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Friday, October 6 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Life, Death, and Rebirth - how the oldest pattern of transformation is the biggest clue to your next #EntrepreneurialBreakthrough LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available


Amazon Arizona Building

207 Boren Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 (map)

Registration required - 90 seats available on a first-come-first seated basis



10:00 AM  Doors Open (Checking in & Networking)

10:30 AM  Doors Close (Talk by Michael Hebb Begins)

11:00 AM  Experiential Workshop Begins

12:00 PM  Event Ends


“How does one become butterfly?' Pooh asked pensively.
'You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar,' Piglet replied.
'You mean to die?' asked Pooh.
'Yes and no,' he answered.
'What looks like you will die, but what's really you will live on.”
― A.A. Milne


As a culture we are obsessed with transformation and metamorphosis. Yet, we miss the obvious, in order for a transformation to occur, something needs to die.

This is the process we observe in nature, yet we forget to apply these lessons to the human condition. We experience little deaths constantly, but if we don’t allow ourselves to follow the full course of the natural cycle: life, death, and rebirth, we end up in conceptual and emotional purgatory.

An idea that contains genius also contains the death of the constraints that kept us from the breakthrough. Innovation is life giving and it leaves a corpse. This is not morbid, it is simply the oldest logic available to us.

What in you is ready to die? It is a simple question, and most people immediately know the answer. This is the terrain we will explore together.

In this 90 minute experiential workshop co-facilitated by Michael Hebb (Founder of Death Over Dinner & TEDmed speaker) and Tay & Val (Award-Winning Storytellers, Spiritual Strategists, and TEDx speakers)


  • Understand the function of death in your personal and entrepreneurial transformations
  • Identify what in you needs to die in order to become who you want and need to become (...and actually let them die)
  • Clarify what gets to grow in place instead, and powerfully invoke your personal transformation and growth

Come and integrate all your learnings, AHAs, and takeaways from all the awesomeness of Seattle Startup Week. This session is a perfect way to reflect, transform, and implement the upgraded version 2.0 you, into your life and business moving forward. Seating is limited - do reserve your spot.

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Michael Hebb

Founder, Death Over Dinner
“Looking at death has taught me how to live.” — Michael via @deathoverdinner. Michael is the Founder of Deathoverdinner.org and Drugsoverdinner.org. He is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Washington Communication Leadership Graduate Program and a Board Advisor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts; he has served as a Senior... Read More →
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Tay & Val

Co-Founders, @taynval & M Meditation
“Stop living in your expired stories. Start living out yourself.” — @taynval.  Everything Tay & Val do is grounded in the intention to help people to lead their best lives. Conscious companies and visionary leaders go to Tay & Val to find their "Why" and answer their "What's Next?" as they navigate their personal transformations, cultivate a conscious workplace, and make their... Read More →

Friday October 6, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Amazon Arizona Building