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AWAKENED 

LEADERSHIP

7-day immersion on leading
from the heart

with
Rick Smith

Koh Phangan, Thailand

Feb 20-26, 2023 

  • 08 Feb, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Jaran's yoga-wellness-eatery, 82, Moo 5, Koh Phangan, Suratthani, สุราษฎร์ธานี 84280, Thailand
    PLEASE, SECURE YOUR SPOT BY SELECTING THE NUMBER OF SEATS AND CLICKING "CHECKOUT"
  • 11 Feb, 10:00 am GMT+7 – 12 Feb, 8:00 pm GMT+7
    Jaran's yoga-wellness-eatery, 82, Moo 5, Koh Phangan, Suratthani, สุราษฎร์ธานี 84280, Thailand
    PLEASE, SECURE YOUR SPOT BY SELECTING THE NUMBER OF SEATS AND CLICKING "CHECKOUT"
  • 15 Feb, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm GMT+7
    Koh Phangan, 82, Moo 5, Koh Phangan, Suratthani, สุราษฎร์ธานี 84280, Thailand
    PLEASE, SECURE YOUR SPOT BY SELECTING THE NUMBER OF SEATS AND CLICKING "CHECKOUT"

This 7-day immersion is for established and novice leaders. You’ll learn some of the secrets that help to connect deeply with audiences and clients.

LEARN FRONT-OF-THE-ROOM

SPEAKING SKILLS

How to be authentic, even if you’re nervous and feeling vulnerable

 Handling tough questions and tough participants

Techniques for giving clear directions

Understand nonverbal signals and gestures and how to use them

Infusing humor into your work

Coming from your center:  Learn how to access and share your love and kindness, as you do your service in the world

THE TEACHER

In addition to the skills,

you will walk away with

A full roadmap for improving step by step after you leave the seminar, and knowing how to break up a lecture with brain-compatible active engagement strategies

If you wish to bring out your presence and find your tender heart at the heart of your work, and add practical clarity and zing to your offerings, this workshop is for you.

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Rick Smith

 

Rick is one of the course leaders of Authentic Relating International. He is an international education consultant and national presenter.

He has shared practical teaching strategies to over a hundred thousand teachers and teacher-trainers worldwide, including two years training American Peace Corps Volunteer Teachers in Ghana, West Africa. Rick was a classroom teacher for over fourteen years, focusing primarily on students-at-risk.

He’s been a mentor/support provider and mentor coordinator for many years, and has taught in both Elementary and Secondary Credential programs in northern California. Rick has conducted hundreds of workshops and keynotes throughout the world that are consistently praised for both their motivational and practical value.

THE TEACHER

How do we access our own deep presence, move from inner apology to inner authority, and thus make the biggest difference in our lives and in the world?

How do we move from performance to expression, from held breath to exhale, from informing to inspiring, and stay relaxed and confident and rooted in our bodies, when talking one-on-one with others, or speaking in front of groups?

Using dyads, small and whole-group activities, this experiential full-day will provide fun and active ways for you to grow in inner authority while connecting authentically with others.

During this retreat, you will:


Increase your capacity for leadership


 

Welcome and integrate shadow parts of yourself 


Uncover and enhance your unique genius


 

Deepen self-love, love of others

 

You will also receive:

Facilitation and coaching tips, including how to work with challenging participants


 

Communication techniques for resolving conflict


 

Front-of-the-room skills & practices

 

A toolkit of strategies for continuing to welcome yourself and others more deeply


 

A road map for increasing your business and service in the world

 

SCHEDULE

Day 1 - Arriving and Connecting
Day 2 - Inner Authority, Boundaries, Personal Power

Day 3 - Making Friends with the Noises in Our Heads, The Nature of Leadership
Day 4 - Non-Existence, Death, Money

Day 5 - Communication, Deep Listening, Empathy

Day 6 - Embodiment, Sexuality, Shadow

Day 7 - Expression, Genius, Service in the World

This retreat is for all leaders, whether you are running workshops, coaching clients, or simply wanting to focus more deeply on your own awakening.

 

MESSAGE FROM RICK
“Business as usual” isn’t working. We need a new way of orienting, which necessitates at first, a conscious disorientation from business as usual. Thus, you are invited to arrive with an open mind and heart, and a willingness to suspend your assumptions about what it means to lead and lead effectively.

Though some techniques and approaches to use in leadership situations will be shared, this is not a standard workshop on how to be a leader. The focus is more on self-inquiry; discovering who we are beneath patterns of limitation and performance. Leading ourselves well, with kindness, clarity, and humility, is the key to leading others well. As we navigate our own apparent imperfections, we open up avenues for guiding others through theirs. One key is listening- to ourselves and to others. However good a listener you are, there is always more to learn. We will explore listening from the practical to the mystical, providing you with an experiential road map for situations in your own personal and/or professional life.

Though you are encouraged to participate with an open mind and heart, this will not be the “Vulnerability Olympics.” You are invited to move at the speed of love...

 

Are we a match?

There is an application for the retreat. Filling it out can give you a better sense if the retreat is for you.

https://form.typeform.com/to/e3Ujo9vN...

In addition, here are some questions to consider. Don’t worry- You don’t need to answer them clearly, and you certainly don’t need to have all “yeses.” Just looking at the questions can help you orient around some of the depths that might be explored during the retreat, and give you a better sense if you want to join.

 

Humility
• Are you interested in letting go of your perspectives and assumptions, to bring curiosity to your world?
• Are there times in your life when you would rather know yourself than defend yourself?
• Are you open to uncertainty being a source of nurturing, rather than a problem?

 

Discomfort and shadow
• Are you able to listen and sense, without initially trying to fix or solve?
• Are you open to welcoming discomfort, knowing that it is a step toward expanding your comfort zone?
• Are you interested in focusing on, welcoming, and embodying parts of yourself that haven’t yet been welcomed?

 

Self-resourcing
• Are you able to notice when your system needs down-shifting and nurturing?
• Do you have practices for grounding, relaxing, and resourcing yourself?

 

SCHEDULE

Investment 7-Day Retreat


Early bird 845USD / 27,700THB
(Until Feb 16)


 Full price 945USD / 30,900THB

 THE PRICE INCLUDES
This is a non-residential retreat.
The price includes all meals. 

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THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Accommodation
 

REGISTRATION
  • 08 Feb, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Jaran's yoga-wellness-eatery, 82, Moo 5, Koh Phangan, Suratthani, สุราษฎร์ธานี 84280, Thailand
    PLEASE, SECURE YOUR SPOT BY SELECTING THE NUMBER OF SEATS AND CLICKING "CHECKOUT"
  • 11 Feb, 10:00 am GMT+7 – 12 Feb, 8:00 pm GMT+7
    Jaran's yoga-wellness-eatery, 82, Moo 5, Koh Phangan, Suratthani, สุราษฎร์ธานี 84280, Thailand
    PLEASE, SECURE YOUR SPOT BY SELECTING THE NUMBER OF SEATS AND CLICKING "CHECKOUT"