Seattle / Metro Area
The Workshop Calendar
A calendar of clinical events in the PNW area and beyond.
Puget Sound Coaches Association
PSCA is a volunteer-based learning community formed in 1996 to benefit coaches, coaching, and the Puget Sound coaching community
Community Consulting Project
Mission: Building on the spirit of learning and service, the CCP inspires people to join in learning about the organizational development process while working as a volunteer consultant with local not-for-profit organizations. We seek to enhance our community’s vital and diverse human bounty. By participating in CCP, individuals develop their own knowledge and skills and magnify their power to positively influence the communities in which they live.
[From their web site]
Polarity Management (Barry Johnson)
Clear guidelines for determining, within a complex set of issues, which are essentially problems you can solve and which are polarities you must manage.
Designed Learning (a Peter Block Company)
“Our offerings include workshops where staff professionals learn the competencies to use within the consulting relationship. We are advocates for the importance of staff groups within organizations. We support them in their efforts to reinvent themselves into consulting organizations. With us they develop the expertise that builds the capacity of their clients for marketplace success.” — From their website.
Organizational Development Network
“The Organization Development Network (OD Network) is a vital learning community that develops, supports, and inspires practitioners and enhances the body of knowledge in human organization and systems development.” – from their web site.
The Appreciative Inquiry Commons
a worldwide portal devoted to the fullest sharing of academic resources and practical tools on Appreciative Inquiry and the rapidly growing discipline of positive change. [ from the web site ]
Personnel Decisions International
PDI has become a recognized leader in applying behavioral sciences to help organizations define successful performance, measure capabilities and potential, and develop the skills and abilities of individuals, teams, and the organization as a whole.
Future search is a PLANNING MEETING that helps people transform their capability for action very quickly. The meeting is task-focused. It brings together 60 to 80 people in one room or hundreds in parallel rooms.
* They used to do free training in exchange for agreeing to work pro-bono for a non-profit organization using the techniques.
“Linkage, Inc. is a leading provider of organizational development and corporate education programs, products, and services.
Our mission is to be a strategic partner to human resource professionals in allowing them to connect organizational strategy with the competence needed to execute it and the learning needed to sustain it.” – from their ‘about’ page
A New Zealand company. The flash page describes their work that is directly in-line with LIOS topic/goals. If the link is “broken”, keep trying… it appears to be intermittent, but well worth examining.
Society for Effective Affective Learning (SEAL)
“SEAL exists to encourage networking of individuals, teachers, and trainers interested in exploring the dynamics of learning and the continual search for more effective approaches. It focuses particularly on promoting learning strategies that recognize the importance of affective as well as cognitive approaches, right as well as left hemisphere attributes, which value people as individuals, and acknowledge various kinds of intelligence.”
The Chaordic Commons
The Chaordic Commons is a global network of individuals and organizations in every sector committed to pioneering new ways to organize, based on the discovery and expression of deep common purposes and essential principles of right relationship.
Center for Creative Leadership
We are an internationally recognized resource for understanding and expanding the leadership capabilities of individuals and organizations from across the public, private, nonprofit, government and education sectors. Our mission is to advance the understanding, practice and development of leadership for the benefit of society worldwide. Our role is to help address the leadership component of both business and organizational challenges – helping to build, extend and revitalize the practice of leadership.
Higher Ground Leadership
Higher Ground Leadership is a commitment to growth. It incorporates “spirit in the workplace” – “truth-telling” – and “reflection” – new views of time-tested concepts – and uses rituals to fully embrace one’s views.” – from their web site
Academy for Coach Training
We train coaches in leadership, facilitation and communication skills that support people to succeed in the face of today’s challenges and opportunities while maintaining a balanced life.
International Coach Foundation
“The International Coach Federation is the professional association of personal and business coaches that seeks to preserve the integrity of coaching around the globe.” – from their web site
They also have a decent “core competency” outline, and a formal code of ethics that is worth reviewing..
Power and Systems
“Creating Partnership among Tops, Middles, Bottoms and Customers, Based on the Human Systems Perspective of Barry Oshry”
The Natural Step
“The Natural Step’s mission is to accelerate global sustainability by guiding companies and governments onto an ecologically, socially and economically sustainable path.”
We believe that the key to a competitive company lies in hiring the right people, developing them to be great and creating a culture in which they will want to stay.