Networking at a Virtual Conference? Absolutely!

John Bennett/ September 21, 2020/ Development, Networking/ 0 comments

At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, I wrote the blog 13 Tips to Build a Strong Network without comprehending how much of our future daily lives would involve physical distancing. Since then, approximately 200,000 people in the USA have died from the virus and nearly every person in the world has been impacted. While precautions have been implemented to reduce the spread of the virus by physically

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Kurt Lewin Scholarship Fund – A Transformative Investment

John Bennett/ October 2, 2019/ Development, General/ 0 comments

Excerpted from the Summer 2019 Queens Magazine… Navigating and leading change is an investment. Just ask the typical MSOD student: a full-time worker in their late 30s who has more than a decade of work experience. These individuals’ jobs range from sales coach to compliance manager and chief quality/safety officer. Their goal: learning how to lead change at a systematic

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New Competencies Required for the Evolving Nature of Change — Part 2

John Bennett/ November 23, 2018/ Change, Services/ 0 comments

Conceiving a change is an important step in creating it. Yet, a concept without action does not produce results. Through change events such as reorganization, process redesign, technology enhancement, etc., organizations provide the opportunity to learn and grow in their capacity for future change. Observation and experience tell us that individuals can increase their capacity for change. Those with successful

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A Typical Coaching Engagement

John Bennett/ November 15, 2018/ Change, Executive Coaching, Services/ 0 comments

Curious about our Executive Coaching services? Here’s what to expect from a typical coaching engagement: Initial contact by senior/executive leader, human resources professional, or individual client. This is an opportunity to learn about the organizational context and coaching needs. Interviewing the potential coaching client to learn more about coaching goals, readiness for change, expectations for the coaching engagement. This is

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10 Tips to Help Your Facilitator Help You Achieve Your Goals

John Bennett/ November 7, 2018/ Facilitation, Services/ 0 comments

A facilitator is a skilled professional who is engaged to work with a leader to help a team or group accomplish a task—e.g., solve a problem, build team effectiveness, resolve a conflict, or develop a plan. The following tips will help you get the most from your engagement with a facilitator and achieve your goals. Desire Outcomes Communicate your desire

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