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3rd Annual Gathering
October 21-26, 2018
Babson Executive Conference Center

NEXT PRACTICE INSTITUTE

The Next Practice Institute (NPI) of Mobius Executive Leadership sponsors transformational training programs for our practitioners, partners, and clients. These programs operate at the nexus of “best practice” in such areas as organizational development, culture change, and adaptive leadership, and “next practice” in neuroscience, somatics, energy work, music, yoga, and other expressive/devotional arts.

Together we are creating a global community of practice devoted to the craft of transforming people into stronger leaders and building a better world for everyone.

Each year we conduct a week-long professional development immersion outside of Boston. The Annual Gathering brings together practitioners (including coaches, mediators, interventionists, and facilitators), business leaders, human resources and organizational development professionals, strategy and search consultants.

We come together for renewal, learning, inspiration, and practice.

The Annual Gathering is supplemented throughout the year with workshops, and an active practitioner portal to which we all contribute.

ANNUAL GATHERING | PROGRAM TRACKS

Participants in the 2018 Annual Gathering can select from one of nine tracks for the week. Each will be limited to 25 members. When registering, please select a first and a second choice. We will make every effort to accommodate your selection.

Track One
with Jennifer Cohen

Advanced Coaching and Somatics Training

Certified a Master Coach by the Strozzi Institute, Jennifer will dive into the latest from neuroscience and somatics to help you gain a grounded understanding of what makes working with and through the body so powerful in effecting long-lasting and sustainable change. This track will offer a heightened sense of leadership presence, embodiment and inspiration for your own leadership journey, as well as extend and deepen your coaching skills.

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Track Two
with Robert Bosnak

Embodied Imagination

A Jungian psychoanalyst for over 40 years, Robert has developed Embodied Imagination (EI), a ground-breaking method for enhancing creativity for individuals and teams. Accessing the deep imagination through dreams and memories, you will tap your hidden intelligence to awaken fresh ideas. EI-enabled shifts, based on in-depth psychology, have been applied around the world, in business, science, medicine and art, to remarkable results.

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Track Three
with Dr. Richard Schwartz

Working with different parts of the self

Renowned family therapist and trauma expert, Dick Schwartz, is regarded as a true pioneer for his Internal Family Systems (IFS) model. In this track you will apply the IFS model to yourself to identify and integrate parts of yourself. You will also learn to guide your clients as part of your coaching practice. For a taster, watch Dick’s keynote address on the website in Resources, under Next Practice Institute.

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Track Four
with Alexander Caillet

Team Coaching

Team coaching is the challenging and enlivening practice of working with a team in real time, on real work, to achieve real, measurable results. Alexander is an organizational psychologist, consultant, and coach internationally known for his powerful approach to team coaching. Practitioners who take this track will get hands-on experience with this powerful discipline, utilizing time-tested frameworks, tools, and methods for assessing and improving team performance.

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Track Five
with Zander Grashow

Adaptive Leadership & Alignment to Change

Co-author of the seminal book The Practice of Adaptive Leadership, Zander delves into the art and practice of individual and collective evolution which emerged from thirty years of research at Harvard University. This session will explore the intersection of mobilizing external change and mobilizing ourselves to meet the challenges ahead. Zander has been a trusted partner to Presidents, activists and change agents in their most critical moments of transition.

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Track Six
with Robert Gass

Art of Transformational Consulting

Robert is one of the early pioneers in the field of organizational transformation. His innovative Wheel of Change methodology is unique in its seamless integration of deep individual transformation with large-scale culture change and the transformation of organizational structures and processes. Be prepared for deep levels of engagement to develop your competency and personal power as an instrument of transformation.

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Track Seven
with Paul Zonneveld and Mieke Jacobs

Constellations: Intervening in Organizational Systems

Paul has over fifteen years’ experience working with “constellations” and organizational systems, topics for which he is a program director at several European institutions. Mieke brings twenty years of industry experience and led a major operational transformation during her time at Dupont. Working with principles linked to energy field mapping, you will discover how small interventions trigger the breakthroughs required for complex organizational challenges.

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Track Eight
with Jennifer Garvey Berger and Zafer Achi

Complexity: Outside-in and Inside-Out

Jennifer is a global expert in the field adult development and complexity thinking. She co-authored the book on leading through complexity: Simple Habits for Complex Times. McKinsey & Company Director Emeritus, Zafer has over 30 years’ experience with large-scale transformations. Together Jennifer and Zafer will help you cultivate advanced skills in complexity of mind and help you discover innovative solutions to the complex challenges you and your clients face.

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Track Nine

Leadership Circle Profile Certification

Considered the most advanced leadership assessment, the LCP is the only 360-degree measurement providing competency feedback while revealing the underlying assumptions causing a leader’s pattern of strengths and limitations. The track certifies coaches to interpret results and qualifies you to administer the LCP. You will receive your own profile and learn the statistical and theoretical underpinning to prepare for the deeper conversations your clients need to affect lasting change.

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MORNING KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

Supplementing the track learning, we host focus sessions from emerging voices in the field of personal, organizational, and societal transformation.

