October Dinner Meeting: It’s Not What We Do, It’s Who We Are

October 09, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Crowne Plaza North Dallas/Addison
14315 Midway Road
Dallas, TX 75244

This dinner meeting is SOLD OUT.  We can not accommodate walk ins without prior reservations, and we will not be working a standby list.  We hope to see you at a future meeting.

Special Joint Meeting with the DFW Organization Development Network and the Institute of Management Consultants Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter

Keynote

Whether you consider yourself a strategist, business analyst, an internal/external OD consultant, or a change management sponsor/specialist, project manager or trainer, at the end of the day, we are here to be in service to humans in transition. It doesn’t matter what methodology you subscribe to—what we all have in common is that our function is ultimately to help people navigate the challenges of organizational change.

• What We Do—the concepts, frameworks, processes, and techniques we use

• Who We Are—how we “show up”…the character and presence we bring to our working relationships

It is commonly accepted that the kind of benefits we all hope to generate require proficiency in what to do. What is often neglected, however, is the “who we are” side of the equation. The training most change professionals receive centers on what to recommend or what activities to engage in, not how to bring forward who we are as practitioners in a way that creates value for their clients. The focus for this presentation is an exploration of the role character and presence plays in being a successful facilitator of organizational change.

About PMI Dallas Chapter Monthly Dinner Meeting

The PMI Dallas Chapter monthly dinner meetings allow professionals to share ideas and gain knowledge through a series of lectures, presentations and networking.

Our main objectives are:

  • To present our members with learning, education, and professional development opportunities though the Project Management discipline,
  • To provide an environment for networking amongst project management professionals with related interests,
  • To encourage corporate involvement through designated Chapter volunteers serving their respective organizations, thereby helping achieve the goal of making project management indispensable to business results.
 
Location
Crowne Plaza North Dallas/Addison
14315 Midway Road
Addison, TX 75001
972.980.8877
 

Schedule

5:30-6:45 Registration
5:30-6:30 Standup Networking
6:30-7:00 Table Networking and Dinner
7:00-8:15 Presentation*

*Please note that as a courtesy to our speaker and other guests, admission to the meeting will be prohibited after 7pm sharp.  Additionally, refunds will not be provided.

Speaker Biography

Daryl Conner is chairman of Conner Partners, an Atlanta-based consulting firm that specializes in transformation implementation. He is an internationally recognized leader in organizational change and serves as an advisor and mentor to senior executives around the globe. He founded ODR®, a training and consulting firm specializing in change management, in 1974. In 2004, he re-launched the company as Conner Partners, incorporating ODR’s tools and methodologies into a larger framework called Strategy Execution. In more than 38 years of practice, Daryl has worked with many of the most successful organizations in the world, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and nonprofit institutions, to help them achieve the full intent of their most urgent and critically important initiatives. A dynamic public speaker, he has addressed thousands of executives in corporate settings, national conferences, and public programs. His work is built on a strong foundation of research, extensive consulting experience, a master’s degree in psychology, and a deep spiritual focus. He has authored two books—Managing at the Speed of Change (Random House, 1993) and Leading at the Edge of Chaos (John Wiley & Sons, 1998)—and more than 250 publications, including journal and magazine articles, monographs, book chapters, and videos. Daryl also holds a faculty position on the Masters of Organizational Leadership program (MAOL) at the Center for Leadership Studies. In 2007, Daryl and the firm were honored with the International Spirit at Work award, which is given annually to companies that exemplify a deep commitment to nurturing the human spirit.

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*Please note that as a courtesy to our speaker and other guests, admission to the meeting will be prohibited after 7pm sharp.  Additionally, refunds will not be provided.

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Cancellations and refunds are only available before the early bird deadline. Additionally, payment for a particular event may not be transferred or carried over to another event.

PDU Credit 1 PDU
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Tickets

$30.00 PMI Dallas Chapter Member
$25.00 Earlybird rate before October 7

$35.00 PMI Member (Non-Dallas Chapter)
$30.00 Earlybird rate before October 7

$40.00 Non-Members and Guests
$35.00 Earlybird rate before October 7

$60.00 PMI Dallas Chapter Member + One Guest Package
$50.00 Earlybird rate before October 7

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