PMI Consulting CoP Feb 2015 Webinar - Flawless Consulting
Join us as Peter Block gives a high level overview of his book Flawless Consulting. In this webinar, Peter Block will describe the skills needed to affect positive business outcomes and create business partnerships that really work, whatever your role. Using his Flawless Consulting model, you will learn a methodology that will help create the confidence to set expectations and develop a systematic approach to the project management life cycle. Specific topics include:
• Understand and practice a model for having greater influence.
• Develop commitment from others.
• Negotiate more effective and enduring working agreements.
• Effectively deal with difficult people and situations.
• Develop business partnerships that work.
• Get better use of your expertise.
• Avoid no-win situations.
About the presenter:
Peter Block is an author, consultant and citizen of Cincinnati, Ohio. His work is about chosen accountability, and the reconciliation of community.
Peter is the author of several best selling books. The most widely known being Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used (1st edition 1980, 3rd edition 2011); Stewardship: Choosing Service Over Self-Interest (1993, 2nd edition 2013) and The Empowered Manager: Positive Political Skills at Work (1987).
Community: The Structure of Belonging (Berrett Koehler) came out in 2008. He has also authored. The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters. Freedom and Accountability at Work: Applying Philosophic Insight to the Real World, was co-authored with consultant and philosopher Peter Koestenbaum (Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, 2001).
The Abundant Community: Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods, co-authored with John McKnight, was published by Berrett Koehler in spring 2010.
The books are about ways to create workplaces and communities that work for all. They offer an alternative to the patriarchal beliefs that dominate our culture. His work is to bring change into the world through consent and connectedness rather than through mandate and force.
He is a partner in Designed Learning, a training company that offers workshops designed by Peter to build the skills outlined in his books.
Peter serves on the Boards of Directors of Elementz, an urban arts center; and LivePerson, a provider of online engagement solutions. He is on the Advisory Board for the Festival in the Workplace Institute, Bahamas. He is the first Distinguished Consultant-in-Residence at Xavier University. With other volunteers in Cincinnati, Peter began A Small Group, whose work is to create a new community narrative and to bring his work on civic engagement into being.
Peter’s office is in Mystic, Connecticut. You can visit his websites at www.peterblock.com, www.abundantcommunity.com, www.designedlearning.com, and www.asmallgroup.net. He welcomes being contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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