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Designed Learning Announces Fall 2017 Public Workshop Dates

July 18, 2017 -- Today Designed Learning announced its next set of public workshops which will be held at the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank, NJ on September 12-13 and September 14-15, 2017. These highly interactive, two-day open enrollment workshops are designed to teach participants the skills so they stick and can be applied immediately.

Designed Learning Announces Fall 2016 Public Workshop Dates

June 15, 2016 -- Designed Learning today announced that its next set of public workshops will be held September 20 to September 23. These workshops are specially designed to teach the skills so that they stick and can be immediately and routinely used.

Designed Learning Announces Spring 2016 Public Workshop Dates

March 16, 2016 -- Designed Learning today announced that its next set of public workshops will be held April 12 to April 15. These workshops are specially designed to teach the skills so that they stick and can be immediately and routinely used.

Flawless Consulting Featured on 2015 Must Read List

July 14, 2015 — The 2015 List: 50 Books Every Entrepreneur (and Intrapreneur) Should Read named Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used by Peter Block a member of this year’s roster.

Designed Learning Introduces Accelerated Flawless Consulting Workshops 

April 17, 2015 – Designed Learning today announced that an accelerated version of Flawless Consulting workshops 1 & 2 will now be available. This 3-day workshop offers a combined version of Designed Learning’s most popular workshops.  These workshops are developed and enhanced in this highly interactive, experiential training.

DESIGNED LEARNING'S WORKSHOPS TO BE AVAILABLE ONLINE

March 3, 2015 – Designed Learning today announced that its Flawless Consulting workshops will be available online. These online courses utilize the latest, web-based technology to allow widely dispersed employees to participate in a highly interactive learning experience.

Designed Learning’s Flawless Consulting to Be Delivered in Mandarin

May 15, 2014 – Designed Learning, home of Peter Block’s Flawless Consulting™, today announced Lianbin Cui and Li Hu from Chinese firm “OnDemand Consulting” will become the first affiliates to deliver Flawless Consulting in Mandarin this fall.

Peter Block to Host Online Webinar Discussion

May 6, 2014 - Designed Learning, home of Flawless Consulting, today announced Peter Block will host an online webinar discussion from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EDT June 26. Block will discuss what has changed and what hasn’t in the world of consulting since the publication of his groundbreaking book “Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used” 30 years ago.

Designed Learning introduces Stewardship Webinar

February 10, 2014 - Designed Learning today announced Peter Block will facilitate its newest interactive webinar, “An Introduction to Stewardship”, Feb. 26, 2014 from 1-2:30 p.m. EST.

Designed Learning announces dates of public workshops

February 10, 2014 - Designed Learning today announced the next set of public workshops will be held April 29 to May 2 at the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank, NJ.

In the News

Michigan Radio

March 26, 2015 - Omari Rush discusses how a small group of caring residents can turn the abstract concepts of collaboration, connection, and civility into meaningful action. Rush cites Peter Block’s "The Answer to How is Yes: Acting on What Matters"

MoneySense

July 18, 2014 - Jonathan Chevreau discusses the trend of workers choosing self-employment later in life rather than retiring. The longevity of people from the baby boomer era makes it more difficult for people to retire in their late 60s and live comfortably for another potential 40 years. Chevreau cites Peter Block’s Flawless Consulting 3rd ed. as a suggested reading.

The World Link

July 5, 2014 - Conversations and stories bring people together and create communities that are engaged and thrive. Deborah Maher discusses the qualities of an engaged community through explaining the ways in which conversations can bring people together, referencing Peter Block’s work as an example.

Examiner.com

June 22, 2014 - Peter Block will be speaking at this year’s EarthSpirit Rising Conference at the Grailville Retreat Center in Loveland, OH. Other keynote speakers include Diana Leafe Christian, Jim Schenk and Sr. Marya Grathwohl.

The Times of Trenton

June 21, 2014 - A letter to the editor references Peter Block’s “Community: The Structure of Belonging” to describe the Shiloh Baptist Church’s involvement in the Trenton, NJ CROP Walk.

SelfGrowth.com

June 21, 2014 - Ursula Jorch writes about transitioning into the role of a consultant to take full advantage of your expertise, referencing Peter Block, “the guru of consulting”.

Examiner.com: Imago to Host Sustainable Communities Conference at Grailville, July 25-27

May 5, 2014 - One keynote speaker, Peter Block, a Cincinnati resident who has written a book called “Community: The Structure of Belonging,” will lead the creation of a community at the conference, and along with three other keynote speakers, will guide the participants in defining and examining just what it means to belong to a community. During the conference, participants will explore how intentional communities form, succeed, and fail, and what lessons we can take from each success or failure.

The Non-Profit Times: You Can’t Always Get What You Want

April 21, 2014 – In his book “Stewardship” Peter Block argues that leaders can attain more through partnership, distributing ownership and responsibility and balancing power rather than wielding it.