Authentic communication

Skills and practices for authentic communication

Date/Location
Vienna, 4 - 7 June 2018

The quote “We cannot not communicate” well sums up the essence of human relations, either in private or professional contexts and environments. However often we find ourselves trapped in communication uneasiness, looking for the right word or gesture, adequate to the moment. This seminar connects you with you inner, authentic communication with the intention to find the communication resources within and around ourselves.

In detail you

  • Explore how to listen and converse with your head, heart and body
  • Participate in a council with learn about the magic of speaking out of the moment
  • Learn about key communication concepts based on the Global Competences research and Theory U
  • Learn about the 4 ears of communication of Schulz von Thun
  • Experience new practices for authentic communication and how this builds trust and self-esteem
  • Exchange ways of communicating as a leader with other professionals from different cultural background(s)
  • Return home with communication practices for implementation in your personal and professional life

 

Underlying theories and practices:

  • Theory U of Otto Scharmer, Sloan School of Management, MIT Boston
  • Awareness based practices: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulnes Stress Cognitive Theraphy (MSCT) and "The way of Council"
  • 4-sides-model of communication of Schulz von Thun
  • Global Competence, Project Zero Research Institute, Harvard Graduate School of Education

 

Approach

The course explores communication in all aspects with a special focus on authentic communication and how it can be used in your personal and professional life. Through new knowledge and active learning methods you benefit from new experiences and ideas on how to face communication challenges in your professional (and personal) environment(s). The course consists of a mix of short theoretical inputs, concrete practices, group discussions and solo reflection moments.

Several spaces will be our working rooms and we will discover together that being out of the seminar room and the city environment can be used for learning and practicing communication.

 

Tuition fees

Full fee € 460,- /person

This fee includes the seminar fee and the coffee-breaks. If you need support in finding accommodation we are happy to support you.

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