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Picture yourself surrounded by like-minded individuals, sharing insights, and sparking ideas in an environment buzzing with energy and excitement. Say goodbye to Zoom fatigue and hello to real hugs, genuine laughter, and meaningful interactions.

It’s time to immerse yourself in a supportive environment where collaboration and camaraderie thrive. Build deep relationships with like-minded peers who understand your journey and are committed to your success.

This retreat isn’t just about dreaming big; it’s about turning those dreams into actionable plans.

The Focused Visionary Retreat Includes:

Daily Sessions

There will be two sessions per day dedicated to creating your Focused Visionary Strategic Growth Plan. The morning sessions will run from 9:30-11 am EST and the afternoon sessions will run from 2-3:30 pm EST. Each session will focus on a different step in the framework.

Personalized Guidance & Feedback

You will literally have me by your side, providing live, individualized and customized feedback and answers to your questions as we work through the program. I’ll work closely with each participant to craft a plan that not only aligns with their vision but also instills confidence and clarity every step of the way.

Sunset Mastermind & Co-Working Time

Picture yourself brainstorming innovative ideas and strategies against the backdrop of a breathtaking sunset on the beach. Each day will have dedicated co working time as well as scheduled mastermind sessions to brainstorm and help one another.

Cocktail Hour & Networking (aka FUN)

Unwind and network poolside with fellow entrepreneurs over cocktails and mocktails, & light bites making meaningful connections that could last a lifetime. Exchange ideas, share experiences, and create partnerships in an atmosphere of camaraderie and support.

Also included:

  1. Breakfast will be provided by the hotel every morning

  2. Lunch will be included two of the three days, on site. 

  3. Dinner will be included on the last evening hosted by Michelle in my home

  4. Workbooks, notebooks, pens and other swag 

  5. A $40 credit and special pricing for airport transportation (if available) with First Call Premier Services

Investment: $599

Savings List Price – $399

Payment Plans available.  Please email Michelle directly for Payment Plan 

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Additional Details

The Retreat will be held at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nokomis.  All retreat attendees can book a room at the discounted rate of $139 per night.  Please use code MDC at check out to receive the discounted rate. 

The event will begin on Tuesday at 9:30 am so you may need/want to travel on Monday. Please review the tentative schedule of events.  This is a business planning retreat so there are scheduled sessions in addition to free and social time.

There are several airports within close proximity of the Nokomis area.  Sarasota (SRQ) is the closest airport.  
Once you book your flight, please contact First Call Premier Services to book your transportation from airport to hotel if needed. 

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Relax and Recharge

One of the key elements to strategic growth and planning is having the time and space to breathe, reflect and be still.  

Although this is a working retreat, I have created a lot of time and space each day for everyone to rest and have some free time. 

Being in person can be a lot of “peopleing” for my introverted friends so be assured, you will have plenty of time and space to refill your energy cup.

Foundational Framework

A sneak peek into the Focused Visionary Framework

You have a million ideas for growth, but where to start? Reflection is not just a glance backward; it’s the compass that guides our way forward. The insights gathered in this introspective phase become the foundation for strategic decision-making. They illuminate the path toward growth, ensuring that the steps we take are not just progress but purposeful advancement.

  • Reflection isn’t just about identifying challenges; it’s about celebrating victories. What went exceptionally well? Recognizing success fuels motivation and sets the foundation for replicating achievements.
  • We begin by zooming out. Annual and monthly reflections offer a panoramic view of your business. What were the defining moments? What patterns emerged? It’s about discovering the patters and understanding the rhythm of your growth.
  • Beyond business metrics, we delve into your personal growth. What skills have you honed? How have you evolved as a leader and visionary? Your personal growth is intrinsically linked to the growth of your business.
  • Setbacks are stepping stones to growth. What didn’t go as planned, and why? Learning from challenges positions us to overcome similar hurdles in the future, turning setbacks into catalysts for improvement.
  • Expectations are benchmarks for progress. What exceeded expectations, and what fell short? Understanding the dynamics of expectation versus reality shapes our understanding of success and areas for improvement.

