Thriving Accelerator

Accelerate Compassion Competence in Your Organization

Instructors: Sarah Kurtz McKinnon & Monica Worline

April 11, 2024

Two time options: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. ET or 8:00 - 9:30 p.m. ET

Open to all U-M students and Positive Organizations Consortium members

Online via Zoom Meeting: There are two time options available for attending this online event.

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Accelerate Compassion Competence in Your Organization

Online via Zoom Meeting

Eager to elevate healthier working, innovation, and resilience in your team, group, or organization?

Join us for a Thriving Accelerator focused on building an organization’s compassion competence. You will enrich your understanding of compassion, enabling you to become a beacon of light amid dark times. Our unique accelerator approach quickly equips you to handle stress and distress in your organization with confidence that you can offer real relief.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the crucial role of compassion in creating greater well-being, resilience, adaptability, innovation, and even happiness in work organizations.
  • Gain a scientific understanding of compassion and its transformative power as part of work environments.
  • Equip yourself with four practical strategies to deal effectively with distress so that you know how to offer genuine relief to yourself and others who are battling difficulties.
  • Combat fatigue and helplessness in the face of suffering and burnout so that you can think, feel, and act with greater efficacy in situations of distress.

Start your journey to becoming a leader who is empowered to express compassion for yourself and others more effectively. Ready to thrive? Register now for this Thriving Accelerator.


Sarah Kurtz McKinnon, Senior Associate Director of Engaged Learning and Innovation at the Michigan Ross Center for Positive Organizations

Monica Worline, Faculty Director at the Michigan Ross Center for Positive Organizations

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