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Coaching CoP - "Missing Conversations: A Leader’s Most Potent Asset for Change"

  • 06 Nov 2018
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • TBD - Bethesda, MD 20814

Coaching CoP

Topic: Missing Conversations: A Leader’s Most Potent Asset for Change

Many leaders spend most of their days in back-to-back meetings, where there is a great deal of talking, but very little real conversation. A deeper look reveals that many of the most potent conversations that leaders need to be engaged in are actually missing. This session will provide a framework to help leaders identify these missing conversations and engage in them with greater skillfulness, care and candor.

Presenters: Bridget Theurer

Bridgette Theurer is a partner in Relient Leadership LLC, and the co-author of the book Missing Conversations: 9 Questions all Leaders Should Ask Themselves. Recently she partnered with Bob Duggan and Jim Moyer to design and deliver a wide-scale leadership development program for senior leaders at the Food and Drug Administration based on the Resilient Leadership model. Bridgette and Bob have recently written a new book, Resilient Leadership 2.0: Leading with Calm, Clarity and Conviction during Anxious Times

Date/Time: Tuesday, Nov 6th, 2018 (first Tuesday at a different time): 6:30 pm Greeting and Networking, Program begins 7:00 pm (Sharp) – 9:00 pm

Location: TBD - Bethesda, MD 20814

Directions: http://montgomerycountymd.gov/library/branches/davis.html

If you want to attend please RSVP by email (5 days after the previous session / after Oct 7thto Peggy Linden, Coaching CoP co-leader: peggy.linden@gmail.com. 

Changes:  We are changing the way we run the Coaching Community of Practice.  Those who receive notice they are on the attendance list will pay $5.00 by Venmo to reserve their place.  We will send instructions regarding using Venmo when you receive notice you are on the attendance list.  We will not be offering refunds.  We ask that cancellations be at least 48 hours in advance so we can contact those on the waiting list and give them sufficient notice to attend.  If necessary, last minute cancellations are appreciated so we can do the appropriate room set-up.  

In order to balance who attends we delay notifying those on the attendance list for up to a week to include those who have not attended recently.  We also encourage new members to attend.  We apologize if you do not get on the attendance list each month and hope you understand that we want to include more members, not only those who responded quickly.  We limit our sessions to 30 attendees as we sit in a circle to encourage full participation. From now on those who are 'no-shows' or last minute cancellations will  be placed on the waiting list for future meetings until we have openings.   RSVP only if you want to attend, no need to send 'regrets.' 

Please let us know if you are a new member or have not attended the last three or more sessions.  We are very grateful for your interest and support. 

We need a few volunteers to help set up the room.  Please let me know if you can assist us at 6:00.

You will receive notification within the next seven days about whether you are on the list to attend or on the waiting list.  Also, please include the phone number where you can be reached if we need to contact you the day of the meeting.  Be sure to check your email for any updates if the weather is challenging or for any other changes that evening. 

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