Victor Elementary School District 2017-2018 Program


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September 18, 2017 - January 17, 2018

The challenges of working in today’s organizations have become more complex and less predictable. In a world that is quickly becoming more connected through technology, there is a growing need to improve our communication skills. This intensive training program provides participants with understandings about organizational systems, leadership and skills to facilitate the most demanding, challenging and creative types of group interactions.

What you will get from the training:

  1. Deeper insights into your leadership styles, strengths and areas of stretch.
  2. A tool bag full of facilitation skills and processes.
  3. Understandings and strategies to deal with change management.
  4. Ability to diagnose situations in your teams and organization and a process for designing the right interventions and preventions.
  5. Strategies to build greater levels of sustainabililty into your programs and organizations.


Training dates:

September 18-19, 2017

November 13-14, 2017

December 11-12, 2017

January 16-17, 2018


Your Instructor:

Steve Zuieback is a management consultant and master facilitator with over 30 years of experience of working with global corporations, non-profits, community organizations and teams. Steve's special interests are in the areas Education and the Environment.


“Steve Zuieback’s facilitation workshop was incredibly fun and informative.  As a city manager, I draw upon the skills I gained on a daily basis while preparing for and participating in discussions, negotiations, and public meetings.” 
 - Linda Ruffing, Ft. Bragg City Manager

“This is a class for our time. Steve Zuieback has well-honed knowledge, skills that he imparts about leading groups through their stuck places, creating stronger functioning organizations as a result. Then there's the great networking that results from the focus on real community issues with other folks working for the common good here. I highly recommend this series of classes.” 
Mary Anne Landis, Mayor of Ukiah  


Victorville, California


To register:

Diane Hrabak

Clerk to the Assistant Superintendent

Victor Elementary School District

(760) 245-1691 ext. 12520




Register Now

To Register for this course please contact:

Diane Hrabak

Victor Elementary School District

(760) 245-1691  ext. 12520

Diane Hrabak <>





Course Materials



Module 1: Blogs, Videos, and Supporting Files 

Difficult Group Dynamics and Micro Skills

Is my team dysfunctional, or is it just me- Part 1: (Unformed and Formed Groups)

Is my team dysfunctional, or is it just me? Part 2 (Functionality Continuum)

Is my team dysfunctional, or is it just me? Part 3: (Working with Complexity)

Is my team dysfunctional, or is it just me? Part 4: (Selecting the right processes to work with complexity)

What to do when the leader of your team is the problem?

How to work with dysfunctional team dynamics.

Communication Perceptual Positions – 1st Position – It is all about Me!  Video

Five Finger Model of Facilitation    Video

The Importance of Outcomes     Video

Models and Frameworks:

Balancing the "above and below the green line" - A story of actual practice. Video

Overemphasis on "below the green line" - are we going to eat or talk? Video

Overview of the 6 Circle Model - "below the green line" Video

Below the Green Line - Theory to Practice. Video

How to use the Ralph Stacey Model . Video


When to Chart as a Facilitator? 

After Action Review:  Video

What do you do when nobody will talk in a group - Crumple and Toss

Modules 2 & 3: 

Models and Frameworks:

Change and Transition  Video

How to use the Process Enneagram as a dialogue process:  Video

The Process Enneagram as a journey Map    Video

The Process Enneagram as a conversation and planning process. Video


Examples of the Process Enneagram Questions: 

How to use the Ladder of Inference Process:  Video

4 Step Action Planning Process  Video

The Decision Matrix  Video

Totems, Taboos and Repetitive Interactions   Video

What do you do when leadership feels it is being held hostage by the culture of the organization?

How do you build compassion within a group around difficult dynamics?

How to break that status quo mindset in a team?

How do you move a group from compliance to commitment?

Negative Visions

Checking on Your Communication Assumptions

Discussion Method Process - PDF

Appreciative Inquiry Process - PDF

Workshop Method - ICA - PDF

Module 4

Organizational Lifecycle by Tim Dalmau

Overcoming the Seven Sustainability Blunders by Bob Doppelt

Diagnosis: From Theory to Practice by Steve Zuieback

Strategic Enneagram Templates - PDF

Strategic Enneagram Templates - PDF

Mental Models Process - PDF

Inventories and Surveys

Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni

Organizational Lifecycle Inventory by Tim Dalmau and Bob Dick

Systems Sustainability Survey Based on the Process Enneagram by Steve Zuieback and Tim Dalmau

Dalmau-Zuieback Leadership Team Assessment 

Dalmau-Zuieback Leader Assessment

Zuieback-Dalmau Sustainability Inventory

Simple Enneagram Sequence