Stepping Into Your Power with Chris Wales

Third Tuesday of every month

Donations Encouraged to go to Non-profit Leadership Initiative

Stepping Into Your Power: Coaching Ourselves, Coaching Others

What if you could develop practices that unlock blocks, create clarity. and empower you? This series of workshops is designed to do just that, create a space to lean into the powerful person you are and help others along the way!

Exploring the Growth Mindset


WHEN: Tuesday, January 16th 7pm-8pm
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Wales
COST: $10 Donation to the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative
DESCRIPTION: Based on the research of Dr. Carol Dweck, a growth mindset is rooted in the belief that abilities and intelligence can be developed through dedication, effort, and perseverance. This mindset encourages people to embrace challenges, learn from setbacks, and foster a positive attitude towards continuous improvement.

Examining Our Habits


WHEN: Tuesday, February 20th 7pm-8pm
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Wales
COST: $10 Donation to the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative
DESCRIPTION: Studies by neurobiologists, cognitive psychologist, and others indicate that from 40 to 95 percent of human behavior- how we think, what we say, and our overall actions- falls into the habit category. That's an incredible amount of our precious life! Are your habits supporting the life you want to live?

This workshop fosters self-awareness and provides actionable steps to take control of habits and make intentional choices that align habits with your goals and values.

Adapting to Change


WHEN: Tuesday, March 19th 7pm-8pm
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Wales
COST: $10 Donation to the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative

DESCRIPTION: Change is inevitable yet it is typical to resist change, even when a change will improve our well-being! Coping with change requires us to pivot, which can feel uncomfortable and push is out of our comfort zone.

This workshop explores why people have a tendency to resist change and strategies for addressing and overcoming resistance.

Managing Your Time

WHEN: Tuesday, April 16th 7pm-8pm
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Wales
COST: $10 Donation to the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative

DESCRIPTION: Leading an authentic life requires us to set boundaries that connect us with our values. Our time is a limited resource and it requires protection. Reclaiming our time is reclaiming our life!

This workshop will examine the importance of setting time boundaries, a framework for setting this type of boundary, ways to communicate this boundary, and actions we can take when this boundary is crossed.

The Creativity Myth

WHEN: Tuesday, May 21 7pm-8pm
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Wales
COST: $10 Donation to the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative

DESCRIPTION: Did you know that only 52% of the population in the US believe they are creative? Many people have self-limiting beliefs around creativity, connecting creativity to the arts. This could not be further from the truth; we are all creative beings!

During this time we will explore the traits that define creativity and engage in exercises that unlock your imagination and foster a mindset of limitless beliefs!

Let Your Voice Be Heard

WHEN: Tuesday, September 17th 7pm-8pm
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Wales
COST: $10 Donation to the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative

DESCRIPTION: Communicating with confidence is a set of behaviors that can be cultivated through practice. Sharing your point of view is another way you can step into your power and live authentically!

This workshop provides practical tools and strategies to overcome communication barriers, build confidence, and articulate ideas with clarity and conviction.

Living In A State of Gratitude

WHEN: Tuesday, October 15th 7pm-8pm
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Wales
COST: $10 Donation to the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative

DESCRIPTION: Intentionally practicing gratitude makes us more resilient, creates feelings of happiness, triggers cheerful memories, creates a optimistic point of view, and deepens relationships. Displaying an attitude of gratitude at work communicates "we are in this together" which elevates our own performance and the performance of others.

Let's come together to discuss cultivating an appreciative mindset and embracing gratitude as a way of life. We'll explore the profound impact of gratitude on mental well-being and interpersonal relationships as well as provide practical tools to integrate this mindset into our daily routines, promoting overall happiness and fulfillment.

Managing Holiday Stress

WHEN: Tuesday, November 19th 7pm-8pm
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Wales
COST: $10 Donation to the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative

DESCRIPTION: Looking ahead to holiday gatherings, events, and activities can be a time of excitement and anticipation. Complex family relationships, holiday shopping, additional expenses, hosting gatherings, and managing a packed schedule can also escalate our stress response. What if you had the tools to maintain your well-being so you can approach the holidays with greater resilience and a renewed sense of enjoyment?

About The Instructor:

"Between stimulus and response there is a space.  In that space is our power to choose our response.  In our response lies our growth and freedom."
- Viktor Frankel

We live in a complex world with so many demands on our time that life can feel overwhelming.  What if you were able to manage the level of stress you are experiencing and be more present in your life?  How would developing practices that unlock blocks, create clarity, and empower you, improve your well-being?  Please join us for a series of workshops focused on building resilience through lifelong practices designed to enhance this journey we call life.

Chris Wales has over 25 years of leadership experience and is a Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation, holds a certificate in the Psychology of Leadership through Cornell University, an MBA from UW-Oshkosh, an MS in Organizational Change Leadership through UW-Platteville and the founder of River Crossing Coaching, an international professional and personal development coaching firm. She has partnered with hundreds of leaders (every individual is a leader), aligning their insights and behaviors to achieve self-directed goals.  Everyone can create meaningful change in their lives when they have the desires, tools, plans, actions, and support to create a clear path forward!