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    • October 24, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)
    • Smart Building Center - Pacific Tower, 1200 12th Ave. S., Suite 110, Seattle, WA 98144
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    Family of Origin’s Role in Leading and Consulting: How Understanding Your Past Can Transform Your Present


    What can leaders, team members and relationship partners do to get unstuck from chronically repeating modes of behavior that hurt their work performance and relationships?  What can they do improve alignment, goal attainment and harmony? Brenda and Denny will present their process of family of origin exploration and describe how it helps leaders, team members and relationship partners understand the primary source of the emotional reactivity that underlies their ineffective behaviors. This method guides us in re-entering our family of origin to understand our family’s unique evolution and relationship dynamics.  These insights reveal how that relationship system became a source of deeply ingrained behaviors that affect our present-day behavior. This awareness lays the foundation for achieving increased self-differentiation, which is the heart of authentic leadership, individual performance and relationship health. 

    About Your Presenters

    Brenda and Denny are in their fifth decade of working to improve human systems as educators, consultants, business owners and family therapists. They were leaders and faculty members in the LIOS Graduate Program for over 20 years, where they created the Counseling Track and pioneered the family of origin curriculum. Along with their consulting partner Bob Crosby, they worked with Alcoa to create the Corporate Master’s Degree Program. Brenda and Denny also created and led a one-year High Performance Leadership Program for Alcoa leaders from1999-2008. They returned to their counseling roots 12 years ago and now work as a co-therapy team focusing exclusively on counseling couples at their Conscious Couples Institute in Bellevue.

    Join us for networking starting at 6 pm!



    COST:

    $15 Members when pre-paid & pre-registered

    $20 Non members when pre-paid & pre-registered

    $20 Walk in rate for members

    $25 Walk in rate for non members

    $10 for students/seniors pre-registered or walk in

     

    We are not able to offer refunds after the Friday prior to the meeting.  Substitutions are welcome.


    AGENDA:

    6:00 - 6:30 pm  We gather – Arrival, Registration & Opening (Refreshments served)

    6:30 – 8:00 pm Topic Presented

    8:00 – 8:30 pm We wrap up, evaluation, & closing announcements


    Please be aware that our meetings could be recorded or photographed.


    Online registration closes the Sunday prior to the meeting. PNODN welcomes and encourages walk ins at the door where the walk in rates will be:

     

    $20 Walk in rate for members

    $25 Walk in rate for non members

    $10 for students/seniors pre-registered or walk in

     

    Consider joining PNODN - members can save up to $10 per meeting - that's up to a $90 savings for the year.

    • November 18, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (PST)
    • Smart Building Center - Pacific Tower, 1200 12th Ave. S., Suite 110, Seattle, WA 98144
    Register

    Reducing the Cost of Defensive Behavior on Business


    A Virtual Presentation - Ethan Schutz will present live via Zoom.

    Defensive behavior in the workplace costs our businesses. And, we hardly even notice. Yet, if we were to measure the cost of defensiveness on a business the way we measure ordinary expenses, we would be appalled. Consider how much time and effort is lost to people protecting themselves, avoiding conflict, maneuvering, criticizing, and gossiping.

    The workplace has become increasingly stressful for most people and under stress many of us become defensive — that is we feel threatened, triggered, and our behavior becomes dysfunctional. We lose time, effort, trust, creativity, and productivity suffers.

    Imagine what it would mean if we could reduce defensiveness in the workplace by 10%. In dollars and time spent alone it would make a measurable impact on the bottom line.

    In this session, Ethan Schutz returns to PNODN to discuss defensive behavior, why we do it, and what we can do to help our teams focus more on work and less on defending ourselves and each other.

    About Your Presenter

    Ethan Schutz is President & CEO of The Schutz Company, publishers, intellectual property managers, and consulting experts specializing in solutions that produce cultural transformation in progressive organizations. Ethan directs and promotes the development and expansion of these solutions in the United States and oversees a global network of partner organizations who utilize them worldwide in 30 languages. 

    Specializing in The Human Element®, Ethan delivers Human Element programs, coaching and licensing programs on The Human Element to clients to a wide variety of client industries and types.

    See his TEDx talk: Confront Fear Lower Defenses: Can’t You See I’m Busy Being Miserable? at theschutzcompany.com/tedx-talk

     Join us for networking starting at 6 pm!


    COST:

    $15 Members when pre-paid & pre-registered

    $20 Non-members when pre-paid & pre-registered

    $20 Walk-in rate for members

    $25 Walk-in rate for non-members

    $10 for students pre-registered or walk in

    We are not able to offer refunds after the Friday prior to the meeting.  Substitutions are welcome.


    AGENDA:

    6:00 - 6:30 pm  We gather – Arrival, Registration & Opening (Refreshments served)

    6:30 – 8:00 pm Topic Presented

    8:00 – 8:30 pm We wrap up, evaluation, & closing announcements


    Please be aware that our meetings could be recorded or photographed.


    Online registration closes the Sunday prior to the meeting. PNODN welcomes and encourages walk ins at the door where the walk in rates will be:

    Consider joining PNODN - members can save up to $10 per meeting - that's up to a $90 savings for the year.

