human centered younity®

Origins: The Power of Personal Story

We all have a story.


Starting date

April 2022


60 - 90 Minutes


$99 + tax

Origins: The Power of Personal Story

Welcome to Origins: The Power of Personal Story.

This training is part of the Human-Centered YOUnity® training series created by Spark! Strategic Solutions. 

Origins is a story development training that offers you space and time to revisit your journey from where you were to where you are.
We all have a story and before we can understand others, we must understand ourselves.

The intention of this training is to reflect upon the roads that have been traveled that led leaders to their current destination of working within their field and organization.

This training gives participants a deeper opportunity to connect with themselves and others. 

Origins: The Power of Personal Story

  1. Recognize an increased self-awareness and identify the relationship between your personal story, lived experience, and leadership position.
  2. Examine your personal journey and origin story as it relates to how you interact with the world.
  3. Employ new skills  to recharge and combat conflict fatigue / burnout.
  4. Develop methods to facilitate tough conversations with grace.

  • Who am I?
  • Where am I from?
  • What have I conquered? What am I conquering?
  • Why am I here - at this organization or in this role? 
  • Who am I as a leader?

Shannon McGuire

Above all else, I am a mom. 
As the founder and Chief Empowerment Officer of Spark!, Shannon builds connections, consensus, and collaboration. She finds solutions and inspires action. She strengthens teams and facilitates success.

With clear thinking, disciplined organization, and mom wisdom, Shannon works alongside others to bring great ideas to life. 

Course reviews

"I wanted to pass on my thanks to you and your team for the Origins: The Power of Personal Story training and the opportunity to participate in that. Shannon is phenomenal and the course was very empowering."
Alicia Baptiste
Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections
"It seems so simple to how we should treat each other. I loved the fact that we all have stories and it makes us who we are."
Idaho Power Employee
"Sharing personal stories is what connects us to others - it gives us a common place as well as can be used for helping and encouraging others."
Nampa School District Employee
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