Keynote Topic – Finding New Ground

Conference Topic –  Shift Happens: The Power of Consensus

Jeff Goebel is a leading expert in helping individuals and communities attain their goals and remove the obstacles that lie in the way, with over thirty years of national and international successes in consensus building, conflict resolution, and visioning for sustainable solutions. As an award-winning consultant in private practice, he has worked on catalyzing positive change with everyone from non-profits to government agencies, multi-national corporations to small family ranchers. He has developed a highly effective program of respectful listening, visioning, and planning that attains long-range and long-lasting change through 100% consensus and engaged commitment of all parties.

His articles and studies have been published in professional journals, anthologies, and on his blog. He is currently writing a book entitled: One Thing You Can Do To Save the Earth, an “every person’s” guide to reversing the catastrophic deterioration of the eco-system that draws on his extensive research and experience in soil health, land management, and human dynamics. He models his work on his small New Mexican farm.

His clients include the National Geographic Society, CA fires rehab, federal public land soil health initiatives, various tribes across the United States, a California biodynamic coastal community, parent-teacher partnerships in public and private schools and a complex eco-restoration and socio-economic renewal program in Molokai. Jeff offers his services and training workshops to a long list of individuals, businesses and organizations, from struggling communities to troubled families and schools, working with hundreds of groups and thousands of people on five continents.