This is a two-day workshop, taking place February 21, 2017 from 9:00 AM-4:30 PM and February 22, 2017 from 9:00 AM-4:30 PM.
Let’s face it, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find and sustain a sense of joy, compassion, and meaning at work. Our minds are often pulled in too many directions to function in a healthy and efficient manner. These include preoccupations with conflict, anxiety about our ability and potential, and even fears of being judged harshly sometime in the future. If you’ve experienced one or many of these daily pressures at work, you’re not alone. Chances are your co-workers find it just as difficult to balance work and life, as if the two were meant to be separate.
This two day workshop takes a revolutionary approach to addressing and transforming our human experience at work, by first helping participants become more aware of these pressures in the very moment they reveal themselves. Backed by neuroscience, organizational research, and an instructor with over fifteen years of experience in facilitating organizational transformation, this workshop is designed to help participants realize, learn, and practice new ways of being (and feeling a sense of wholeness) at work. Participants will learn a particular set of skills and abilities that when practiced daily, can raise awareness and even transform unhealthy aspects of organizational life.
If you choose to participate in this workshop, you will:
- First be asked to boldly imagine a workplace where you experience a genuine sense of connectedness, compassion, non-judgement, and patience, not only with your colleagues, but also yourself.
- Next, you will learn how to create reminders and spaces in the workday to cultivate these attitudes and impact your organization’s culture by raising awareness about expectations that too often stifle potential, promote guilt, and forgo appreciation for contributions, big and small.
- Then, you will practice new, exciting, and unusual ways of connecting compassionately with your feelings, and capturing profound insights in order to promote healthier workplace relationships; including those that never seemed quite pleasant to begin with!
- Finally, you will reflect upon, and may even be surprised by, your inner resources for transforming yourself, others, and the organization’s culture as a whole.
On your own. One hour will be provided for a lunch break, and course instructor will provide nearby lunch options.
Attendees are encouraged to park in The City of Minneapolis Parking Ramp at 11th Street & Harmon Place. This parking ramp allows for hourly parking, is the nearest to the event and accepts credit card, cash, and currency.
Reasonable Accommodation: If your agency is providing a reasonable accommodation, please notify the FEB at (612) 713-7200 or email Andria_Horwitz@ios.doi.gov. Please provide notification at least two weeks prior to this event.
Date and Time
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis Campus
1000 LaSalle Avenue
Minneapolis Opus Hall Room 201
Minneapolis, MN 55403