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Disrupting Traditional Leadership by Unlocking Your Inner Genius

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William Donius
Barbara Tint
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Disrupting Traditional Leadership by Unlocking Your Inner Genius
By 
William Donius
Barbara Tint

Learn how to be a more balanced leader, blending the rational with the more emotional and intuitive skills by learning how to activate your brain differently you’ll get a fresh perspective on the place where you’re stuck, or have limiting beliefs. You’ll deepen your self awareness allowing you to lead in a more intentional and authentic manner. Participants will be taught the scientific basis for my work, then quickly pivot to a dynamic, fun, interactive process where they learn how to apply and integrate this methodology into their lives.

As a result of taking this program, the program participants will:

  • Learn how to activate their brain in a different manner, specifically how to activate the right side of the brain
  • Develop a deepened sense of self-awareness
  • Understand where they’re stuck in life and why
  • Define the highest and best purpose of their lives.
  • Become a better problem solver and leader
  • Become a more creative, innovative thinker
  • Learn how to activate the more intuitive part of their brain “on-demand”

Your Workshop Leaders

William Donius
William Donius

Instructor William Donius has journeyed through this path himself, overcoming obstacles in his personal life that served as his Achilles heel and ultimately turned into his superpower, helping him lead his company through an IPO as CEO and with the bank recognized as a top ROE (Return on Equity)  performer as well as a Best Place to Work.

Barbara Tint
Barbara Tint

Barbara Tint, PhD is a social/political psychologist, university professor, global trainer and published author. She has lived all around the world, bringing an international and multicultural lens to her work. She is an expert improviser and storyteller, and brings these methods to all that she does.

Is this workshop for YOU? Probably!

This program has been designed from the ground up to be relevant at any age, and to welcome all people of all genders, races, identities, and socioeconomic backgrounds. We rise together. It will be particularly valuable for those who are navigating an important transition in their life that feels like it’s become protracted. Come prepared to be propelled.

This program is for those who feel as if “there is more” to discover and more to life than they’ve realized thus far. It’s applicable at any age and is welcome to all people of all genders, races, identities and socioeconomic backgrounds. We'll learn from the innate wisdom that exists in each of us.

Our MEA Core Curriculum

When making your workshop selection, trust you can’t go wrong as up to 70% of the content we deliver is consistent in each workshop, designed to help you reframe aging, break through life obstacles, tap into your deeper life purpose, and craft actionable takeaways based in a newfound, growth mindset.

Our work is structured with three takeaways in mind:

  1. Hacks: practical tools that you can practice while you are here.
  2. Habits: longer term practices that can impact your daily life.
  3. Practices: a point of inflection and reflection to support your ongoing journey. Shift your mindset as we provide you with: the space to ask great questions, the inspiration to think differently, the time to reflect and the resources to support your path.

Guest faculty then bring their unique content and experience to each week led by MEA staff.

Themed weeklong workshops are grounded in four primary pillars based upon collaboration with academics and prestigious institutions like Stanford, UC Berkeley, Harvard, and Yale:

  • Reframing Aging: highlighting what gets better as we get older
  • Mindset: helping midlifers move from a fixed to a growth mindset in life
  • Transitions: providing tools to help people navigate their midlife transitions
  • Regeneration: introducing MEA’s four principles for living a life of renewal

Workshop Agenda & Flow

We’ve carefully and intentionally designed your days on campus to facilitate the best possible experience and maximize your investment into YOU! Here’s what a typical day looks like. Please note this itinerary could vary and your week is immersive and intensive so please leave the office at home. All times are Mountain Time.

  • Breakfast 7 AM - 8 AM
  • Mindfulness Practice 7:30 AM - 8 AM
  • Workshop Sessions 10 AM - 1 PM
  • Lunch and Break 1 PM - 3 PM
  • Workshop Sessions 3 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Dinner 6:30/7:00 PM

We also allow space and signups for massage sessions, a shaman session and surf lessons. You’ll be guided to the process on how to reserve your spot once on campus.

