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:  2018;  201720162015201420132012201120102009. All programs are chock-full of content. We have posted several program summaries - see the bolded links below.

2018 2017
  • The Heart of Team Coaching,  Daphe Woolfolk.  Jan. virtual program.
  • OD in Action, Martha Miser and Anna Tansi, Feb.
  • Change Leadership Effectiveness:  Achieving the benefits of strategic initiatives, Kimberlee Williams, March webinar.
  • Revealing Blindspots: Using InSight Mapping to Uncover What’s Hidden, Allison Whitmire, April
  • Collaborative Coaching with directors of the May Institute, May
  • LMAP,  Leadership Multi-rater Assessment of Personality, Ron Warren, June.
  • Resonant Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence: Inspiring Us to Be Our Best, Richard Boyatzis, Sept.
  • Coaching in Organizations, Peter Bregman, Sept. virtual program.
  • Fast Track to Getting the Results you Want, Jeb Bates and Carol Salloway, Oct.
  • Consulting Skills in a Changing World, Martha Miser and Anna Tansi, Nov.
  • Pearls of Learning and Structured Networking, Dec.

2016
2015
  • Using Storytelling in Coaching, Steve Ober, Jan.
  • Shift Your Point of View, Kim Dakin Neale, Feb. 
  • Women Working Together,  Anne Litwin about her book, Feb. webinar. 
  • Applying Aikido Principles to Conflict Resolution, Judy Ringer, April
  • Public Narrative, Deb Ullman,  May 
  • Change Management, panel with Jay Spitulnik, Mary Ellen McCourt and Laurel Martino. June.
  • Facilitating Cliffhanger Moments, Perry Carrison, Rick Lent. August.
  • Getting to “Now What?”, Dorothy Strachan, Sept. webinar.
  • Building Stakeholder Engagement Through Your Meetings, Rick Lent, Oct.
  • Clear Leadership, Carol Salloway and Janet Britcher.  Dec.

2014

  • Using Surveys to Support OD Projects, w/ Mick Verran (Feb 7, 2014)
  • Linking Argyris and Appreciative Inquiry, w/ Nancy Brodsky (April 11, 2014)
  • Who Are We and Why Are We Here, w/ Beth Shapiro & Fernando Lopez (May 2, 2014)
  • Facilitating Change with Metaphors, w/ Larry Raymond (June 6, 2014)
  • Polarity management: a Tool for Leaders to Manage Change, w/ Abby Yanow, September 
  • Future Thinking:  A Simulation for Visioning, Planning, and Decision-Making, Deb Bercume and Karen Stacey, Oct. 3
  • Consultation with Non-Profit Executive Directors, Nov. 7
  • Butterfly Framework of Complex Human Systems, Vicky Schubert and Anne Starr, Dec. 12
     
2013
  • Webinar: Larry Dressler, "Standing in the Fire" (Jan 11, 2013)
  • Webinar: Gervase Bushe: Clear Leadership (Jan 18, 2013)
  • Developing Your Unique Value (Jan 30, 2013)
  • The High-Velocity Edge (Feb 1, 2013)
  • BFR Storytelling Lab (Feb 27, 2013)
  • Handling Difficult-to-Discuss Conversations: Understanding our Frames as OD Consultant, w/ Mike Halperin (Mar 1, 2013)
  • Merging Cultures: Part 2, w/ Anne Litwin (Apr 5, 2013)
  • Mt. Everest Simulation, w/ Deborah Soule & Michael Roberto (May 3, 2013)
  • Larry Dressler Workshop: Standing in the Fire (May 15, 2013)
  • When Conflict Happens to Good Work, w/ Eben Weizman (Jun 7, 2013)
  • Team Coaching,w/  Alexander Caillet (Sep 13, 2013)
  • Consultation with Non-Profit Directors (Oct 4, 2013)
  • Inspiration from the best of TED talks! , w/ Michael Madera (Oct 29, 2013)
  • Practiced Spontaneity: Improv’s Gifts to Facilitation, w/ Izzy Gessell (Nov 8, 2013)
  • 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

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