Catalyst Connections

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Catalyst Connections Format

  • Mondays from 8-9pm at least twice a month.
  • Opportunity for LDC Tribe members to share their work with the group. Can share new materials/tools, outlines for future workshops/classes, anything that can be useful for LDC Tribe members to improve their work with others.
  • DOES NOT have to be related specifically to Life Design Catalyst work/tools, but should be connected to physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and well-being.
  • Session format: 60 minutes for total time (we end promptly at 9pm). 20-40 minutes for presentation; 15-20 minute for discussion and/or feedback.
  • Make sure to have slide with contact information so people can you for additional questions/thoughts.
  • Will post materials and recordings on Catalyst Resources web site (private site, only open to trained Life Design Catalysts):

Main Resources

LDC Tribe Events

  • Webinars (link:
    • January 23, 2023: “Coaching Conversations: Coaching on the Five Elements of Catalyst Transformation” by Bill Johnson
    • January 30, 2023: “Do Something….Now! Achieving Personal and Professional Success” by Scott Holloway
    • February 6, 2023: “Do It Afraid: Overcoming the Fear of Failure…and Success” by Dr. Carrie Hudson
    • February 13, 2023: “Relationships: Your Social Universe and Keystone Supports” by Bill Johnson
    • February 20, 2023: “Understanding You: Designing Your Life to Heal Trauma” by Demetria Nickens
    • February 27, 2023: “A Purpose Quest Through Mission and LABORS” by Bill Johnson
    • March 6, 2023: “Be Your Future Self Now” by Lakievia “Lucky” Johnson
    • March 13, 2023: “When Looks ARE Everything: The Impact of Your Visual Image” by Bianca Smith
    • March 20, 2023: “Presentation Previews on Advisor Burnout (National Academic Advising Association) and Purpose Quest (UUCW)” by Bill Johnson
    • March 27, 2023: “Life Design Catalyst Q & A (Open Session)” by Bill Johnson
    • April 03, 2023: “Using Life Design for Success of Gateway to College Students” by Kristie Proctor (with Terri Rodriguez and Chemlah McNeil)
    • April 10, 2023: “Coaching the Makes a Difference” (Dr. Carrie Hudson)
    • April 17, 2023: “Understanding the LDC Framework and Methodology” by Bill Johnson
    • April 24, 2023: “Life Design Catalyst Q & A (Open Session)” by Bill Johnson
    • May 1, 2023: “Who Do YOU Want To Be When You Grow Old? Creating (More) Passion and Purpose in Retirement” by Dr. Marianne Auten
    • May 8, 2023: “Unlocking Potential: Using ChatGPT in Your Life CoAchIng Practice” by Dr. JJ Evans
    • May 15, 2023: “Self-Care For Caregivers – A Necessity” presented by Mavis Hill
    • May 22, 2023: No Session – Life Design Catalyst Training
    • May 29, 2023: No Session – Memorial Day
    • June 5, 2023:
    • June 12, 2023:
    • June 19, 2023:
    • June 26, 2023:
    • More coming soon…


  • In-Person
    • May 22-24, 2023: Life Design Catalyst Training, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina
    • April 13, 2023: Closing Keynote Speaker – A Call to Coaches (and Advisors): Redefine Your World by Designing Great “Work” on Purpose, Coach Academy, North Carolina Community College System, Greensboro, North Carolina
    • March 23-25: Presentation – Find Your WHY: Reconnecting With Your Love for Advising; NACADA Region 3 Conference; Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Online
    • April 19, 2023: Light the SPARCK in You and Your Students: Design Great Work on Purpose, Professional Development Series, Purdue University
    • February 22, 2023: Keynote Address at TRIO Day; TRIO SSS Program; Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Salisbury, North Carolina