Workshop Formats

Productive Learning offers workshops of varying lengths and formats designed to make it easy for you to choose a level of commitment that is right for you. Read through the descriptions below to see what type of workshop works best with your schedule.

WEEKEND WORKSHOPS  “HALF YEAR-LONG” WORKSHOPS  “YEAR-LONG” WORKSHOPS LEARNING INTENSIVES -3-5-10 days


WEEKEND WORKSHOPS

Productive Learning Weekend Workshops are typically 2 days (9 – 5 pm both Saturday /Sunday) and are perfect for a deep dive into a particular area of your life. They are also excellent ways to keep your awareness muscle sharp and stay connected with a community of conscious people.

Core Weekend Workshops 

  • Beyond Reasons
  • Achilles Heel
  • Diversions
  • From Anxiety to Empowerment
  • Productive Communication
  • Dynamics of Money & Relationships
  • Conflict to Resolution
  • Prosperity
  • Power of Intention
  • Goal Setting

What activities would you be doing in a Weekend Workshop?

You will participate in experiential group activities used for both exploration and understanding as well as the real-time application of learning and concepts.

  • Full group discussion
  • Small group discussion
  • Trainer / participant discussion

Why we chose this format:

  • We want to provide you an intensive focus on essential elements of understanding, awareness, and vision.
  • We have intentionally chosen the weekend workshops that are essential to every person on this Earth.

How to get the most out of our Weekend Workshops:

  • Be prepared to share with others in the workshop, listen, learn and grow – or not (if you are quiet, that’s OK too, but learning is exponential when you speak up)
  • Connect with someone in your workshop (e.g., you may find an accountability buddy)
  • Keep your notes in one place when you get home so you can refer back them.
  • Arrive early so you are “present” when we begin.

HALF-YEAR LONG WORKSHOPS

Productive Learning’s Half Year-Long Workshops offer an opportunity to get deepened growth on a specific area of your life. Each half year-long workshop includes:

  • Opening weekend – 2 days (Saturday / Sunday, 9am-5pm)
  • 3 half-day monthly sessions (typically on a Friday or Saturday, 9am-1pm)
  • Closing full-day session (9am-5pm)

Popular Half Year-Long Workshops in the past have been:

  • The New EQ
  • The Fear of…
  • Mastering Your Intentions
  • Intent

What activities would you be doing in a Half Year-Long Workshop?

You will participate in experiential group activities used for both exploration and understanding as well as the real-time application of learning and concepts.

  • Full group discussion
  • Small group discussion
  • Trainer / participant discussion

Why we chose this format:

The Half Year-Long Workshops are excellent venues to develop your growth over an extended period of time. You get the opportunity to learn and then go out and apply what you’re learning in your day-to-day life. Then you get to come back and check in on your progress in a safe environment and build on your growth.

How to get the most out of your Half-Year Long Workshop:

  • Be prepared to share with others in the workshop, listen, learn and grow.
  • Connect with a small group in your workshop and determine a regular meeting time (e.g, conference call, Skype, in-person)
  • Keep your notes in one place when you get home so you can refer back them.
  • Arrive early so you are “present” when we begin.

YEAR-LONG WORKSHOPS

Productive Learning’s Year-Long Workshops offer an opportunity to get deepened growth on a specific area of your life, with an extended focus on accountability and results-oriented study. Each year-long workshop includes:

  • FALL SESSION: Opening weekend- 2 days (Saturday / Sunday, 9-5) or SPRING SESSION: Opening and Closing 3-day Retreat at a TBD Resort
  • 6 Monthly half-day sessions (typically on a Friday or Saturday, 3 hours)
  • 3 Quarterly full-day sessions (typically on a Friday or Saturday, 9am-5pm)
  • Closing weekend (Saturday / Sunday, 9am-5pm)

Popular Year-Long Workshops in the past have been:

  • Conscious Choices
  • Mastering Your Emotional Intelligence
  • Path of Dialogue
  • Passion and Balanced Living
  • Creative Intelligence
  • Vitality
  • Extraordinary Relationships

 

Why we chose this format:

The Year-Long Workshops are excellent venues to develop your growth over an extended period of time. You get the opportunity to learn and then go out and apply what you’re learning in your day-to-day life. Then you get to come back and check in on your progress in a safe environment and build on your growth.

How to get the most out of your Year Long Workshop:

  • Be prepared to share with others in the workshop, listen, learn and grow.
  • Connect with a small group in your workshop and determine a regular meeting time (e.g, conference call, Skype, in-person)
  • Keep your notes in one place when you get home so you can refer back them.
  • Arrive early so you are “present” when we begin.

LEARNING INTENSIVES: 3, 5, or 10 DAYS

Participating in a Learning Intensive with Productive Learning is a highly memorable vacation with like-minded people expanding their consciousness and building their personal awareness. Typically our Learning Intensives take place over a span of 3, 5 or 10 days depending on the distance traveled and the workshop content. We offer both domestic and international trips (e.g., tropical, culturally rich, exotic).

Past Locations Include (sample list of recent locations):

Domestic: California (Southern, Central, Northern), Arizona, Hawaii, Utah, Wyoming

International: Canada, India, China, Egypt, Machu Picchu, Vietnam, Croatia, Orient Express, Indonesia, Spain, Australia, Africa, etc.

What activities would you be doing in a Learning Intensive?

  • You will participate in experiential group activities used for both exploration and understanding as well as the real-time application of learning and concepts.
  • Past Adventure Activities: skiing, snowboarding, scuba diving, snorkeling, hiking, ranch hand, white water rafting, etc.
  • Past Cultural Immersion Activities: exploring different cultures, foods, customs, sightseeing, historical landmarks, private tours

Popular Learning Intensive Workshops in the past have been:

  • Current Communications
  • Life Patterns Advanced
  • Building Better Relationships
  • Mission
  • Core Values
  • Women’s/Men’s Retreat
  • Jumpstart Your Dreams
  • The Spirit of Adventure
  • Couples Retreat

Why we chose this format:

When you are able to step away from your regular day-to-day activities and give yourself time to reflect, magic happens. You are able to eliminate distractions and focus on your growth. The length of the Learning Intensive (3-10 days) allows for depth of investigation.

When you participate in a Learning Intensive with Productive Learning, you will be given the gift of learning in a highly experiential environment. This “real-time” experiential learning demonstrates to your mind what is possible and exposes you to radically different thinking which opens up your perspectives in the moment. It is a truly unforgettable experience!

How to get the most out of your Learning Intensive:

  • Be prepared with your appropriate visas/passport/travel documents ahead of time
  • Be open to new perspectives and cultures
  • Complete any homework assigned ahead of time
  • If there is a physical component (e.g., scuba diving, hiking, walking, skiing), be prepared for that activity.
  • Get to know the other participants
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