Skillful communication and rewarding relationships can change the world for the better.


But on the flip side, poor communication and challenging relationships are often the reason why projects and teams fall apart.


Whether you are a coach, a consultant, a leader, or just someone looking to bring more juice to your relationships at work and/or home, your impact depends on how well you generate trust and buy-in, respond to complex interpersonal dynamics, and help people see a way through their big obstacles.

These are human-to-human skills, and they can be learned and refined. In fact—they need to be.

No matter where you are positioned, you have the ability to shape and influence your environment for the better — if you have the skills to build strong relationships that can handle the highs and lows along the way.

Master the Skills that Bring People Together

This 8-module online training was created to help you develop and refine the way you communicate and connect with others. You will learn how to relate more fully and fluently, how to help people feel heard and understood, how to handle challenging situations and conflict—along with a suite of other invaluable skills. You'll develop:


Relate to others with clarity and presence—Compel more attention and wield more influence.


Increase trust and understanding for more effective collaboration.


Stay in relationship in the midst of tense and challenging conversations.


Leverage diverse points of view for more sophisticated and creative discussions.


Get more quickly to the heart of what’s really going on.


Keep discussions energized, enjoyable, and on point.


Make conflicts a source of creativity and depth.


Create safe yet energized spaces that accelerate growth and learning.

Meet Your Teacher — Diane Musho Hamilton

diane-booksThousands of people around the world have benefitted from the extraordinary depth and skill of Diane Musho Hamilton’s teachings. Diane is an exceptionally gifted mediator, master facilitator, author, trainer, and consultant. As a mediator, she is well known as an innovator in dialogues, especially conversations about culture, religion, race and gender relations. She is the recipient of several prestigious awards for her work in this area, including the Peter W. Billings Award from the Utah State Bar, the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution Peacekeeper Award, the Judicial Administration Award and Friend of the Court. Diane is also the 2016 recipient of the Brigham Young University Peacekeeper of the Year Award. She is the Co-Founder of the acclaimed Integral Facilitator Training Program.

Diane is the author of Everything is Workable: A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution, is a contributor to Harvard Business Review, and her newest book, The Zen of You and Me, will be released in March 2017.

Praise for Diane as a Teacher

  • Maria Bailey, Facilitator & Artist
    Working with Diane Musho Hamilton has grown my awareness of the subtlety at work at any relationship. I've learned to facilitate a wider range of participation and connection, I have a new understanding of my influence in every conversation and how to to make it count, and I have grown my capacity to be a YES to what comes.
    Maria Bailey, Facilitator & Artist
  • Gregor Bingham, Integral Master Coach TM
    Diane makes the unseen seen. Every time I work with Diane I am improved. It’s like going for a personal renovation—I look and sound better coming out than when I went in!
    Gregor Bingham, Integral Master Coach TM
  • Amy Pasquale, Consultant & Coach
    Diane’s mastery in relating and communicating, plus her skill in helping others “see” was exactly what I was searching for. Training with her has catapulted me to another level of skill.
    Amy Pasquale, Consultant & Coach
  • Atta Emami, Change Leader, Facilitator & Leadership Coach
    Studying with Diane Musho Hamilton has changed my perspective on how I relate to groups and how I communicate with them. Be it in a Board Room setting, or in a one-on-one conversation, I feel that I see more clearly what's happening, I have access to more information, and above all, I am more present in the immediacy of what's going on. I highly recommend this to any Change Leaders/Consultants, facilitators, coaches, and anyone who is in the business of helping others.
    Atta Emami, Change Leader, Facilitator & Leadership Coach

Purchase Your Course Now

$245 USD



Here's what you'll receive in the course:

  • 9 recorded video & audio classes plus 8 applications videos with Diane

    Classes feature teaching from Diane, offer practices and Q&A for a 'deeper dive' into actual communications challenges and applications by others who have taken the course.

