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OD Toolkit Series - Collaboration and Sustainable Decision-Making for Consultants and Leaders

  • August 26, 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • Smart Building Center - Pacific Tower, 1200 12th Ave. S., Suite 110, Seattle, WA 98144

Registration

  • PNODN Member who has pre-registered
  • Anyone who is not a current PNODN member
  • When you purchase a PNODN membership right now, you can also pay to attend the meeting at the member rate of $50. One click to savings!
  • When you purchase a PNODN Student/Senior (60 and over) membership right now, you can also pay to attend the meeting at the Student/Senior (60 and over) member rate of $50. One click to savings!
  • For participants who are members of a PNODN partner organization.

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Collaboration and Sustainable Decision-Making for Consultants and Leaders


A major source of team dysfunction is unclear decision making. Come learn how to customize and install a sustainable decision-making protocol that is featured in the best-selling book in the world on collaborative decision-making.  Bay Area-based consultant Sarah Lightfoot learned this framework directly from the authors, and she'll help you to bring it to your clients and/or team. Used in hundreds of government agencies, companies, and social enterprises world-wide, it's a straightforward and valuable set of concepts that increases mutual understanding. 

Participants will:

  1. Learn to partner with your client (a leader of a team or group) to identify their decision-making style, collaborative philosophy, and organizational constraints so that they can select the right decision-making framework for their context; and
  2. Learn to employ a team-building process to install a proven decision-making framework used in hundreds of government agencies, companies, and other enterprises world-wide. (Based upon the work of Sam Kaner and co-authors of Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making)

About Your Instructor

Sarah Lightfoot, M.A., partners with leaders of business, government, and social enterprise to elevate organizational performance.  She specializes in creating organization-wide initiatives that identify and implement breakthrough solutions, and in coaching executive teams and business units to high performance.  Sarah’s design, facilitation and coaching approach combines participatory values and research on brain functions and human behavior. She first trained in collaborative strategies and values as a community and tenant organizer in Washington State and California, and brought these values to executive leadership positions in high-growth social enterprises such as KIPP Bay Area Schools and Reading Partners.  Today Sarah brings her seasoning and training to a diverse group of clients.


COST:

$50 Members when pre-paid & pre-registered

$80 Non members/Walk in

We are not able to offer refunds after the Wednesday prior to the training. Substitutions are welcome.


AGENDA:

12:30 - 1:00 pm  Arrival, Registration & Opening

1:00 – 5:00 pm Training

Please be aware that our training's could be recorded or photographed.


Online registration closes two days prior to the training. PNODN encourages pre-registration to allow the instructor to prepare for the training. Space is limited, walk ins at the door will only be accepted if there is availability.

$50 Members when pre-paid & pre-registered

$80 Non members/Walk in

Consider joining PNODN - members savings over the course of the year are substantial!

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