Past Programs

The quality of BFR programs keeps members coming back year after year. Take a look at our topics just in the past few years:  201420132012201120102009. All programs are chock-full of content. Occasionally we post a program summary, such as:

2014

  1. Using Surveys to Support OD Projects, w/ Mick Verran (Feb 7, 2014)
  2. Linking Argyris and Appreciative Inquiry, w/ Nancy Brodsky (April 11, 2014)
  3. Who Are We and Why Are We Here, w/ Beth Shapiro & Fernando Lopez (May 2, 2014)
  4. Facilitating Change with Metaphors, w/ Larry Raymond (June 6, 2014)
  5. September program TBD
  6. Future Thinking:  A Simulation for Visioning, Planning, and Decision-Making, Deb Bercume and Karen Stacey, Oct. 3
  7. Consultation with Non-Profits with Social Innovators, Nov. 7
  8. Butterfly Framework of Complex Human Systems, Vicky Schubert and Anne Starr, Dec. 12
     
2013
  1. Webinar: Larry Dressler, "Standing in the Fire" (Jan 11, 2013)
  2. Webinar: Gervase Bushe: Clear Leadership (Jan 18, 2013)
  3. Developing Your Unique Value (Jan 30, 2013)
  4. The High-Velocity Edge (Feb 1, 2013)
  5. BFR Storytelling Lab (Feb 27, 2013)
  6. Handling Difficult-to-Discuss Conversations: Understanding our Frames as OD Consultant, w/ Mike Halperin (Mar 1, 2013)
  7. Merging Cultures: Part 2, w/ Anne Litwin (Apr 5, 2013)
  8. Mt. Everest Simulation, w/ Deborah Soule & Michael Roberto (May 3, 2013)
  9. Larry Dressler Workshop: Standing in the Fire (May 15, 2013)
  10. When Conflict Happens to Good Work, w/ Eben Weizman (Jun 7, 2013)
  11. Team Coaching,w/  Alexander Caillet (Sep 13, 2013)
  12. Consultation with Non-Profits (Oct 4, 2013)
  13. Inspiration from the best of TED talks! , w/ Michael Madera (Oct 29, 2013)
  14. Practiced Spontaneity: Improv’s Gifts to Facilitation, w/ Izzy Gessell (Nov 8, 2013)
  15. Collaborative Decision Making in the Virtual Environment/ Loomio (Dec 6, 2013)
2012
  • Peer Learning cohorts: Org. Culture Change, Facilitating School Systems, Leadership Development, Network Analysis
  • Theory into Action (Feb 3, 2012)
  • Using NVC to Stay Present w/ Scott Loring and Carol Salloway (Mar 2, 2012)
  • Team Coaching w/ Alexander Caillet (Apr 6, 2012)
  • Know What You Don’t Know: How can leaders become effective problem-finders? w/ Michael Roberto
  • Changing the Discourse (Jun 8, 2012)
  • Merging Cultures: Part I, w/ Anne Litwin (Sep 7, 2012)
  • Webinar: Paul Levy: Goal Play, Leadership Lessons from the Soccer Field (Sep 21, 2012)
  • Consultation with Non-Profits (Oct 12, 2012)
  • Graphic Facilitation, w/ Debra Vinci (Nov 2, 2012)
  • Unleash your Inner Storyteller (Dec 14, 2012)
2011
  • Turning Autopilot Off: Decision Making as Science and Art (Feb 4, 2011)
  • Metaphors: Facilitators’ Power Tool  w/ Janet Britcher and Perry Carrison (Apr 1, 2011)
  • Team Coaching w/ Alexander Caillet (May 6, 2011)
  • The “Knowledge Jam” w/Kate Pugh (Jun 3, 2011)
  • Advanced Facilitation Peer Learning series (Aug 3, 2011)
  • The Bigger Game (Aug 5, 2011)
  • Discover Your Unique Value (Sep 23, 2011)
  • How Resistance Can be the Consultant’s Best Friend w/ Sonia Nevis (Nov 4, 2011)
  • Social and Value Network Analysis (Dec 2, 2011)

2010

  1. “Facilitation Gone Bad”: Turning Challenges into Gifts of Learning (Feb 5, 2010)
  2. The Courage to Break Through: Creative Practices in Facilitation (Apr 2, 2010)
  3. Running Virtual Meetings, Nancy Settle Murphy (May 7, 2010)
  4. Conflict Management, Jan Williams and Chuck Phillips (Jun 4, 2010)
  5. Facilitating Meetings from Hell: Using SAVI to Understand and Transform Dysfunctional Communication (Aug 6, 2010)
  6. Personal Branding, Alesia Latson (Oct 1, 2010)
  7. You Get What you Measure (Nov 5, 2010)
  8. High Stakes Conversations (Dec 3, 2010)
2009
  1. Developing YOU! (Aug 7, 2009)
  2. The Organization Workshop w/ Sophie Parker and Anne Litwin(Oct 2, 2009)
  3. Fun Day at the BFR!  Janet Britcher, Nina Coil, Alan Niebanck & Perry Carrison (Nov 6, 2009)
  4. Play the Blues/ Facilitation w/Rob Fletcher(Dec 4, 2009)