the KOAN method



KOAN Conversations: A Breakthrough Leadership Series

Watch the conversation series discussing the KOAN method in action. Jennifer Simpson, Integrated Work CEO and author of the KOAN method, and a lineup of amazing guests will discuss how we can all use the KOAN method to become the breakthrough leaders this world needs. 

  • Beverly Winterscheid, Ph.D., Founder of the Center for Nature and Leadership, speaks on (re)discovering ourselves on the land and the power of place.
  •  Vicki Saunders, Founder of Coralus (formerly SheEO), speaks on the power of connection and community as we build new models of leading and organizing.
  • Seth Godin, Author of The Song of Significance (and over 30 other best-selling titles), speaks on the importance of meaningful work and the role of peer support in blazing new trails.

Beverly Winterscheid


Thursday, July 20, 11:30 a.m. MT

Vicki Saunders


Thursday, August 24, 11:30 a.m. MT

Seth Godin

Image by Darius Bashar and Archangel

Thursday, September 7, 12:00 p.m. MT

Learn More About The Speakers

Beverly Winterscheid, Ph.D.: Beverly is a mentor and motivator for women who want to change the world through passionate commitment to their ideas, families, organizations, and communities. After investing two decades in change management with a large systems focus, Beverly came to the conclusion that change happens one person at a time. Cultivating fearless leaders, those who stand firmly on authenticity and truth, who strive to bring new visions into reality in concert with others, is her passion and expertise. In 2008, she founded the Center for Nature and Leadership (CNL) to blend traditional leadership development with scientific findings on the beneficial effects of nature on humans.

Vicki Saunders: Vicki is an entrepreneur, award-winning mentor, advisor to the next generation of changemakers, and a leading advocate for entrepreneurship as a way of creating positive transformation in the world. As the founder of #RadicalGenerosity and Coralus, Vicki has convened a global community of radically generous women supporting women-led ventures working on the world’s to-do list. Connect on LinkedIn

Seth Godin: Seth is the author of 30 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership, and, most of all, changing everything. You might be familiar with his books Linchpin, Tribes, Purple Cow, and The Carbon Almanac. His book, This Is Marketing, was an instant bestseller worldwide. His latest release, The Song of Significance, is a soulful re-envisioning of what work and leadership could be. Learn more about Seth at his website and connect on LinkedIn

Jennifer Lyn Simpson, Ph.D. (Host): Jennifer is Integrated Work’s CEO. She developed the KOAN method as an outgrowth of more than 30 years of working in and with organizations across the private, public, corporate, and not-for-profit sectors to create more meaningful and effective ways of living and working together across differences. Connect on LinkedIn.