Outward Mindset Workshop

In our public workshops you can discover and learn to apply Arbinger's concepts and tools as an individual. Our next two-day workshop will take place from 10 to 11 February in Hamburg (Burchardhof, Steinstr. 27, 20095 Hamburg, Germany). Do you have any questions or would you like to register for the workshop? Simply send an e-mail to

Content and Tools

In this workshop, participants learn the difference between inward and outward mindsets. They discover where they have been inward and how to turn more outward. They learn how to turn their mindsets and behaviors outward by applying the following tool sets:

Glasses Self-awareness tools—Four tools to overcome a self-focused inward mindset and more consistently work with an others-inclusive outward mindset.
Arrow Mindset change tools—Two tools to implement and sustain an outward mindset.
Pencil Accountability tools—Three accountability tools to help individuals clarify their roles and hold themselves accountable for their impact on others
Cycle Collaboration tools—Eight collaboration tools to help individuals and teams plan, work, and resolve differences more collaboratively and effectively.

Results and Outcomes

This course equips participants with tools that enable them to:

  • Understand the two mindsets and their implications on results
  • Assess the extent to which they are working with an inward mindset
  • Change their mindsets to become more outward
  • Re-conceive their jobs to make them more outward
  • Hold themselves more fully accountable
  • Report on performance in a way that keeps them working outward
  • Work in a way that is more collaborative, fulfilling, and effective
  • Positively influence others to change
  • Address and resolve conflicts

What to Expect at an Arbinger Training

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for individuals who wish to:

  • Deepen their understanding of Arbinger’s principles and apply outward mindset tools in their own lives and work
  • Gain insight into the practical implications of Arbinger’s work within an organization
  • Investigate the value of deploying Arbinger within their organization or team to initiate a larger transformative process
  • Prepare to attend train-the-trainer courses to become an Arbinger facilitator within their employing organization

Please note: Arbinger courses are not for independent consultants or trainers. Attending this course does not give license to teach this content. If you are an independent consultant or trainer and have questions, please call us.


This is an interactive, two-day course that allows participants to thoroughly explore and internalize key concepts around individual and organizational mindset and behavior change. It is punctuated by videos, individual and group exercises, and application of implementation tools to participants’ on-the-job situations.


  • Developing and Implementing an Outward Mindset handbook
  • Eight-part implementation video series
  • Implementation video series guidebook
  • Downloadable accountability and collaboration tool templates
  • Arbinger’s bestselling books, Leadership and Self-Deception and The Outward Mindset
Developing and Implementing an Outward Mindset materials

Post-Workshop Implementation

As part of this training, participants receive eight weekly videos with calls to action that guide people in operationalizing an outward mindset in their day-to-day work. The video series includes a guidebook with exercises for use with each video. By attending this workshop, participants will meet the prerequisite for the Developing and Implementing and Outward Mindset train-the-trainer course, which licenses individuals to deliver this workshop within their employing organization.


The public workshop is €895 (plus 19% VAT) per participant. Please register directly by e-mail to If you would like to do the workshop exclusively in your organization, we will be happy to discuss the conditions with you in person. Simply send us an email and we will get back to you.