Strong Kindness: How can we respond skillfully to dominating behavior?

Strong Kindness: How can we respond skillfully to dominating behavior?

Is your kindness taken for weakness? How can you get others to stop behaviors that are controlling, manipulative, or dominating – without adopting those behaviors yourself? This summer, pro-social behavior practitioner Zuzana Žilková teamed with The Center for Partnership Studies to present the 4-part workshop: Strong Kindness: Practicing Skillful Responses to Dominating Behavior. This integrative workshop offered a wealth of skills and concepts to help participants confidently engage in interpersonal encounters with dominating approaches, while remaining firmly in an ethos of partnership. Listen to the recording/video of the July 18, 2017 introductory webinar: Strong Kindness: Skillful…Read more
Practicing Partnership with the Earth: webinar August 23

Practicing Partnership with the Earth: webinar August 23

The Center for Partnership Studies is delighted to be teaming with applied transformational ecology consultant Ann Amberg, M.C.S. on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 for this special event. Webinar: Introduction to Practicing Partnership with the Earth with Ann Amberg. Each of us in our uniqueness has a vital role to play in the evolution of a new human-earth partnership based on care, reciprocity and respect. In this time of radical change, loss and uncertainty, an informed and committed relationship with the earth grounds our action. Nature is available to engage with us in unexpected…Read more
Summer CPS Alumni Gathering July 14

Summer CPS Alumni Gathering July 14

Are you an Alumni of CPS' Leadership & Learning programs? Want to stay involved, learn how leaders worldwide are creatively applying Partnership and engaging the Caring Economy conversation in their communities? Join Riane Eisler, Sara Saltee and Ann Amberg on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 11am Pacific/ 2pm Eastern for the free online CPS Alumni Gathering. Learn about upcoming events and exciting new CPS classes, hear from Alumni leaders worldwide and share success stories. Bring your questions and great ideas, listen and be inspired by innovative Caring Economy and Partnership activism. This is one…Read more
Exploring Your Creative Constellation with Sara Saltee

Exploring Your Creative Constellation with Sara Saltee

Join Sara Saltee, creativity coach and longtime Director of CPS's Leadership and Learning Programs, as she introduces her original framework for discovering not IF you are creative, but HOW you are creative. She'll reveal her exciting new vision for understanding personal creativity and show how identifying your signature combination of creative drives can help you live more fully in Partnership with your Self, your work, and our world. Workshop Exploring Your Creative Constellation August, 2017 dates TBA If you've been beating yourself up for not having "found your passion"... If you know you…Read more
What’s the Forecast For Care?

What’s the Forecast For Care?

Care is a big part of our economy and shapes all our lives. In the new Huffington Post article, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/riane-eisler/whats-the-forecast-for-ca_b_11305106.html Riane Eisler and Valerie Young review party platforms’ responses to policies that support care including gender pay gap, maternity leave and support for elder care workers. Our nation invests less than any other developed country on supporting the care work primarily performed by women. Viewed through the powerful lens of the Caring Economy Campaign’s Social Wealth Economic Indicators, the link between public investment in a care infrastructure and human well-being becomes visible. Policies that support care and value…Read more

June 17: Partnership Next Generation Summit

What does next generation leadership in the Partnership movement look like today? What directions is it heading and how can the Center for Partnership Studies support it? Join us online on Friday, June 17, 11am Pacific for the Partnership Next Generation Summit and help to seed the future for a growing Partnership system. We welcome participants 35 and under who are CPS program Alumni + their friends/colleagues who have some knowledge of the domination/partnership continuum and are interested in applying partnership in the world. Next generation Caring Economy and Partnership leaders are cultural…Read more