Retreat Theme: 2020 Vision
This is going to be a big year for North America,
and we each have a role to play.
In this retreat, you will dive deep into your vision for the coming year. What an amazing opportunity to dream into the new year, two months in advance!
Imagine entering the holiday season feeling grounded, centered and focused, because you are clear about your priorities for the year to come. This will allow you to relax and actually enjoy the time with family and friends. And, when January 1st, 2020 arrives, you’ll will be ready…
Ready for what?
Ready for anything.
But, most importantly, ready to step into the next level of your leadership. You will be mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually prepared to show up as these times need us to, each in our own unique way.
Retreat Schedule Outline
6:00 - 9:00pm | Dinner and Welcome Circle
8:00 - 9:15am | Breakfast together
9:30 - 12:30 | Open Conversation / Sacred Circle & Partner Sharing
Our Collective Vision & Mission
Why we are building a network of social impact leaders & changeMakers in our Northeast bioregion
Drawing upon our rich Cultural Heritage: The Story of the PeaceMaker and the Iroquois Confederacy
Social Impact Leadership
SELF - Showing up as the leader you are; sharing experiences, working through challenges and celebrating triumphs
TEAM - Enlivening your sphere of influence; exploring emergent practice to unleash the positive potential in your core relationships
MOVEMENT - Establishing partnerships that further your commitments; moving beyond your edge to enhance collective impact
Circle Facilitation Principles & Practices
Developing your capacity to hold space for emergence with the five core elements of our process - Centering, Gratitude, Vision, Action & Inspiration
Identifying the benefits of CircleWork for participants and stakeholders
Seeing CircleWork as an essential practice for organizational leadership and a very real pathway to engage in subtle activism
12:45 - 2:00 | Lunch together
2:15 - 2:45 | The Art & Science of Napping for Energy Management, Rejuvenation & Longevity
3:00 - 5:45 | Group Medicine Walk in Nature to the Majestic Race Brook Falls
6:00 - 7:15 | Dinner together
7:30 - 9:00 | Soundbath Journey
8:00 - 9:15 | Breakfast together
9:30 - 12:30 | Open Conversation / Sacred Circle, Partner Sharing & Personal Time for Visioning & Planning
So what? Now what?
What insights have emerged thus far, and what are you going to do about it?
Where is the shadow lurking - where do you tend to get stuck, and what can you do to get unstuck?
Tools for Action: Timelines, Milestones & Uplifting Accountability
What are you committed to? What do you stand for? And, what key projects are most important to focus on?
Committing to your action plan
12:45 - 2:00 | Lunch together
2:15 - 2:45 | Napping 2.0
3:00 - 4:00 | Next Steps, Inspiration & Closing Circle
Connect deeply with other changemakers who are walking the path
Foster life-long friendships and strengthen your professional network of connections
Give yourself a meaningful experience in nature that grounds and centers you in your purpose, vision and mission.
Clarify your purpose, goals and plan of action for the coming year of 2020.
Map out the “why, what and how” for your most essential projects over the next six months, and define milestones and next steps.
EARLY BIRD Registration
If I was going to charge full-price for this retreat, it would be $500 per person with organic, vegetarian meals included.
For our spring and summer retreats, I used a pay-what-you-can model, and it worked wonderfully - people who could pay more, did, and those that needed to pay less, could.
And so, there is a required $100 early bird deposit to reserve your space (only 13 spots available), if you register by September 15th. After that date, registration is $175.
At the end of the retreat, I will invite you to make a tax-deductible donation as your pay-what-you-can contribution to the Alliance for a Viable Future. This is made possible by our new fiscal sponsorship from the Good Work Institute, which you can give all-at-once or with four monthly installments, using post-dated checks.
Please be aware that you will need to provide you own lodging within driving distance of Sheffield, MA, where the retreat is taking place (at my home/office/workshop space). There are many wonderful B&Bs, such as Racebrook Lodge, and of course use AirBNB. Also, fellow participants sometimes have places to stay, so double check with me, to coordinate with others who are coming, to reduce your costs.
Feel free to be in touch with any questions, otherwise, please register below with your $100 deposit, before September 15th to receive your $75 early bird discount.