SCUBA CONNECTING WORKSHOP
A Workshop For Diving Into Deeper Relationships:
At Work. At Home. Anywhere. Everywhere.
Actually, it’s S.C.U.B.A. Connecting™. And it’s the antidote to Dreaded Superficial Small-Talk Syndrome™ as we like to call it. DSSTS™ is the account executive who thinks knowing his client has three grandchildren means they’ve got a great relationship. Or it’s those special-occasion family dinners where everyone spews inane, suck-the-life-out-of-you reports on their lives, interspersed with the odd question about the weather. Then, of course, there’s the team manager who asks a couple of perfunctory questions each morning, and then mentally checks “get to know staff better” off her task list. You know what we’re talking about, don’t you? Sure you do. And while each of those scenes represents some kind of communication, they wouldn’t be described as satisfying. And certainly not as connected. Not the way GrowthEdge Group means it, anyhow. Studies show that people are happier diving deep into meaningful conversations than they are splashing around in the shallow small-talk pool. Happier! At GrowthEdge Group, we believe people like you long to have more of those soul-satisfying, deeply resonant, playful conversations that keep you…well, happy. Happy. Alert. Engaged. Satisfied. Connected!
As you would expect, our S.C.U.B.A. acronym describes a different set of deep-diving skills. Contrary to conventional wisdom, we see the business of communicating powerfully as hard skills, not soft ones. Why? Two reasons. One is that too often, soft skills are relegated to lesser status, or get dismissed altogether, especially up against left-brained-oriented processes and priorities. There’s a huge body of research that tells us work environments dominated by this way of thinking are dysfunctional, dyspeptic, unfulfilling and unsustainable. Reason two is that if they were really “soft skills,” as in “easy and natural,” we’d all be using them to great effect. Emotionally intelligent leadership and powerful relationships of all kinds would be a no-brainer.
How We’ll Do It
If you’ve ever been scuba diving, you know that with your head down and a kick of the fins, you’ve entered a whole new world. Everything feels, looks and sounds different. You learn a new language to communicate with other divers. And if you’re smart, you begin paying close attention to the underwater life–how to be with it in its environment. That’s the premise of S.C.U.B.A. Connecting™. In classic GrowthEdge style, we’ll teach you to dive deep into your relationships, filling your goody bag with heightened relating, compelling questions, awareness of how your way of being affects the life around you–the connections.
What you’ll experience will transform your understanding and ability to connect with others –clients, colleagues, friends and family–in a way that anchors your relationship in unwavering trust, safety and loyalty, while it buoys your spirit, and opens vast new territory. You’ll don a full tank of air and swim with powerful strokes as you:
Ready to dive deep into a whole new world?
Then you’re ready for S.C.U.B.A. Connecting™ where the relational waters run deep!