Dear Friends and Colleagues,
As many of you already know, Future Search is among the best-established and most effective methods for getting a diverse group of stakeholders in the room to create and implement ambitious plans. It has been used in every sector, and on every continent since 1993.
Future Search Network will be presenting 2 Workshops the week of December 9-13, 2019 in Philadelphia with Sandra Janoff.
We are happy to announce that CE (Continuing Education) credits are now available for
both Future Search Workshops! See details below.
Managing a Future Search - A Leadership Workshop with Sandra Janoff
December 9 - 11, 2019, Philadelphia, PA, USA
"An important process that constantly reaffirms my faith in people's capacity to
work together when issues are big and vital" - Margaret Wheatley
Best-selling author of the classic, Leadership and the New Science, to
her newest book, Who Do We Choose To Be?
This 3 day workshop is for facilitators, managers and others who want to learn how applying Future Search principles and methodology enables a community or organization to transform its capability for action. Participants will acquire the tools needed to organize and manage Future Search conferences with integrity in any sector or culture.
The workshop is built around a simulated Future Search - planned by the participants as part of the learning design. The whole group then has a basis for a shared experience with the techniques for building community, developing a mutual world view, creating desired futures, finding common ground, expanding the range of choices, and moving into action.
A copy of the book - "Future Search - Getting the Whole System in the Room for Vision, Commitment and Action" - is included in workshop materials.
Workshop participants will learn:
How to manage a meeting in which the target of change is a whole system's capability for action now and in the future.
Key issues in matching conference task and stakeholders.
A theory and practice of facilitating large, diverse groups.
How to keep critical choices in the hands of participants.
How freeing yourself from diagnosing and fixing enables diverse groups to come together faster.
Basic principles and techniques that can be used to design many other meetings.
Lead More, Control Less - A Master Class in Leadership, with Sandra Janoff
December 12-13, 2019, Philadelphia, PA, USA
"Controlling people never makes great things happen. I have found that applying
the principles in "Lead More, Control Less" takes patience, time and imagination. The result is always rewarding and well worth the effort" - Jesper Brodin,
Global Head of Range and Supply, IKEA
This 2 day seminar, based on the latest book by Marvin Weisbord and Sandra Janoff, Lead More, Control Less: 8 Advanced Leadership Skills That Overturn Convention, takes a deeper plunge into managing meetings and managing yourself. You will learn eight essential skills for establishing a culture that encourages people to take charge of themselves. We will explore the realms of practice beyond traditional models and techniques to show leaders how they can share responsibility, diffuse group conflicts, enable everyone to get the big picture, and more. We will go more deeply into personal and structural issues for leading interactive meetings. Using real issues, we will discover the essentials of controlling what you can and letting go of what you can't control, and learn more about applying principles for meaningful, energizing meetings. ( A copy of the book is included in workshop materials).
We are happy to announce that CE credits are now available for BOTH workshops!
Continuing Education (CE) Credits are available for Psychologists, Psychoanalysts, Social Workers, Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists, Chemical Dependency Counselors, Creative Arts Therapists, Educators, and Nurses.
See the "Information and Purchase" links below for details on which states and jurisdictions are included, and how to purchase your CE credits. We have made these arrangements with R.Cassidy Seminars.
Managing A Future Search – Leading diverse groups in creating a shared vision
Dec 9-11, 2019 . CE Credits (18.75) $40.00 CE Information & Purchase MFS
Lead More, Control Less – Eight Advanced Leadership Skills that Overturn Convention