Empowering People in the Workplace

Mon, July 15 2019, 9:00 AM - Wed, July 17 2019, 5:00 PM [EST]

5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98105, United States


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Mon, July 15 2019, 9:00 AM - Wed, July 17 2019, 5:00 PM [EST]

About the Event

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 Positive Discipline in the Workplace Facilitators and will learn to:


  1. Deepen understanding of how Alfred Adler’s principles present a timely, holistic model for businesses.
  2. Deepen understanding of Top Card with a focus on strengths, and learn how to use many other Positive Discipline tools in workplace situations.
  3. Delve into childhood memories to discover how you formed some of your beliefs.
  4. Participate in experiential activities for better understanding of how to be encouraging to yourself and others.
  5. Learn how to facilitate the Team Problem Solving Steps (that are so effective in families, classrooms, and marriages), are also fun and effective in businesses.
  6. Learn how the Team Meeting process can effectively solve problems and create connection.
  7. Learn ways to use empowering methods of communication to promote a respectful, highly productive workplace environment.


Facilitators: Dina Emser and Jane Nelsen

Dina Emser is an author, speaker, trainer and leadership coach. Since 1999, Dina has served thousands of professionals through her training, individual coaching and coaching groups. She began her career as a school teacher and principal, encountering the Positive Discipline program in 1988. She is now a Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer and presents Positive Discipline training for schools and parent educators around the world.  In 2000, Dina was certified as a Professional Co-Active Coach. She has worked with leaders in schools and businesses of all sizes.

Dina believes strongly that people are uniquely talented and that when they are encouraged and empowered, everyone benefits. She is a co-author of Roadmap to Success with Stephen Covey and Ken Blanchard. In 2009 she wrote her first solo book, Trusting the Fortune Within.


Jane Nelsen is the author of Positive Discipline and founder of a worldwide movement that has certified thousands of Positive Discipline Facilitators in 61 countries. The original book, written in 1981, was the product of Jane’s deep gratitude for the changes she was able to make as a parent of 7 after learning the work of Alfred Adler and Rudolf Dreikurs in her college class in Child Development and Family Relations. Since that time, Jane has authored or co-authored 20 books, tool cards, and several training manuals, including this one. Enthusiasm continues to grow from interest on the part of parents, teachers, couples who have experienced stronger relationships as a result of training in Positive Discipline. The question, "Will these same principals be effective in the workplace?" has now been addressed, and the answer is YES!

Jane continues to inspire people around the world with her down to earth and creative examples of how to create and maintain respectful relationships in life. She is now the grandmother of 22 and the great grandmother of 13 and counting. 

Cancellation policy

A full refund (minus a $35 processing fee) will be given when the request for a refund is made up to 30 days prior to the first day of a workshop. Refunds are not available for cancellations less than 30 days before a workshop.

Event Location

Event Schedule

  • July 15, 2019
  • July 16, 2019
  • July 17, 2019
09:00 AM
05:00 PM

Empowering People in the Workplace Day One


09:00 AM
05:00 PM

Empowering People in the Workplace Day Two


09:00 AM
05:00 PM

Empowering People in the Workplace Day Three