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From Self-Deception to Self-Mastery

A Roadmap to Being Your Own Hero

Wednesday 11th October

a FREE AWA Global Meetup
with Michael K. Sahota

We’re incredibly excited and fortunate to welcome Michael K. Sahota, who will lead another of his fascinating interactive talks at this FREE AWA community Meetup. As the architect of the Shift3.14 Evolutionary Leadership Framework™ (SELF), Michael offers a pioneering approach that integrates strategy, culture, and leadership, guiding those intent on achieving holistic success.

About this Meetup

About 45 minutes interactive talk, and 15 minutes Q&A

Self-deception is often the invisible barrier that hampers both personal and organizational success. When we externalize our challenges—blaming circumstances, leaders, or teammates—we relinquish control and adopt a victim mentality. This is the result of ingrained mind/ego constructs that cloud our perception and limit our effectiveness.

‘From Self-Deception to Self-Mastery: A Roadmap to Being Your Own Hero’ aims to dismantle these mental roadblocks. By mastering our ego-driven thought patterns, we can become not only the architects of our destiny but also catalysts for change within our organizations.

In this engaging session, we’ll delve into pivotal tools within our SELF Framework, including ‘Lead No Matter What,’ the Sahota Viewer—a modern take on the Johari window—and the concept of Awareness as a transformative technology.

You will come away with

  1. “Learn actionable techniques to overcome self-deception and become a change catalyst.”
  2. “Gain insights into innovative SELF Framework models for decision-making and transformation.”
  3. “Acquire a daily blueprint to transition from victim mentality to empowered leadership.”


6.00pm – arrival & pizzas
6.10pm – Michael’s interactive talk From Self-Deception to Self-Mastery: A Roadmap to Being Your Own Hero, followed by Q&A session
7.30pm – networking / debrief
8.00pm – end

In addition to speaking at this event, Michael will be teaching the Certified Leadership course in London from the 12th – 13th of October.


This Meetup will be in-person at Just Eat Takeaway, Fleet Place House, Fleet Pl, Farringdon, London EC4M 7RF
The event space is on the first floor of the building.

Meet the Speaker

From Self-Deception to Self-Mastery: A Roadmap to Being Your Own Hero with Michael Sahota

Michael K. Sahota

Michael K Sahota is a Speaker, Trainer, & Consultant on Evolutionary Leadership. He is the founder and CEO of SHIFT314 Inc – a boutique training and consulting organization that specializes in the organizational, cultural and leadership shifts needed to unlock success with Agile, Digital, Lean, etc. 

Michael is the co-creator of the SHIFT314 Evolutionary Leadership Framework™ (SELF) that provides practical step-by-step for the inner and outer shifts needed to unlock Business Agility, Teal and other new ways of working. Michael has trained thousands of leaders worldwide through his highly accoladed Certified Agile Leadership Training.

Since 2001, Michael has been guiding success with Agile. As a thought leader, in 2012, he published the ground-breaking book An Agile Adoption and Transformation Survival Guide: Working with Organizational Culture. In 2018, he published Emotional Science: The Key to High Performance. Michael published Leading Beyond Change Aug 2021. His vision is to support the evolution of leadership capabilities that can create change and impact on a global scale.