September: “Liquid Culture – Org Ebbs & Flow” – Rita Bailey (09/11/14)

Please join us on Thursday September 11 at University of Dallas (Irving)*
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Liquid Culture: The Ebbs and Flow of Organizational Cultures

Although there is no one simple recipe for creating and sustaining the perfect organizational culture, there are certain universal principles that are shared by those known for creating and sustaining great cultures.

From her book Destination Profit, Creating People Profit Opportunities in Your Organization, Rita Bailey will share stories of several organizations that have created sustainable cultures through high and low tides. You’ll discover the steps that adaptive organizations use to transcend “stagnant quo” behaviors that inhibit culture sustainability.

Join us for a stimulating conversation and exploration on the effect that newly emerging social shifts and technologies is having on culture and leadership.

Presented by: Rita Bailey – Co Founder, Exposkill and Up To Something Partners, LLC

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

Meeting Location: University of Dallas – Art History Bldg, Room 112 1845 East Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062 (972-721-5000) *

The Art History Bldg is #11 on the campus map. >> Click for Satellite Mapof the building and parking (with lat/long)
Note: Remember – the back of the Art History building faces the parking lot. Go around to the front of the building, which faces the trees, to enter the building (see map). We are just inside the main glass doors.
Parking: Available in various places across the campus.

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

Speaker BIORita Bailey

When asked, “What do you do”, Rita’s answer is “I help people and organizations create and tell their story”.  She is a founding partner of ExpoSkill, a boutique marketing resource company that provides strategic, innovative, collaborative guidance and support to entrepreneurs, small and mid-size organizations.
She is launching Up to Something Internet TV Network this fall, providing a platform for people and organizations to share their stories and information.
Her career has been focused on the various components of organizational culture development relative to people development and engagement, leadership, customer and workplace strategy. 
She served in several leadership roles during 25 years at Southwest Airlines, including heading the University for People.  After Southwest she became an International Speaker, Consultant, Coach and author.  She served on the ASTD National Board for 4 years and as Chair in 2005.
She has also been a contributing developer and facilitator for Executive Education at SMU Collins Center.  During this phase of her life, Rita is focused on creating immersive experiences for individuals and organizations to consciously transition and transform to be their best.

We look forward to seeing you there!

October Special Meeting Preview:   
This year’s distinguished speaker is Daryl Conner!  He will present “It’s Not What You Do; It’s Who You Are”.  This is big joint meeting with PMI-Dallas and IMC.  More info in future emails and on our website.   (Here’s a preview link –Our discount code is OD Net.)


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