Past Workshops

Since COR was founded in 1995, the following workshops have been developed and provided to members of the public.  This list does not include training or workshops specifically designed for client organizations.

  • “But It’s Not Fair!” Orgl Justice in Organizations
  • “Leadership” that’s Guaranteed Not to Work, & How to Change It
  • “Permissions” Groups Must Give Their Leaders in Order to Stay Healthy
  • A Primer on Organizational Cultures
  • A Primer on the Effects of Narcissistic Leadership in Organizations
  • A Radical Re-View of Your Leadership
  • Academic Coaches’ Training
  • ACEs: The Most Important Research You’ve Never Heard Of
  • Adaptive Leadership 101
  • Advanced Leadership Institute
  • Advanced Process Consultation
  • An Introduction to Bowen Systems
  • An Introduction to the Church as an Organization
  • Are There Gremlins on Your Nonprofit Board?
  • Are There Tribal Wars in Your Nonprofit?
  • Are You a Toxic Handler in Your Organization?
  • Assessing Individuals & Groups
  • Assessing Organizational Cultures
  • Assessing the Trustworthiness of Self & Others
  • Attitude: Half-Full or Half-Empty?
  • Avoiding Leader Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, & Soul Sadness
  • Awareness of Awareness
  • Balance: Feng-Shui-ing Your Job
  • Balance: Feng-Shui-ing Your Life
  • Balancing Honesty & Compassion in Telling the Truth (When It’s Important to Get it Right)
  • Basic Communication Skills
  • Before You Kill that Difficult Coworker…. Working Effectively with Difficult People without Being Afraid, Abused, or Arrested
  • Before You Tear Out Your Hair (or Someone Else’s): Dealing Effectively w/ Difficult Adults
  • Before You Tear Out Your Hair: Dealing Effectively w Difficult People
  • Behaviors That Stimulate Organizational Trust
  • Being Ethical: What Does that Mean if We All have Different Values?
  • Beyond Supervision: The Power of Effective Coaching
  • Building & Maintaining the Public’s Trust in Your Organization
  • Building & Repairing Trust in Organizations
  • Building & Sustaining Trust: Critical Competencies for Leaders
  • Building Collaborative Organizational Cultures in Organizations
  • Building Collaborative Orgl Cultures
  • Building Interpersonal & Workplace Trust
  • Can We Care Too Much? Preventing Compassion Fatigue
  • Caring for Professionals Who Care for Others
  • Change & Spirituality
  • Change & Transitions, 1 & 2
  • Chronic Anxiety as the Basic Human Emotion [Bowen Systems]
  • Church Size, Church Culture, Church Leadership
  • Civility in the Face of Jerks
  • Clergy Leadership Learning Clusters
  • Comfort vs. Challenge—Welcome to Leadership
  • Coming to the Table: Paths to Resilience after Crises for Individuals & Congregations
  • Common Leadership Dilemmas Facing All Religious Congregations
  • Communicating & Interviewing
  • Communication & Personal Differences
  • Compassion Fatigue: The Personal Costs of Caring Too Much
  • Confronting “Invisible Aggression” in Organizations: A Cultural Perspective
  • Congregational Crises: Healing from Organizational Injuries
  • Creating “Islands of Calm” or Personal Sanctuary
  • Cultivated Imperfection
  • Cultivating Congregational Cohesion
  • Cultivating Resilience in Individuals & Organizations
  • Cultural Leadership Development Training
  • Damaged Trust Relationships & Betrayal
  • Dealing Effectively with Difficult Board Members
  • Dealing with Power Plays & Hidden Agendas
  • Dealing with the Quirks of Others
  • Dealing with Triangulation & Other Maddening Interpersonal Behaviors
  • Deciding How to Decide
  • Decreasing Destructive Professional Conflict in Organizations
  • Defining & Recognizing Emotional Abuse
  • Developing Leadership Density
  • Difficult Conversations That Produce Respect & Results
  • Discovering our Personal Styles through the Enneagram
  • Doing Well in My Job without Losing My Self
  • Eliminating Emotional Abuse from Organizational Cultures
  • Emerging Managers’ Series
  • Emotional Intelligence: What it is, Why it’s Important
  • Emotional Labor in the Workplace: An Introduction
  • Emotionally Intelligent Communication Under Pressure
  • Emotionally Intelligent Organizations
  • Employee Morale in Pressure-Cooker Times
  • Enhancing Organizational Health
  • Facilitating Climates of UnderstandingFacilitating Discussions & Meetings
  • Facilitating Effective Discussions
  • Facilitating Effective Meetings
  • Facilitating Groups through Conflict
  • Feedback? Now What?
