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Lead Effectively Without Self-Sabotage: A Workshop for Visionary Leaders & Teams

March 27 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am


sAs leaders, our ability to understand and effectively manage how we show up when we are under stress has a significant impact not only on personal well being, but on the well being of our teams and organizations. 

During this interactive workshop you will learn about Positive Intelligence[R], the work of Shirzad Chamine, a New York Times Bestselling author, Stanford lecturer, and coach to hundreds of CEOs and executive teams. 

Participants will:

  • Explore the neuroscience of stress and wellbeing

  • Identify your automatic negative stress responses?and how they  sabotage you

  • Connect with other leaders in your community

Who is this workshop for?

  • Executive Directors

  • Senior Executives

  • Business Owners

  • Board Chairs

  • Department Leaders

  • Managers/Supervisors

Attend Solo or with your Team
Jessi Kirley is a servant leader and a strategic thought partner who helps leaders and organizations discover what?s possible. She founded JKirley Collective from her passion to create workplaces of dignity and high performance. As a coach and lead strategist, Jessi brings workplace wellness strategies and solutions to organizations. Formerly a Business Advisor for the Goldman Sachs 10k Small Businesses Program and the Executive Director of the Family Business Center of Pioneer Valley, Jessi is now an Everything DiSC® Authorized Partner and a trained Emotional Intelligence® and Mental Fitness? Coach. She earned her BA from Smith College and her MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at UMASS Amherst. Jessi is native to Western Mass and raises her 3 children there.

Julie Haagenson has over two decades of experience as a counselor, facilitator, educator, consultant, and coach. As the founder of New Pathways Coaching & Consulting, she has gained an enthusiastic following by empowering leaders at all levels with tools and strategies to increase well-being and improve performance. Julie is a Certified Professional Coach and Energy Leadership? Master Practitioner through the Institute of Professional Excellence In Coaching (iPEC), a program accredited by the International Coaching Federation. She incorporates her training as a mental fitness coach with the Positive Intelligence program and her training at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence into her consultancy with organizations across the country. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Master of Education from The Institute for Educational Studies where she now serves on the faculty. 


Maria del Carmen Rodriguez, co-owner of SoulCare Love, LLC is a seasoned sound healer who utilizes a variety of instruments, carefully selecting and playing them to create a harmonious and therapeutic environment. Maria del Carmen is a Resident Sound Healer facilitator at Studio 116 in Amherst, and many other venues in CT. 


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Venture Way Collaborative
200 Venture Way
Hadley, MA 01035 United States
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