Based in the Pacific Northwest, Steve Byers consults with leadership teams, organizations and other communities seeking to establish or renew their essential conversation. His passion is helping human systems think, learn, and work together — better. Steve is a graduate of the Organization Systems Renewal (OSR) program at Seattle University, where he learned to design and lead significant change through collaborative relationships. Lately he’s contributed to a bloom of World Cafés in the Northwest, and in Olympia hosts a monthly First Wednesday Conversation at a local fair trade café. His favorite quote is from the poet and consultant David Whyte: “The conversation is the relationship.”
Since July 2007 Steve Byers has hosted a monthly conversation at a fair trade café in downtown Olympia, Washington. “I convened this gathering so that colleagues and friends would have a regular opportunity to engage in meaningful conversation around...