What should I expect to come away with by attending the BoldIdea Workshop?
Whether you have an idea clearly in mind that you’d like to pursue or you are unsure if you have one, you should expect that your thinking will be stretched and broadened. If you come with a receptive spirit, we are convinced you’ll find some practical ways you can take next steps toward discovering and acting on the dream God has given you. We’ll literally create a 90-day plan for your idea.
Who should attend the BoldIdea Workshop?
The BoldIdea Workshop is designed for adult Christian men and women who see themselves as stewards of the gifts God has given to them. They know they are not to live for themselves, but for Christ and are eager to discover how God will work out His purposes in their life. They know they are not able to do on their own strength what God has called them to do. They also know the flesh wages war against the Spirit and their natural inclination will be to create comfort rather than to seek out change. Yet, knowing these things compels them to challenge themselves to not settle. If that describes you, you’ll find like-minded believers eager to explore God’s dream along with you at the BoldIdea Workshop.
What kind of ideas are we talking about here?
It really doesn’t matter whether the idea is a vocational change or just something you’ve wanted to do for a long time, but have never found a way to start. You may have a number of things that fall in category. Don’t worry. There will be time for you to identify and define an idea to focus on at this workshop. The principles you learn will apply to any idea, even if you’re not sure what it is or change your mind later. And you just might. There’s a good reason for that; but you’ll have to come to the BoldIdea Workshop to discover why.
What happens after the BoldIdea Workshop?
One of the great takeaways you’ll have is your 90-day action plan. Every participant’s plan will be unique for them. Of course, we can’t make you follow your plan, but we will help you identify some of the things that might stand in your way. And we’ll help you define your own Idea Team who will encourage you after the workshop. To help you get the most from your BoldIdea experience, you’ll also get free access to the BoldIdea University for three months. This will further equip you to pursue your dream. There’s even a business track for those whose idea involves launching a business.
Can I bring a friend or spouse?
Absolutely! A number of couples have found it helpful to come to the BoldIdea Workshop to work on their ideas. And a number of participants have brought close friends. We welcome that, but please be aware that we will ask you to sit at different tables. This is designed to maximize your learning. When you interact with someone you already know, you unwittingly take shortcuts, and make assumptions about the other. Sometimes, too much knowledge is a bad thing. We’ve found that individual learning is enhanced when familiar friends are separated during the workshop. Besides, you can always get your friend’s insights after the event—that’s a double win.
What times are the workshops on Friday and Saturday?
The BoldIdea Workshop will begin promptly at 6 p.m. on Friday night, so please arrive a few minutes early to gather your materials and settle in. You’ll should also eat before you arrive as only light snacks will be available. We’ll conclude Friday night by 10 p.m. and the workshop will resume again at 8.a.m. on Saturday, concluding at 5 p.m. that evening.
What is the difference between BoldIdea Workshop and BoldIdea Workshop Plus?
With the BoldIdea Workshop you’ll receive:
- A 40-page workbook to define your idea
- A 90-day action planning tool to help you launch your idea
- Structured time for personal reflection and sharing with others
- Follow-up benefits of a private FaceBook group, exclusive webinars and access to BoldIdea University
When you choose to supersize your experience with BoldIdea Workshop Plus, you’ll receive everything the workshop offers in addition to:
- Individual, private coaching during the workshop experience
- 50 minute post-workshop phone consultation session with Leary
- Direct email access to Leary for 3-months of venture coaching
- Additional resources to help you refine and launch your bold idea
Can I attend for just one day?
The BoldIdea Workshop is a journey that begins on Friday night as you unpack your idea and ends on Saturday with a plan to pursue it. All along the way you’ll be interacting with others, learning from them and offering your insights, too. Because of this, we suggest that you come to BoldIdea Workshop fully present for the entire time.
How much does it cost?
The regular fee to attend BoldIdea Workshop is $179. Early registrants can save 25% off the regular rate when they register at the early bird rate of $134.
The regular fee to attend BoldIdea Workshop Plus is $329. Early registrants can save $45 off the regular rate when they register at the early bird rate of $284.
Are discounts or scholarships available?
Yes. If you know someone who’s been to a BoldIdea Workshop, ask them for their referral code. You’ll instantly get $20 off registration. If you are facing a financial hardship or are a new college graduate, you can receive an instant $40 scholarship. (These discounts cannot be combined.) If you still find it difficult to afford the $95 fee after the partial scholarship, ask your church or another person to sponsor you or reach out to us. We do not want a highly motivated person to be kept from the BoldIdea Workshop experience because of cost.
What is your cancellation policy?
If you register for BoldIdea Workshop and subsequently find that are not able to attend for any reason, you may cancel your registration simply by notifying us. Cancellation requests received at least two weeks prior to the event will be fully refunded. Requests received less than two weeks before the event will be partially refunded: up to one week before the event will receive a 50% refund; within one week of the event will receive a 25% refund. You may, of course, transfer your registration to another party. Just let us know so we can get the pre-workshop information to them.
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