Leading High Impact Meetings, Workshops and Movements

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Whole Person Process Facilitation. The Genuine Contact Program, Advanced Module 2. 

Online interactive workshop March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18 and 25. Time: 4-7 pm CET Europe. Workshop fee: 797 CDN (Before Sept 6, 2017 only 647 CDN) Go to Registration 

Do you feel a passion to create a positive impact in the world? Do you want your conversations and meetings to be more effective and productive? Do you want to learn how to design and deliver experiential, highly engaging workshops? Are you interested in being a catalyst for a movement energized with passion and genuine connection?

In this online workshop you will learn how to design and facilitate productive, empowering meetings and workshops that have high impact. You will learn effective methods to tap into the energy and wisdom of groups and engage participants in co-creating their experience of deep learning with successful results!

Leading high impact meetings and workshops

Meetings always impact, but not always positive. There are many kinds of meetings for different purposes. There are many leadership styles. Not all are effective or effective in only certain situations. We have all experienced meetings that we just couldn’t wait to get out of!

A new learning paradigm…

Leading in a high impact way means immersing oneself in deep learning with a new learning paradigm. This paradigm makes it easy to learn and to stay in the learning process, which continues after the workshop or meeting. Within the new learning paradigm, we focus on conscious learning and conscious leadership which is needed to create the new patterns and abilities we need in this rapidly changing world.

Conscious learning helps us establish new behaviors and actions needed for the future, while unconscious learning reinforces more of the old which may no longer be useful. Meetings are only productive when people are learning, so in this workshop you will learn how you can use this new learning paradigm to support the learning and effectiveness of the people you work with and get the results you are after. In high impact facilitated meetings, participants have the leading role.

Genuine Contact™ Whole Person Process Facilitation is a reliable method that can be used daily, in all the situations you face, when people come together to meet and work. It creates a culture that supports self-organizing teams, shared responsibility, leadership development and deep learning. It helps leaders of loose networks to keep their people connected and moving forward together. It helps workshop participants to learn what you are teaching and find the new lifestyles, healthy habits and possibilities they want in their lives.

In this workshop you will learn how to…

  • Lead high impact meetings, workshops or movements
  • Design and lead meetings and workshops both online and in-person
  • Experience and use the new learning paradigm to get better results
  • Tap into people´s wisdom and intuition and engage the whole person, including mind, spirit, emotions and body to increase the impact of your common efforts
  • Work with a method that is flexible enough to incorporate other tools and stable enough to contain diversity and different opinions
  • Create an experience where people feel respected and listened to and where the way you work feels joyful and natural

Register now to get the early bird fee.

Whole Person Process Facilitation is an advanced workshop in the Genuine Contact™ (GC) Program. The GC Program was created by Birgitt and Ward Williams. As a workshop participant you are invited to join a growing international network of Genuine Contact Professionals, a mentoring circle for support and collaboration. For more information please visit Genuine Contact Program website.

Workshop Facilitators:

Eiwor Backelund Jacobsson has committed to work with sustainable development of people, communities and organizations, supporting people to use their whole wisdom and reach their potential. Most of her work is with local community development and social entrepreneurship. In her consulting work she draws on her many years of experience being a leader of economic and non-profit associations and European Union funded projects.

She is especially interested in the field of adult learning and communication, having long experience of the impact of systems, structures and culture on innovations, efficiency and learning. She has a Master´s degree in Adult Learning & Global Change at the University of Linköping, where she specialized in online communication and collaboration in widespread organizations. Being one of the first authorized trainers of the Genuine Contact ™ Program, she has taught the program components to hundreds of people in Sweden and internationally so that they could claim leadership and be more successful in their own lives and in their organizations.

Eiwor loves to be in nature. She is trained in Outdoor Pedagogy and often uses nature as a room for teaching and learning, even integrating a sense of nature into an online environment. She knows that nature has a balancing effect, which helps people feel good and be more creative, more productive and learn easier.

Elisabeth Tepper Kofod is known as a Facilitator of Transformation Processes, and she describes her job as helping people and organizations, especially couples and families, to ignite the light within themselves, to recognize the power they have to create the change they want to see in the world.

Her experience is diverse, and she describes it as eclectic, as she has used and uses different tools according to her clients’ needs in different parts of the world.  You can see her work in Elisabeth Tepper Kofod, and even if it’s in Spanish, you will find her professional profile interesting and compounding, as she has dedicated her life to studying and teaching people to realize they have what it takes to move on.  She believes her job is to show them the way.  Elisabeth does this in a space of safety, serenity, seriousness, and playfulness.

Elisabeth has a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, specializing in Human Behavior, from Newport University, California.  After more than twenty years of experience in Corporate America, she decided to dedicate herself to doing her calling.  As a Genuine Contact™ Trainer, she has learned that there are magnificent ways of doing balanced, and sustainable change and growth, both individually and organizationally.

Richard Schultz loves to play on the leading edge of human potential, facilitating processes that shift people and cultures to new paradigms of thinking, believing, and collaborating with others!

As an expert in shifting the limiting subconscious patterns that hold individuals and organizations back from reaching their goals, Richard has traveled internationally training hundreds of people in changing their life and work success by changing their minds. Success comes naturally when people are aligned in body, mind and spirit.

Richard has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan and worked for over 15 years in large international organizations such as IBM. Since leaving the corporate world, in his desire to understand how organizations can become more effective in navigating change, he has studied and worked with a multitude of change models and facilitation disciplines including Cultural Transformation ToolsGenuine Contact ™ and Spiral Dynamics(SDi).

Practical details and the learning environment

We offer this workshop online, divided into 6 online sessions once a week with homework in between. You will need to set aside 3½ hours for each session. The time for homework will differ depending on which session we are in and how intense you wish your learning to be. The interactive live portion of this workshop will be delivered in a system called Blackboard Collaborate which includes interactive video, audio, whiteboards, breakout rooms and chats.You will need a computer with microphone and video if possible.

Important: To attend this workshop you will need a computer running a Microsoft operating system or Apple OS. You will not be able to access this live, online workshop using Android and Apple Tablets and Smartphones.

You will be invited to use our online Learning Center. where you can access workbook, video replays of sessions, homework assignments and other supporting information. In addition, you will be able to communicate with instructors and other students from the course to deepen your learning and connect between live events.

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