“Your presentations were just perfect. The session with Angeles (Arrien) was a great start for our five days together. The group really appreciated your four quadrants exercise…Your Saturday session continued to reverberate through the close of the retreat.”
– Frank Ostaseski, Founder, The Metta Institute
Dr. Angeles Arrien
Special Advisor

A Special Advisor to Extraordinary Conversations, Angeles is a cultural anthropologist, award-winning author, educator and corporate consultant. Her areas of expertise include leadership development, organizational culture, group dynamics and conflict transformation. Her work is currently used in medical, academic, corporate and not-for-profit environments.

Angeles is the Founder and President of the Foundation for Cross-Cultural Education and Research, San Francisco. Her books, including the Four-Fold Way, The Signs of Life, and The Second Half of Life, have been translated in ten languages, and she has received three honorary doctorate degrees in recognition of her work.

For 17 years, Angeles and Patrick have co-led four popular leadership seminars: The Challenge of Uncertainty, Triumph of the Imagination, The Mystery of Relationships and Thresholds of Collective Wisdom. These workshops are rigorous, educational and fun.