Change is the only thing you can depend on. Organizations are facing enormous change related to technology, the economy, and the ever increasing expectations of clients and stakeholders. Resistance is inevitable. Resistance can manifest in a variety of ways some of them overt and others covert. How you recognize and proactively address resistance and change can have a significant impact on the success of your initiatives.
"There's an Elephant in the room, Am I am the only one who sees it?" This session will focus on the impact of Empathy and how change management can play a key role in naming the Elephants in the room. Sarah will equip you with questions and tools to more effectively navigate change.
6:00 - 6:30 pm Dinner / Networking
6:30 - 7:30 pm Presentation
7:30 - 8:00 pm Q&A / Networking
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About our Speaker:
Sarah K. Park is the Change Management Lead at Excella Consulting and has over 7 years of experience in the private and public sector. Sarah helps her clients discover the power of strategic communications, engagement, and the value of implementing repeatable processes in order to help reduce the impact that change has on an organization, its culture, its people, and its ability to fulfill its vision and mission. Her experience includes promoting and implementing change management best practices, account and project management, client relations, organizational communication and conflict management, leadership development, organizational behavior, strategic management, and employee engagement. She is active in the DC Change Management community and is the founder of the DMV’s first and only Change Management Meetup. Sarah holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Management from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications from The Pennsylvania State University.
Change Management Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Change-Management-Meetup/