Getting Here

To help you plan your trip please arrive at the Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) by 4 PM on the start date of your workshop and depart anytime on the last date. Our amazing Hospitality Team will coordinate your ground transportation on your behalf.

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It’s easy to become “encultured” in habits and routines that result in self-limiting behaviors. Learn why these exist and how to break free to live a more intentional and authentic life. Join Bill to discover how to revolutionize your thinking by activating your brain differently.
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Consider it an investment in your future.

MEA tuition is $5,500 per person for a private room, or $4,000 per person for a shared room. Full-tuition attendees must deposit 50% upon application, with the balance due 30 days prior to arrival.

Please note: beginning January 2023, a 7% tax and $100 service fee will be added to your final invoice.

MEA workshops offer a unique, educational and experientially-dense program with world class teachers and a community of like-minded travelers. Our idyllic oceanfront campus provides a rich container for deep learning in an intimate cohort setting. Thus, cancellations impact MEA unlike other travel destinations. And, we do understand that we’re living in a new world when it comes to COVID-19 and travel. So, if you must cancel, we will do our very best to fill your spot in a workshop. See our policy under Payments and Cancellations.

We know that our entire society is made stronger when everyone has the opportunity to learn, participate, and grow, regardless of economic status. To support diverse learning we are committed to having a portion of our workshop participants receive an award. We offer two levels of financial aid on a need-aware basis.

The financial aid request is included in the workshop application form. Please be aware that we have more requests for aid than we have available.

Applying for full tuition is the only way to guarantee you’ll be accepted into your preferred workshop.

Applications requesting financial aid will be in a shared room with another participant of the same gender. Our Gold level will be placed on an upgrade list for a private room should one be available. This is not guaranteed. Exceptions for specific medical or personal conditions may be considered.

  • Gold: $1,250 award (Participants are responsible for $2750 tuition.)
  • Platinum: $2,500 award (Participants are responsible for $1500 tuition.)
  • Please note: beginning January 2023, a 7% tax and $100 service fee will be added to your final invoice.

We will announce Gold-level awards or offer alternatives within 5 business days of application submission. We will announce Platinum-level awards no more than 5 weeks before the requested workshop start date.

Once accepted, full payment is due within 5 business days. Failure to complete payment within this time will result in your award and application being canceled. 

Deposit and Tuition Payment Policy

For full-tuition students, a 50% deposit is due at the time of your application. Your acceptance will be confirmed within 3-5 business days. If we’re unable to confirm acceptance, your deposit will be automatically refunded. The balance is due 30 days before the start of your workshop. 

Financial aid applicants will be notified of acceptance either within 3-5 business days for Gold Award level or within five weeks prior to the start of the workshop for Platinum Award level. The remainder of tuition is due in full within five business days of the award notification.

Our Refund Policy

As you read through our policies, please note we highly recommend purchasing Allianz travel insurance to cover unforeseen illness, travel complications, flight interruptions, and other emergencies. You can also get multiple quotes from Square Mouth.

Our 24-Hour Cancel Policy

Planning a trip to Mexico can be complicated. Rest assured you can cancel your workshop application and request a full refund of your deposit payment within 24 hours with no penalty. 

Other Cancellation/Credit Requests

In the unlikely event MEA must cancel a workshop due to unforeseen circumstances, you will receive a full refund. 

For participants needing to cancel after our 24-hour grace period, our policy is as follows:

90 Days or More Prior to Your Workshop Start Date

MEA understands life events can pop up, making traveling to your planned workshop not possible. Should you need to cancel your attendance to your planned workshop, MEA will provide a 1-time credit to move you to a new workshop within 3 months of the original workshop start date, based upon availability. There will be a $125 change fee added to your final invoice.

Should you not be able to attend one of the offered workshops or there is no remaining availability to move you, MEA will provide a refund minus a 30% penalty.

Less than 90 Days Prior to Your Workshop

Your deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance to protect you from unforeseen circumstances that may prevent you from attending for any reason including, but not limited to illness, travel interruptions, family emergencies, etc.

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