How to Survive in The Open Workspace Environment

Learn survival skills that really work in the confined work spaces known as "Collaboration".
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 37 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2014 English

Course Description

This course tackles the relatively new office structure known as the "collaborative work environment". These are open area work spaces (no walls) and rows of cubicles that leave employees feeling their privacy and power have been taken from them.

My 20 years of corporate experience and training as an energy practitioner lends new insight and methods that assist with reducing stress associated with this new phenomenon. I combine a blend of corporate politics with energy balancing leaving students with the ability to concentrate on work tasks not the confines of their current physical environment.

Included in this course is a 4 step method known as C.A.S.E. to walk you through a process which has helped me withstand the day to day struggles working within the collaboration workspace. I will remind you of the thoughts behind why these spaces are being constructed in this manner but the actual result being noticed by workers operating under these conditions.

Most importantly, what you can do about it and how to improve the overall "feeling" or energy of the space. Not only we can control our behavior and emotions, I can give you some tactics and reminders that will assist with the management of your work environment so you can take back your own power. Lets face it with the push to cut costs and overhead these type of work structures won't be disappearing overnight. So lets hit the issue head on, deal with it and move on...

What are the requirements?

  • There are no course pre requisites - open to all students.
  • Only requirement is an interest into developing a solution to your frustration. This course will assist with developing a positive solution as opposed to feeding the negative side of the issue.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course, you will learn to use the C.A.S.E. process effectively and thrive in the Open Workspace Environment

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for all those individuals working in the open workspace environment

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Introduction

Contains information on what the course includes as well as instructor experience

Section 2: What is Corporate Collaboration?

Includes the definition of what Corporate Collaboration/Open Workspace is. How we were "sold" the idea and what the true reality is.

Section 3: What is Energy?

3 Ways energy is generated and transmitted as well as examples. Collective Energy definition and diagram. How you can influence energy.

Section 4: What is an Energy Vampire?

Energy Vampire definition. What are "givers" and "takers" and how do you identify them.

Section 5: How do we Survive in a Collaborative Work Environment?

C-Clear the energy. A-Assemble or build new energy. S-Shield and protect your energy. E-Echo to others.

Section 6: [C] Clear Stale or Toxic Energy

What are our bodies absorbing? Examples of ways to clear energy are provided.

Clear Toxic Energy-Assignment
Section 7: [A] Assemble/Build Positive Energy

Examples of ways to assemble or build positive energy; being grateful and finding ways to have fun at work.

Assemble Energy-Assignment
Section 8: [S] Shield/Protect your Positive Energy

Examples of ways to shield/protect your positive energy; limit TV, stay away from negative people, no gossip, and "watch the movie" not live it.

Shield Positive Energy-Assignment
Section 9: [E] Echo to Others-Reflect the Positive Energy

Review the first three steps of C.A.S. Regain your power and reflect it outward to others.

Echo to Others-Assignment
Section 10: Real Life Scenarios-C.A.S.E In Action
When Should you use C.A.S.E?

This lecture provides a real life example of how I used the C.A.S.E. process to solve an issue by using meditation cds and obtaining an adequate amount of sleep at night.


This lecture provides a real life example of building positive energy within the workplace by establishing relationship with co-workers.


This lecture provides a real life example of how during a merger and large consulting project I was able to maintain and shield my energy while continuing to do my job efficiently and effectively.


This is the most important part of the C.A.S.E. process. Echo or reflect your positive energy to others.

Section 11: Reflection

This lecture is a reminder to live your life how you want to be remembered.

Section 12: Conclusion
What you should Take from this Course
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Instructor Biography

Shelly Jo Pinter, Energy Healer with Corporate Background

I have spent my career in business (finance specifically) for the past 20 years. My experience was obtained in small to large multi-million dollar corporations. Due to exposure in all levels of business, I have developed a skill set that works in all sizes of companies related to how to deal with people effectively.

For the past few years I have trained in 2 separate healing modalities; I am a Usui Reiki Master as well as a Theta Healing Practitioner. By combining energy work and applying techniques in the business setting, I have found ways to thrive in society's push to a more "open" workspace environment. I would like to share some of these techniques and provide examples of situations so you know when to use the methods outlined in this course.

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