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Virtual Workshop

Conscious Becoming: Foundations of Self-Coaching

13 December 2022
7:00 - 9:00 pm US Eastern Time


Delivered by

Yotam Schachter

Fee range

US $15.00

Contact Person

Yotam Schachter


A 2-hour virtual session held remotely via Zoom, with a secure access link provided upon registration, this workshop will teach the foundations of self-coaching, a simple and powerful practice for engaging with life’s many “growth opportunities,” large and small, at home or in the office.


Sometimes, you just have to sit yourself down and give yourself a good listening-to.

You’ve noticed that every hardship is a growth opportunity. Yay! But every hardship is also… just… hard! How do you make the most of life’s provocations while also treating yourself kindly? How do you celebrate who you are today and invite forward the person you want to be tomorrow?

This workshop will teach the foundations of self-coaching, a simple and powerful practice for engaging with life’s many “growth opportunities,” large and small, at home or in the office.

Self-coaching is the art of intentional, compassionate conversation with yourself, typically conducted in writing. Spacious listening, unwavering support, and penetrating questions are rapid accelerators of growth, whether you receive them from a professional coach or provide them to yourself. Within that conversation with yourself, you’ll also find natural opportunities to integrate the many insights and practices you’ve already developed elsewhere.

This is a preview of material from the full Conscious Becoming Growth Circle.


What will you learn?

In this workshop, you will learn to dialog with yourself, writing as both client and coach. Like a professional coach, you-as-coach will listen, ask questions, and empathize with you-as-client, but not provide answers or advice. Over the course of two hours, we will establish the inner dialog, learn to structure a powerful self-coaching conversation, and begin to break down the fears that impede conscious growth.

Who is this for?

This workshop is for anyone wishing to guide and stimulate their own ongoing development. Previous experience with coaching, therapy, circling, nonviolent communication, or other developmental containers is strongly encouraged.

While the workshop is not designed specifically for coaches, new coaches will find practicing on themselves a powerful accelerator of their professional skill and experienced coaches will discover an intriguing new avenue of practice.

Accessibility - Fees

The full price is US $15. We also offer a self-selected reduced fee of US $4.50 for participants who belong to historically underrepresented groups, e.g., people of colour, indigenous people, those outside the western business paradigm, as well as others for whom full price is not accessible.


Cancellation & Terms

Payment is fully refundable up to 28 days before the start of the event, less a 13% processing fee; it is not refundable thereafter. If the event is under-enrolled, we reserve the right to cancel 28 days prior to the event start date, and refund your registration fee in full.

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"The two-pen technique is brilliant and helps me be a kind, wise guide to myself in and out of the coaching moment."
- Rosi Greenberg, Artist and Facilitator

"Yotam has taken a lot of time to develop a technique that teaches us how to help ourselves in tough times. After two years of pandemic life, separated from our friends and family, I can’t think of anything more valuable."
- SW

"I'm feeling a sense of relief having found this idea of self-coaching through Yotam's brilliance. Yotam makes the wisdom that we have inside of us accessible quickly and simply through his facilitation, presence, and frameworks. He gracefully guides us into our own power and resources that we so often forget we have."
- Nalani Genser, Coach and Talent Development Manager

"Yotam Schachter has created one of the more powerful and useful courses I've seen in a while. It teaches you to coach YOURSELF! I'm really impressed by the deep knowledge and insight Yotam has into coaching, as well as his ability to teach it in a way that quickly had us offering the same insight to ourselves. If you want to pay an up-front cost to get lifetime access to your own inner coach, this might be a good thing for you."
- Sara Ness, Chief Instigator at Authentic Revolution

Faculty Bios

Yotam Schachter

With keen insights and rare personal warmth, Yotam helps purpose-driven leaders and teams align their minds, hearts, and bodies around leadership qualities that will bring them success. Yotam has spent 20 years trying to understand the dynamics of human change at all scales – from how individuals develop in courage, compassion, and wisdom to the twists and turns of cultural evolution in teams, organizations, and societies – and he brings that expertise to help his clients create bigger, more powerful transformations with less effort. Yotam’s toolkit draws from a wide range of prior experiences. For several years, he was a leadership consultant and content expert at Mobius Executive Leadership, bringing cutting edge leadership development techniques to Fortune 1000 executives. Previously, he consulted with Dialogos International, surfacing insights about company cultures to support change and break deleterious cycles. Yotam has also been a massage therapist, an investment analyst, a sales operations supervisor, and a student of Jewish history and ritual. Coming from a family of Hassidic Rabbis, Yotam has in fact been steeped in Jewish wisdom on leadership and personal mastery his whole life. Yotam’s work has exposed him to a wide array of coaching tools and practices. Some of his favorites include the Leadership Circle Profile, Internal Family Systems, Nonviolent Communication, Integral Theory, and Adaptive Leadership. Yotam loves nothing more than to play with big ideas, unconventional people, and wild dreams of a better world. He holds a BA in Math from the University of Chicago. With his roots in Boulder, CO, Yotam traveled extensively before settling in Boston nine years ago. When he’s not working, he plays SET, walks his labradoodle, builds elaborate duplo marble races with his 3-year-old son, and discusses Jewish ritual and transformational strategy with his climate activist Rabbi wife.