Help for the Overwhelmed: Reduce Stress and Create Ease

 Learn how to create ease and satisfaction by increasing your ability to respond rather than react. Give up blame, stop being nice, learn to say, "No," and take response-ability for your experience. We'll explore these topics:

  •  The Source of Your Experience is You
  • You're in Charge: How to Stop Reacting and Start Responding
  • How to Say "No" 
  • The Opposite of "Nice" is not "Nasty:" Kindness Comes from Honesty and Authenticity

Follow the Leader - You!

Leadership begins with how you lead your own life. Spend some time in playful exploration of what makes you, you. We’ll look at how mindfulness and self-awareness produces the self-confidence, authenticity, and clarity that are at the root of excellence in leadership in your life, your career, and your community. You'll learn how to step into your power, and you'll create a vision and a mission statement for your life. Topics covered include:

Sherry Marts provided an excellent leadership training for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows. She listened to our needs and tailored the presentation for the audience. It was a pleasure working with Sherry.
— Eddie Gonzalez, Project Director, Congressional Fellowships Professional Development, AAAS
  • Leadership and Power
  • The Source of your Experience
  • The Three-Step Formula for Change

Get Real: Image and Authenticity

What would happen if you showed up in your life in as Your Authentic Self? We'll explore that question and all that it evokes: fear, insecurity, uncertainty, discomfort. Learn how to free up your energy and creativity by dropping the masks of image. Leave your Imaginary Self behind, and emerge as the powerful being you truly are. This workshop includes:

  • Authenticity is Sensational: How Listening to Your Body Leads You to Truth
  • Dismantling Taboos and Prohibitions That Hold Your Imaginary Self In Place
  • How Authenticity Increases Empathy, Compassion, and Kindness

Powerful Communication: Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say, and Be Heard!

How often do you find yourself thinking (or saying) "But that's not what I meant!"? How often do you hear it from others? Clear and effective communication is the foundation for good relationships. This playdate will reveal your most common communication glitches, and ways to correct and prevent them. 

  • Honesty is Easier: How Telling the Truth Reduces Stress
  • Words Get in the Way: The Many Ways We Communicate
  • Simple, Clear, Direct: The Formula For Challenging Communication
  • The Right Medium for the Message: When to Write, to Call, and to Meet

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