• May 22-24, 2017
  • 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • California Institute of Integral Studies
    1453 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
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1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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For Individuals - $295
For Non-Profits - $395
For Businesses - $595

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Leaders who become communication masters have greater positive influence in their individual relationships and organizations. They know how to build great relationships and co-create a thriving culture. In this highly interactive workshop, participants learn the necessary tools to navigate conversations and relationships effectively. This includes how to handle misunderstandings, resistance to change, differences of opinion, defensiveness, and accountability.

Learn the underlying art and science of envisioning, planning, initiating, executing, and ultimately succeeding in mindful leadership conversations. Gain valuable insights and tools that transform potentially challenging conversations into opportunities for greater trust, alignment, compassion, and collaboration by learning to focus on precise, thoughtful, and empathic speaking and listening for understanding and clarity.

This workshop is specifically for those who are willing to challenge their comfort zones by exploring new ways of understanding themselves and relating with others. Participants learn to more effectively:

  • Clarify core values and beliefs  
  • Understand and work with defensiveness-both others and your own
  • Influence and motivate people  
  • Create rapport
  • Plan for and engage in important conversations
  • Develop greater self-awareness
  • Lead with courage
  • Self-correct  
  • Overcome self-deception and its many negative consequences

Daniel Ellenberg, PhD, is a leadership coach, organizational trainer, executive and conversation advisor and licensed therapist. He is a principle in Rewire Leadership Institute and Relationships That Work. He leads Strength with Heart men's groups and seminars and is a board member of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. He co-created and delivered a resilience training program for several NASA space centers and is the co-author of Lovers for Life: Creating Lasting Passion, Trust, and True Partnership. He and his wife, Judith Bell, are writing a book on mindful conversations for Guilford Press. He specializes in helping leaders both craft and deliver their messages to individuals, teams, and boards, and throughout the entire organization. He helps leaders understand the critical success factors that turn assumptions, misunderstandings, and conflicts into clear, precise, and productive conversations.

Daniel has worked with the following companies and organizations, among others, throughout his career: NASA, Wikimedia, Yahoo, Netscape, Oracle, Symantec, Microsoft, San Francisco Department of Public Health, RWE, Rakuten, Veteran's Administration, FEMA, ESPN, Power Vision, Adobe, Restoration Hardware, Culver Company, Autodesk, Pfizer, The Andrews Hotel.

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