Designing Life Change Bootcamp
Taught by Amanda Crowell
Amanda Crowell is a writer, professor and improvement coach, working alongside hundreds of people as they work to improve some part of their work or life. At the Brainery, Amanda brings lessons and tools from improvement science, psychology, user centered design, and action research to power your personal improvement. As a professor at the School of Education at Hunter College, Amanda works with teacher candidates as they navigate their first experience in an urban public school. As a consultant at Eskolta School Research and Design, Amanda provided professional learning opportunities across the city focused on utilizing improvement science to get better at getting better. Amanda has a PhD from Columbia in cognitive psychology and her writing has been featured in Quartz, JSTOR daily, and others places around the web. For more information, check out her website: http://powerfulpeony.com/
Come to this 4-hour retreat to think through a change that has been giving you trouble. Have you been wanting to exercise, save money, eat healthier or finally start writing again? In this workshop, we will explore why change is so hard, spend time connecting with your own personal reasons for wanting to make the change and discover what might be standing in your way. You’ll leave with a ton of insight and a concrete step to take in the next week.
Eat lunch before you come and grab some coffee on the way- we are going to be thinking hard and having fun! I’m really excited to see you there!