Connected Learning Seminar: Adventure

Values-driven leadership, much like a sport or yoga, is a practice. To help you perfect your craft, we invite you to join Connected Learning Seminars. These free, weekly, virtual seminars are an opportunity to reflect on your life and the personal dimensions leadership in the company of others doing the same. 

Starting on July 15 at 5:00PM EST, join others around the virtual seminar table to be in dialogue around the theme of AdventureAdventure is not just a leaving home, but a departure with the anticipation of excitement and novelty. How do we think about risk, particularly the risks inherent in relationships? What are the qualities of exploration and discovery that take us outside of our comfortable selves? To what extent to tools of various kinds accentuate--and limit--our agency as follow unexpected pathways?

Each Connected Learning Seminar series comes in a set of three sessions. In order to foster deep conversations and enable peer connections across these sessions, we encourage you to attend for the full July series if you can. We will have more opportunities to engage in later months should these dates and times not work well with your schedule. 

Dates and focus themes are as follows:

  • July 15, 5:00PM - 6:30PM EST | Friendship and Risk
  • July 22, 5:00PM - 6:30PM EST | Exploration and Discovery
  • July 29, 5:00PM - 6:30PM EST | Technology and Agency

Expect to be engaged and participate throughout the duration of the hour. Please be prepared with your camera and a microphone on!

Aspen seminars leverage a unique method of moderated, text-based, dialogue that transforms leaders’ ability to understand their own values and achieve meaningful leadership growth. Connected Learning Seminars are a chance to get a glimpse into the Seminar experience, including the signature Aspen Executive Seminars on Leadership, Values, and the Good Society

About Aspen Institute Leadership Seminars

Aspen Leadership Seminars start from a simple premise: the difficult decisions leaders make are moral, not technical. Leaders must understand the values that animate their decisions.

Our experiences create dynamic, challenging environments where you learn to leverage the values that drive your leadership and become a better leader. Participants walk away with:

  • Steadfast understanding of personal leadership values
  • Improved capacity to listen, communicate, and lead
  • Heightened ability to inspire others and drive change
  • Greater self-awareness and capacity for self-correction
  • Increased sense of purpose and mission
  • Enhanced understanding of what motivates people

Seminars are offered in a variety of formats and durations including in-person, in Aspen, CO, and virtually. We also partner with organizations to create Custom Leadership Seminars 

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The Aspen Executive Seminar

For more than 70 years, the Aspen Executive Seminar on Leadership, Values, and the Good Society has challenged participants in every field to achieve meaningful leadership growth through a critical examination of their core values as well as the tools to tackle their most pressing leadership challenges. Spots are available throughout the summer and fall. Learn more.