Brain Boost: The Art of Getting Unstuck

Speaker: Sharon Blackborow –

Ever find yourself completely committed to making a change and yet consistently struggling to make the change? If this sounds familiar, join the session, The Art of Getting Unstuck. In this highly interactive session, we’ll explore Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey’s Immunity to Change framework, learning what it means to be stuck and how to uncover what could be your “competing commitment” to help unlock your inner wisdom.




A FREE lunchtime collaborative learning experience designed to build expertise and ensure equitable access to a wealth of knowledge. Bring your lunch and learn.
MAY 19, 2023 – Noon to 1:00 PM
(doors will open at 11:30 so you can grab a snack and a drink and get settled in)
122 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701 (Cowork Frederick “Community Room”)

Sharon Blackborow, ACC is both a coach to leaders and a leader in her own right, caring for organization-wide programs and initiatives focused on organizational health, team vitality and individual growth and fulfillment. Sharon has spent nearly two decades at top organizations such as the Campbell Soup Company, MetLife, and AstraZeneca – building a reputation for delivering programs that shape growth-minded and change agile cultures. She is a uniquely skilled facilitator and coach, creating spaces that are both safe and challenging. Sharon holds certifications in Polarities and Paradox Management and Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University to support her life’s purpose – to help others untangle from suffering to illuminate their highest potential.

Brain Boost is a monthly brown bag event designed to build expertise, catapult the success of small businesses, and ensure equitable access to a wealth of knowledge. People from a wide variety of professions and walks of life share their experience and expertise in an educational talk. Then, with the help of a facilitator, engage participants in active conversation. The event is meant to spark inclusive conversation and circulate the abundant knowledge within Frederick’s small biz community. Participants bring their own lunch (optionally). Drinks and light snacks are provided. The Cowork Frederick Foundation (a 501(c)(3) non-profit) covers the cost of running the program and the meeting space, with the help of sponsors. Speakers volunteer their time.