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Mark Clark: “Forget ‘Getting to Yes’ Practices of Transformative Dialogue”
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Mark Clark: “Forget ‘Getting to Yes’ Practices of Transformative Dialogue”

Summary: Mark Clark, CEO of global peace-building organisation Generations For Peace, shares the Premises, Principles and Practices of a new way of communicating, called transformative dialogue. It’s an approach that values autonomy and relatedness to support pro-social conflict interactions. Mark argues that there are times when we should forget “Getting to Yes”; and that whilst […]

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Esmeralda Hemels: “Developing Leadership Teams – Where the Magic Happens”
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Esmeralda Hemels: “Developing Leadership Teams – Where the Magic Happens”

Summary: For Leadership Teams that want to thrive in today’s complex world, team members’ intention should be to ‘complete rather than compete’ each other. Esmeralda presents the 5 steps approach she developed based on her work with Leadership Teams over many years combined with contemporary leadership and change frameworks and field research. The 5 steps […]

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Dennis Vergne: “Stop Trying to get Buy-in”
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Dennis Vergne: “Stop Trying to get Buy-in”

Summary: Get more work done by reducing consultation and increasing participation in decisions

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Lisa Francis-Jennings: “The Subtle Perspectives of Resistance”
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Lisa Francis-Jennings: “The Subtle Perspectives of Resistance”

Summary: How many Organizational Change Projects fail because the project team does not connect with, or understand their audience? Lisa Francis-Jennings uses a composite story-telling technique to illustrate cultural disconnect and engagement failure. This disconnect, she posits, is the root of much Project failure. She encourages Change Agents to ask themselves three simple questions, that […]

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SPREAD Talks 2013

SPREAD Talks 2013

“Spread the word” has different meanings depending on the person, group, organization, or cause. For the Change Leaders, SPREAD is a platform for addressing change. The Change Leaders where founded ten years ago as a community of change practitioners with a three-fold purpose: support change work with clients, networking and continuous learning inside the community. […]

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