About this Publication

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Belonging is a basic human need. We all need to feel like we belong.

Ubuntu is an African spiritual healing journey followed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former South African President Nelson Mandela. In Belonging and Healing: Creating Awesomeness for Yourself and Others, Dr. Dave Cornelius draws upon the powerful philosophy of Ubuntu to deliver a simple roadmap to building positive teams and relationships, improving engagement and performance.

In Belonging and Healing: Creating Awesomeness for Yourself and Others you will learn:

  • The importance of belonging and why we all need to belong somewhere
  • The language of belonging and how you can adjust your language to be more inclusive
  • How Ubuntu can help you develop successful organizations
  • How Ubuntu conquers narcissism and microaggressions
  • How to develop and implement a vision and practice for belonging

Dr. Dave Cornelius is a business executive and organizational coach who works with Fortune 50 to Fortune 500 companies and has helped them to generate over $1 billion in customer revenue. In this book, he brings together his extensive experience to deliver a transformational text to help coaches, industry leaders, and business owners.

With bonus content including conversations with MCC Coach Nobanto Mpotulo of Ubuntu Coaching in South African and Therapist Tracy Treacy of D&S Healing Center.  Belonging and Healing: Creating Awesomeness for Yourself and Others will transform the way you relate to those around you. It will take you on a healing journey so you can rise above your past to achieve your potential – and help those around you to do the same.



About the Dr. Dave Cornelius aka Dr. Dave

Dr. Dave Cornelius, aka “Dr. Dave,” is a business, executive, and organizational coach, partnering with leaders and teams in for-profit, startup, and non-profit organizations to deliver a level of awesomeness that meets their goals. He works with Fortune 50 to Fortune 500 companies, helping them to deliver more than $1 billion in customer value. His clients include General Motors (GM) Financial, Pet Smart, Schneider Electric, Accenture, Improving, Centene, Citigroup, Cognizant, Univision Television, and others.

Dr. Dave is a coach facilitating the commercialization of startup ideas that can be introduced to market.

Dr. Dave delivers in-person and virtual immersive learning experiences in agile (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, etc.), design thinking, lean startup, and professional speaking. His doctoral manuscript focused on “The Value of Scrum to Organizations” in support of his management and organizational leadership doctoral path. He also holds a BS in computer science and an MBA.

Dr. Dave is a big community contributor and the founder of the Agile for Humanity conference and meetup that supports the BIPOC community to have a voice in the product development and technology fields. He is the founder of the 5 Saturdays (5saturdays.org) STEAM program that empowers under-estimated high school students to pursue knowledge and careers in STEM fields.

He is the author of five books (1) Transforming Your Leadership Character: The Lean Thinking and Agility Way, 2) Elastic Minds: What are you thinking?, 3) Prayers to my Abba Father God, 4) Belonging and Healing: Creating awareness for yourself and others, and 5) Deliver Value: happy contributing people, satisfied customers, and thriving business). You will find his monthly podcast and blog, KnolShare with Dr. Dave, on popular streaming services as well as KnolShare.org.

Dr. Dave is a husband, dad, and grandfather.

About the Author

Dr. Dave Cornelius is the founder of the 5 Saturdays program and leads the group’s Leadership Council. In addition to being a published author and speaker, Dave is an experienced IT and business professional and a globally recognized lean and agile catalyst who empowers others to achieve their very best. He specializes in coaching, training, and leading co-located and distributed teams to deliver quality innovations from concept to cash. Dr. Dave held leadership roles where he helped transform IT into a partner with other groups within an organization. Dave holds a doctorate in management (IS/IT emphasis), a master’s degree in business administration, and a bachelor’s degree in computer science. His professional certifications include public speaking (Toastmasters DTM), product management (PMC II), project management (PMP), agility practices (PMI-ACP, CSP, SPC), IT service management (ITIL v3), and process optimization (SSBB). Learn more about Dave by visiting Dave-Cornelius.com or on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daveauck/. You also can follow Dave on Twitter @DrCorneliusInfo. Learn more about our on-demand Agile and Design Thinking courses at https://KnolShare.org