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Upcoming TODN Events

Mark your calendars with these upcoming event dates:
  • Wednesday November 20, 2019 - Culture for the Digital Age by Michelle Chambers and Winter Social 

Testimonials from past TODN event attendees:

"TODN did it again with a great speaker serving content rich insight on a plate of warm motivation!" Seymour Hersh

"Sarah is a very positive, engaging and inspiring speaker and I found her session to be highly valuable. She is an expert in people and business and she shared numerous helpful tips on how to take your business to the next level while remaining true to your values." TODN member

"Excellent webinar presentation today by Linda Hoopes. Very useful and professional." Peter Lawton  

Upcoming events

    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 5:15 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 27

    Date: Wednesday November 20, 2019
    Fee: Guests $75 (CAD) Early Bird through November 13, $85 thereafter (CAD)

    Location: Ontario Heritage Building, 10 Adelaide St. E., Gallery Room.

    Description: Culture for the Digital Age and Winter Social

    Event Itinerary:

    • 5:15 - Sign-in and networking
    • 6:15Board introductions
    • 6:30Primary event 
    • 8:15 - Wrap-up and other business

    Primary event description: 

    Shortcomings in organizational culture are one of the main barriers to organizational success in the digital age. McKinsey’s recent survey of global executives (2016) highlighted 3 digital culture deficiencies: functional and departmental silos; a fear of taking risks and difficulty forming and acting on the single view of the client. These can no longer be ignored! Leaders must be proactive in shaping and measuring culture, approaching it with the same rigor and discipline in which they tackle operational transformations. Learn how to use these critical cultural intervention points as a valuable road map to reshape their organization’s culture. Explore areas such as “purpose led leadership”; “networks of teams” and “collective intelligence”. Michelle will also share a current client scenario and invite you to put on your consulting and coaching hats to collaborate together - action learning in progress. Leave the session with a set of reinforcing practices to jump start change and ensure organizational culture supports transformation in the digital age!


    Michelle Chambers, M.Ed, CSODP, CHRL, CTDP, CTPC

    Chief People, Culture & Strategy Officer, Chambers and Associates & Teams Matter

    Michelle brings over 25 years of proven and successful consulting, leadership, coaching, training and facilitation experience, including work with several of Canada’s top employers. Michelle has worked across a variety of industry sectors some of her clients include Royal Bank; Toyota; St. Michael’s Hospital; Hydro Ottawa, OPS, TBS, Queen’s University and Pfizer. Her work enabled her clients to achieve and inspire individual, team and organizational effectiveness in areas such as culture change; enhanced collaboration; improved employee engagement; high performing teams and enhanced service delivery transformation..

    Michelle has degrees in Business, Psychology and Education with additional professional designations in HR, training, organizational development and coaching. She is a faculty member with Schulich Executive Education and Team Coaching International. In her last corporate role she was responsible enterprise wide for leadership development for Telus Mobility. Michelle is a published author and has spoken at conferences such as ODN; HRPA, CSTD/I4PL, IODA etc.

    Michelle is passionate about creating organizations that create cultures of purpose and engagement that positively impact business performance.

Past events

16 Oct 2019 Empathy Toy Workshop
18 Sep 2019 Fall Kick-Off Event Open Space Technology
19 Jun 2019 Virtual Event: A case study from the English National Health Service on Implementing an OD Practitioner Development Program
08 May 2019 Finding Wellness in the Workplace: Where does power come in? & Summer Social
02 May 2019 Virtual Event: Want High Engagement? Help Employees Find Their Purpose
17 Apr 2019 What Constitutes a Conflict Intelligent Organization?
20 Mar 2019 Virtual Event: Beyond Leadership: What the Study of Individual Development Can Tell Us about Transforming Organizations
14 Mar 2019 The Power of Human Connection
13 Feb 2019 Developing Resilience During Change & TODN AGM
13 Feb 2019 Tidal Shift Resiliency Questionnaire Purchase
30 Jan 2019 Virtual Event: Networking for Introverts
28 Nov 2018 Virtual Event: 5 Surprising Sources of Negativity in Change, and How to Turn Them Around
15 Nov 2018 Winter Social & The Wellness Mentor Conundrum
17 Oct 2018 Dealing with Post Traumatic Job Disorder (PTJD)
26 Sep 2018 UnScripted Mindset: Think Faster. Lead Smarter. Act Now!
21 Jun 2018 Virtual Event: How to Grow a Six-Figure OD Business
02 May 2018 The Motivated Brain
18 Apr 2018 Diversity, Innovation and Bias
08 Mar 2018 Design Thinking Methodology In Action
07 Feb 2018 Strengthening Your Organization and OD Practice Through Positive Psychology & TODN AGM
16 Nov 2017 Wise Crowd Consulting and Winter Social
18 Oct 2017 The Role of Technology in Driving Organizational Change
12 Sep 2017 The Innovation Neuropathway
08 Jun 2017 TODN Unconference - Summer Social and Sharing
19 Apr 2017 “VUCA” Leadership: Leveraging "VUCA Prime" to Thrive in Turbulent Times…"
09 Mar 2017 Deepen your OD capacity with Michael Bungay Stanier
08 Feb 2017 "Conversational Intelligence" followed by AGM
24 Nov 2016 Wise Crowd Consulting and Winter Social
19 Oct 2016 LGBTQ Inclusion in the Workplace: Opportunities, Challenges, and Legal Imperatives
15 Sep 2016 ROWE: Opportunities and Challenges
01 Jun 2016 Summer Social
14 Apr 2016 What does the future of work look like?
02 Mar 2016 The Talent Revolution: 3 Mega Trends Fueling a New Focus on People in 2016
04 Feb 2016 The Shifting Nature of Work and the Workplace:A Model for Engagement in Cross-Cultural Teams
18 Nov 2015 Redefining Engagement - Winter Social
14 Oct 2015 Redefining Engagement - Achieving Outcomes Through Building Connection
16 Sep 2015 Redefining Engagement - Considering Generational Perspectives
11 Jun 2015 TODN Unconference - Summer Social and Sharing
06 May 2015 Improv! Come Play!
26 Mar 2015 Learning and Performance through Facilitated Peer Coaching
18 Feb 2015 TODN Annual General Meeting
18 Feb 2015 The Future of Learning
27 Nov 2014 "Drumming" and Networking - Our Annual Winter Social
23 Oct 2014 M​ental Health in the Workplace
17 Sep 2014 Building Resilient Organizations: Lessons from the US Army and the Science of Resilience
24 Jul 2014 TODN Patio Night
12 Jun 2014 Holacracy--with Fernando Lopez
08 May 2014 New Mental Models for Working with Teams and Organizations--with Mark Federman
27 Mar 2014 Agile Change Management--with Jason Little
27 Mar 2014 TODN Annual General Meeting
12 Feb 2014 Rescheduled for May: New Mental Models for Working with Teams and Organizations--with Mark Federman

Refund Policy for Events

In order to create a positive environment for our participants, we work with our venue and catering partners in advance of our TODN events, to plan for anticipated numbers. If you are unable to attend an event that you have paid for (i.e. non-members), we do appreciate a minimum of 48 hour’s notice, and will extend you a “credit” to our next event”. We also appreciate that “life happens” and understand that there may be exceptions that require you to miss at the last minute. If this is the case, please contact us and we will work with you to determine credit.

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