Authentic Leadership Workshop

Acharya Susan Skjei

October 17–20, 2013

Tuition $275 + 3 nights

WE’RE SORRY, BUT THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. This workshop provides an introduction to Authentic Leadership–a powerful approach to personal and professional development that can increase leadership capacity for clarity, compassion and effective action in life and at work.  Drawing on the disciplines of neuroscience, Buddhism, complexity science, organizational learning and leadership, the workshop offers proven methods and practices that help leaders cultivate self-awareness and creativity, strengthen and enhance their relationships with others and effectively lead the changes they want to see in their organizations and in the world.  The program will include mediation practice, contemplative dialogue and experiences in the natural environment. 

This program is co-sponsored by Naropa University. There is a 20% discount available for Naropa Students, Staff, and Alumni by using the coupon field on the registration page.

Susan Skjei is also offering a talk in Boulder, ‘Authentic Leadership: Mindfulness at Work’, September 24.

Acharya Susan Skjei

Susan Skjei, Ph.D., is an educator, coach, and organizational consultant specializing in leadership and transformative change. In 1972 Susan began her studies with the Vidyadyhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. She attended the 1974 seminary and early Kalapa Assemblies and, at his request, became the first Shambhala Training resident director in the San Francisco Bay Area. Later, she became a student of the Sakyong and served on the Shambhala Board of Directors for over 10 years. During that time she was also Vice President of Human Resource Development and Chief Learning Officer for a large high-tech company.

Susan has taught extensively and has provided mentoring, training and facilitation to many Shambhala Centers in North America and Europe. Currently, Susan is the director of the Authentic Leadership program at Naropa University and a founding member of the Authentic Leadership in Action (ALIA) Institute in Nova Scotia. She also consults internationally with leaders of non-profit organizations and businesses worldwide through her company Sane Systems. She lives with her husband, Jim Pascucci, in Longmont, Colorado.”


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