  • Downloadable videos and audios of all classes

    You'll receive both the video form, and downloadable audio, so you can watch later on, or listen on the go—whatever works for you.

  • Membership in a private course learning platform

    You'll have access to all downloadable course materials plus peer forums through our new streamlined course website.

  • Written summaries of weekly class content

    If you want to review what was covered at any time, you'll be able to access and download a summary for each module.

  • Peer Interaction

    You'll have the opportunity to exchange with other course participants in the class forum.

  • Free membership in The School of Human Being

    Access to lively online discussions, free content to advance your practice, new thought leadership, and a growing international community of amazing people.

What You'll Learn Each Week

Module 1: Relating to Others with Presence and Intention

Compel more attention and wield more influence

  • Develop grounded, confident, yet adaptable presence.
  • Clarify your role and intention.
  • Instill confidence in others.

Module 2: Listening with openness, reflecting with feeling

Increase trust and understanding for more effective collaboration.

  • Use listening to deepen rapport.
  • Identify your listening style.
  • Learn how to listen without agenda or bias.
  • Distinguish listening from agreement.
  • Listen when you’re being challenged.
  • Reflect understanding with empathy.

Module 3: Embodying clear, congruent, and direct communication

Stay in relationship in the midst of tense and challenging conversations.

  • Bring body, speech and mind together.
  • Generate a clear message.
  • Include doubt and confusion as part of your communication.
  • Support others to be clear and direct.
  • Include and name feelings.

Module 4: Bring more perspectives to the table

Leverage diverse points of view for more sophisticated and creative discussions

  • Learn and practice openness to other perspectives.
  • Find value in differences.
  • Work with your own biases & preferences.
  • Learn how to privilege perspectives without marginalizing.

Module 5: Cultivating the art of precise questioning

Get more quickly to the heart of what’s really going on.

  • Understand the purpose and value of skilled inquiry.
  • Discover the value of a well placed question.
  • Broaden your approach to questioning.
  • Identify what people really want and need.

Module 6: Including Feelings and Emotions

Use feeling states to find clarity and take action. 

  • Re-include your feeling-states.
  • Own your own states instead of being swayed by others. 
  • Follow a simple practice for working with emotion.
  • Learn how emotions differ with stages of development.

Module 7: Working with Conflict

Make conflicts a source of creativity and depth.

  • Identify your conflict style.
  • Lower your fear of conflict.
  • Find the intelligence the conflict.
  • Learn to use conflict as a source of creativity and change.

Module 8: Giving and Receiving Feedback

Create safe, energized spaces that accelerate growth and learning.

  • Create a context that can support challenge.
  • Challenge with generosity.
  • Practices for giving and receiving feedback.
  • Using 3 degrees of challenge.
  • Using 5-phase feedback scale.

Module 9: Increasing The Enjoyment Factor

Keep discussions energized, enjoyable, and on point.

    • Identify what kind of contributor you are.
    • Practice techniques to improve the quality of the conversation.
    • Deal with negative behaviors.
    • Increase humor, engagement and investment.

Questions About the Course?

  • What if I want to go back to an earlier lesson?

    You'll have access all video classes at one time — both the video, and an audio recording. You can catch up or review whenever you like.

  • I'm not a native English speaker, will I be able to manage?

    The course will include several supports for non-english speakers. Every module includes written summaries of the teaching, for those who learn best with text support. Plus, audio and video replays will always be available—and you can submit questions to the peer forum at any time.

  • How much opportunity will there be for discussion with other participants?

    Every module will include Q&A in the forum, and, you'll be able to exchange with any other participants who are taking the course at the same time.

  • What do I need to participate in the modules?

    All you'll need a stable internet connection and a computer or device such as a smart phone.

  • Will this be a super basic course?

    No, it's designed for a wide range of skills. Diane's teaching style is very accessible and sophisticated at the same time. You'll have big "ah-ha's" a well as plenty of opportunity to take what you learn in each module and practice.

Register and Start Learning Now

 $245 USD