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      February 22, 2019

      Friday   6:00 PM

      1616 North Wells Street
      Chicago, Illinois 60614

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      Interpersonal Communication Workshops at The Second City

      Having a conversation about conflicting opinions is not easy. We’ve all heard about the benefits of embracing diverse opinions and perspectives: They make us better team leaders, more creative problem solvers, and more empathic partners. But disagreement can feel very uncomfortable—even stressful—despite our genuine desire to have open and inclusive conversations. How can we identify the personal skills and practices that allow us to navigate those difficult situations in productive and successful ways? Find out by participating in a FREE workshop developed by THE SECOND SCIENCE PROJECT (SSP), in a groundbreaking collaboration between the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and The Second City. Developed by behavioral scientists and improvisational theatre experts, this workshop will guide you through a behavioral science-based improvisational exercise designed to cultivate skill in navigating the challenges of disagreement. You and others in your workplace can try out personal practices designed to support inclusivity! IS THIS REALLY FREE? Yes. This workshop is part of an ongoing research project at the University of Chicago on interpersonal communication. We are offering this workshop free of charge in return for participants filling out a few anonymous surveys on their experience during this session. The data will be used for research purposes only. No personal identifiable information will be collected. WHEN AND WHERE TO PARTICIPATE? Saturday 2/2, 11 am - 12:15 pm @ The Second City, e.t.c. Theater Saturday 2/16,  11 am - 12:15pm @ The Second City, e.t.c. Theater Friday 2/22, 6 pm - 7:15 pm @ The Second City, Classroom 207  Can I request a workshop for my team? Unfortunately, none of these times work for me. To accommodate your preferences, the workshop can be held at The Second City (1616 North Wells Street) OR in a location of your choice in Chicago (e.g., in your corporate offices). Contact Jenna Steege at Second City Works - jsteege@secondcity.com - let us know how many are in your group (minimum 12 people, maximum 40); proposed date, time and location for the workshop. Workshops will be scheduled based on availability.

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