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Common Habits of the Merely Effective Negotiator

Audience: Founders Only     Cost: Free

Apr 20, 2017 6:00pm - 9:00pm (SF)

Bob Bordone Speaker: Bob Bordone

Small format interactive workshop combining theory and practice of negotiation drawing on a variety of research perspectives used in the Harvard Negotiation Project. Participants will spend much of their time in a series of negotiation exercises and simulations, where as negotiators and critical observers, they will become more aware of their own behavior as negotiators and learn to analyze what works, what does not work, and why.

Founder Meditation

Audience: Founders Only     Cost: Free

Mar 29, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm (SF)

Apr 5, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm (SF)

Apr 12, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm (SF)

Apr 19, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm (SF)

Will Kabat-Zinn Speaker: Will Kabat-Zinn

A weekly group meditation session we host for the startup founder community. The format is a 30-minute meditation led by an experienced teacher, followed by a 15-minute wisdom talk, followed by a silent prayer service for those founders currently seeking funding :)

InnerSpace 101: Founder Communication

Audience: Pairs (Co-founders or Founder + Sr. Team Member)     Cost: Free

Apr 14, 2017 12:30pm - 4:30pm (SF)

Joe Greenstein Facilitator: Joe Greenstein

A four-hour workshop focused on communication challenges most relevant to startup founders and their teams. Format is 25% concepts and 75% experiential learning and practice.  Learn more >

Cultivating Trust

Sam Chaudhary ClassDojo: Sam Choudhary, CEO & Cofounder

What makes a high-performing team? When you're moving fast, honesty and deep trust in your co-workers are key.

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All-Hands Communication

Julia Hartz Eventbrite: Julia Hartz, President

Do trust and transparency have to diminish as you grow?

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Fully-Transparent Compensation

Scott Foreman OneRoom: Scott Forman & Jeff Kolesky

What happens when you allow every employee to see what everyone is making?

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Company Retrospectives ("Retros")

Chase Adam Watsi: Chase Adam

How do you get timely feedback on what's working and what isn't in your org? "Retros" for company culture takes feedback to the next level.

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