Yaron Prywes


Dr. Prywes is a coaching psychologist who specializes in inclusion and innovation. He has facilitated hundreds of groups around the world, and has worked one-on-one with hundreds of leaders over the past ten years. In 2015 he coached 71 leaders and logged over 450 coaching hours. He has led negotiation trainings at the United Nations and NASA, and is a professor of intercultural communications at Columbia University. He is also faculty member at the Center for Creative Leadership and has been the lead researcher on numerous studies measuring the outcomes of leadership development initiatives. Yaron also co-authored a leadership development book called The Nature of Leadership, published by the American Management Association, as well as a chapter in The Handbook of Conflict Resolution (3rd ed.), published by Jossey-Bass. In 2008 Yaron co-created LeaderNation, a web-based 360 degree feedback tool which has been used by 15,000+ people to give leaders feedback. Select client list includes: Chrysler Motor Group, Coach, KAYAK, L’Oreal, Lancôme, Philips, Sirius XM Radio, Spotify, KIPP:NYC, Wallace Foundation, Whirlpool, and UNICEF.


Multicultural Team Connectivity Training: Utilizing Differences to Yield High Performing Team

This session is for coaches who work with diverse teams and desire tools that facilitate psychological safety and authenticity. Two real identity encounter presentations will engage the audience and be used to teach the 3-level Team Connectivity model. Key takeaways are (1) being able to coach the “identity” of individuals and teams, (2) knowing how your own culture may limit your effectiveness as a coach, and (3) greater confidence and capacity to facilitate diversity conversations.

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