TUESDAY

Jill Ader

The CEO of the Future

Head of CEO Development with Mobius alliance partner, Egon Zehnder, and EZ Board Member, Jill Ader advises international organizations on CEO succession and development. Jill shares her insights into the widening CEO capability gap, examining the realities of adult development “in the corner office.”

THURSDAY

Gina LaRoche

The Seven Laws of Enough

Working at the intersection of personal development and global sustainability, Gina LaRoche, along with her colleague Mobius Transformational Faculty Jennifer Cohen, recently co-authored, The Seven Laws of Enough, to upend our unbridled obsession with reckless consumption. Gina will share with us an alternative framework for a sustainable future.

WEDNESDAY

Marco Iansiti

The Era of Digital Ubiquity

Marco Iansiti is the David Sarnoff Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, where he heads the Technology and Operations Management Unit and the Digital Initiative. Digital ubiquity is affecting every business of every size and stage, in every sector; businesses that don’t fully embrace the digital transformation are at risk.

FRIDAY

Priya Parker

The Art of Gathering

Peace negotiator, innovation expert and Mobius Senior Expert, Priya Parker shares her new book The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters. Changing the way we look at business meetings, social gatherings and conferences such as NPI, Priya breaks down the alchemy behind what ordinary (never mind extraordinary) people accomplish during remarkable occasions.

EVENING KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

We welcome distinguished thought leaders and pioneering voices in the field of transformational leadership to inspire us and advance our learning.

MONDAY

Thomas J. DeLong

Thriving in the Age of Anxiety

Former Harvard Business School Professor in Organizational Behavior, Thomas DeLong is the author of the acclaimed Flying Without a Net: Turn Fear of Change into Fuel for Success. He offers practical and counterintuitive insights for helping high performers adopt the practices required to draw strength from vulnerability.

TUESDAY

Robert Kegan

Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization (DDO)

Renowned for his pioneering work in adult development, Harvard Professor Robert Kegan is a Mobius Senior Expert and co-author of An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Development Organization with his colleague Lisa Lahey (excerpted in the Mobius Strip 2016, available online at our website under Thought Leadership).

THURSDAY

George Brooks

Future of Work

Transformative global trends are changing the face of work, demanding businesses reconsider their approach to their employees, their teams and their organizations as a whole. Americas People Advisory Services Leader for EY (formerly Ernst & Young), George Brooks discusses the reinvention of the workplace and how to adapt for the coming future.

We are delighted to once again host master Visual Facilitator Mathias Weitbrecht who will be capturing and sharing his mapping of each of the keynote presentations of this year’s Next Practice Institute as well as the day long workshop with mystical teacher Thomas Huebl. Mathias will visually facilitate and document the week by graphic recording. Listening, filtering the keynotes and visualizing patterns, meta-topics and content. The result will be a series of large wall-sized visualizations as a new kind of documentation – available to all participants on site and after the event.

Mathias Weitbrecht is a European pioneer in the field of visual facilitation. Since 2005 he has developed products, business models and teams – always aligned with a strong purpose-driven approach. Founder and CEO of Visual Facilitators GmbH with a team of 25 visual strategists, graphic recorders and facilitators. Mathias is especially skilled in also visualizing the intangible, more subtle or energetic realities as they appear throughout our week together.

EVENING ACTIVITIES

TUESDAY, 8:00pm

Coleman Barks, Lisa Starr, Eugene Friesen

LOVE DOGS: An evening of devotional poetry and music celebrating Rumi

WEDNESDAY, 8:00pm

Thomas Huebl

Toning Meditation for Personal and Collective Healing

THURSDAY, 8:00pm

Anne Gottlieb

Presentation & Presence

WEDNESDAY INTENSIVES

We are delighted to offer participants the choice between two alternate programs: spending a day studying mystical principles with Thomas or attending a Digital Transformation workshop with Natascha, both cherished friends.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Thomas Huebl

MYSTICAL PRINCIPLES OF TRANSFORMATION

An opportunity to study the mystical principles of transformation with non-dual teacher Thomas Huebl, who joins us each year for a day-long immersion in his teaching.

Thomas is blazing a path of 21st century spiritual practice and helping thousands of students around the world to really live their awakening amid today’s busy world.

He will lead a group for a day of study, practice, and healing. Thomas will share his unique approach for living as a mystic in the marketplace, sharing his understanding of the mystical principles of embodiment, manifestation, and personal evolution. We are truly delighted to offer this opportunity to practice with an advanced teacher who understands the challenges of modern life and grounds his work in psychology, philosophy, and meta-physical awareness.

Thomas Huebl is a rare guide: a masterful mystic able to navigate advanced realms of spiritual mastery while presenting himself in a delightfully warm, transparent, brotherly way. He is the best of 21st century enlightenment: deep thinking, clear-seeing, and radical in his stance. He is also focused on healing collective trauma to restore a healthy cultural architecture.

The session will focus on healing and the art of transformational facilitation.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Natascha van Boetzelaer

LEADERSHIP IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Leaders who refuse to stray from the old path and the usual way of doing business are putting the entire organization at risk. It is no longer optional to build the organizational capability to problem solve and innovate for the digital age.

