A Monthly Learning Exchange

February to November 2017 (excluding July & August)

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About

Those interested in the skilled application of Bowen theory to business and organizational leadership are invited to advance their use of theory, their management of self, and their skill in bettering the performance of those they coach, lead, or advise. These interactive web meetings will offer a dynamic dialogue where theory and practice questions are engaged. Participants will present in a variety of ways, including case studies, presentations on a general topic, and the articulation of questions on theory or practice. The program will be limited to 12 participants and 3 facilitators. The meeting will be recorded for access by participants only. A dedicated online discussion thread will be established for participants.

This meeting is designed for those familiar with Bowen theory including:

  • Experienced or Beginning Organizational Coaches and Consultants
  • Business and Organizational Leaders
  • Professional Advisors
  • Family Business Members and Professionals

Organizers

Kathleen Wiseman, MBA, Leslie Ann Fox, MA, and Erik Thompson, MA

Tentative Dates and Time of Web Meeting for 2017

Dates

February 13, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, September 18, October 16, & November 20

Time

10:00am – 12:00pm Eastern Time

Fee

$800 for the first four meetings (which can be renewed for the second four later) or $1,400 for the entire eight at the time of registration.

Registration Deadline

January 8, 2017

Questions

The organizers welcome questions about this learning exchange. Please e-mail: kwiseman@thebowencenter.org.

Organizer Bios

Kathy Wiseman, MBA
President, Working Systems, Inc. and Faculty, The Bowen Center

“My professional focus has been applying Bowen theory to non-clinical settings, including family enterprises, family foundations and families of wealth. I have learned a lot. I am getting better at being able to manage myself in highly complex emotional systems. But I still have many questions. I am looking forward to the opportunity, to hear how other people think about organizational emotional systems, and what it takes to navigate successfully in them as an advisor.”

Leslie Ann Fox MA
Systems-Based Leadership Consulting LLC, Faculty, Center for Family Consultation, Evanston, IL and Author, Leading a Business in Anxious Times: A Systems Approach to Becoming More Effective in the Workplace

“As first a consultant, then CEO of a national consulting and staffing company, I committed myself to developing a new approach to both consulting and leadership based on Bowen theory. Perhaps most useful to the company, I began teaching Bowen theory as a framework for leadership to all of our employees. This monthly Learning exchange offers me the opportunity to continue learning and to share with others how widespread use of Bowen theory helps drive the culture of an organization.”

Erik Thompson, MA
Licensed Psychologist, Owner, Thompson Leadership Development, Inc. and Executive Director, Vermont Center for Family Studies

“After 15 years leading and consulting to clinical organizations with Bowen theory as my base, it has been absolutely fascinating to spend the last decade working closely with senior executives and their teams, in a wide variety of for-profit industries and situations, in small to mid-sized companies across the US. I am looking forward to digging into challenging situations together, in a vibrant learning exchange.”