Workshops, Retreats, and Training

According to Gallup research, about 70% of employee dissatisfaction comes from poor management. Too many workers are disengaged. Too many organizations fall short of their potential.

Let’s build better leadership together. Custom workshops, retreats, & programs for management teams, executives, managers, teams, and changemakers. Leadership development drives sustainable high performance–transforming people, teams, and organizations.

To get Gregg’s manifesto on how to avoid the Common Traps of Living and free book chapters from Gregg’s books, check out his FREE GUIDE.

  • Companies
  • Nonprofits and associations
  • Universities (e.g., executive education programs, career development offices)
Programs for:
  • Executive teams
  • New managers
  • High-potentials and changemakers
  • Boards
  • Grow as a professional and/or person
  • Boost performance and impact while increasing engagement
  • Clarify your purpose, values, strengths, and aspirations
  • Thrive in all your chosen contexts
  • Boost confidence and motivation while renewing your sense of purpose
Training and Facilitation Methods:
Highly interactive, with a powerful blend of actionable tools, research, relevant examples, and inspiration–including assessments, cases, dialogue, reflection, experiential learning, and peer feedback.

Workshop Topics

Leading Self, Leading Others, Leading Change. A master program for those seeking an integrated approach, based on cutting-edge practices and research. Who should attend: Management teams, executives, boards, managers, high-potentials.

Designing Your Life & Work: Becoming a LIFE Entrepreneur. Learn how to apply the tools and methods of design thinking and entrepreneurship to life and work choices and transitions. This is the place where entrepreneurship meets the good life. Design your life and work intentionally. Who should attend: Anybody thinking about their next steps (in transition or feeling stuck).

Triple Crown Leadership: Building Excellent, Ethical, and Enduring Organizations. What kind of leadership does it take to build an organization that achieves exceptional results, operates with integrity, and operates sustainably? Who should attend: Management teams, executives, boards, managers, high-potentials, and/or emerging leaders and changemakers.

Good Life & Good Work. What does it mean to lead a good life and do good work? This workshop draws on insights from different fields (psychology, philosophy, design, leadership), ancient wisdom, and current research and cutting-edge practices (design thinking, lean startup innovation methods, job crafting). Who should attend: All seeking a good life and good work, those thinking about next steps or working on transitions, or who feel stuck.

Ethical Leadership. Too often we are under-prepared for ethical challenges and dilemmas that we encounter in the workplace. (And too often the ethical training is too academic or philosophical, without recognizing the pressures and dynamics of the workplace.)

Ideation—Developing and Evaluating Innovative Venture Ideas. Learn advanced ideation techniques—how to generate original ideas for innovative new products and services (or startups). Go beyond brainstorming and learn how to generate, develop, and pitch innovative ideas, and recognize potential risks and biases when evaluating them. A fun, high-energy, and high-impact workshop.

Shorter Workshops and Programs:

  • Resilience and Self-Care in Hard Times
  • Discovering Your Purpose, Values, and Vision
  • Public Speaking, Presenting, and Pitching

My Commitment to You:

  • Work with you closely to understand your group and tailor the program to their needs
  • Add significant value
  • Communicate openly and place your needs first
  • Meet or exceed your expectations

Check out these Testimonials about Gregg Vanourek’s speaking at conferences and events. To get Gregg’s manifesto on how to avoid the Common Traps of Living and free book chapters from Gregg’s books, check out his FREE GUIDE.

“Taking charge of your own learning is a part of taking charge of your life, which is the sine qua non in becoming an integrated person.”

-Warren Bennis, best-selling author, On Becoming a Leader