Empowering People in the Workplace

Fri, January 17 2020, 9:00 AM - Sun, January 19 2020, 5:00 PM [PST]

220 Belgatos Road, Los Gatos, CA, 95032, United States

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Fri, January 17 2020, 9:00 AM - Sun, January 19 2020, 5:00 PM [PST]

Mulberry School, 220 Belgatos Road, Los Gatos, CA, 95032, United States.

This three-day workshop developed by Jane Nelsen and Dina Emser, is designed to provide a step-by-step approach to help business professionals understand how to create a culture of mutual respect in the workplace. This program stands alone or offers significant enhancement to other leadership programs; it emphasizes experiential activities based on Positive Discipline principles and tools to inspire deeper understanding and change. Participants say that the Team Problem Solving Steps and the Team Meeting process provide fun and effective ways for them to get specific help with real opportunities and challenges at work.


Attendees will earn recognition as Certified Empowering People in the Workplace Facilitators and will learn:

·         Ways to use empowering methods of communication to promote a respectful, highly productive workplace environment.

·         How Positive Discipline principles present a timely, holistic model for businesses.

·         Core Positive Discipline activities for a workplace audience.

·         Deeper understanding of Top Card with a focus on strengths and learn how to use other Empowering People tools in workplace situations.

·         How childhood memories impact some of your beliefs.

·         How to be encouraging to yourself and others.

·         How the Team Meeting process and Team Problem Solving Steps (that are so effective in families, classrooms, and marriages) are also fun and effective in businesses.  


Attend this workshop if:

·         You want to grow your own leadership skills.

·         You work in Human Resources.

·         You work in Leadership Development.

·         You are a school administrator or part of a school leadership team.

·         You are an entrepreneur and lead a team.

·         You lead a team of volunteers.

·         You were an Individual Contributor and are now a Team Lead.

·         You are part of a family-owned business.

·         You believe in a workplace culture based on mutual respect.

·         You are familiar with the Positive Discipline principles in other areas of your life and want to learn more about their application in business.


Core Materials:

·         Facilitator Manual

·         Empowering People in the Workplace Tool Cards

·         Participant Workbook

·         Quick Reference Laminated Guides for Team Meetings, Team Problem Solving Steps

·         Empowering People in the Workplace Book (coming)


Middle Ground Parenting


Middle Ground Parenting offers Positive Discipline training to families, schools and organizations. We are proud to offer this NEW Positive Discipline workshop for the first time in Northern California. Check out additional offers at www.middlegroundparenting.com

Contact the Organizer

Dina Emser
Positive Discipline Lead Trainer, Professional Certified Coach and Consultant

Dina Emser is a Lead Trainer with Positive Discipline, as well as a Professional Certified Coach. She has experienced the value of Positive Discipline in her role as parent, teacher, school principal (in a school using Positive Discipline school-wide), and business coach and consultant. Dina hired a coach when she served as school principal and was so impacted by the results that she decided to become trained in the new industry. She chose a coaching program that closely aligned with her training in Positive Discipline and has been sharing these principles for 18 years. She has worked with business professionals in Fortune 100 companies in software development, insurance and financial consulting. She has also worked with women business owners, owners of small or family-owned businesses, and non-profit directors. As a school principal, Dina learned first-hand how to translate the Positive Discipline tools she had practiced with children into one that was equally rewarding with adults. Empowering People in the Workplace the Positive Discipline Way speaks to her passion and is her first official partnership with Jane.

About Dina Emser

Positive Discipline Lead Trainer, Professional Certified Coach and Consultant