How the Beauty of a Monarch Butterfly Showed Me the Path to Presence

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This past Sunday I took a sweltering 4 hour hike along in Prince William Forest Park – one of my favorite spots to enjoy the outdoor beauty of Virginia. Walking along South Fork Quantico Creek, I was immersed in greenery with a brook humming beside me. For me hiking is a meditative venture in which I try to calm my mind and get present. Usually the physical exercise yields up some type of realization....

CLIC: CMOs Leading Innovation Conference

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Today’s top marketers are adapting to unprecedented changes in customer behaviors and a brand new digital landscape. How will you make the shift from order taker to strategic market maker? Join this full day of brainstorming, networking, and insights from senior marketers who have made things CLIC (CMOs Leading Innovation Conference). Hear how they are thriving in a digitally disruptive era, and...

Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Expert Panel and Networking Event

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Sponsored by Vital Voices, the Halcyon Incubator, and Abt Associates. This panel discussion will focus on the role of and need for young professionals in DC engaging in and pursuing ventures with a social impact focus at a global scale. Following the panel, attendees will have the opportunity to meet the panelists and network with their fellow innovators and social entrepreneurs. Light refreshments...

Integrated Leadership and the Conscious Use of Self

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Program Description: What we do and have as a leader is based on who we are or our sense of self. Self-awareness is essential. Ironically, the more we know about ourselves the more we have to confront our blind spots and insecurities to access our strengths. We will use an experiential process, known as systemic constellations, to more fully step into and utilize our innate power and capacity as leader....

Healing your Past, Embracing your Future, Finding Fulfillment

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Healing your Past, Embracing your Future, Finding Fulfillment: A unique method for fostering the inner changes that result in personal fulfillment and professional success. It’s been said that “the past is never past.” Long forgotten traumas and the beliefs that they fostered can affect and even shape our current reality. Often, these formative beliefs and attitudes are hidden...

Exploring the Hidden Dimensions of Race

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During this gathering we will explore the hidden dimensions of race relations. We will use to the constellation process to look the systemic factors that unconsciously impact the dynamics and tensions between different racial groups. During our exploration we hope to uncover insights into questions such as: How do we transcend the dynamics and traumas of the “frozen past?” There is a small...