  • Forgiveness & Moving On: Trusting After Betrayal
  • From Destructive to Constructive Workplace Conflict
  • Front Line, Front Porch: Cultivating Calm Leadership
  • Get Ready, Set, Go (or Whoa!): Assessing Readiness for Change
  • Good & Bad Narcissism In Your Organization
  • Grace Under Fire: When the Leader Has a Personal Crisis
  • Great Caesar’s Ghost: Palliative Care in Declining Organizations
  • Group facilitation series
  • Growing a Tougher Hide
  • Growing Your Own: Culture-Based Leadership Succession Planning
  • Hard-Pressed: The Realities of Leadership Transitions in Organizations
  • Healing from Organizational Injuries
  • Healing Unhealthy Organizational Situations
  • Healthy Organizational Cultures for Both Clients & Staff
  • Helping Employees through Personal Crises
  • Helping Others with Their Problems
  • Helping Traumatized Systems Big & Small
  • Higher Education Professional Staff series
  • Holding Feet to Fire: Accountability in Organizations
  • How Different Kinds of People Find Sanctuary
  • How Healthy is Your Agency’s Culture?
  • How Personal Styles Affect Communication
  • How Resilient are You? How Resilient is Your Organization?
  • How to Change Anything… if You Want To
  • Human Beings & Funding Cycles: Creative Coping
  • Humor in the Workplace: I Know Why the Caged Asparagus Sings
  • If You Work for a Nonprofit, You’d Better Have This One Thing
  • Implications of Declining Membership for Religious Communities & Organizations
  • In the Trenches: Cultivating a Non-Anxious Presence
  • Interpersonal Trust-Building & Repair
  • Is My Congregation Acting its Age? How Would I Know?
  • Is My Organization Healthy or Sick–and How Can I Tell?
  • Is Your Organization “Acting Its Age?” Understanding Orgl Life Cycles
  • It’s About Time: Productivity and Having a Life When There Isn’t Any
  • Keeping Personal Egos from Eclipsing Board Effectiveness
  • Leadership 102: The Pressures of Pleasing Everyone
  • Leadership Development Communities (LDCs)
  • Leadership Implications for Politically Healthy Workplaces
  • Leadership in the Trenches: Cultivating a Nonanxious Presence
  • Leadership Institute
  • Leadership Self-Care in a World of Overload
  • Leadership without Positional Authority
  • Learning to Work Effectively w/ Others
  • Legal Liabilities Affecting Religious Organizations
  • Life in the Fishbowl: Congregational Dynamics & Clergy Marriages & Families
  • Living with Obstructionists without Insanity [for You] or Violence [toward Them]
  • Lookism: The Undiscussed Discrimination
  • Maintaining (Regaining) Equilibrium when Ministry Threatens to Eat You Alive
  • Maintaining a Healthy Life While Maintaining a Healthy Organization
  • Maintaining Staff Balance When Funding Fluctuates
  • Making Professional Presentations
  • Managing & Resolving Conflict in Organizations
  • Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace
  • Meetings from Heaven & Meetings from the Other Place: Tactics for Moving Toward Sanity
  • Meetings that Get Things Done
    • Meetings: People & Issues
    • Mentoring & Coaching
    • Mentoring & Coaching Employees
    • Mission Possible: Moving Entrenched Organizational Cultures
    • Nonprofit Leadership: The Art of Critical Conversations
    • Nurturing Healthy Group Dynamics in Congregations
    • On Your Mark, Get Set, Go (or Whoa!): Assessing Readiness for Change
    • Organizational Justice in Nonprofits
    • Organizational Rebels
    • Organizational Size & Its Implications
    • Organizational Transitions: Where Do We Need to Go & How Do We Get There?
