In the musical Hamilton, the lead character famously asks, “Are we a nation of states? What’s the state of our nation?”
Many corporate teams operate as loose confederations of individuals with a common purpose — but often devoid of the mechanisms for real collaboration. The result is reduced inclination to take risks, seek help — or thrive by building on each others’ resources.
Presidential historian Carol Berkin joins your team to share the ‘organizational behavioral’ principles behind how the Constitutional Convention of 1787 led to a group of strong-willed individuals — representing states with very different interests — to agree to embark on ‘interdependence’.
This Experience will leave your group more generous, flexible and diplomatic in how they build your business.
You will be assigned one of our acclaimed creator hosts to lead your experience.
Carol Berkin is a Presidential Professor of American History. She taught early American and Revolutionary Era history, as well as women’s history, for four decades at the City University of New York’s Baruch College and Graduate Center.
She is the author of several books, including Jonathan Sewall: Odyssey of an American Loyalist [A Bancroft Award winner], A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution, and more.
She has appeared in documentaries on PBS and the History Channel and podcasts for The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the New York Historical Society.
“…loved how Dr. Berkin emphasized the personality dynamics…”
“…great way to abstract ‘conflict’ and let all of step-back and see how to solve it…”
“…we are already putting the principles of this into effect; extremely well-done…”
“…while we learned some history, the memorable part is our people seeing themselves in the role of Hamilton, Jefferson, and others as we battle each other to take products forward…”
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