    • December 16, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (PST)
    • Smart Building Center - Pacific Tower, 1200 12th Ave. S., Suite 110, Seattle, WA 98144
    Register

    Helping Leaders Navigate the Transition Zone


    How can you help your clients be ready to take on the next level of responsibility and complexity?  Ann Kruse, an Executive Coach, will introduce us to Stage Development Theory, which can help us understand what’s going on inside leaders as they tackle new levels of complexity and change. 

    We will focus on a particular aspect of personal growth: the Transition Zone. When you are in the Transition Zone, you are in between two states. You can help your client best when you understand the two states and when you understand how transition zones work.

    In this highly interactive workshop you will learn

      • Stage Development Theory, the foundation for understanding the dynamics of the Transition Zone. 
      • How to recognize when a client is in the Transition Zone.
      • Six ways to help your client navigate the Transition Zone.
        About Your Presenter

        Ann Kruse has been advising and coaching business leaders for over 30 years, first as a business lawyer and then as an organization development consultant, human resources manager, leadership development consultant, and executive coach.  Her clients often face growing complexity in their business challenges (such as mergers, bankruptcy, or industry deregulation), or in personal challenges as they take on greater responsibility.  Her academic background includes a JD (law) degree, a masters degree in organization development (MSOD, Pepperdine Univ.) and certification as a professional coach. 

        Join us for networking starting at 6 pm!



        COST:

        $15 Members when pre-paid & pre-registered

        $20 Non members when pre-paid & pre-registered

        $20 Walk in rate for members

        $25 Walk in rate for non members

        $10 for students/seniors pre-registered or walk in

         

        We are not able to offer refunds after the Friday prior to the meeting.  Substitutions are welcome.


        AGENDA:

        6:00 - 6:30 pm  We gather – Arrival, Registration & Opening (Refreshments served)

        6:30 – 8:00 pm Topic Presented

        8:00 – 8:30 pm We wrap up, evaluation, & closing announcements


        Please be aware that our meetings could be recorded or photographed.


        Online registration closes the Sunday prior to the meeting. PNODN welcomes and encourages walk ins at the door where the walk in rates will be:

         

        $20 Walk in rate for members

        $25 Walk in rate for non members

        $10 for students/seniors pre-registered or walk in

         

        Consider joining PNODN - members can save up to $10 per meeting - that's up to a $90 savings for the year.

        • January 20, 2020
        • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (PST)
        • Smart Buildings Center - Pacific Tower, 1200 12th Ave. S., Suite 110, Seattle, WA 98144
        Register
        Organization Development: Past, Present, Future with W. Warner Burke, PhD


        Special ODN Lifetime Achievement Award Presenter W.Warner Burke

        In short this session could be described as “clarifying misunderstandings” overtime.

        Past

        • Lewin’s three-step or phased model: An underlying assumption is that the process is linear. Although depicted as three linear steps of unfreeze – change – refreeze Lewin did not move to step 2 (or 3) until action research based on field theory (think FFA) was conducted to determine what the consequences of phase 1 had been taking into account particularly the context (think Bf P, E). Movement should be depicted as a “blob” with many components not as an arrow. The change process is only linear with respect to overall goal(s) not individual steps or acts to get there.
        • Alfred Marrow’s role and leadership regarding the beginnings of OD: Marrow was the primary implementer of Lewin’s ideas. He believed so strongly in the value of participative management and leadership that he dictated that all managers in his company. Harwood, would learn to practice participation. (Today we call it “inclusive leadership.”) Marrow was practicing OD prior to the so-called pioneers - Beckhard, McGregor, Blake & Mouton, Shepard, Bennis, and Schein among others.

        Present

        • Organization development and change management – one and the same. Not so.
        • If McKinsey is in your organization, it is too late!

        Future

        • See the “Four Trends” article by Church and Burke in the OD Practitioner, 2017, 49(3); which will be updated – (1) Platforms over products, (2) Digital over mechanical, (3) Insights over data, and (4) Talent over employees. And here comes the latest job title “People Analytics.”

        About Your Presenter

        W. Warner Burke, PhD, is the E.L. Thorndike Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University where he has been since 1979. He teaches leadership and organization change and development. His research focuses on learning agility, multi-rater feedback, and leadership. He has authored, co-authored, edited, and co-edited 21 books and written over 200 articles and book chapters. He has received several lifetime achievement awards and NASA’s Public Service Medal, The Outstanding Civilian Service medal from the U.S. Army, the Distinguished Scholar-Practitioner Award from the Academy of Management, and the Distinguished Professional Contributions Award from the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. 

        COST:

        $20 Members pre-paid & pre-registered

        $25 Non members pre-paid & pre-registered

        $25 Walk-in member rate

        $30 Walk-in non-member rate

        $15 student rate

        AGENDA:

        6:00 – 6:30 pm   Gather – Registration & Opening Comments (refreshments served)

        6:30 – 8:00 pm   Presentation

        8:00 – 8:30 pm   Wrap up


        Please be aware that our meetings may be recorded or photographed.

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