With companies struggling to go digital due to lack of cultural change, what can we as coaches, facilitators, senior executives and change leaders do to close the gap that exists between digital strategy and practice?

While there are principles and practices we know to bring to any organizational transformation, during this one-day session we double click on why digitization is so imperative and what makes it special.

Led by Natascha van Boetzelaer, head of the Global Digital Practice at Egon Zehnder, participants will leave the workshop with a wealth of insights and practical guidance covering:

  • Digital trends and why this topic is so important
  • The basics requirements of the digital transformation
  • Leadership in the digital age
  • Why hiring digital talent (from both within and beyond the organization) is different
  • The need to develop relatively young people into leaders at unprecedented speed
  • How to close the gap between what the business or organization does today and where it needs to innovate.

This special group session will help equip you to lead, coach or facilitate digital transformation in your or your client’s organization.

ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS

Throughout the week, several of our transformational faculty and healing practitioners will be available for one-on-one sessions. We are honored to have them with us, offering their gifts to this gathering.

Please indicate your interest in a session when you register for the program.

Individual sessions last 60 – 90 minutes and cost an additional $500 each.

Healing: Transformational Coaching

Charlotte Thornton

works with high performing senior executives, senior coaches and psychiatrists. Sessions focuses on reinstating and bringing alive the innate state of Embodied Authenticity from which truth, clarity and powerful leadership naturally emanates.

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Kelly Kamaka’alohi Asato

is an intuitive Master energy healer and spiritual counselor. She integrates methods that draw from various world traditions, hands-on healing, meditation and somatic work, and more traditional lifecoaching practices.

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Ester Martinez

is a coach and a psychotherapist with 18 years of experience working with leaders and teams. A key member of Thomas Huebl’s core team, sessions involve inner constellation work, a personal reading and grounding with Cranial-Sacral therapy.

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Presentation and Leadership Presence

Anne Gottlieb

actress and director, serves as the Mobius Director of Presentation and Presence. Anne coaches leaders to help them to cultivate gravitas and express themselves with more ease, nuance and creativity in highstakes conversations and presentations.

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Healing: Network Energy Chiropractors

Dr. Jane Arzt and Scott Ligertwood

masterfully combine the transformative healing arts of Network Spinal Analysis with Subtle Awareness Coaching and Somato Respiratory Integration to create an extraordinary, fully embodied, transpersonal experience.

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Healing: Energy Medicine

Markus Hirzig

is a highly respected practitioner with 30 years’ experience of bodywork and 20 years’ of osteopathy and Cranio-Sacral work. His deep insight and skill, along with his hands-on exercises, wisdom and humor, are well-known and appreciated.

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$500 additional

Healing: Transformational Bodywork

Matthew Myers

is considered a truly gifted healer who practices a blend of Transformational Bodywork & Cranial Sacral Therapy in order to explore somatic healing and energetic possibilities.

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Ryan Seaman

combines astrology with body work involving deep tissue, acupressure, marma point, reiki, and thai yoga massage. His work clears the unconscious physical, emotional and psychic armament and helps clients renew connection to their Center.

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$500 additional

Priya Kamala Giri

combines holistic massage, energy work, meditation, and coaching, in service to each individual. She sets a sacred space in which the body and being can be held, honored and the essence embodied.

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$500 additional

Heather Myers

has been a practitioner of the healing arts for 25 years and has studied Transformational Bodywork, Cranial-Sacral therapy, Access Energy Transformation, and Tantra Yoga. Her sessions are a fusion of bodywork, energy work, and somatic re-patterning.

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$500 additional

Bespoke Offerings

Samuel Bartussek

is an international trainer in somatic techniques including body language, body awareness and the MimoSonanz® method he has developed. The intuitive and psychic connection Samuel establishes during a session leads to an intimate and soulful piece of work, reinforcing your power to achieve your next goal.

The MimoSonanz® method makes visible, through body language, the unconscious aspects of a mental or physical problem. This is done via movement, mime and body expression. Both the emergence as well as the solution of any problematic situation are stored in the body-energy-system of each human and can be expressed physically. It allows individuals to apply a new approach to future situations.

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$500 additional

Dr. Anne Millikin

is a physician of Asian and Tibetan medicine. For the last 5 years Anne has spent half the year living in Amdo, Tibet working and studying in Tibetan Medicine hospitals and clinics, and the rest of the year in the U.S. Her in-depth training led her through formal education in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Classical Five-Element Chinese Medicine, Kototama Five-Element Japanese Medicine, Maori-Hawaiian Kahuna Medicine, and The Art of Japanese Jin Shin Jitsu.

Dr. Millikin is most recognized for reviving the Tibetan hands-on healing practice of rTsa rLung which could be equated as a form of Tibetan Medical Chi Gung. In her sessions traditional Tibetan medicines may be suggested, along with appropriate diet, exercise, movement, breathing practices and meditation, to assist patients in gaining self-knowledge and self-healing.

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$500 additional