Recommended Workshops

As the year draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to reflect on your accomplishments, set new goals, and prepare for a fresh start in the year ahead. To help you make the most of this pivotal season, we’ve put together a list of recommended workshops that can enhance your personal and professional growth. Whether you’re an individual looking to develop new skills or an organization seeking to empower your team, these workshops offer a valuable opportunity to end the year on a high note.

    1. It can’t be lonely at the top: Fostering The Connection Every Leader Needs by Shasta Nelson

    This program is designed for leaders and organizations who want to provide their leaders a gift in self-reflection and inspiration as they take the time to assess their personal relationships and learn how to foster more support in their lives. We frequently talk about how lonely it is “at the top,” and yet we’ve almost resigned ourselves to believing that’s the way it has to be. As a workforce we need to sit with that and inquire whether we really want to create a world where the people who are making the biggest decisions and casting the vision for the rest of us are being expected to do that from a place of disconnection and loneliness. If there’s anyone we want feeling supported, it is you, our leaders.Feeling connected and supported is crucial to your resiliency through crisis, your longevity and health, your happiness, and your job satisfaction. The more good friendships you have— both at work and outside of work— the more successful you’ll be in every way!

    While everything we learn in this fun and interactive time together will apply to your teams, we invite you to focus first and foremost on yourself today. Shasta Nelson, a relationship expert, and author of the book, The Business of Friendship: Making the Most of Our Relationships Where We Spend Most of Our Time, is going to not only teach us how we can assess the health of every relationship in our Iife, but also make sure we know how to deepen the ones that matter most to us.

    2. Perfectly You:  The Power of Authenticity to transform your relationships, productivity and personal well-being.

    A keynote with memorable anecdotes, applicable tools and a burst of energy to discover what makes YOU special by Mariana Atencio
    It takes people 7 seconds for people to form an opinion about you. That’s why most of us are taught to fit into a box, instead of embracing those parts of ourselves that stand out. As a national TV journalist, Mariana is no stranger to labels. She was often encouraged to leave parts of herself at the door and copy others. It wasn’t long before she realized that “covering”; did not foster real belonging. With funny and relatable stories, along with her 7-step “Control Framework”, attendees will learn to embrace their secret sauce, strengthen corporate culture and thrive amid uncertainty.

    In this engaging talk you will:
    -Understand the psychology behind authenticity, and why most of us find it so hard to be authentic, specially at work.
    -Learn the advantages of being authentic–to fully take advantage of it–.
    -Discover the traits that make you “Perfectly You”.
    -Learn Mariana’s 3 UP METHOD to promote a culture of innovation and openness at the workplace.
    -Study Mariana’s Control Framework and it’s 7 action items to take control of your
    authenticity & develop resiliency under any circumstances.

    Mariana’s experience as a national TV reporter and talent for storytelling makes her the ideal host and moderator for corporate and brand events, fundraisers, and galas. By leveraging her gravitas, freshness, and polish, she has become a household name hosting at top companies and institutions around the world, like Microsoft, CitiPrivate Bank, the United Nations, the U.S. Congress, among others.

    3. THE EMPATHY EDGE: Harnessing the Value of Compassion to Boost Innovation, Engagement, and Performance by Maria Ross

    Sexism. Ageism. Deep-seated, mind-clouding prejudices. Furious customers and failed business launches. Partnerships abandoned out of fear, projects destroyed by misunderstanding. Every problem that exists in the business world can be traced back to a single, common origin: Lack of empathy. When we are unwilling to place ourselves in someone else’s shoes-unwilling to talk, listen, or understand another point of view-we remain paralyzed. Instead of finding solutions, we repeat the same mistakes. This impacts our professional reputation, team’s productivity, customer’s experience and organization’s performance.

    It’s time for a new business paradigm. Learn how you can amplify empathy through your work and bring your organization along with you to create a better world. Empathy speaker Maria Ross reveals exactly how empathy makes leaders (and organizations) stronger and more sustainable, how it accelerates revenue and performance, and she offers five concrete ways to flex your empathy muscles for great success.

    4. BUILDING A STRONGER CULTURE by Dr. Marcus Collins
    No matter what your company or organization aspires to be—more innovative, more inclusive, more creative, more customer-centric, more productive, etc.—your success is 100% dependent on the culture that you create within the culture at large. Afterall, culture is the operating system of humankind. When you understand and operationalize it, it can become your organization’s superpower. In this game-changing talk, Dr. Marcus Collins walks audiences through the fundamentals of culture and how it affects who we are and who we want to be, giving audiences the tools to view any business challenge or opportunity through the powerful lens of culture. He also brings the audience together with group exercises that challenge their thinking, spark new ideas and inspire action.

And so much more!

To truly make the most of the year-end season, consider reaching out to NOTA Inclusion. We’re here to help you book these empowering sessions and unlock your employees potential for the year ahead. Let’s set the stage for a successful new year together. Contact us today at

Make the most of this end-of-year season by investing in your employees personal and professional growth. These recommended workshops can empower your employees with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the year ahead, ensuring that you start the new year on the right foot. So, why wait? Explore the options available and take a step closer to achieving your goals.