The Entrepreneurial Couple

workshop
Alexandra Jamieson , Bob Gower & Chip Conley May 16, 2021 - May 23, 2021
Career & Leadership Emotions & Relationships 7 Days
Accepting applications
Applications open til: April 6, 2021
Scholarships announced by: April 13, 2021
Career & Leadership Emotions & Relationships 7 Days

Couples who want to work, create and live together have the opportunity to build something greater than they could have alone. And the added pressures of working and loving together can lead to conflict and pressure that other couples may not face. We believe passionately that the world needs more people who know how to build aligned and empathic relationships — in businesses, communities, and families — through powerful, clear conversations and strategies.

Our intention is to help you be the catalyst for positive change in your relationship, organizations, and your life. This is possible when you know how to get in alignment, get out of conflict when it arises, and create common cause together. Through this workshop you will:

  • Experience a new sense of clarity and focus for passions and projects together.
  • Discover where your values can add fuel to your shared, and separate, goals.
  • Feel pride and gratitude for each others unique skills and strengths, while finding deep compassion for each other and yourself.
  • Master effective communication and planning tools that streamline your work.

Who is this workshop best suited for?

If you desire an even deeper, more successful relationship with your partner on every level, and are ready to have authentic, brave, and compassionate conversations about what needs to shift, you’ll find this to be a powerful and important workshop. Make space for serious planning and evolution in your life together with a generous sense of humor with Bob, Alex and Chip.

Note: All workshops cover the foundational Modern Elder curriculum and provide a comprehensive set of tools to help navigate midlife, resulting in a Certificate in Mindset Management. Guest faculty bring a unique experience to each week led by MEA staff.

Your workshop leaders

Alexandra Jamieson

Alexandra Jamieson is an award-winning coach, author, speaker, painter, and podcaster. Co-creator and star of the Oscar-nominated documentary Super Size Me and co-author of Radical Alignment.

Bob Gower

Bob Gower is a speaker and consultant who helps organizations become future-ready — more effective now and able to scale into the best version of themselves. He is the co-founder of Ethical Ventures and co-author of Radical Alignment.

Chip Conley

Chip Conley is a hospitality entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, and the founder of MEA. His book, [email protected]: The Making of a Modern Elder, is the foundation for MEA’s curriculum.

May 16, 2021 - May 23, 2021

Applications open til: April 6, 2021
Scholarships announced by: April 13, 2021

Your workshop leaders

Alexandra Jamieson

Alexandra Jamieson is an award-winning coach, author, speaker, painter, and podcaster. Co-creator and star of the Oscar-nominated documentary Super Size Me and co-author of Radical Alignment.

Bob Gower

Bob Gower is a speaker and consultant who helps organizations become future-ready — more effective now and able to scale into the best version of themselves. He is the co-founder of Ethical Ventures and co-author of Radical Alignment.

Chip Conley

Chip Conley is a hospitality entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, and the founder of MEA. His book, [email protected]: The Making of a Modern Elder, is the foundation for MEA’s curriculum.

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Tuition

Consider it an investment in your future.

For all workshops, 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: In response to Covid-19, for the health and safety of our guests, all rooms will be single occupancy through the end of 2020, unless you are applying with a partner. You can still apply at the shared room rate, but premium rooms with king or queen beds and extra amenities will be given to single room applicants.

Scholarships

MEA is a social enterprise, committed to socio-economic diversity.

We know that our entire society is made stronger when everyone has the opportunity to learn, participate, and grow, no matter how much they make for a living. We offer two levels of scholarship on a need-aware basis and are committed to at least half of our students receiving some form of scholarship.

The scholarship request is included in the workshop application form. Please be aware that we have more scholarship applicants than available spaces—applying for full tuition does maximize the likelihood of getting placed in your preferred workshop.

Scholarship Levels (All scholarships are shared accommodation.)

$1,250 scholarship (Students are responsible for $2750 tuition.)

$2,500 scholarship (Students are responsible for $1500 tuition.)

We announce scholarships within five weeks of our workshops. (See workshop listings for announcement dates.) Scholarship tuitions function as the deposit and are due in full within five business days of announcement.

All scholarships are for shared room accomodation. Exceptions for specific medical or personal conditions may be considered.

Please consider the following scholarship criteria before applying: You must demonstrate financial need, and your application must be received at least six weeks prior to the workshop start date.

Payments and Cancellations

And now for the part about money.

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.

Scholarship applicants will be notified of acceptance five weeks prior to the start of the workshop. The remainder of tuition is due in full within five business days of the scholarship notification.

Deposits are non-refundable. But if you give us a reasonable amount of time to fill the spot, we can transfer your deposit to another workshop, within a year, based on availability. We know that traveling right now is a very personal decision.

We cannot provide credit for no-shows, early departures, or program dissatisfaction.

In the event that we must cancel—and in this crazy, “pandemics are a real thing” world, it sometimes happens—we’ll let you know as far ahead of the workshop start date as possible and offer a refund or accommodate a transfer to another workshop, if you’re interested.

Tuition

Consider it an investment in your future.

For all workshops, 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: In response to Covid-19, for the health and safety of our guests, all rooms will be single occupancy through the end of 2020, unless you are applying with a partner. You can still apply at the shared room rate, but premium rooms with king or queen beds and extra amenities will be given to single room applicants.

Scholarships

MEA is a social enterprise, committed to socio-economic diversity.

We know that our entire society is made stronger when everyone has the opportunity to learn, participate, and grow, no matter how much they make for a living. We offer two levels of scholarship on a need-aware basis and are committed to at least half of our students receiving some form of scholarship.

The scholarship request is included in the workshop application form. Please be aware that we have more scholarship applicants than available spaces—applying for full tuition does maximize the likelihood of getting placed in your preferred workshop.

Scholarship Levels (All scholarships are shared accommodation.)

$1,250 scholarship (Students are responsible for $2750 tuition.)

$2,500 scholarship (Students are responsible for $1500 tuition.)

We announce scholarships within five weeks of our workshops. (See workshop listings for announcement dates.) Scholarship tuitions function as the deposit and are due in full within five business days of announcement.

All scholarships are for shared room accomodation. Exceptions for specific medical or personal conditions may be considered.

Please consider the following scholarship criteria before applying: You must demonstrate financial need, and your application must be received at least six weeks prior to the workshop start date.

Payments and Cancellations

And now for the part about money.

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.

Scholarship applicants will be notified of acceptance five weeks prior to the start of the workshop. The remainder of tuition is due in full within five business days of the scholarship notification.

Deposits are non-refundable. But if you give us a reasonable amount of time to fill the spot, we can transfer your deposit to another workshop, within a year, based on availability. We know that traveling right now is a very personal decision.

We cannot provide credit for no-shows, early departures, or program dissatisfaction.

In the event that we must cancel—and in this crazy, “pandemics are a real thing” world, it sometimes happens—we’ll let you know as far ahead of the workshop start date as possible and offer a refund or accommodate a transfer to another workshop, if you’re interested.

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