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Critical Conversations

A Workshop for the Authentic Leader

Are your dialogues full of energy, hope, and a sense of purpose? Is there a willingness to speak uncomfortable truths and consider new perspectives?

The health of any team or community can be measured by the quality of its one-to-one interactions. While conflict is an inevitable part of life, it can be a positive force toward diversity, creativity, and strength. Yet many of us avoid conflict and sidestep difficult conversations, often unconsciously, creating gaps between ourselves and those most critical to our success.
About the Workshop

About the Workshop

During this immersive program, which includes a special session with Scott Kriens, 1440 co-creater and former CEO of Juniper Networks, you will:

  • Gain practical skills for navigating conflict in all relationships
  • Increase capacity and tolerance for the robust dialogues necessary for teams and organizations to thrive
  • Learn internal practices to manage responses and reactions during difficult conversations
  • Recognize your approach to critical conversations through the concepts of authentic leadership.
Participating Faculty

Participating Faculty

Critical Conversations for the Authentic Leader is facilitated by some of the leading experts on the topic, including:

  • Larry Dressler: Leadership and communication expert
  • Gayle Ober, MNM: President of the George Family Foundation and True North Leadership Faculty
  • Scott Kriens: Award-winning entrepreneur, cocreator of 1440 Multiversity
How to Register

How to Register

For more details on this workshop, including future dates, please email [email protected]. Tuition scholarships are available, please email for more information.