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The 5 Roles of a Master Herder: A Revolutionary Model for Socially Intelligent Leadership — 1-Day Indoor Presentation

July 31

| $170

1-Day Indoor Presentation — By Linda Kohanov


“An innovative and practical nature-based approach to leadership — shutterstock_3000443 (2)and life. It’s not just for corporate executives. Parents, teachers, community organizers, film directors, and especially politicians would all benefit from learning these skills.”
— William Shatner, actor, director, and author of Leonard and Up Till Now


What might we accomplish if we finally understood how to be powerful, together?

New Book CoverIn this one-day workshop, bestselling author Linda Kohanov shares compelling insights and practical tools from her new book The Five Roles of a Master Herder. This model—based on an ancient source of wisdom—offers a much needed perspective on how free, empowered people can navigate constantly changing social and economic climates. Linda looks at traditional herding cultures where tribes must manage large groups of powerful animals without the benefit of fences and with very little reliance on restraints. Master Herders exhibit a sophisticated understanding of leadership and group cohesion as they move through seasonal grazing lands, facing predators, and dealing with all kinds of challenges along the way. Linda skillfully adapts this nature based wisdom into principles that can help adults and adolescents build trust, transform aggression, empower people and inspire them to work together for a better future. “It’s amazing what you can accomplish if you know how to employ these power- and relationship-building tools,” she says. “Understanding the differences between the five roles and how to combine them has been a revelation to executives, equestrians, educators, parents, counselors, and social service personnel—basically anyone interested in accessing the greener pasturers of humanity’s own untapped potential.”

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“Linda Kohanov presents an intriguing model for human organizations adapted from those found among animals….An important addition to the literature on self-actualization, leadership, and natural horsemanship.”
— Rick Lamb, PhD, author of Human to Horseman and coauthor of The Revolution in Horsemanship


The Five Roles of a Master Herder one-day workshop offers practical tools for taking horse-inspired wisdom back to the human world. You will:

  • Take the Master Herder Professional Assessment and receive coaching in how to interpret the results.
  • Discover the benefits and challenges of each role, as well as why balancing all five the roles is necessary to success in your personal as well as professional life.
  • Learn innovative skills for handling conflict and for motivating and empowering others.

This powerful indoor workshop offers compelling, nature-based tools for executives, managers, and coaches, as well as people who work in non-profit, social service, political and community based organizations. Equestrians will explore the advantages of employing this model with horses. Parents and teachers will discover the benefits of balancing all five roles in working with and caring for children of all ages.

Since 2013, Linda has led this innovative training at businesses, conferences, universities and other international venues:

I wish I could have pulled in at least a half dozen other people I know who would have benefitted greatly.
—Susan Sullivan, Teacher

Linda’s revolutionary work delivers a tangible model for leadership and the tools to enable you and your team to lead
happier, healthier and more productive lives. If you recognize the need for change in the way we work and live, you won’t want to miss it.
—Michelle Denton, Adviser, Clinton White House

Fascinating and applicable to so many parts of our lives and work. Anyone interested in authentic relationships with humans and animals will benefit.
—Laura Williams, Equine-Facilitated Learning Practitioner

Changed my life and the life of everyone in the conference room…offered real insights into the behavior of groups …to
understand how companies are working and how we can improve our efficiency. Linda explained how to build
relationships that can enable any individual to steer and leverage
large and powerful organizations.
—Didier Tranchier, Founder and Director of the Executive MBA Program de L’Institute Mines-Teclcom, Paris


To take advantage of the special rate for attending both the July 30th & July 31st program click the REGISTER NOW button and select The Heart of Evolution & 5 Roles of a Master Herder – 2 program special – Burbank, California (July 2016) – $180 workshop on the registration form (step #1 of the online registration process), as well as the same workshop listing on the payment page (step #2 of the online registration process).




July 31
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Burbank, California – Los Angeles Equestrian Center
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