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As a leader in your organization, you know that communication can be tricky. Critically important conversations happen every day, often with no warning. Misunderstandings arise all the time, especially when stakes and emotions are high, or people have to make important decisions together. Being able to navigate these important conversations is at the heart of influence and leadership.

Misha Glouberman will present a short workshop on difficult conversations. Called a “mix of Peter Mansbridge’s smarts and Conan O’Brien’s wit” by The Globe and Mail, Misha will lead a highly engaging workshop that dives deep into the challenges we face in tough conversations, and practical strategies for better outcomes.

Misha’s workshops are highly practical, fun, and above all, participatory. Come prepared to talk and connect with other participants. Attendees are very strongly encouraged to log in using a computer (not a tablet or phone) with cameras on.


This month’s topic: NEGOTIATION – How to Navigate Difficult Conversations

Guest Speaker: Misha Glouberman, Keynote Speaker, Ivey Business School Faculty Director, Co-Author

CNNX Champion Facilitator: Teena Sauve, Co-Founder and Sr. Advisor of Botree Inc.

Date: Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Time: 9:00am – 10:30am




Who should join: CEOs and Presidents of businesses locally/within Central Ontario welcome.

CEO CNNX: Targeting current and former CEOs and Presidents who are responsible for strategic and
operational leadership in their business. This CNNX group provides an effective environment for CEOs
and Presidents to learn and share current concerns, effective strategies, and other passions to secure
achievable results within their organization. Leave each SBX CNNX group feeling inspired and
empowered every single time.

Interested in seeing what this CNNX group has to offer? We may be able to give you the secret knock… Email info@sandboxcentre.com for more info!


Facilitators & Presenters:


Misha Glouberman, Guest Speaker


Misha Glouberman is an author, consultant, and facilitator. Misha is a faculty director at the Ivey School of Business, a keynote speaker at The Lavin Agency, and co-author (with Sheila Heti) of The Chairs Are Where The People Go, which was named by The New Yorker as one of the best non-fiction books of the year. His work focuses on helping people transform conflict into collaboration, have difficult conversations in a productive way, and talk about what really matters.



Teena Sauve, CNNX Champion Facilitator, Co-Founder & Sr. Advisor of Botree Inc

Co-Founder and Sr. Advisor of Botree, Teena Sauve is a driven entrepreneur with a diverse background.
Starting her career in the armed forces, Teena has carved out a unique career path that has amassed her
experience in healthcare, corporate management, business development, leadership coaching and not-for-
profit. This plural skill set has led to her vocation, optimizing businesses through people and process. Her
professional career developed alongside her passion for community networks with an undeniable
synchronicity. Over the past decade Teena has cultivated a grassroots not-for-profit organization aptly named
WE Unite. With the organization's 10th anniversary upcoming in 2020, WE Unite has begun the process to
become a registered charity. The organization's 300 members have made a significant impact on the region
through fundraising for local families, hands-on volunteerism, female empowerment initiatives and charity
collaborations that have gained them recognition both municipally and provincially. WE Unite's mission is to
"make a difference through purpose" and have a vision to see every community in Canada host a branch of
their grassroots community group.


Thank you to our sponsor of this session:

The Look Company


24 Maple Avenue
Barrie, Ontario l4n7w4 Canada


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