Compassionate Listening for Business Success

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DATE: 25 – 26, February 2017

TIME: 9 am – 5 pm each day (lunch 1-2 pm)

VENUE:
Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus.

No 2, Jalan Taylor’s

47500 Subang Jaya

Selangor

COST: RM900 per participant for 2-day workshop

EARLY BIRD: RM850 and for groups of 3 signing up together

COURSE DESCRIPTION: 
As every spiritual master recognizes, listening is one of the most precious gifts we can give to another human being, in the workplace as well as in our home life.  How do we provide this gift to those with whom we work, to those with whom we have business transactions? What are the baseline skills that contribute to heart-to-heart connections – and how do we bring them into our everyday business lives?

We recognize that staying connected to our own hearts and deepest values, particularly in the heat of conflict or stressful situations, can profoundly impact those around us.

The practice of Compassionate Listening builds the foundation for trust, connection, compassion, respectful dialogue and ultimately for creating sustainable changes in the human environment within families, schools, workplaces and communities. This workshop will provide Compassionate Listening theory and walk people through basic experiential exercises related to the five core practices listed below. It will help participants see that each of us has the choice to create a culture of peace in our daily work lives.

Our powerful exercises enable participants to begin listening with a different ear to themselves and the people closest to them.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
After the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Understand the core practices of Compassionate Listening
◦ Cultivating compassion for self and others
◦ Respecting self and others
◦ Developing the “fair witness”
◦ Listening with the heart
◦ Speaking from the heart
• Experience the difference between head-based and heart-based listening and speaking and learn to integrate the two
• Identify and manage emotional “triggers”
• Learn to connect with another when in the heat of conflict
• Gain understanding of the heart/brain research related to compassion
• Learn basic centering techniques

PRESENTERS:

Joan Levine and Yehudah Winter, CL Facilitators

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ORGANIZER

Sharifah Raudhah Alqudsy
Founder, Face to Face Technology
Leadership Followership Performance Coach,
Corporate Trainer, Facilitator
Working with Managers and Leaders in South East Asia using
Process Work and Clean Coaching Tools

Mobile:   +60 12- 268 0267
Email:     sharifah@face2facetech.com
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Compassionate Listening at Peace Place, Pati, Java

Joanie Levine and Yehudah Winter, Compassionate Listening Facilitators, will be offering two short trainings at Peace Place in Pati, Java. The workshops are by invitation only.

Where: Peace Place – Pati, Java

http://peaceplacepati.org

When: Wednesday, January 4, 2017: 2-4:30 pm

Friday, January 6, 2017: 2-4:30 pm

If interested, please contact Joanie at:

jlevinehummingbird@gmail.com

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Self Compassion: The Jewel at the Heart of Being

This one-day workshop focuses specifically on practices that enhance our capacity for self-compassion and self care – which is foundational to our ability to be of true service in the world.

We all know that at the core of our ability to bring compassion to others, those closest to us as well as those suffering around the globe, we must embrace our ability to be compassionate with ourselves. And yet that seems to be one thing so many of us have the greatest difficulty with.

Join us for a session focused on honing the jewel that exists at the heart of our being.

(Our 2-day basic Compassionate Listening Workshop, Healing the World from the Inside Out, is not a pre-requisite for this workshop.)

Click here to learn more and register

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NEW YORK CITY: BASICS of Compassionate Listening Intensive Weekend

NEW YORK CITY: BASICS of CL INTENSIVE WEEKEND
Facilitated by Joanie Levine & Yehudah Winter
Introduction: Nov 16th, 7:30-9:30 pm – Free!
Intensive: Sat, Nov 19th 10am-4pm, Sun, Nov 20th 10am-4pm
Location: exact address sent with registration
Cost: sliding scale $175-$295 – $100 required with registration
Final payment at completion of workshop. Work scholarships available.

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Joanie & Yehudah have taught the Basics of Compassionate Listening in
Rwanda, Uganda, Israel and Palestine and throughout Oregon. They have provided
numerous short introductions to CL, including to the Air Force National Guard and
Mercy Corps. They taught these skills during the Nov. 2015 Compassionate
Listening Delegation to Israel & Palestine. Yehudah went on the early CLD trips to
Israel, Lebanon & Syria. Joanie brings her expertise in authentic movement and
dance to the workshops, while Yehudah brings his skills as a facilitator with
Resolutions Northwest and Alternatives to Violence in prisons.

If so motivated, attendees will be guided to form Practice Groups close to where they live.

To register:

For introduction: Please e-mail jlevinehummingbird@gmail.com for location

For intensive: Send $100 registration fee via PayPal to: jlevinehummingbird@gmail.com

 

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Engaging from the Heart: Healing Our World from the Inside Out

Become a More Powerful Peacemaker in Your Family, Community and Workplace

Explore the five Core Practices of Compassionate Listening and learn the skills necessary to bring these powerful practices into your daily life.

  • Cultivating Compassion
  • Developing the Fair Witness
  • Respecting Self and Others
  • Listening with the Heart
  • Speaking from the Heart

Compassionate Listening practices reach deep into the heart of discord or disconnection, teaching people to listen with a different “ear” to those around them. Its powerful tools help transform the energy of conflict into opportunities for understanding, intimacy at home, healthy relationships, productive teamwork, and positive action. Our practices provide a roadmap to what sages from all ages and cultures have taught: cultivating the wisdom of the heart is the key to real peace “from the inside out.”