    • Orgs 101
    • Our Lives: Spinning Ourselves into Butter
    • Peer Mentoring Networks: Weaving Cords that Cannot be Broken
    • Personal & Organizational Responses to Emotional Abuse
    • Personal Egos & Effective Nonprofit Boards
    • Personal Transitions: Who Am I & What Am I Doing Here?
    • Personal Transitions: What Doesn’t Kill Me Makes Me Stronger
    • Perspectives for Human Services Professionals Who Are Bone-Tired
    • Picking Up Steam: Team Coaching for Adaptive Leadership
    • Planning for Effective Meetings
    • Political Conflict in Organizations
    • Political Turf Wars 101
    • Power & Politics in Congregations
    • Power & Politics in Organizations
    • Predictable Crises in the Life Cycle of Organizations
    • Preventing Compassion Fatigue in Nonprofits
    • Preventing Psychological Abuse in Organizations
    • Process Consulting workshop
    • Professional Helping Relationships (COR model)
    • Protecting Leader Resilience: Avoiding Leader Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, & Soul Sadness
    • Protecting the Eggs of the Golden Goose: Developing Leadership in Your Organization
    • Rapport-Building 101
    • Reading My Own Gauges Before Hitting the Red Zone
    • Recognizing & Preventing Emotional Abuse in the Workplace
    • Reducing Power Struggles in Organizations
    • Resolving and Managing Organizational Conflict
    • Responding to Group Hijackers
    • Running Meetings That Get Things Done
    • Sanity: A User’s Manual
    • Self-Care for Caregivers: Preventing Compassion Fatigue, Burnout, & Soul Sadness
    • Setting the Table: Trainer Training for CTW
    • Shifts Happen: Ways to Manage Personal Transitions
    • So What Should We Do Now? Common Leadership Dilemmas Facing All Religious Congregations
    • So Your Life’s Out of Balance. Want to Change That?
    • Social Intelligence Skills
    • Spinning Ourselves into Butter
    • Spiritual Intelligence: What is It and How it Shows Up in Your Workplace
    • Strengthening Interpersonal & Workplace Trust series
    • Supervising & Working with Employees
    • Supervision that Prevents Burnout & Compassion Fatigue
    • Supporting Employees Through Personal Crises
    • Supporting Employees with Saturated Lives
    • Surviving the Leadership Squeeze: Insights from Bowen Systems
    • Sustaining Healthy Workplace Cultures in Nonprofit Organizations
    • Taming Meeting Monsters: Effective Meetings for Imperfect People
    • Team Coaching for Adaptive Leadership
    • The “Normal Person’s” Guide to Facilitating Effective Meetings
    • The “Normal Person’s” Guide to Healthy Organizations
    • The “Reinvigoration Challenge:” Good Employees, Extremely Tough Assignments
    • The ABCs of Planning
    • The Basics of a Healthy Organization
    • The Basics of Organizational Politics
    • The Care & Feeding of Human Beings in the Workplace
    • The Care & Feeding of Organizational Stakeholders
    • The Compassion Fatigue “Epidemic”
    • The Costs of Personal Overload & How to Get Out of Overload Debt
    • The Damned Economy, Transition, and Loss
    • The Differences between Our Work & Our JobsThe Fine Art of Human Investment: Finding Our Vincent
    • The Good News & the Bad News: Understanding Resistance to Change
    • The Importance of Workplace Climate
    • The Leader’s Guide to Resolving & Managing Organizational Conflict
    • The Nature of Trust in Human Relationships
    • The Power of Coaching in Workplace Cultures
    • The Power of Individual Coaching: Sustaining Change over Time
    • The Power of Nonverbal Communication in Healthy Cultures
    • The Resume Thing: Building Your CV
    • The Supervisor’s Dilemma: Is This Employee Being Difficult or Am I Doing Something Wrong?
