March: The Heart of Change Field Guide – Dan Cohen (03/13/14)

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the Heart of Change Field Guide
Presented by the author, Dan Cohen

Based on his experience and travels of late, Dan will discuss what he has found — i.e. that   (A) there are two key factors regarding change: Driving Commitment and Embedding Behavior,  and   (B) all other aspects of successful change fall under these two categories.

Dan will also be discussing the 21st Century perspective on the Kotter 8 Steps in light of the work that he has been doing over the last several years with people around the world, as well as the myth that transformations fail 70% of the time.

Presenter:  Dan S. Cohen, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
(see Dan’s full bio below)

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Schedule for Thursday Evening:
  – 6:30 Intros / Networking / Food
  – 7:15 Announcements / Program
  – 8:45 Closing and evaluation

Meeting Location:  American Airlines Headquarters *
4333 Amon Carter Boulevard, Center Port 5 (6 Story Building)
Fort Worth, TX 76155

>> Click for Satellite Map of the building and parking (with lat/long)
Note: Take Hwy 183 to Amon Carter exit; Go south to Sovereign Rd (SW corner).

Parking  is plentiful, free, and very close to the door (see map).  ADA accessible.

Cost:   No charge for members ($60/year).  $10 for guests.

Speaker BIO:

Dan S. Cohen is a Principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP, where he focuses his consulting activities on large-scale organizational transformation. Cohen led the development of the firm’s Global Change Leadership Methodology, as well as Deloitte Consulting’s Human Capital Energy practice. He has provided consulting support across industries to Fortune 100 companies worldwide.

Cohen co-authored The Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change their Organizations (2002) with change guru, John P. Kotter. In response to a demand for tools and frameworks, Cohen also wrote The Heart of Change Field Guide: Tools and Tactics for Leading Change in our Organization (2005), with a forward by Kotter. Three chapters from Cohen’s Field Guide are included in the Change Management Center.

Dan has served as a guest speaker and workshop leader for numerous professional and national/international industrial groups. He has lectured on organizational behavior at Miami University, Ohio State University, and Southern Methodist University.

Cohen previously worked in the manufacturing, financial, and real estate industries for more than 15 years in various executive human resource positions. He obtained his B.A. at Adelphi University, his M.A. at the University of Detroit, and his Ph.D. at Ohio State University.

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