Past Programs Curriculum

Webinar Topics

Program topics, presenters and month for the study are listed below.
TED Talks can be found on-line.
To obtain a copy of any of the articles, please contact Charlene Diorka, SSJ (charlenediorka@gmail.com).

CLDP-5

May-2017 through November-2018
  • September-2017 Vulnerability and Shame — Brené Brown (2 TED talks)

CLDP-4

June-2016 through November-2017
  • November-2017 SESSION 3 in St. Louis and GRADUATION
  • October-2017 Review of Program and Preview of Practicum Reports (discussion)
  • September-2017 Hosting in a Hurry – by Chris Corrigan (article)
  • August-2017 Holding Steady: The Psycho-Social Service of Leadership in Times of Change – by Maria L. (Marisa) Guerin (article)
  • July-2017 Interview Ilia Delio, OSF: Seeing Christianity as a Religion of Evolution and the Implications for Religious Life (article)
  • June-2017 The Walk from ‘No’ to ‘Yes’– William Ury (TED talk)
  • May-2017 Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe and How Great Leaders Inspire Action — Simon Sinek (2 TED talks)
  • April-2017 Further discussion of ideas from Session 2 in St. Louis
  • March-2017 SESSION 2 in St. Louis
  • February-2017 From Hero to Host – Margaret Wheatley (article)
  • January-2017 Is Religious Life Attentive to Jesus? —Ilia Delio (article)
  • December-2016 Tribal Leadership – David Logan (TED talk)
  • November-2016 Dare to Disagree — Margaret Heffernan (TED talk)
  • October-2016 The Spirit of Leadership — Bob Anderson (article)
  • September-2016 Vulnerability and Shame — Brené Brown (2 TED talks)
  • August-2016 SESSION 1 in St. Louis
  • June-July 2016 Leadership Profile Work and Consultations ¶¶

CLDP-3

June-2015 through November-2016
  • November-2016 SESSION 3 in St. Louis and Graduation
  • October-2016 Review of Program (discussion)
  • September-2016 Putting the Art of Hosting into Practice (an article)
  • August-2016 Interview Ilia Delio, OSF: Seeing Christianity as a Religion of Evolution and the Implications for Religious Life (an article)
  • July-2016 The Case for Collaborative Consumption – Rachel Botsman (TED talk)
  • Build a Tower, Build a Team (The Marshmallow Challenge) – Tom Wujec (TED)
  • June-2016 The Walk from ‘No’ to ‘Yes’ – William Ury (TED talk)
  • May-2016 Core Practices of Life-Affirming Leaders — Margaret Wheatley (3 articles)
  • Leadership in the Age of Complexity — Margaret Wheatley & Deborah Frieze
  • Whatever the Problem, Community is the Answer — Wheatley & Frieze
  • April-2016 Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe and How Great Leaders Inspire Action — Simon Sinek (2 TED talks)
  • March-2016 SESSION 2 in St. Louis
  • February-2016 From Piety to Politics and Systemic Change — Nancy Sylvester, IHM (2 articles)
  • January-2016 Tribal Leadership — David Logan (TED talk)
  • December-2015 A Call to Leadership — Joan Chittister, OSB (article)
  • November-2015 Dare to Disagree — Margaret Heffernan (TED talk)
  • October-2015 The Spirit of Leadership — Bob Anderson (article)
  • September-2015 Vulnerability and Shame — Brené Brown (2 TED talks)
  • August-2015 SESSION 1 in St. Louis
  • June-July 2015 Leadership Profile Work and Consultations

CLDP-2

June-2014 through December-2015
  • December-2015 SESSION 3 in St. Louis and Graduation
  • November-2015 Discernment through Contemplative Dialogue — Liz Sweeney (article)
  • October-2015 1) Return to Wholeness: a review of one’s personal Leadership Circle Profile. How is the 360 impacting me? 2) The Practicum Project: ideas for presenting one’s personal and leadership learnings
  • September-2015 The Art of Hosting: Convening Conversations that Matter — Chris Corrigan (article)
  • August-2015 Dare to Disagree — Margaret Heffernan (TED talk)
  • July-2015 Core Practices of Life-Affirming Leaders — Margaret Wheatley (2 articles)
  • June-2015 Systemic Change — Nancy Sylvester (3 articles)
  • April-2015 SESSION 2 in St. Louis
  • March-2015 Interview Ilia Delio, OSF: Seeing Christianity as a Religion of Evolution and the Implications for Religious Life (article)
  • February-2015 A Call to Leadership — Joan Chittister, OSB (article)
  • January-2015 Healthy and Resilient Communities — Bob Stigler (article)
  • December-2014 How Great Leaders Inspire Action — Simon Sinek (TED talk)
  • November-2014 Tribal Leadership — David Logan (TED talk)
  • October-2014 The Spirit of Leadership — Bob Anderson (article)
  • September-2014 Vulnerability and Shame — Brené Brown (2 TED talks) Reference Four Big Questions
  • August-2014 SESSION 1 in St. Louis
  • June-July 2014 Leadership Profile Work and Consultations

CLDP-1

June-2013 through November-2014
  • November-2014 SESSION 3 and Graduation
  • October-2014 Appreciative Inquiry — Kelm, Townsin, Cooperrider, Whitney (TED talks)
  • September-2014 An Interview with Ilia Delio, OSF on Evolution (article)
  • August-2014 Multigenerational Workforce / Characteristics — Patricia Wittberg, SC (article) / Scott Hess (TED talk)
  • July-2014 Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe — Simon Sinek (TED talk)
  • June-2014 Secret to Better Work — Shawn Achor (TEDtalk)
  • Resilience— Jennifer Abbasi (article)
  • 4 Zones — Gay Hendrik (article)
  • May-2014 A Call to Leadership — Joan Chittister, OSB (article)
  • April-2014 Discussion: Tackling “Big Questions” using U-Theory Process
  • March-2014 SESSION 2 in St. Louis
  • January & February-2014- Ethics — Bryan Stevenson (TED talk) / Karen Tse (TED talk) Catholic Social Teaching — William Byron (article)
  • December-2013 Discussion: Learning Contract and Practicum
  • November-2013 Perseverance in Turbulent Times — Margaret Wheatley (TED talk)
  • October-2013 Vulnerability and Shame — Brené Brown (2 TED talks)
  • September-2013 The Spirit of Leadership — Bob Anderson (article)
  • August-2013 SESSION 1 in St. Louis
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