Workshops

Workshops

"We've asked Russ to teach for years because he has a gift for teaching extremely effectively."
—Cindy Orshek, Director, University of Virginia's Center for Executive Development

The Art of Strategic Thinking and Acting

Most organizations measure and focus on activities, on process for process sake, on inputs and outputs. This workshop emphasizes the importance of outcomes, and gives you a model for managing around outcomes.

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The Human Side of Change

This workshop deals with the people who must make any organizational change work: the employees and their leaders.

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Collaborating Across Organizational Boundaries

How do you deal with the many “speed bumps” that collaboration poses: turf and trust issues, the need for senior leaders to actively support it, the difficulty of collaborating across different agency cultures, the time required, dealing with people who won’t share information, the lack of incentives to collaborate?

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Maintaining Resilience in a Turbulent Environment

For decades we’ve been aware that the pace of change is increasing. In the past few years, however, there’s another dynamic that is making organizational life especially difficult: turbulence. Put those two together – constant and increasing pace of change + turbulence, and the results can be daunting.

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The Art of Implementation: Using Influence When Formal Authority Won’t Cut It

How do you implement a program involving a coalition of players fromother organizations over which you have no authority? How to move forward when necessary resources are lacking, or when the program seems to be “OBE” (overtaken by events) and senior leaders lose interest?

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