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We're entering holiday shopping time, but before you shopping for your loved ones, how about giving yourself a little gift of professional development.


We've got two great programs before the end of the year, both of which have free book giveways! There's limited seating, so register today!


Plus, make sure to save the date for our annual conference and take advantage of our SIG events!


See you soon,
Deanna Larsen






November 11, 2014
TALK YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS: Leadership Conversations, Relationships, and Results

Vinay Kumar, Coaching and Development, TEOCO Corporation


This highly-interactive session is designed to introduce participants to an entirely new way of understanding the actual drivers of relationships, team work, and results within their organizations.   

By changing this one way of understanding - this one "paradigm" - entirely new avenues for effective action open up.  Participants are able to see themselves and their organizations with new eyes.  With this new perspective comes new ways of intervening and achieving breakthroughs that were literally invisible before.

Key topics include, understanding:
*    What you actually get paid to do
*    The power of language and conversations
*    Relationship between language, conversations, relationships, and results 


Come ready for large and small group activities, giving participants opportunities to learn with, from, and through each other.  In addition, you'll get practical takeaways and how-to tips that will enable you to produce more of the positive results that you desire. 



Book Giveaway! CBODN will collect business cards of the attendees to be used in a raffle to receive a copy of Language and the Pursuit of Happiness, by Chalmers Brothers. 






Location: George Mason University
Founders Hall, Room 125
3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201



6:15-6:45PM | Networking & Light Appetizers
6:45-8:45PM | Evening Program


Presenter: Vinay Kumar, Coaching and Development, TEOCO Corporation
Vinay Kumar coaches and educates professionals and leaders around the globe who work in the technology sector.  He is with TEOCO Corporation, which has offices in over 15 countries and serves clients in over 100 countries.  He is a graduate of Georgetown University's Leadership Coaching program and has a degree in Chemical Engineering.


Registration Fee:           Before Nov 11    Day of Program/At the Door
CBODN Members:                 $20                   $30
Non-CBODN Members:         $30                   $45


For registration questions, please contact CBODN Support.

*Refunds will not be issued within 48 hours of an event as catering and other event related costs are associated with registration at that time. 








December 16, 2014

Coaching in the Middle:  How Group Coaching Builds Communities of Leaders and Learners

Holly Williams


Building on everyone's understanding of Executive Coaching, the basic structure and methodology of Group Coaching will be shared, along with lessons learned and typical results from group coaching programs.  Participant will walk away understanding group coaching and how they could use group coaching to develop leaders and learners.

Each attendee with receive a FREE copy of the newly released book, Being Coached:  Group and Team Coaching From the Inside written by Ann V. Deaton and Holly Williams.




Location: Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus
4420 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203 


*6:15-6:45 PM | Networking & Light Appetizers
*6:45-8:45 PM | Evening Program 



Holly Williams 


Registration Fee:            Before December 16       At the Door
CBODN Members                       $20                            $30
Non-Members/Guests                 $30                            $45


For registration questions, please contact CBODN Support.

*Refunds will not be issued within 48 hours of an event as catering and other event related costs are associated with registration at that time. 



The 2015 CBODN Conference - CULTIVATING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES - will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015 with post-conference sessions on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the beautiful College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 3501 University Blvd., East Hyattsville, MD  20783 (www.marriott.com/wasum).


The 2015 conference will investigate the many ways in which our profession cultivates sustainability. We will explore the triple bottom-line of people, planet and profit across sectors; delve into ways organizations are successfully sustaining the outcomes of OD interventions; and examine new ways to sustain ourselves as practitioners and strengthen our community of practice.
Look for more information on speakers, sessions, sponsors coming soon!  

For more information and registration, click on the SIG name below. Also, check our SIG page on the CBODN website.   


OD Book Discussion SIG | Wed. Nov. 12 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM 


Topic: "Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling" by Edgar Schein
Location: McLean, VA
Leaders: Paula Pierce (VA) | paula.pierce@peridonastrategies.com 
Maura Fredericks (MD) | Maura@everydayleadersthrive.com 


Baltimore-Washington SIG | Wed. Nov. 19 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 


Topic: "Doing OD with Engineers and Other Technical Types"
Location: Johns Hopkins University - Columbia Center
Leader: Pat Foye | patricia.p.foye@gmail.com   


Government SIG | Thu. Nov. 20 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 


Topic: "Optimizing Talent in the Federal Workforce"
Location: Webinar
Leader: James Alexander | govsig@yahoo.com 


Organization Constellation SIG | Fri. Nov. 28 | 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Topic: "Systemic Coaching"
Location: Washington, DC
Leader: Harrison Snow | teambuilder@msn.com

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