Welcome to the Dive and Thrive Workshop

Where Adventure Meets Communication Mastery

Unlock the Power of Effective Communication and Team Cohesion


Experience the thrill of SCUBA diving while mastering essential communication skills in our unique full-day workshop. Dive and Thrive is designed to foster team cohesion, enhance individual communication abilities, and create lasting memories through a perfect blend of adventure and hands-on learning.


Why Choose Dive and Thrive?

Unique Combination

Enjoy the perfect blend of SCUBA diving adventure and practical communication strategies.

Expert Guidance

Learn from certified PADI Professionals and communication experts dedicated to your growth.

Team Building

Strengthen your team’s bonds and improve collaboration through shared experiences and strategic exercises.

Personal Growth

Develop your communication skills in a supportive and immersive environment.

Workshop Highlights

SCUBA Diving Adventure

Dive into a 2.5-hour introductory SCUBA diving session, design for individuals with no SCUBA Diving experience. Discover the underwater world while building trust and teamwork.

Communication Mastery

Engage in a 2.5-hour communication workshop focusing on effective strategies for both personal and professional interactions.

Behavioral Assessments

Receive individual and team communication style insights to tailor your growth journey.

Action Plans

Develop personalized strategies to enhance your communication skills.

Follow-Up Support

Access to SOAR Academy’s resources and optional follow-up coaching sessions to reinforce learning and address specific challenges.


Join Us for an Unforgettable Experience

Whether you’re looking to strengthen your team’s communication or seeking personal growth, Dive and Thrive offers an unparalleled opportunity to achieve your goals. Dive into this unique adventure and emerge with the skills and confidence to thrive in all aspects of your life.

What You’ll Gain

  • Enhanced Communication Skills: Learn techniques to express your ideas clearly and effectively.
  • Improved Team Dynamics: Build stronger relationships and foster a collaborative environment.
  • Memorable Experiences: Create lasting memories with your team through an unforgettable SCUBA diving adventure.
  • Ongoing Support: Benefit from continued access to resources and support to ensure lasting impact.


Ready to take the plunge? Reserve your team's spot in the Dive and Thrive Workshop.


This is a collaboration between SOAR Community Network and Beards and Regulators to create the best learning experience both in the water and in the classroom.

SOAR Community Network

SOAR Community Network

Culture Transformation

Beards and Regulators

Beards and Regulators

PADI Professionals

Other SOAR Academy Workshops

Workshops are delivered to a cohort by a SOAR expert facilitator. Typical workshop sizes are up to 15 participants per cohort for 2.5 hours per session. Following each facilitated workshop, we suggest 3 facilitated cohort discussion sessions to reinforce learning and create accountability in order to transform your culture. We work with you to design a schedule and cohort size to meet your leadership development requirements.

Discover Your Team Type


This workshop will help you discover: 

  • Your strengths – Use a common language to explore individual awareness and complementary strengths. Understand each of your individual strengths that you bring to the team. Spend time on 1:1 relationships that serve as the building blocks of the team. 
  • Your Team Type – Celebrate team strengths and examine potential blind spots that are challenging team collaboration. Receive deep insights rooted in science to help you navigate teamwork. 
  • Takeaways – Improve Dynamics – Identify simple actions to immediately address  opportunities. Focus on one challenge area the team is facing and identify some immediate actions that the team can implement to drive change. Leave with clear action planning to address opportunities  to work in harmony. 
Design for Strategic Action


This workshop will help you discover: 

  • Team Objectives – Your targets – Use a common language to translate objectives into talent terms. Just like we used the work styles framework to discover your Team Type in Session 1, we can use this same framework to understand your team objectives. 
  • Team Type + Objective – Your stretch | Explore your Team Type through the lens of your  objectives. As we consider your Team Type, there are certain team  styles that you will be able to leverage as strengths to support successful execution of this Strategy Type. 
  • Takeaways – De-risk Execution – Your next steps | Identify actions to address opportunities and  
  • Move your work forward. We’ll choose a particularly interesting blind spot to drill down on how to avoid execution pitfalls. Designing for Strategic Action 
Culture, Values and Leadership Integration


  • Define corporate culture 
  • Explain the importance of culture 
  • Identify the elements of culture 
  • Explain the link between culture, values, organizational behavior, and results 
  • Explain the link between leadership and the organizational culture 
  • Define “shared responsibility” in the context of corporate culture 
  • Define the consequences of not living the core values
Increasing Self-Awareness Using the Johari Window


  • Explain the overall purpose of the Johari Window. 
  • Identify the four quadrants: Open, Blind, Hidden, Unknown. 
  • Explain the purpose of Quadrant 1: “Open Self” or “Free Area” and how to develop this area in oneself and others. 
  • Explain the purpose of Quadrant 2: “Blind Self” or “Blind Area” and how to reduce this area so that one’s blind spots diminish. 
  • Explain the purpose of Quadrant 3: “Hidden Self” or “Hidden Area” and how to safely move oneself or another from Quadrant 3 to Quadrant 1 by creating a safe environment.  
  • Explain the purpose of Quadrant 4: “Unknown Self” or “Unknown Area” and how to discover information or hidden talents about oneself or another to minimize this quadrant and move towards Quadrant 1.  
  • Activate the Johari Window in a leadership capacity and team environment to facilitate a culture of trust, transparency, growth, and communication.  
Cultivating Emotional Intelligence


  • Explain WHY developing our emotional intelligence is important to our personal and professional lives. 
  • Define emotional intelligence and be able to relate it to the organization’s Core Values 
  • Describe the connection between emotional intelligence and being an effective leader and team member. 
  • Identify your strengths and development areas as it relates to emotional intelligence. 
  • Explain approaches for developing your emotional intelligence. 
Time and Energy Management


  • Define what time and energy management is and assess their skill levels for both.  
  • Identify their strengths and development areas as it relates to time and energy management. 
  • Discover internal and external influences on our energy and how to manage them.  
  • Recognize their own energy rhythm and that of others.  
  • Learn how to maximize flow and minimize negative effects of energy vampires. 
  • Implement effective strategies, using mindset, self-care, and other tips and tools. 
Unconscious Bias


  • Recognize the universality of biases 
  • Describe unconscious bias and why it exists 
  • Explain the criticality of reducing unconscious bias and the positive impacts 
  • Identify and implement approaches for mitigating unconscious bias
Effective Communication Strategies


  • Discuss why effective communication is important. 
  • Identify the qualities of effective communication. 
  • Discuss the role active listening plays in communication.  
  • Explain the value of empathetic listening and responses. 
  • Identify strategies for handling difficult situations and people.
Giving and Receiving Feedback


  • Recognize the role of the manager in the feedback process. 
  • Identify best practices for giving and receiving feedback. 
  • Learn the “Do’s and Don’ts” of constructive feedback. 
  • Understand the impact of rating bias and halo effect and other common pitfalls. 
  • Learn the value of the continuous feedback model and how to weave into your everyday leadership practices.
Managing a Virtual Workforce


  • Explore some of the trends contributing to the rise of the virtual workforce 
  • Examine the major challenges related to remote team management 
  • Discuss the key principles that’ll help managers achieve success with virtual teams 

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