Design with Dialogue

Design with Dialogue
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 10:00pm

Discover Your "Why"

How do we discover our Why and implement it meaningfully?

Octobers's DwD session is hosted by Stephen Shedletzky, founder of

Our "Why" is our cause, purpose or belief that guides our every thought, action and behaviour. All individuals have one Why, as do organizations. The challenge is that our Why is hard to discover and articulate on our own.
This session is designed to:
Help us discover our Whys
Teach us how to lead the Why Discovery process so that we can help others find their Why
Create a larger network of trusted friends who we can call with future issues
Provide a fresh perspective on what it truly means to be a leader
When we are in the right conditions, human beings are naturally trusting and cooperative. However, in the wrong conditions, we become cynical, paranoid and selfish. The best organizations, and the best leaders, create conditions in which we naturally work together and help each other. In this session, we will focus on what it takes to create a culture of leadership, cooperation, and trust in our lives, organizations, communities and families.
When we are clear on our Why, disciplined in How we bring our Why to life and consistent with What we do, fulfillment is our result. These concepts are called the Golden Circle, which were discovered and made popular by thought leader and author Simon Sinek in his book Start With Why and his TED Talk, How great leaders inspire action.

Stephen Shedletzky
believes in a world in which the vast majority of people are fulfilled by the work they do. He leads, and collaborates with Simon Sinek’s team at Start With Why—an organization that exists to inspire people to do the things that inspire them. Stephen engages leaders and organizations to discover and create their “Why”—their higher purpose that provides the clarity needed for fulfillment. He speaks, coaches, consults and creates content all with one purpose: to connect with people in meaningful ways. Stephen has received leadership and coaching training with the Richard Ivey School of Business and the Coaches Training Institute.




Venue & Address: 
Lambert Lounge, Room 187 100 McCaul Street Toronto, Ontario