    • The Supervisor’s Dilemma: Is this Employee Difficult or Am I Not Doing Something Right?
    • The Three Types of Trust all Oranizations Need
    • The Two Faces of Strong Convictions: Resistance to Change in Churches
    • The Uses & Misuses of Pressure (by You and Others)
    • Three Secrets to Keep People from Getting Furious at You
    • Ties, Tees, & Tattoos: Generational Attitudes toward Work
    • Too Much, Too Fast, Not Enough Money, Not Enough Time
    • Toward Politically Healthy Workplaces
    • Toxic Handlers in Organizations
    • Training Adults
    • Trauma-Informed Organizational Cultures
    • Triangles as the Molecule of Human Relationships
    • Triangulation in Relationships: Why We All “Try Angles”
    • Tribes, Turf, & Territories in the Workplace
    • Trust Repair in Organizations
    • Trust Repair in Relationships & Organizations
    • Truth-Telling & Truth-Hearing: The Keys to OrganizationalTrust
    • Tune-Up for Bored Boards
    • Types & Characteristics of Emotional Abuse
    • Understanding Change
    • Understanding Cultures of Poverty
    • Understanding Different Styles & Patterns
    • Understanding Dysfunctional Organizations
    • Understanding Emotional Fields, Life Forces, and Self-Differentiation
    • Understanding Group Hijacking
    • Understanding Interpersonal and Group Conflict 101
    • Understanding Resistance to Change
    • Understanding the Basics of Organizational Politics
    • Understanding Why Injured People Injure People
    • Understanding Work-Life BalanceUntangling Conflicts & Defusing Professional Warfare in Churches
    • Untangling Conflicts & Defusing Professional Warfare in Educational Organizations
    • What Do I Want to Do When I Grow Up? Doing Good Work in the World Without Giving Up My Life
    • What is Organizational Justice?
    • What Planet Have I Landed On? Understanding Academic Organizations
    • What the Research Says about Strong Nonprofit Leadership
    • What We Say We Want vs. What We Get: Children, Schooling, & Power
    • Wheels within Wheels: The Theory
    • When Caring Hurts: Preventing Compassion Fatigue
    • When Compassion & Liability Conflict: Legal Issues facing Religious Organizations
    • When It All Hits the Fan: Leadership in Troubled Times
    • When Professionals Consider Quitting
    • When You Must Deliver Bad News
    • When You Really Must be Understood: Interpersonal Communication in Professional Settings
    • Whitewater Times: The Press & Pace of Life
    • Who’s Weird? Why We Tend to Be Some Ways & Not Others
    • Why Spokane is the Way it Is and What This Means to Your Agency
    • Wisdomkeepers: K-12 School Counselors series
    • Workaholism & the Seduction of Work
    • Working Productively with Difficult People
    • Working Successfully with Passive-Aggressive People
    • Working with Difficult People without being Afraid, Abused, or Arrested
    • Working with Difficult People: A Nonprofit Paradox
    • Working with Toxic People in Religious OrganizationsWork-Life Balance for Perfectionists
    • Workplace Cultures that Do No Harm
    • Workplace Trust: Critical Competencies for Leaders
    • You Don’t Have to be a Hostage! Responding to Power Plays & Group Hijackers
    • You’re ON! Making Effective Presentations
    • Your Congregation’s Culture: What You Don’t Know Can Bite You
    • Your Organization’s Climate: Moving Beyond Griping, Moaning, & Whining
    • Your Personal Style Under Stress

 

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