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Fluency 1 Reinvention Spring Webinar Series

5 Weeks


Cohort-based Course

Today we must adapt our ability to adapt, and deliberate reinvention is how it's done. This is the foundational fluency for leadership now.

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Course overview

Gain mastery in the principles and practices of personal transformation.

This 5-week webinar series presents guided learning experiences and exercises to develop reinvention as a skillful practice. Together we learn how to bring more of ourselves to life, and more of life into the endless evolution of who we are becoming.

Reinvention is the first of six leadership fluencies in Lead Like a Futurist program ( The progression of the Six Fluencies trains you to track the right signals, build responsiveness into your strategy and culture, and develop the courage to align the organization with where the future is headed.

Who is this course for


Established leaders positioning themselves for future executive roles.


Leaders seeking frameworks and practices to build a culture of reinvention with their teams.


You're in transition, or can feel one coming on. You feel restless and hopeful about what's next.

Reinvention in 5 Weekly Chapters

01 The Futurist's Approach

As the underlying force of life and society, we unpack how Reinvention is the foundational fluency for leading like a futurist. Then, to find it in your own lives, you'll revisit your earliest dreams.

02 The 4 Habits of Mind

Recognize narratives that inhibit your growth, and use 4 Habits of Mind to free you from them. You also learn to 'hinge' into the futurist's perspective to understand what's really going on.

03 The Spiral of Expansion

Find and follow the thread of your life in the Spiral of Expansion, You'll identify where you are now, and what's expiring and what's emerging as you make this next turn.

04 Qualities of Being

Define the Qualities of Being needed to support what’s emerging in you. In them you’ll discover your personal compass for reinvention, with practices that clear the path for your forward movement.

05 Integration

This final session celebrates how reinvention is rooting itself in your life. We discuss how the frameworks guide you, your team, and org in the process and practice of continuous reinvention.

This course includes

15 interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

7 in-depth lessons

Direct access to instructor

5 projects to apply learnings

Guided feedback & reflection

Private community of peers

Course certificate upon completion

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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    Reinvention works better together

    Reinvention works better together

    Active hands-on learning

    This course builds on live workshops and at-home practices to make the learning stick.

    Interactive and applied to you

    You’ll be interacting with your peers in breakout rooms and in exercises that apply to your life now.

    Weekly office hours for coaching

    In 2 office hour sessions offered each week, you'll get personal guidance from Cecily and/or Chris.

    Course schedule

    2-3 hours per week
    • Wednesdays, 9am-10:30am CST

      We meet for 5 consecutive weeks, April 3-May 1, 2024.

    • Weekly Office Hours

      2 sessions, 1.5 hours each

      One coaching session hosted each week by Cecily, and one by Chris.

      These sessions are open to others, so coaching will be done with an audience of your peers (whoever shows up).

      The 2 sessions are intended to meet varied schedules. Come when you can, or to both! Time TBD

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    Your Guides

    Cecily Sommers

    Cecily Sommers

    One of the World's Top 50 Female Futurists

    With a reputation as "The Practical Futurist," Cecily helps leaders anticipate and steward transformational change. Kicking the futurist-as-guru paradigm to the curb, Cecily embeds foresight in leadership development programs, training them to be their own best futurists. It is how organizations build the culture they need for the future they want. Cecily is the author of Think Like a Futurist, a 2x-TEDx speaker, and a certified Transformational Coach.

    Chris Everett

    Chris Everett

    Experience Designer, Facilitator, Coach

    Chris creates and guides experiences for individuals and organizations in threshold moments of change. He has an uncanny ability to help top leaders and broader teams see their world and work through a new lens of possibility. It is how organizations see real potential and a path forward. With over three decades in crafting brand expression and strategy, Chris is a master at using beauty as a powerful medium for transformation.

    What people are saying

            “The program stands as a testament to Cecily and Chris' expertise in leadership development. From the meticulously crafted content to the insightful coaching and practical tools, their mastery shines through.”
    Reinvention Participant

    Reinvention Participant

    VP, International Management Group
            “As a leader, I want to do a "good job" for the benefit of others. But, this session turned the focus inward. I learned a set of tools and helped me master an understanding of myself. What a way to learn to lead others!”
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    Reinvention Participant

    CEO, Global Design Firm
            “My LLAF workshop experience was followed by several transformative conversations with friends and colleagues. Things were both set into motion and released. It was a rare, unique, lovely experience. Thank you!”
    Reinvention Participant

    Reinvention Participant

    Manager, UX Group
            “Cecily and Chris orchestrated this journey with exceptional mastery, guiding me through the process that systematically peeled away layers, unveiling a depth of self-discovery.”
    Reinvention Participant

    Reinvention Participant

    CEO, DEI Consultancy
            “Cecily and Chris are artful facilitators, wise leaders, and inspired humans. What a gift to the world!”
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    SVP, National Retailer
            “Defining courage as a receptive state has changed my view of leadership forever!”
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    Reinvention Participant

    Director, Family Foundation

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