Sally Wright was living a successful corporate life as a professional in the world of Organizational Development. Looking for ways to support leaders in making effective decisions during times of change and uncertainty, she stumbled upon an interview with Gene Knudsen Hoffman, Compassionate Listening pioneer, in Gregg Levoy’s book, Callings . She did a short google search, found the Compassionate Listening Project, and before she knew it she was off on the Journey to Israel and Palestine.

Experiencing and witnessing the effectiveness of Compassionate Listening techniques not just for herself and the other participants, but for those who the group listened to (and their families!), Sally took a massive leap. She left the corporate world and never looked back. She continued with the post-trip practice group, and along with Laurie and others from her trip, she pursued the path to Facilitator under the mentorship of Leah Green.