Character by Design

is a happiness factory providing non-preachy insights into living a fulfilling life.

 
 

some Things We Know About

  • Spiritual Intelligence
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Analytical Thinking & Writing
  • Right Use of Power
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Conscious Leadership
  • Influencing and Scaling
  • Non-Violent Communication & Conflict Resolution
  • Internal Family Systems Therapy
  • Hakomi Therapy
  • Mindfulness & Meditation
  •  Zen Practice
  • Spiral Dynamics & Integral Theory
 
 

some things about us

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Krzysztof Piekarski

Krzys has a PhD in English from University of Texas, Austin and is a Council Member at Appamada Zen Center. He often throws bananas at Nathan with exquisite accuracy. 

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Nathan Smalley

Nate is an education reformer, teacher, and coach to educational bigwigs across the country. He currently serves as the Chief of Network Leadership development with KIPP and is a PhD candidate at TBD.  He is a student at Appamada Zen Center.