Rebecca Poretsky

About Rebecca

Rebecca Poretsky
Facilitator

Rebecca specializes in collaboration and innovation skills training. She has also been an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco and led experiential learning programs at Apple University. Rebecca has also combined her expertise in design thinking, applied improvisation, and facilitation to train leaders and teams around the world.

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The LifeLabs Learning value that most resonates with me and why: Find a Way to Play is central to my personal life philosophy and I just love that it is one of LifeLabs Learning’s values. I believe playfulness fosters curiosity, reduces judgment, and increases connection. I believe finding a way to play enables trust-building, risk-taking, and learning, and also just makes things more joyful on the daily.

Pronunciation guide: Poretsky (POUR-eht-ski)

Pronouns: she/her

Languages spoken: English, French (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

Fun fact: I once won an award (and cash prize!) from the Cat Writers’ Association. That’s correct: I am officially an award-winning cat writer.

Rebecca's Courses

Strategic Thinking: February 16, 4-6pm ET

Strengthen long-term planning and strategic thinking skills, and practice tools for execution, including decision making and inclusive project design.

People Development, March 30: 4-6pm ET

Learn how to bring out the best in your direct reports by helping them grow their skills and self-awareness (even when there are no clear career paths).

Leading Change, March 16: 4-6pm ET

Help people accept change with less resistance and more resilience, flexibility, and enthusiasm for new opportunities.

Meetings Mastery, March 2: 4-6pm ET

Lead masterful meetings, moving groups from discussion to action, making sure every voice is heard (even when you aren’t in charge).