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IMC DFW Consultants Forum - It's Not What We Do, It's Who We Are - Oct 9, 2014
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When: Thursday, October 9, 2014
From 5:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel
14315 Midway Rd
Addison, Texas  75001
United States
Contact: Ian Birch - IMC DFW Webmaster

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Presenting the Consultant’s Forum, October 9th 5:30 P.M.

Share. Learn. Grow.


It's Not What We Do, It's Who We Are
A Joint Meeting with PMI Dallas


Whether you consider yourself a project manager, an internal/external OD consultant, or a change management specialist, at the end of the day, we are here to be in service to humans in transition. It doesn’t matter what methodology you subscribe to—what we all have in common is that our function is ultimately to help people navigate the challenges of organizational change. As change professionals, two elements of our work contribute to success:

• What We Do—the concepts, frameworks, processes, and techniques we use

• Who We Are—how we “show up”…the character and presence we bring to our working relationships

It is commonly accepted that the kind of benefits we all hope to generate require proficiency in what to do. What is often neglected, however, is the “who we are” side of the equation. The training most change professionals receive centers on what to recommend or what activities to engage in, not how to bring forward who we are as practitioners in a way that creates value for their clients. The focus for this presentation is an exploration of the role character and presence plays in being a successful facilitator of organizational change.

Please register for this event on the PMI Dallas website (the link is below after the instructions)

  • Click the Register Now button 
  • Continue as “Guest” on the first page.
  • Select “Non-Member and Guest ($35)” on the second page.
  • Enter and “Apply” the coupon code IMC to get a $10 discount
  • The coupon code will expire on October 7 (2 days before the event!).
  • The $25 discount price includes networking, a seated dinner and the presentation.

Click here to register today on the PMI website (opens in a new window)

More about the speaker

About Darryl Connor:

Daryl Conner is chairman of Conner Partners, an Atlanta-based consulting firm that specializes in transformation implementation. He is an internationally recognized leader in organizational change and serves as an advisor and mentor to senior executives around the globe. He founded ODR®, a training and consulting firm specializing in change management, in 1974. In 2004, he re-launched the company as Conner Partners, incorporating ODR’s tools and methodologies into a larger framework called Strategy Execution. In more than 38 years of practice, Daryl has worked with many of the most successful organizations in the world, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and nonprofit institutions, to help them achieve the full intent of their most urgent and critically important initiatives. A dynamic public speaker, he has addressed thousands of executives in corporate settings, national conferences, and public programs. His work is built on a strong foundation of research, extensive consulting experience, a master’s degree in psychology, and a deep spiritual focus. He has authored two books—Managing at the Speed of Change (Random House, 1993) and Leading at the Edge of Chaos (John Wiley & Sons, 1998)—and more than 250 publications, including journal and magazine articles, monographs, book chapters, and videos. Daryl also holds a faculty position on the Masters of Organizational Leadership program (MAOL) at the Center for Leadership Studies. In 2007, Daryl and the firm were honored with the International Spirit at Work award, which is given annually to companies that exemplify a deep commitment to nurturing the human spirit.

About IMC Dallas Fort Worth Chapter

The Dallas Chapter of Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) conducts a monthly "Forum" designed to provide chapter members and guests with insights into current business ideas, trends through presentations and allows opportunities to share ideas and network. To learn more about IMC and our chapter, please visit or


Where Crowne Plaza Hotel
14315 Midway Rd, Addison, Texas 75001
Parking & Entrance Free parking
Networking 5:30 - 6:30 pm

6:30- 7:00 pm

Speaker introduction 6:55 pm
Program 7:00 - 7:45 pm
Q&A 7:45 - 8:00 pm

$25 before October 7, $35 after.
(Includes buffet style dinner, soft drink and dessert. Vegetarian or vegan meals are available. Please let us know when you register.)
Please bring cash or check if you plan to pay at the door.

Refund Policy Please see the PMI Dallas website for the refund policy
Questions Registration and payment issues - Ian Birch, IMC-DFW Webmaster (
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Date Topic
Sept 15, 2014 The Texas Business Outlook

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