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Personal Development Retreats

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Two Day Workshop Schedule
Shortcuts to Change is a workshop based on a proven method that leads to rapid long-term personal change. This approach is simple but radical and is an integration of principles from therapy, coaching, and organizational development. Change professionals; coaches, mentors, and others, have been excited about the impact of this approach with clients and on their own personal development.
Day One 
Segment 1: Introduction to the Road Map and Preparing for a Journey
Welcome and the story of how Shortcuts to Change was created
Workshop format, what to expect, and housekeeping
What is Shortcuts to Change? Some of the principles of this approach
Awakening Your Senses: mini-lecture and demonstration; participants identify their most dominant sense
Participant introductions
Preparing for your journey: Mini lecture, preparation questions, work in pairs to prepare for a journey, debrief in large group
The Road Map: walking the map, examples, demonstration
Summary ; guided centering
Segment 2: Exploring the Map – Present, Future, and Balcony
Review - holding the space for your question
Present, lecture – Your Inner Compass: pairs: How do you get back to your Present?
Future, lecture: pairs: Is the Future calling you?
Balcony, lecture – Seeing the Whole, video, debrief, role of
the guide
Work in pairs: What do you see from your Balcony?
Roadblocks: lecture, work in pairs: Are there sources of resistance that block you?
Putting it all together, demo, debrief
Summary; guided centering
Day Two 
Segment 3: Roadblocks, Past and Resources 
Welcome, review, discuss assigned reading
Resources: lecture and demo
Practice groups: accessing a Resource – practice with feedback
Turn a Roadblock into a Shortcut with a Resource, lecture, demonstration
Skill development in practice groups: help travelers explore their question on a map; practice with feedback
Summary; guided centering

Segment 4: Integration and application
Discuss applying approach in different settings
Skill development in group: simulating different settings, practice the approach with feedback