Facilitating a group with many cross-cultural perspectives and experiences requires a keen understanding and knowledge of how cultural differences can impact group dynamics, relationships and their sense of safety. In this unique training, Lee Mun Wah will guide each participant through a series of exercises and mindful techniques that will enhance their understanding of the impact of culture on relationships, conflictual cultural situations, as well as how to develop a deeper and more authentic sense of community and openness within diverse groups. Participants will explore their perception and attitudes about diversity issues through the use of films, books, vignettes and personal stories.
They will learn to:
Listen and respond from a Buddhist & Eastern Approach
Notice the impact and intent of all our communications and actions
Discover the importance of curiosity as a mediation tool
Make use of non-verbal communications
Use Mindful Techniques to de-escalate a conflict within minutes
Ask 26 culturally-sensitive questions that create safety & trust
About Lee Mun Wah and StirFry Seminars & Consulting:
Since its founding in 1994, StirFry Seminars & Consulting has revolutionized the field of diversity through its internationally-acclaimed documentary films and seminars. Millions of viewers worldwide have seen the film “The Color of Fear,” as well as many of the other groundbreaking films produced and directed by Lee Mun Wah, StirFry’s founder, CEO and Master Trainer. In 1995, Oprah Winfrey produced a one-hour special on Lee Mun Wah’s life and the impact of “The Color of Fear.”
Thousands of participants from educational, governmental, corporate and social service agencies have taken StirFry’s trainings and seminars so that they could then begin facilitating discussion groups in their agencies, schools and communities and learn to engage in authentic and healthy multicultural dialogue. The company is recognized by many of the top 500 corporations as having one of the most outstanding cross-cultural and communications training programs for managers, supervisors, HR leaders and top administrative executives. Clients have relayed that their participation in our workshops has been life-changing, powerful and applicable to their personal and professional lives.
Payment required - $500-$1500 sliding scale fee (place yourself on this sliding scale based on what you can afford) plus required materials