Your business is a treasure trove of data, and in this step, we don the explorer’s hat to unearth the riches hidden beneath the surface. We delve into five key aspects of data – Sales, Clients, Marketing, Financial, and Operations. This journey goes beyond surface-level metrics, providing a profound understanding of what drives growth.

  • We dissect your sales data to understand not just the numbers but the dynamics at play. What strategies are yielding the best results? Where are the conversion hotspots? The goal is to pinpoint the sales avenues that contribute most to your growth.
  • Clients are the lifeblood of your business. We analyze client data to identify not just who they are but what makes them successful. Which clients bring the best results? Understanding this empowers us to attract and retain clients that align with your growth goals.
  • Your marketing efforts hold valuable clues to growth. We navigate through marketing data to discern the most effective channels, campaigns, and messaging. Uncovering the sweet spots allows us to optimize and amplify your marketing impact.
  • Finances are the pulse of your business. We delve into financial data to understand where profits soar and where costs can be trimmed. This calibration ensures that your financial strategy aligns seamlessly with your growth ambitions.
  • Efficient operations are the backbone of growth. We analyze operational data to identify areas of optimization. What processes contribute most to your goals, and where can enhancements be made? This exploration streamlines your operations for maximum effectiveness.

Close your eyes and imagine the moment your business achieves unparalleled success. What does it feel like? How does it impact your daily life? Vision Casting is the blueprint for a reality you’re ready to step into. It’s about making your dreams tangible, touchable, and inevitable capturing the essence of growth, scaling, and the fulfillment of your deepest desire where no dream is too grand, and every aspiration is within reach.

  • What do you want your business to be known for? How do you want to feel as the CEO and owner of your thriving business? Let’s explore the emotional landscape of success – the pride, joy, and sense of fulfillment that comes with achieving your goals.
  • Define the impact you wish to make, shaping the narrative of your business for generations to come.
  • Imagine your day unfolding in this future reality. How do you want to spend your time? What activities bring you joy and fulfillment? How do you want to infuse fun into every aspect of your business, making success a joyful and fulfilling experience.
  • As the visionary leader, how can you design your business to afford you the freedom you desire? Vision Casting carves out the space for autonomy, ensuring that your success doesn’t come at the cost of personal freedom.

The Focused Vision (FV) Goal is not your ordinary revenue or sales target. It’s not just a number; it’s your unwavering North Star, a guiding light shaping every action throughout the year. The FV Goal transcends traditional metrics, weaving together business growth and your personal lifestyle aspirations.

  • The FV Goal is a holistic embodiment of your ambitions. It’s not confined to financial benchmarks; it extends to the lifestyle you envision. We work together to define a goal that aligns with your personal values, integrity, and your unique definition of success. The FV Goal integrates both aspects seamlessly, ensuring that success in your business aligns with personal fulfillment. It’s a commitment to a journey where success is defined by more than just financial metrics – it’s defined by the fulfillment of your deepest aspirations.
  • The FV Goal becomes the compass for every decision and action. It’s not just a target; it’s a philosophy that permeates your business strategy, ensuring that every move contributes to the larger vision.
  • Success isn’t one-size-fits-all. Your FV Goal is uniquely tailored to what growth and scaling mean to you and your company. 

Now that the Focused Vision Goal is our guiding North Star, illuminating the path to success, we embark on the vital phase of breaking it down into actionable, 60-day increments of strategic focus.

  • Each 60-day period becomes a focused chapter in your journey. We’ll outline specific, measurable, and achievable tasks aligned with your overarching vision. No more ambiguity; you’ll know precisely what needs attention. Whether it’s refining your product, optimizing processes, or expanding your market reach, every action will contribute directly to your Focused Vision.
  • The beauty of the 60-day cycle is its sweet spot – short enough to ward off distractions, yet long enough to gather substantial data. You won’t get lost in the daily grind; instead, you’ll have a clear line of sight on your priorities. We’ll leverage this data to refine and enhance your strategy continually. 
  • Business landscapes evolve, and so should your strategy. The 60-day intervals provide the flexibility to adapt swiftly to market changes, keeping you ahead of the curve.