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Die Buchmühle
Buchmühlenstraße 17
51465 Bergisch Gladbach
Date: September 7 & 8, 2022 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Price: 850 €*
Early Bird by August 8: 750 €*
*Plus fees I Price includes breaks and lunch

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Are you challenged by changes in personal, organizational, or community life? Would you like to develop your capacity to guide and support others through transition?

The Wendling Liminal Pathways Change Framework™ is a well-researched and time-tested map to the territory of change. In this two-day workshop we will explore how this powerful tool can guide us through ambiguity and not knowing to renewal and transformation. Bring a personal or professional challenge and discover for yourself how this framework can help you orient to uncertainty, tap into generativity, envision possibility, and find your personal path to a more promising future.

In this workshop, we will: 

  • Learn how the Wendling Liminal Pathways Change Framework™ can be applied to a wide range of contexts, and why change agents find it so helpful.
  • Apply the Liminal Pathways Change Framework™ to a change challenge you are experiencing in your personal or professional life and design your unique pathway to a better future.
  • Engage in rituals to assist in letting go, embracing the in-between, and welcoming the new
  • Develop your capacity to design, navigate and guide change for yourself and others.
  • Experience the dynamic community that is created when people move through change together.

This workshop is for:

Leaders, managers, and organizational consultants, facilitators, and coaches as well as anyone who would appreciate an easy to understand and universally applicable framework for change and apply it to a personal challenge they are dealing with.

This workshop is held in English but translation of key concepts into German is available as needed.


Your Guide:

Gisela Wendling, Ph.D., Educator, Sr. Consultant with The Grove Consultants International, and Co-director of the GLEN (Global Learning & Exchange Network), will be your guide. In 2018, she co-authored Visual Consulting: Designing & Leading Change with her husband and professional partner, David Sibbet. Currently Gisela is publishing her research and writing a book on the efficacy of the Liminal Pathways Change Framework™.

Over thirty years of professional experience, Gisela has cultivated a consulting practice that supports visionary leaders and their organizations to embrace new futures and to navigate the generative and challenging tensions inherent in change. Her passion for developing change leaders and practitioners includes directing the Masters in Organization Development (OD) at Sonoma State University, teaching at Meridian University, and offering a range of immersive programs. Her approach integrates her foundation in OD with insights from her doctoral research into transformational processes and field experiences with traditional peoples and their rites of change practices across four continents. Gisela is German and born and raised and has been living on the West Coast of the US for over thirty years. She now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.


You can learn more about Dr. Gisela Wendling





The Liminal Pathways Framework melds theory and practice with the deep knowledge about rites de passages and ancient wisdom. This can now easily used for business contexts. Sr. organization development practitioner, Germany

Learning the Liminal Pathways Change Framework helped me understand that when change is happening „outside“, there is inevitably change happening „inside“ and to convey this message to my own organization where I am leading a transformation journey (bring a new IT Tool and associated processes). Sr. Leader in the Aerospace Industry, France.

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