Events Calendar

August – September 2016

Building a Strong and Vibrant Team: The Role of Authentic Listening in Workplace Negotiation @ SBN Boardroom
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

8.30.b2bIn the workplace, we often spend as much time communicating, negotiating and managing conflict as we do performing our actual jobs. Authentic listening is the #1 skill negotiators need in order to effectively communicate with their counterparts. Attend this B2B to learn the incredibly simple yet incredibly effective three part process of authentic listening that will allow you to breakthrough the dynamics that create positional behavior, conflict, miscommunication and impasse between colleagues.

Facilitator: Justin Wright – Habitus Incorporated
Justin Wright is a consultant, facilitator and executive coach. He has expertise providing transactional assistance, advising clients on behavior change, mediating disputes and providing mediation and negotiation training and executive coaching. Justin has trained and advised individuals at companies such as Anika Therapeutics Inc, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Bavaria, the Better Future Project, Commonwealth Financial, Eastman Chemical, IBM, IFC Cantabria, FINCA International, Neighborworks, the SIGNUM Foundation and Akamai. This corporate training work is complemented by the acedemic teaching Justin has done at Yale and Northeastern University. At present, Justin is focused about training individuals and organizations pursuing missions of Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship.

Boston Local Food Festival @ Rose F Kennedy Greenway
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

For one spectacular day each year, SBN transforms the Rose Kennedy Greenway and the City of Boston into the nation’s largest local & sustainable food hub!Screen Shot 2016-04-04 at 10.33.17 AM

Boston Local Food Festival is a FREE outdoor festival that showcases farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, fisher folks, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from New England. The festival also features lively chef & DIY demos, a seafood throwdown competition, diverse music and performances, family fun zone and more.

RSVP is not required but allows us to send you important updates about the Boston Local Food Festival! For a list of vendors, sponsors, and activities, please visit