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Wednesday, October 21st

Leading Sustainable Change

Speaker: Paul Yost, Associate Professor, Seattle Pacific University, and President & Founder, Yost & Associates, Inc.

*4:30 Taste of RLF (Regional Leadership Forum) Information Session

5:30--8:30 PM, Dinner Event at the Seattle Yacht Club

Register online.

IT leaders are often tasked with change management to ensure effective adoption of new systems and significant organizational innovation. But some changes are more successful than others. What makes the difference? Together we will discuss the strategies that you can adopt to ensure that the changes you make are successful and sustainable over time, rather than yesterday’s flavor-of-the-month.

Paul is Associate Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Seattle Pacific University and President of Yost & Associates, Inc. His current work focuses on three broad areas - strategic talent management, leadership development, and change management. He is the co-author of two books Real Time Leadership Development and Experience-Driven Leader Development. Before teaching, Paul served as a Senior Research Specialist at Microsoft and Manager of Leadership Research with The Boeing Company. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland.



*Taste of RLF

We are also a having a special pre-event this month related to the SIM's Regional Leadership Forum (RLF) and becoming a SIM member. This event is geared to provide you with information about the RLF and its quest to develop authentic IT Leaders. It is an innovative 10 month program based on experiences, relationships and leadership concepts that will ensure your IT organization is ready for the “Future of IT”. We will also share why becoming a SIM member has made a difference in your professional life.

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