Enhance your forum connection with our customized YPO Retreats, designed to also increase the impact and potential of the forum and walk away with “aha” moments.

With a direct, open, and authentic style, Jack specializes in helping forum members identify what really matters, areas that hold them back, and limiting beliefs, guiding them towards feeling more alive in their work. He encourages action and ensures the journey is enjoyable, providing tangible guidance drawn from real-world examples.

For deep dives (explorations), Jack helps leaders understand the art of discovering the real issue of the presenter. Over 50% of the time, by asking a series of insightful questions, deeper issues surface, leading to more impactful presentations and outcomes.

Retreats to choose from:

Aliveness Mindset: Lead and Live with Passion, Purpose, and Joy

Drawing inspiration from our groundbreaking book, this retreat is dedicated to cultivating an Aliveness Mindset that transforms daily experiences into vibrant, purposeful moments. Engage in life-changing practices informed by neuroscience to rejuvenate your energy and attain peak performance. As we embrace our best selves, our positive energy becomes contagious, inspiring and motivating the team around us to reach their fullest potential.

Creating a Happier, More Meaningful Life & Being a Better Friend

"Good relationships keep us healthier and happier. Period." Inspired by the profound insights of Waldinger and Schulz, this exercise draws from "The Good Life," a bestseller grounded in Harvard's 85-year longevity study—the world's longest scientific research on happiness.

Leveraging the findings from this landmark study, our exercise guides you to assess and improve your relationships. It offers strategies to deepen connections and become a more supportive friend, fundamentally enhancing your long-term well-being and happiness.

Tightening The Container of Your Forum

Imagine your forum as a vital container; every action or inaction either tightens this container or causes a leak. Our unique retreat focuses on enhancing practices that strengthen this container and identifying the leaks. We provide strategies to build trust, deepen connections, and amplify the impact of each member's contributions. This method encourages more vulnerable sharing and impactful presentations, ultimately fortifying your forum's core.

Speaking with More Candor

In today's fast-paced world, the ability to communicate with clarity, decisiveness, and empathy is more crucial than ever. This retreat is designed to transform your communication skills, providing you with the essential tools and techniques to express yourself more effectively and authentically. Through a series of exercises, you will explore the nuances of candid communication and learn how to articulate your thoughts and decisions confidently and promptly, without any hesitation.

The Enneagram Personality Profile

Explore profound self-awareness with the Enneagram Personality Profile. As a certified facilitator, Jack introduces you to this transformative tool, illuminating your motivations, strengths, blind spots, and areas for growth. The Enneagram reveals your unconscious patterns and their impact on your interactions, providing insights into your personal journey. The Enneagram Personality Profile enables you to enrich your connections, deepening your appreciation for the diverse perspectives of those around you.

Practicing Emotional Intelligence

Dive deeper into the realm of emotional intelligence with our specially designed retreat, aimed at expanding your ability to understand, manage, and express your emotions effectively. Emotional intelligence is not just about recognizing your feelings but also about harnessing them to foster personal growth, enhance creativity, and navigate the complexities of interpersonal relationships with grace.

The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership

Explore a leadership model centered on responsibility, curiosity, and integrity with The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership. This framework guides leaders to establish meaningful agreements and nurture a culture of conscious leadership. Adopt this transformative approach to inspire accountability, team cohesion, lifelong learning, and respect within your organization.

Creating An Inspiring 10-Year Life Vision

Engage in a collaborative process to develop an inspiring 10-year life vision that fuels your passion and drive, laying the groundwork for a future filled with achievements and personal satisfaction. This journey invites you to envision a future that not only excites and motivates but also aligns with your deepest aspirations, preparing you for a decade of purposeful progress and fulfillment.

A word from Jack: 

"As a seasoned coach and YPO member since 2007, I specialize in empowering CEOs to lead with more clarity and decisiveness, enabling them to unlock their full creative potential. My deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by leaders, derived from years of moderating my own forum, allows me to offer targeted support to those committed to meaningful change and maximum forum impact."

Product offering

Benefits of the program:

  • Equip forums with strategies for authentic dialogue and practices for deep updates and meaningful presentations to achieve the greatest impact.
  • Leave the retreat more energized about your forum and having greater personal and professional development and satisfaction.
  • Forums leave equipped with multiple tools and practices to elevate their experience.

This offering is for you if you're:

  • Interested in personal growth. 
  • Willing to be vulnerable and get to the 5% with your forum. 
  • Willing to get out of your comfort zone.

What you'll receive:

  • A bespoke retreat intended to please every member. 
  • Exclusive exercises crafted by Jack, who utilizes the latest insights from thought leaders to create impactful activities.
  • Opportunities to be challenged in ways that foster personal growth and development.
  • A selection of Forum topics to choose from, including Aliveness Mindset, The Power of Regret, Creating An Inspiring 10-year Life Vision, The Enneagram Personality Profile, and more.
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Whether you're a seasoned leader or stepping into a new role, our offerings are crafted to energize your journey, infusing joy and purpose into every facet of your life.

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Andy Silvernail, Former CEO IDEX Corp
Andy Silvernail, Former CEO IDEX Corp
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Becky Beanblossom, Founder and President of Home Instead
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Joe Gaffigan, Sponsor Finance President, Old Second Bank
Joe Gaffigan, Sponsor Finance President, Old Second Bank
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Jenni Suvari, Owner, Coleyear Development Corporation
Jenni Suvari, Owner, Coleyear Development Corporation