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DC Area OD Practitioners CoP - "Strengths, Values and Story-Types Exploration for the Intersection of OD and Coaching"

  • 09 Jan 2020
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, Conference Room B, 4805 Edgemoor Lane Bethesda, MD 20814

DC Area OD Practitioners CoP

Topic: Strengths, Values and Story-Types Exploration for the Intersection of OD and Coaching

12/21/19: REGISTRATION IS FULL - Please email Mark to be added to the Wait List

Description:  Introduction to the Professional Strengths, Values and Story Types Survey (SVSS) as a framework and tool to very quickly connect with clients and engage in motivation discovery, strategy planning and action implementation. The tool identifies the “story type” that comes alive when people are at their best. It provides an intuitive and effective entry point to explore identity, meaning and motivation, define a personal or professional mission, vision or message, enhance communication skills and effectiveness, and align entrepreneurial and workplace success with intrinsic personal motivation.

The SVSS framework enables people to translate and apply their most powerful strengths and values into a purposeful, passionate, vibrant and vital work life. During this session we will explore a high-level overview of the framework. The workshop participants will have an opportunity to self-select a story type and we will interactively explore motivation, framing of different gifts and perspectives and alliance building between seemingly opposing energies as individuals and as a group.

Participants are invited to take the survey free of charge prior to the workshop: https://narrative-intelligence.com/services/

Presenters:  Cindy Atlee & Friderike Butler

Cindy Atlee is an imaginative, insightful consultant, coach and facilitator who believes every individual and organization has a powerful story to tell.  She combines her extensive senior-level background in strategic planning, branding and communications with innovative experience in organizational development, transformational leadership and employee engagement.

Cindy is co-developer of the Professional Strengths, Values & Story Survey (SVSS), a tool that’s been used by thousands of organizations, teams and professionals to get clear on the motivational patterns that fuel them. Her innovative story typing process has won multiple awards and been used by such organizational clients as Kashi, USDA, the National Education Association, and Meals on Wheels America.  Cindy is currently principal of The Storybranding Group and founder of the Narrative Intelligence Collective.  Previously she was SVP, Branding & Organizational Culture, at the global public relations firm Porter Novelli.

Friderike Butler, Chief Human Potential Catalyst at Butler Communication, is a successful serial intra-and entrepreneur, who built several businesses in the travel, IT and communication industry from the ground up to full viability. 

At the core of her work as a consultant, facilitator, and coach, she is a catalyst for change, growth, purpose and inspiration in the workplace. She excels at developing creative leaders at every level of an organization by helping them identify and step into their best selves and shining a light on their unique strengths and talents. Her work incorporates Narrative Intelligence and story formation.  Friderike delivers executive coaching and OD consulting services as a subcontractor to NASA, FDA OIP, TEI, local government bodies, and she also works with corporate clients such as Intelsat, Micron and GSK.  She has a Master’s in ODKM and a BIS in Cross Cultural Management and Communication from George Mason University.  She is a graduate of the Transformational Leadership coaching program at Georgetown University.

CoP Leader:  Mark Sachs, ma.sachs@verizon.net

Mark has been an OD consultant and executive coach for more than 20 years.  He enjoys seeing his clients and their organizations take steps to change, and when they are successful it gives him great pleasure.  He earned his MS in OD from the American University/NTL Institute and MA and BA degrees in Sociology from Rutgers University.  He is an International Coach Federation, Professional Certified Coach (PCC). 

Cancellation Policy: Registrants should contact Mark if they need to cancel.  Due to the room size, registrations will be limited so please contact Mark soonest if you register but are then unable to attend so others can register and attend instead.

Additional Notes:  A $5.00 per person contribution is requested to help pay for rental of the room.

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