a promotion task (creative) or prevention task (accuracy-based) and react accordingly with positive or negative feedback.

For more information, see the following article:


Link to Kim’s previous podcast:

ACE Online Site:

Link to the Race to ACE Facebook group:


Kim’s reading recommendations:

Via Character Strengths:

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Dan Pink


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