TRAINING

LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

The Terra Cognita career training is an online, live, interactive program

Our trainers get to know you, and provide personal guidance and feedback

We create a supportive environment of committed, like-minded peers

The learning is interactive, including personal coaching sessions with the trainers, one-on-one peer exercises, group discussions and skill practice

We support you to set your career intention and take steps toward reaching your goals

After completing the training, you will continue to be a member of the Terra community, dedicated to supporting each other in career change and advancement

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PROGRAM STRUCTURE

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Year-long training program, with four modules of three months each

Weekly two-hour classes in the evening or on the weekend

Monthly personal coaching sessions with the trainers

Biweekly group skills practice

Additional learning opportunities:

  • Monthly guest speakers

  • Weekly meditation group

  • Community meetings and retreats

METHODOLOGY

Our approach is grounded in Process Oriented Psychology and Conflict Resolution

HERE ARE SOME OT ITS KEY PRACTICES:

Approach challenges as invitations to discover and welcome less-known and rejected parts of ourselves

Don’t repeat the same cycles over and over - examine their causes, work on their roots, and discover meaning, purpose, and new direction

Understand the social and historical dynamics that continuously shape you

Reclaim your power from critics and disturbers, embrace it, and discover it as an ally

CURRICULUM

SET THE FOUNDATION                    EXPLORE YOUR CAREER PATH


The first part of the program will introduce you to the foundational principles of Processwork and methods for working with challenging people and situations We then explore and support the trajectory of your career

  • Explore places of success and prosperity in your work
  • Explore places of failure or dejection, and how to learn from them
  • Identify your goals for career development
  • Understand your dreams and fears
  • Start to explore ways to realize your path




WORK ON INNER CRITICS CULTIVATE LEADERSHIP RANK AND POWER


Building on the learning and skills of the first module, we explore three key facets of career development
First, we work with inner critics:

  • Get to know your inner sources of criticism in their many forms
  • Find ways to claim back your power, and to release your creativity and confidence
Second, we cultivate your capacities as a leader:
  • Get to know your leadership aspirations and calling
  • Identify your strengths and leadership capacities
  • Find your role models and allies, and get support from them
  • Discover and foster your unique leadership style
Third, we learn about inner and outer rank and power:
  • Understand different types of rank that a person can hold
- Rank that stems from social, economic, and institutional position - Rank that stems of internal capacities and life experience
  • Learn to recognize your rank, and that of others
  • Work on your places of disempowerment and internalized oppression




WORKING WITH CONFLICT            MANAGING GROUPS


This part of the training offers tools for working with individuals and groups in conflict:

  • Explore sources and stages of conflict
  • Understand the structure of conflict and processes of escalation and de-escalation
  • Practice working on relationship and internal conflicts
We learn powerful approaches for facilitating groups:
  • Understand group dynamics and roles
  • Learn to support groups to be in conversation and work through difficulties




DISCOVER YOUR CAREER PURPOSE         INTENTION SETTING AND THE PATH FORWARD


The final part of the training focuses on developing clarity about your career and leadership path:

  • Discover your life myth and explore key events in your life
  • Review your leadership style and special capacities
  • Explore your relationship with money and success
  • Bring it all together to understand your career path and aspirations
We then chart out your development beyond the course:
  • Clarify your vision
  • Set intentions for future growth
  • Draw on community support to root your development





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TAKE THE FIRST STEP TOWARD YOUR CAREER GROWTH TODAY!

Discuss your career challenges, aspirations and hopes. Get answers to your questions.

Sign up for a free half-hour consultation with the program trainers.