Biases, Power, & Shadow
— August 7, 2020 —
In service of having generative conversations this workshop will offer teachings and engage participants in group practices to awaken their understanding about three key topics essential to having compassionate conversations:
This workshop is based on the new book, Compassionate Conversations: How to Speak and Listen from the Heart.
The workshop will address the challenges we encounter in conversations that matter most - conversations about our values, passions, and differences. We will learn to transform difficult conversations into opportunities to deepen bonds, bridge divides, and open awareness.
You Will Receive
In this 3-hour online workshop you will receive:
An overview of the chapters and skills
Teaching and practices on hidden biases, power dynamics, and shadow work
Time for Q&A
Date & Logistics
Friday, August 7th
8 - 11am (PST)
Note: call will be recorded for those that registered, but can't attend live.
— Bonus —
All attendees receive a $50 discount coupon for the
10-week Compassionate Conversations Online Course
(Sept. 12 - Nov. 14, 2020)
Your Hosts &
Authors of Compassionate Conversations
Diane Musho Hamilton is an award-winning professional mediator, author, and teacher of Zen meditation. She is the Executive Director of Two Arrows Zen, a practice in Utah, and offers training programs oriented to personal development and advanced facilitator skills. She is the author of Everything Is Workable and The Zen of You and Me.
Gabriel Menegale Wilson is an author, organizational change consultant, and peace-builder with a specialty in diversity and inclusion efforts. His work takes us to the intersection of social justice and purpose driven enterprises, design thinking, human development and group dynamics. His training includes post-graduate studies in leadership development from Stanford University, a certified integral facilitator and an associate for Delta Developmental, an organizational development consultancy.
Kimberly Myosai Loh is an author, conflict resolution and negotiation specialist, and leadership coach. She helps conscious leaders and teams to up-level their human relationships and transform conflicts into opportunities for growth. Devoted to the values of clarity and compassion, her past work includes peacebuilding and mediation research and advocacy for the United Nations, international NGOs and universities, and international arbitration and litigation work as a lawyer in London and Singapore.
"This book is a must-read at a time when we absolutely need more successful strategies for navigating conflict and difference.
Using specific practices, personal experience, and the core teaching of compassion, the authors lead the reader to a place of transformative engagement. It is an invaluable contribution to evolving our approach to difficult conversations.”
— Jules Shuzen Harris,
author of Zen Beyond Mindfulness