Ready to Be Part of the Conversation? Step into a Greater Leadership Role.

Wendy Lewis, CEO of El Camino Homeless Organization, describes the benefits she's gotten from Navigating Challenging Dialogue® Leadership Certification.

Attend Navigating Challenging Dialogue® Leadership Certification

This workshop is intended specifically for leaders and managers who seek to lead effective teams and achieve goals while building a positive and productive organizational culture. Learn to lead, mentor, and coach within your organization while earning professional credit hours. The leadership skills we teach build long-term value for yourself and your organization. You will foster positive communication, reduce drama, improve clarity of communication, increase staff job satisfaction, and reduce turnover.  Includes 12-months enrollment in our Mastermind Program – a continuation of the workshop that provides monthly, live support.

Join the Movement, Increase Your Representation in Leadership

The organization shifts that come from implementing Navigating Challenging Dialogue® are significant. Developing highly effective leaders is critical for an organization to achieve its mission and objectives, and you can better affect change when you're part of the leadership team. With a methodology rooted in brain-based research, you'll engage in lively group discussion, targeted coaching, and experiential activities during this 4-Day workshop. 

What You Can Expect During The 4 Days

  • An accelerated immersion experience of the Navigating Challenging Dialogue Skills Training.

  • An understanding of the foundational components of Navigating Challenging Dialogue®, and development of new, effective leadership skills.

  • Hands-on practice of the tools and principles of Navigating Challenging Dialogue.

  • An introduction to facilitating experiential activities which will help your team to proactively discuss concerns and challenges, heading-off imminent problems.

  • Individualized support and spot-coaching for implementation and next steps.

After Completing This Training, You Will:

  • be able to give and receive feedback with more clarity and consistency.

  • be prepared to mentor and assist others one-to-one with their tough conversations.

  • see improvement in your own leadership skills and self-awareness.

  • improve the performance of your own team using the tools of Navigating Challenging Dialogue.

As A Workshop Participant, You Will Receive:

  • The comprehensive Navigating Challenging Dialogue Leadership Guide.

  • Worksheets and materials you need to effectively mentor and coach your team.

  • Navigating Challenging Dialogue® Activites Starter Kit (2 Ubuntu Decks, 1 Klimer Deck, Conversation Starters)

  • 12-months access to the online Resource Center where you can download all the course materials, worksheets, and forms.

  • 12-months enrollment in our Mastermind Program a continuation of the workshop that provides monthly, live support.

  • Eligibility to apply to become a Master Facilitator.

  • Credentials for your résumé and personnel file.

Participants Will:

  • Engage in an accelerated Navigating Challenging Dialogue® Skills Training.

  • Be introduced to Navigating Challenging Dialogue core concepts and constructs including Emotional Intelligence and Experiential Learning.

  • Gain insight into how personal actions and quality of communication impact the workplace.

  • Learn strategies to model the use of respect, recognition and praise to motivate and hold others accountable.

  • Explore ways to take ownership and accountability of work contributions, strengths and self-development.

  • Learn to give and receive timely, constructive feedback.

  • Understand the importance of clarity of job duties, expectations and alignment with mission and organizational goals.

  • Learn strategies to set clear expectations, delegate and increase the accountability of staff and self.

  • Inspire self and others to be curious, agile, life-long learners.

  • Understand the value of inspiring and motivating others by connecting performance to the organizations mission, vision and goals.

  • Learn the value of fostering an environment of regular communication and interaction.

  • Learn to use the tools, worksheets and activities of Navigating Challenging Dialogue.

  • Understand emotional triggers and how they confuse communication and create unnecessary drama and chaos.

  • Learn concrete strategies to mitigate the impact of triggers in both planned and unplanned situations.

  • Learn basic group facilitation and development skills.

  • Gain experience in mentoring and coaching others to prepare for challenging dialogues.

  • Complete reflection assessments to measure learning and competency.

Earn Professional Credit Hours

  • International Coach Federation (ICF) 32 approved coach specific training hours

  • HR Certification Institute (HRCI) 32 approved credit hours

  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 32 approved credit hours

Beth Wonson & Company is committed to bringing this methodology to more community-based nonprofit organizations. In that spirit, if finances are a barrier to full participation, and you’re affiliated with a nonprofit organization, check out our scholarship opportunities


4-Day Workshop — 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
EARLY BIRD PRICING Through September 10, 2018: $4,995


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