Upcoming Events

October 18, 2018

Nothing But Networking

You are invited to the second OCA Nothing but Networking gathering.  The purpose of this event is simple: get out and have some great conversations with like-minded change professionals, enjoy terrific food and drink and set the tone for some rewarding professional relationships that could benefit your career.

 

November 15, 2018

Get The Edge: Become a Discretionary Effort Leader

Discretionary effort is the difference between what one is capable of bringing to a task, versus the minimum effort required to get by or make do, and still receive a paycheck.  Take a deep dive into this comprehensive and novel approach of 21st century leadership and become the leader people CHOOSE to follow, not HAVE to follow because of your place on the organizational chart.

 

December 2018

Holiday Break - No Meeting

 

January 17, 2018

Igniting Discovery for Change

The most effective and sustainable change efforts are those that create something new and better for everyone impacted. Accomplishing these results requires people working together in a different way, one that capitalizes on organizational surprise. Can you imagine this?

 

February 2019

TBD

 

March 21, 2018

5 Surprising Sources of Negativity in Change, and How to Turn Them Around

In over 25 years of work in the field of organizational change, Linda Hoopes has identified a strong and unconscious bias to frame much of what we do in negative terms: gaps, risks, failure rates, resistance, etc. While this perspective can be valuable, she believes that power, energy, and competitive advantage come from consciously incorporating a more positive point of view.

 

 

 

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2018 Calendar

 Date  Speaker Topic
Oct. 18 N/A Nothing But Networking
Nov. 15 Karla Brandau Get the Edge: Become a Discretionary Effort Leader
Dec. N/A Holiday Break - No Meeting

2019 Calendar

 Date  Speaker Topic
Jan. 19 Karen Golden-Biddle Igniting Discovery for Change
Feb. TBD TBD
March Linda Hoopes 5 Surprising Sources of Negativity in Change, and How to Turn Them Around

 

 

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