Kindly Review Workshops

Get hands-on with the Kind Review process. Learn the steps to bring more kindness to your workflow and then customize it to fit your specific team. We’re all humans, but we don’t need to be crappy humans. Finding kindness in your creative process will produce better work and better people.

Pick a topic that fits your event or email Dawn to create a custom experience that will bring kindness to your work life

Dawn Crawford Leading Kindly Review Workshop

Master Creative Feedback Styles

4 hours
(can be customized to your needs)

Having 100 bosses in 10 years teaches you a few things. First, it taught speaker Dawn Crawford much about personalities and bad habits regarding reviewing ideas and creative work. 
As the creative agency owner for over a decade, Dawn has led her team and clients to complete thousands of communications, marketing and advertising products. Through this client interaction, she’s discovered eight feedback styles in the workplace. They range from the Kind Collaborator, who helps your work live its best life, to the Rage Review, who intends to burn your work to the ground.
In this presentation, learn about all eight types of review personalities. Spoiler alert – only one style is kind and helpful.
  • Explore why feedback and risk avoidance are human survival techniques
  • Discover your style and determine how to use it best to get your work done
  • Learn how to successfully manage other people’s personality types to find the compatibility that leads to kindness in the review process


Collaboration and feedback are essential to successful creative work. Everyone thinks they can do creative work and it’s often true. But doing it well at work takes an open, collaborative team.

In this entertaining presentation, the audience will get the keys to unlocking collaboration by creating an environment that promotes a kind, thoughtful and respectful review process. By learning about yourself and others on your work team, you’ll gain the tools to thrive in a kind workplace.

Start the Kind Review Revolution

4 hours
(can be customized to your needs)

Here’s a revolutionary idea: you can control the feedback you receive on creative ideas. You can control how it is given, its energy and even the amount you get. As a result, you can create a kind feedback process that leads to better results.
Kind Review is a unique process developed by Dawn Crawford that helps you understand the feedback styles in your work life so you can get your creative projects done quicker and with more collaboration. This process will help you feel more confident about sharing your ideas at work. It will help others receive your thoughts in a way that allows you to include their input without losing your stake. This process also produces better ideas that reflect a team of smart collaborators. Through Kind Review, you can make your ideas better.
This presentation gives you the tools to take action and develop a creative review process that will produce better results more efficiently and help save your sanity. Kindness is the key. It’s the feedback in the act of being helpful and well-meaning. It’s reframing errors as changes. It’s about creating a team process for creative production.
In this presentation, you will:
  • Explore the framework of the Kind Review process
  • Learn each step that is key to unlocking creativity and collaboration on your team
  • Customize the process to fit your organization’s unique needs


Dawn gives you tips, tools and worksheets to build a process for your team. Get the keys to unlocking collaboration by creating an environment that promotes a kind, thoughtful and respectful review process. 

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