This is the Basic Intensive workshop that has been taught throughout the United States and on other continents for many years. It serves as a great introduction or a perennial refresher for those who have studied before.

Click here to learn more and register.

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Deepening Compassionate Engagement – World Work from the Heart

With Andrea Cohen and Susan Partnow

Strengthen your ability to be a positive force in the world with the courage and humility needed to be effective and “take a stand.”

Whether your area of leadership is in the workplace, the community, or the arena of politics, this workshop will be helpful. We’ll explore issues of rank, privilege, internalized and systemic oppression, grief, and forgiveness – and practice ‘sitting in the fire’ with people of divergent backgrounds and perspectives.

On each step of the journey, you’ll integrate more deeply the wisdom of mind, body and spirit in service of creating a healthier planet and more peaceful world.

This is a 2-1/2 day workshop (Saturday, Saturday evening and Sunday). Prior experience with basic Compassionate Listening practices is recommended.

Cost: Total cost for the workshop is $195 – $395. You’ll be able to choose what you pay within this range at the end of the workshop. Those able and willing to contribute at the higher end help support our ability to provide partial scholarships for those who are in need.

Pre-registration is required: $150. Your pre-registration fee goes toward the total workshop fee.

Learn more and register here

 

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Dynamic Compassion Intensive: Healing the World from the Inside Out

Facilitators: Andrea Cohen and Susan Partnow
When: Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 9:30 AM – Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Wh
ere: 2100 Building, 2100 24th Ave. South, Seattle, WA  98144
Cost: $90-175 (one-day), $175-$350 (two-day), sliding scale, according to need.
 
Registration: Secure online registration Scholarships are available for this workshop for those in need. Please contact us directly to inquire.
For more information, contact Andrea Cohen or call her at (206) 523-6018.

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World Work from the Heart: Compassionate Listening Advanced Practice

How can we work more deeply from a compassionate heart in our endeavors to transform our world? Come to this 2-day session to develop your skills in the realm of work and community development, being an ally, large group interaction, and leadership. We’ll focus on issues of rank, privilege, internalized and systemic oppression, grief, and forgiveness – and practice ‘sitting in the fire’ with those with whom we disagree. Through a combination of practices, we’ll work to strengthen our ability to be a positive force in the world – with the courage, knowledge and humility needed to “take a stand.”

On each step of the journey, you’ll integrate more deeply the wisdom of mind, body and spirit in service of creating the world we long for. Explore with us in this laboratory for growth and connection.

The session is designed to deepen your skills in Compassionate Listening and to integrate them more fully into your daily experiences. The Basic Intensive, Compassionate Listening Intensive: Healing the World from the Inside Out, is a pre-requisite for this Advanced Intensive.  If you have not received prior training with us, please contact Andrea (cohencomm@comcast.net 206.523.6018) or Susan (susanpartnow@gmail.com 206.310.1203) to explore how to set up a pre-workshop Orientation.

Registration:  Secure online registration

Andrea Cohen is a communications consultant, project developer, and certified Compassionate Listening facilitator who has been involved with The Compassionate Listening Project since its inception. She is the director of the TCLP film Children of Abraham and is co-director of the Jewish-German Reconciliation Project.

Susan Partnow is co-founder of Conversation Cafes, Let’s Talk America and Global Citizen Journey. She is a former teacher and speech pathologist, author of Everyday Speaking for All Occasions, certified mediator and an organizational development consultant/trainer for over 30 years, with an M.A. from Northwestern University.

Cost: Total cost for the two-day workshop is $195 – $395. You’ll be able to choose what you pay within this range at the end of the workshop. Those able and willing to contribute at the higher end help support our ability to provide partial scholarships for those who are in need. Pre-registration is required: $150. Your pre-registration fee goes toward the total workshop fee. The remainder of the fee is due at the end of the workshop. We’re unable to accept any credit cards at the workshop! Partial scholarships may be available for those unable to pay the full fee, so please don’t let cost be a barrier.

People coming from out of town are advised to check with Andrea at (206) 523-6018 before buying airline tickets to confirm that the the minimum number of participants needed has been met.

We have limited ability to offer partial scholarships. If you’d like to know more about this workshop or partial scholarships, contact Andrea at (206) 523-6018 or cohencomm@comcast.net.

Continuing education credits may be available for this workshop.

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Dynamic Compassion Intensive: Healing the World from the Inside Out

Facilitators: Andrea Cohen and Susan Partnow
When: Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 9:30 AM – Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Wh
ere: 2100 Building, 2100 24th Ave. South, Seattle, WA  98144
Cost: $90-175 (one-day), $175-$350 (two-day), sliding scale, according to need.
 
Registration: Secure online registration Scholarships are available for this workshop for those in need. Please contact us directly to inquire.
For more information, contact Andrea Cohen or call her at (206) 523-6018.

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Dynamic Compassion: Healing Our World from the Inside Out

Facilitators: Andrea Cohen & Susan Partnow
Whe
n: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 9:30 AM – Sunday, January 11, 2015  at 6:00 PM
Whe
re: 2100 Building, 2100 24th Ave. South, Seattle, WA  98144
Cost: $90-175 (one-day), $175-$350 (two-day), sliding scale, according to need.
 
Registration: Secure online registration for this training. Scholarships are available for this workshop for those in need. Please contact us directly to inquire.
For more information, contact Andrea Cohen (cohencomm@comcast.net) or call (206) 523-6018.

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