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October 2013

Follow the Leader: What You Need to Drive Your Organization to Achieve its Change Goals

October 10, 2013 @ 2:15 am - 3:30 pm EDT
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street
Fort Washington, MD 20744 United States
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Join us at the Inc 500 celebration and conference in Washington, DC! The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual three day event that brings the nation’s brightest, most successful business minds together to celebrate the remarkable achievements of the companies that appear on Inc. magazine’s prestigious ranking of America’s fastest-growing privately held companies. "What Got You Here Won't Get You There" panel at the 2013 Inc 500 | 5000 Conference Expect to be inspired by an unprecedented…

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October 2016

Navigating Global Complexity: How Bayer Used Organization Network Analysis to Build a Connected, Collaborative Organization

October 9, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States
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Complexity is increasing. Leaders struggle to bring alignment and focus among the intricate interconnections, profound diversity, and local demands pulling on staff around the globe. Organizations require new tools to realize the true benefits of globalization, collaboration, and shared resources. One such tool is organization network analysis (ONA). Based on a case study with a client seeking to become a global organization, this session will help OD practitioners understand how what it takes to become an effective networked leader and…

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November 2016

Lessons from Mapping the Nonprofit Talent Ecosystem: Finding the Talent You Need

November 2, 2016 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Framingham Sheraton, 1657 Worcester Rd
Framingham, MA 01701
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Nonprofits struggle to find the talent they need. It can feel like an isolated problem, but there are larger forces affecting the influx and recruitment of talent in the nonprofit sector. Ecosystem mapping offers a way to see the whole system and find leverage points for change. It’s an easy-to-learn, participatory method of building a holistic picture of a system that can then be used for analysis and discovery. In this workshop, participants learn the basics of ecosystem mapping and…

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May 2017

The Next Frontier in Change Management: Using Network Analysis to Find Influencers, Populate Change Teams, and Create Social Systems that Support Change

May 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113 United States
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Behind organization charts and process maps are relationships. People instinctively form relationships on every job in order to solve problems, imagine new approaches, make decisions, access expertise, and complete daily work. These relationships comprise organizational networks, powerful but often overlooked vehicles for change. In this presentation at the 2017 Association of Change Management Professionals conference, participants will learn how network knowledge can help accelerate success and build support for change. We will discuss how thoughtful use of Critical Connectors—the 5 – 15%…

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June 2017

Spreading Like Fire: Using Networks to Streamline and Accelerate Change Communication

June 12, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
Washington Hilton,  1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Organizations consist of webs of relationships: connections people instinctively create in order to solve problems, share information, and get things done.

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November 2017

Networked Leadership & Communication Workshop

November 30, 2017
Hilton Columbus at Easton, 3900 Chagrin Drive
Columbus, OH 43219 United States
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Part 1 of 3: The New Networked Organization A healthy networked organization has certain qualities. How healthy is your organization? Learn about the shifts needed to develop a robust, productive networked organization. Key Learning Points: From organization to network leadership: Necessary shifts in thinking How one organization successfully shifted to a network-based model How to assess an organization’s readiness for the network model Part 2 of 3: Communication in the Networked World Communication worked differently before organizations were networked. Now…

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March 2018

It’s About People at the 2018 Mass Cultural Council Institute

March 17, 2018
DCU Center, 50 Foster St
Worcester, MA 01608 United States
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Inspire. Connect. Empower. Join us at the free, inaugural Mass Cultural Council Institute on March 17 at the DCU Center in Worcester. Connect with peers and city and town leadership from every corner of the Commonwealth. Together we’ll unleash The Power of Culture. Partnering Resources founder Maya Townsend will speak on a panel entitled "It's About People": Organizations large and small go through growing pains, and managing the process can be overwhelming. Transitions and partnerships are key components to the success…

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June 2018

2018 Leadership Forum: Leading Across Generations

June 12, 2018 @ 11:45 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Boston Marriott Cambridge, 50 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Join the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce for a half-day of professional and leadership development on the theme “Leading Across Generations,” where our keynote will spotlight EF Education First, an international education company that ranked number one on Boston Globe's 2017 Top Places to Work. When the #@$! Hits the Fan: Leading Your Team Through Deep Conflict Presented by: Keli Trejo and Maya TownsendConflict is inevitable. Yet, too often conflict is avoided or swept under the rug, particularly in the workplace. A leader’s…

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April 2019

When Conflict Overwhelms Change: What To Do When Groups Get Stuck

April 30, 2019 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm EDT
Loews Meeting Complex, 6300 Hollywood Way
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Description: Conflict is inevitable. And conflicts in today’s organizations, in which people are expected to change so quickly, are even more common. Unfortunately, often conflict in organizations is avoided or swept under the rug. Occasionally, a conflict becomes so large that it threatens to rip apart a team, create an unpleasant working environment, or reduce productivity. But it doesn’t have to be destructive. Within conflict, there is often very important information seeking expression. A change leader’s ability to allow that…

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June 2020

Our Organizations are Networks: Why Don’t We Use Them for Communication and Leadership?

June 14 - June 17
Online United States

Now an online event! Almost every organization now relies on communication networks to share information and mobilize collective action. Yet leaders rarely take a thoughtful, planful approach to leveraging networks. In this workshop, we will learn how to use networks to support effective communication and change. This workshop covers three topics: The Networked Organization. A healthy networked organization has certain qualities. How healthy is your organization? Learn about the shifts needed to develop a robust, productive networked organization. Communication in…

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