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Advanced Art of Leadership

Expand, explore, and deepen your capacity as a leader

Create Sustainable Self-Care Practices

Become more aware of your work/life balance, and learn to use tools and strategies to reduce stress and burnout while increasing your ability to affect great change in your life, your community, and the world.

Build Awareness of Power & Responsibility

A deep dive into our notions of leadership and the choices we make as leaders that will both allow you to make shifts in yourself, and create environments where others can choose to shift.

Develop Skills for Team-Building and Collaboration

Understand characteristics of collaboration and high performing teams, and how group dynamics (including race, gender, age, sexuality, power, and privilege) affect how individuals show up as leaders.

Discover Your Leadership Style

Learn the characteristics of your personal style of leading for more effective communication and to better manage difficult conversations.

Reconnect to the 6 Practices

Want to explore your purpose more deeply? Or maybe strengthen your resilience? Continue your journey by revisiting the practices you learned during the Art of Leadership.

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Training Details

Open only to alums of the Art of Leadership, this training takes place over 5 days in a beautiful, natural setting, with all meals and snacks taken care of so all you have ample time to focus on yourself and your leadership.


3:00 – 4:45 PM Opening & Context Set
4:45 – 6:00 PM Wheel of Change
6:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner
7:00 – 8:00 PM Group activity 
8:00 – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 – 12:00 PM Breakthrough statements
12:00 – 2:00 PM Lunch with extended break
2:00 – 6:00 PM Responsible Leadership
Interpersonal Leadership Styles
6:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner
7:00 – 8:00 PM Personal Ecology
8:00 – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 – 12:30 PM Creating Value/Effective Conversations
Exploring Power Part 1 – Positional Power
12:30 – 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 – 6:00 PM Exploring Power Part 2 – Personal Power
6:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner
7:00 – 8:30 PM Build It Up
8:00 – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 – 12:30 PM Beloved Conversations
12:30 – 3:00 PM Lunch with extended break
3:00 – 6:00 PM GROW Coaching
6:00 – 7:15 PM Dinner
7:15 – 10:00 PM Party
8:00 – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 – 12:00 PM Leadership Commitment Stands
Learning Partners and Leading Forward (reintegrate WOC)
12:00 – 1:00 PM Closing

Advanced Art of Leadership for Philanthropic Leaders

For foundation executives & board members, program officers, donors, corporate sponsors, and other leaders leveraging financial resources for social good.


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I am more aligned with my purpose, and can clearly see the particular talents and skills I want to prioritize giving to the movement rather than all the other stuff that takes up my time.

Andrea LeeCo-Director, Mujeres Unidas y Activas

I’ve been more mindful in my relationships, personal and professional. And I’ve been taking better care of my personal ecology... biking 4x per week!

Brant OlsonCampaign Director,

When [my co-worker and I] left the training, we felt more coordinated, and better equipped to take on some of the key areas of growth necessary for the success of our organization.

Miya YoshitaniExecutive Director, Asian Pacific Environmental Network

I reconnected to how I shine, to my power, and to my ability to articulate both.

Meaghan Calcari CampbellProgram Officer, Marine Conservation Initiative, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Ready to become a more joyous & effective leader?

Questions? Contact us at (510) 251-2500 ext. 129, or

Rockwood Community Call

Cecily Rose Engelhart

Master Certified Life Coach, Speaker, and Designer

September 28 | 12 PT / 3 ET