North Shore Practice Group Mtg. – April 26

Posted on Thursday, August 4th, 2016

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Hackney’s on Lake (Glenview). CLII Fellows Alona Anspach and Beth Wilner will present How Our Biases Affect Negotiations and Outcomes. RSVP: Alona Anspach (

Powerful, Non-Defensive Communication (6 hr. FCST): April 28

Posted on Monday, December 7th, 2015

Explore the art of questioning and communicating without reactivity or defensiveness, including shifting the power dynamics, traditional and non-defensive questions and statements, asking disarming questions, making statements, and more.Cafe La … Continue reading

15th Year Celebration: Golf Outing/Dinner- June 2

Posted on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Deerfield Golf Club (Riverwoods) – Make plans now to attend CLII’s 15th anniversary celebration. This is a great opportunity to catch up with Fellows you know, meet those newer to … Continue reading

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