Cultivating a Culture of Gentleness: A Heartwarming Journey of Transformation and Unity

Gentle Teaching International is delighted to share an inspiring story that embodies the essence of a culture of gentleness, featuring Michael Lavis in the latest episode of Tardigrade Talks (SE01 E15) with Dr. Joti Samra.

In this captivating conversation, Michael discusses how his non-profit charitable organization is dedicated to supporting individuals with disabilities. Delving into the core values of COR (his organization), Michael sheds light on the personalized strategies employed to foster an environment of safety, warmth, and equality. At the heart of their approach lies the philosophy of Gentle Teaching, a guiding principle that has not only transformed the lives of those they support but has also woven a tapestry of companionship and community.

The episode explores how embracing a caring and gentle organizational culture has had profound effects on COR’s success. Michael shares insights into how this culture has led to a significant decrease in turnover rates, contributing to the organization’s sustained growth. Moreover, the commitment to Gentle Teaching has positioned COR as a multiple-award-winning organization, a testament to the positive impact it has had on both individuals with disabilities and the dedicated team supporting them.

This heartening narrative showcases the power of a culture of gentleness in not only inspiring change but also fostering genuine engagement and loyalty. It serves as a beacon of hope for organizations seeking to create meaningful connections and build a foundation rooted in compassion and understanding.

Join us in celebrating the transformative journey of COR and Michael Lavis as they continue to champion a culture of gentleness, leaving an indelible mark on the landscape of support services for individuals with disabilities. Their story resonates as a testament to the belief that, through compassion and understanding, we can create a world where everyone is embraced, valued, and empowered.