Next Stage Collaboration for The ND Profession

Next Stage CollaborationTM develops capacity for more creative & thriving collaborations.

This three day retreat teaches the essential integrative skills, frameworks and perspectives that ND leaders will rely on to shape a culture of collaboration.

What is the world calling for, and how do we get there?

Phew! That question feels daunting.
Frankly, we wouldn’t blame you if you clicked through to another page and looked for something else to read….
But inspiration comes quick and deep when you rest – for a moment or two – in the hefty challenge and invitation of that question. 
We cannot promise you a simple answer.
(And it’s likely that you are already ‘living’ that that question.)
One thing we can promise is that engaging with others with an open mind, being full hearted, curious, and willing to stretch ‘beyond my expertise’ is a great way to learn what the world is calling for, and how to best respond. Learning new models, and new ways of seeing and listening and inquiring is a great way to respond with more confidence and skill. 
Becoming a more conscious, influential, relational leader who can bridge differences and create change is an amazing intention. 
Now, imagine being part of a tight knit cadre of leaders with the same desire for impact and the same familiarity with tools and approaches that can better support collaborative work.  
Imagine being part of a group of ND leaders who can weave cultures of trust and collaboration, and create a legacy-change for the profession in the years to come. 
The next step on this journey is the “Next Stage Collaboration”, a hand-crafted three day retreat and learning experience at the Whidbey Institute, May 22-24, 2020.

Program Overview

Our learning objectives: 

At the end of our three days together, you will have explored:

Create Inclusive Spaces

  • Build resilient connections
  • Include sameness and difference
  • Support inquiry and curiosity

Communicate and Build Trust

  • Refine your listening skills
  • Guide others in their communication
  • Confidently speak what needs to be said

Increase Meaning and Purpose

  • Act with presence and intention
  • Uncover core values and motivations
  • Foster healthy transparency and authenticity

Be Effective and Efficient

  • Gain technical skills for smooth and satisfying meetings
  • Move a group along with energy and elegance
  • Resolve common issues and disagreements

During 3 days of Next Stage Collaboration:

You will develop…

  • Your presence, confidence, and awareness as a facilitative leader and collaborator
  • Your interpersonal skills and perceptions
  • Confidence to trust your perceptions
  • A greater range of options for how to intervene and respond
  • Relaxation with sticky and unpredictable situations
  • More flow in the areas where you feel most uncertain

And become a facilitative leader in your profession who…

  • Is connected to a vision and intention that inspires you,
  • Communicates with more emotional courage,
  • Can more easily maintain your center in the midst of intensity,
  • Can be both receptive and bold, depending on what’s needed,
  • Feels more confident with ambiguity and difference,
  • Is working towards a shared vision with fellow leaders and change agents in your field.

Through experiences that include…

  • Small group discussion and practice
  • One-on-one coaching and reflection
  • Facilitation demonstrations
  • Somatic practices
  • Facilitation practice
  • Personalized feedback and support
  • Shared meals, nature and open space 

November 15, 2019

Program Registration Opens
November 15, 2019

January 15, 2019

What’s My Growing Edge?

Free Webinar exploring life, leadership, and a culture of collaboration. 

January 15, 2019

February 20, 2020

Early Bird Tuition Ends

Register before this date for the lowest tuition rate

February 20, 2020

March 22, 2020

Registration Closes
March 22, 2020

May 22-24, 2020

Next Stage Collaboration Program at Whidbey Institute
May 22-24, 2020

Tuition

Early Bird Tuition: $1,250 USD until February 20, 2020

Full Tuition: $1,850 USD
 

Contact us for payment terms.

 

PLUS ROOM & BOARD.

The Whidbey Institute has designed a special, all-inclusive rate comprised of private or shared accommodations, plus delicious conscious meals and nutrition breaks. We will send you the link to book with our special code after your registration is complete.

Dates

Thursday, May 21 7:00-8:00pm – welcome reception

Friday May 22 to Sunday May 24 9:00am-6:00pm

With evening gatherings.

Faculty

Rebecca Ejo Colwell

Rebecca Ejo Colwell

Alana Felt

Alana Felt

Lauren Tenney

Lauren Tenney

Ten Directions is very proud to be a partner of The Whidbey Institute, a home for transformational learning and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. 

 

“Our mission is to nurture the conditions for transformational learning, and our purpose is to grow the human capacity to respond generatively to the challenges of our time in service to a future in which people and planet thrive together. We partner with a network of program leaders working in the areas of generative leadership, ecosystem vitality, and community resilience. Our 106-acre conservation forest campus on South Whidbey Island is open to the public and features integrated gardens and a four-mile trail network.”

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Work with one of our coaches

Get the most out of your course investment

You will receive the course: including 4.5 hours of videos, course materials from each of the 6 modules and a three session coaching process. Your coach will help you to develop your skills and address specific challenges you’re facing. They provide tailored, one-on-one support in how to negotiate some of the most complicated issues facing you and your team, and build lasting capacity. Receive personalized support for learning, making key distinctions and application: • Three sessions with your Ten Directions coach • Supportive skills practice and feedback • Multimodal learning • An accountability structure to keep the learning process focused and efficient Coaching sessions are scheduled at your convenience, following module 2, 4 and 6. 3 Coaching Sessions plus the Inclusion 2.0 Course

$995 (normally $1,200

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