2013 Retreat Agenda

2013 Authors Retreat Agenda


4:00-6:00      Registration, settling in

6:00-7:00      Dinner

7:00-9:00      Opening, getting acquainted, and logistics


7:00-8:00      Morning offerings: yoga, meditation, silent walk

8:00-9:00       Breakfast

9:00-10:00     Opening and Fireside Chat with Steve Piersanti

10:30-12:00   Deep Dive 1

  • Marcia Reynolds:  Been There. Done That. What's Next for Me

  • David Marshall:  Are Our Books Really Creating a World That Works for All? Measuring the Impact

  • Ellen Augustine: The Brain Exchange

  • Ira Chaleff: Transforming BK and The Co-op into Global Organizations 

12:00-1:00     Lunch (with table questions to help us know each other)

1:00-2:30       Deep Dive 2

  • Maren Showkeir: You Don't Have to do a Downward Dog to Practice Yoga

  • Jeannie Coyle and Stewart Levine:  Match Up to Mash Up: Find Your Dream Collaborator(s) to Deliver New Meaning in Our Information Overloaded World

  • Jeevan Sivasubramaniam:   Seven Questions Authors Never Ask Themselves and Should

  • John de Graaf: Time Stress: The Elephant in the American Closet

2:45-3:00       Open Space setup - large group

3:15-4:30       Open Space

4:30-6:00       Free time

6:00-7:00       Dinner

7:00-9:30       Talent show (bring something to share!)


7:00-8:00      Morning offerings: yoga, meditation, silent walk

8:00-9:00       Breakfast

9:00-9:30       Opening

9:45-11:15     Deep Dive 3

  • Dave Basarab: All We've Got is Time: NOT!!

  • Eileen McDargh: Tipping Point for Tipsters- 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes.

  • John Graham: Where Does Courage Come From?

  • Kristen Frantz and Kat Engh: Marketing through Social Media

11:30-12:30   Lunch

12:30-2:00     BK Coop Meeting

2:15-4:15       Open space

4:15-6:00       Free Time

6:00-7:00       Dinner

7:00-9:30       Fun Night - Dance/Community Singing/Games!


7:00-8:00      Morning offerings: yoga, meditation, silent walk

8:00-9:00      Breakfast

9:00-9:30      Opening

9:30-11:00     Open Space

11:15-12:00     Closing

12:00-1:00     Lunch