Connected Learning Seminar: Belonging

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 August 11 at 5:00PM EST, join others around the virtual seminar table to be in dialogue around the theme of BelongingWhat does it mean to belong? What are the constituent elements of a sense of home and hearth? When does a lack of belonging prompt the need for change or refreshment? How far do words and gestures hinder a sense of belonging, and what kinds of words and gestures offer welcoming wings?

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 ask that you register only if you are able to attend throughout our August series. Can't attend all of our August dates? We will have more opportunities to engage in later months and look forward to engaging with you then! 

Dates and focus themes are as follows:

  • Thursday, August 11, 5:00PM - 6:30PM EST | Home and Hearth
  • Thursday, August 18, 5:00PM - 6:30PM EST | Revolution and Renewal
  • Thursday, August 25, 5:00PM - 6:30PM EST | Speech and Silence

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.