• 19 Sep 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Strategies for Wealth - 120 Broadway, 37th Floor, NY, NY 10271
    • 49

    As OD professionals, our job is to help organizations develop and change so that they can be maximally productive. We have spent quite a bit of time learning the practice of our craft, new content, and approaches for working with people and organizations. However, most of us have spent much less time working on how to become effective at influencing senior management so that we may actually have significant business impact on the organizations that we serve.

    In this interactive session, Ethan Schutz, President & CEO of The Schutz Company, will present a scientifically based theory of interpersonal relations that will assist OD professionals to become effective strategic partners to organizations.

    This theory, called FIRO and created by Ethan’s father Will Schutz, not only serves as a way to navigate developmental stages of organizations and teams, it also applies at multiple levels — organization, team, relations between people, and self. As a global authority on FIRO, Ethan will demonstrate how the theory can be applied in all types of organizational work. Through the use of this "Swiss Army knife" theory, OD professionals have one overarching guide for both getting a seat at the table and for effecting change in organizations.

    Ethan Schutz is President of The Schutz Company, a consulting, training, and publishing company that helps people navigate the human side of business in order to achieve bottom line success. He has helped people learn to shift organizational culture to be more collaborative and accountable in the US, the UK, Sweden, France, Spain, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

Past events

1 Aug 2019 In-Person event - Brand and Culture Alignment
16 May 2019 In Person Book Club: You! The Positive Force In Change Leveraging Insights from Neuroscience and Positive Psychology
2 May 2019 In-Person Roundtable Event: Networking Techniques for Internal and External Consultants.
16 Apr 2019 Shift Your Culture and Accelerate Performance
19 Mar 2019 Leadership Development Strategies for Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) Environments
21 Feb 2019 In-Person Roundtable: Mapping Out the Scope of OD and Your Role in It
23 Jan 2019 In-Person Roundtable: Challenges Facing the OD Profession
20 Nov 2018 Webinar: Supervision for Coaches: Tuning Your Own Practice!
14 Nov 2018 Virtual Book Club: Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
31 Oct 2018 Virtual Book Club: Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter
16 Oct 2018 Webinar: Cultivating the Self for Complexity: A Whole Self Approach for Supporting Clients to Thrive in a Complex World
26 Sep 2018 Virtual Book Club: An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization
18 Sep 2018 Webinar: Understanding Polarities to Navigate Complexity
12 Sep 2018 In-person event: The Interpersonal and Group Dynamics of Everyday Leadership
21 Aug 2018 Webinar: Developing Emotional Intelligence: A Key 21st Century Skill
17 Jul 2018 Webinar: Changing on the Job: Developing Leaders for a Complex World
11 Jul 2018 Virtual Book Club: Changing on the Job: Developing Leaders for a Complex World
19 Jun 2018 Webinar: Your organization's DNA: Taking Culture Out of the Shadows
18 May 2018 Webinar: Freedom and Fairness: Growth and Connection Through Difference
8 May 2018 In-person event: Leading with Dignity: Enabling a value driven culture of dignity in the workplace
17 Apr 2018 Webinar: Healthy organizations for a healthy world: What's your role?
10 Apr 2018 Virtual Book Club: Learning Agility: The Key to Leader Potential
20 Mar 2018 Webinar: Agile, what does it mean for organizations?
13 Mar 2018 In person meeting: Panel discussion with senior OD leaders
20 Feb 2018 Webinar: Group Relations and OD
13 Feb 2018 Virtual Book Club: "Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy" by Amy Edmondson
16 Jan 2018 Webinar: The Human Side of Self-Managing Organizations


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