Stepping Into Action - an Experiential Workshop
Stepping Into Action - an Experiential Workshop

Stepping Into Action - an Experiential Workshop

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20 Jay Street, Unit 840

Brooklyn, NY 10013

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Stepping Into Action - a coaching, self-actualization workshop to help empower and inspire action

$35 to Reserve your spot - Workshop limited to 20 participants


This workshop has been crafted by professional coaches, Lisa Daron Grossman and Emma Webb. It aims to help you identify your unique contribution to society during our current political climate. Through this day long exploration you will identify your individual ability to show up, to act, and to mobilize, leaving with an actionable purpose statement that is significant and relevant to you.

This is not a political conversation, it’s a self exploration of your personal strengths and values to help you find out how you can uniquely contribute during our country's time of transition.

Connect, Interact, Communicate

Basic workshop outline

  • Explore and utilize your emotions around the current political climate

  • Experience Positive Psychology as a way to shift your perspectives

  • Identify individual values and strenghts

  • Create your personalized action statement

We will be hosting special guest speaker Rhonda Keyser who is working closely with Get Organized BK, a group of Brooklyn's progressive individuals, activists, organizations and elected officials, working together to resist Trump regime policies of injustice, corruption, and hate.


This is a full day workshop. Saturday March 4th - 11am to 530pm with a one hour break for lunch


The workshop price is $35. This will go towards workshop materials - all additional proceeds will be donated to Make The Road New York -

Make the Road New York (MRNY) is a grassroots organization of 20,000 members that builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. MRNY has been helping to lead the Resistance to Trump's attacks on immigrants, refugees, and Muslims.

As coaches, we are committed to doing this workshop as part of our unique contribution.

Please join us on March 4th with an open mind and willingness to participate.

Let's activate together.


Let's make workshops great again! ;-)

About the Coaches

Lisa Daron Grossman received her training as a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach from the Coaches Training Institute and the International Coaches Federation as well as a Positive Psychology certification from the Center for Applied Positive Psychology. She has her MFA in Creative Nonfiction writing from the New School, a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Colorado College, and a certificate in Mind-Body medicine from the Center for Mind-Body Medicine.

Lisa has spent the last 15 years traveling between NYC and Southern Africa, where she has created and facilitated programs using the arts to empower young girls and women. She now incorporates storytelling into her coaching, and facilitates innovative workshops in NYC and Southern Africa, encouraging individuals to be empowered by their narratives.

In New York City, Lisa has a private coaching practice, working one-on-one with private clients. She also works in the corporate sphere offering events and workshops for companies such as Facebook NY, implementing positive psychology and coaching techniques to improve levels of happiness in the workplace.

Lisa has worked with many performers, actors, and theater professionals, most recently, the touring company of Disney’s the Lion King Broadway.

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Emma Webb a Creative Director and Leadership Coach who loves solving problems through design, empowering individuals, and showing organizations how to do the same. Strategic mentoring during transitional times in the career of an individual or in the evolution of an organization can be deeply impactful. It's her passion to guide people to and through these transformative moments, while helping them identify their true talents.

As the Global Creative Director for Apple, Emma led the creative team that introduced the iPhone and the App Store to the world, overseeing marketing communications across all channels. As a principal at Golden Arm, a boutique agency in New York, she plays a lead role in various disciplines, from designing and running client workshops, to building in-house and external creative teams, to serving as the creative director on high-profile product launches and rebranding efforts. Emma has worked with clients such as Sony, Nike, Nest, Bose, Boeing, and Jawbone.

Recently, she has transitioned her commitment to fostering highly collaborative environments and mentoring talented individuals into professional coaching. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to combine her creative and coaching expertise to support forward-thinking individuals, companies, and institutions that are committed to developing creative leadership through design-lead thinking.

Emma's educational background includes a BA in Graphic Design and Art Direction from Central Saint Martins, London; an MA in Graphic Design and Art Direction from The Royal College of Art, London; and also a Certified Co-Active Professional Coach.

Guest Speaker -

Rhonda Keyser, ARTS+ACTION Co-director and Teaching Artist, has been a leader in school cafeteria waste reduction for many years at PS 29 in Brooklyn, where she has led the school’s Green Committee as well as the PTA. Under her leadership, PS 29 won the competitive 2014 NYC Golden Apple Award! In addition she helped facilitate the Green Team Leaders work to win National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools Green Flag award.

Just by facilitating proper waste-sorting in the cafeteria in a little over than 3 years, Rhonda has helped PS 29 divert over 65,000 pounds of food waste and 7200 pounds of metal, glass, and plastic recycling from the landfill. She has helped the faculty, staff and kids reduce their 7 bags of garbage per day at lunch to 2 bins of food waste, 2 bags of recycling and 2 small bags of trash. With 820 kids improving recycling sorting in their homes -- just over 500 families -- the landfill reduction is dizzyingly significant with just one school. Rhonda relishes the opportunity to work with Cafeteria Culture to help them expand their thorough and engaging education tools to all of NYC’s Public Schools and beyond.

Rhonda has acted in the winning short film entry for Project Greenlight, winning director, Jason Mann. She played Alice in Grant Varjas’ Undetectable at the Planet Connections Theatre festival at the Paradise Theater, and understudied for Leo, the Russian translator in Kristen Kosmas’ There There, a PS122 production at the Chocolate Factory directed by Paul Willis. At the Paradise Theater, Rhonda has also been seen as Burry in Tom Noonan’s What the Hell’s Your Problem?; as Cherry in the stage piece Cherry and as Reagan in Losing Ground, both written and directed by Bryan Wizemann; and as the pregnant Rhonda (while actually pregnant) in Lisa Ebersole’s People Die That Way.

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