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Kathy Obear

Turn the Tide

Over the past 25 years, Kathy Obear has helped thousands of people in workshops and coaching sessions learn to effectively navigate difficult workplace situations. Now, she shares the tools and skills of her 7-Step process, The Triggering Event Cycle, so you can take back control of your emotions and successfully rise above toxic work environments.

In the spirit of Brené Brown and Martha Beck, Kathy uses stories and realistic examples to make these concepts accessible and easy to apply in your life. Her book is full of tools and exercises designed to help you rise above workplace drama and create greater teamwork, productivity, and innovation in your organization.

Discover practical tools to:

  • De-escalate unproductive workplace conflict
  • Interrupt automatic fight or flight reactions
  • Identify what is fueling ineffective reactions
  • Take back control of your emotions
  • Rebuild working relationships
  • Minimize feeling triggered in the future
  • Turn the tide of workplace drama with greater ease and confidence

Join Kathy on this transformational journey and make this invaluable investment in yourself!


…But I’m NOT Racist!

Deepen your Resolve to Live as a Change Agent for Racial Justice

Who would you be if you were no longer afraid someone would call you racist? What impact could you have if you had proven tools and techniques to create greater racial justice in your organization? For the past two decades as a speaker and an executive coach, Dr. Kathy Obear has helped thousands of whites find the courage to challenge and change the dynamics of racism in their organizations.

Do you stay silent and hold back for fear of making a mistake? Or making things worse?

Are there times you want to speak up, but don’t know how to interrupt racist dynamics or organizational practices?

Do you sometimes feel alone, like you are the only one raising issues about racial justice in your organization?

Through engaging stories and concrete examples and tools, Kathy shares her own personal struggles and the common challenges many whites face as they work to create more equitable, inclusive organizations.

Find practical skills and strategies to move through your fear of being called racist and learn to:

  • Speak up with greater confidence and clarity
  • Engage racist comments to deepen learning and facilitate change
  • Stop feeling so alone and isolated
  • Respond effectively when colleagues call you racist or criticize your efforts
  • Develop powerful partnerships to create meaningful change in your organization

Read this book and find the inspiration and tools to deepen your resolve to live your values every day as a change agent for racial justice.