Our custom workshops and retreats are designed to bring out the best in your people as individuals, so they can contribute most effectively to the team. We use the latest research on personal effectiveness to customize workshops, retreats and presentations to support your team to identify and implement strategies designed to increase engagement, creativity and productivity.
We use experiential processes designed to be transformational.
Research tells us the human brain is poorly designed for linear instruction and functions best in rich, complex, and multi-sensory environments that allow us to identify patterns and make meaning of experiences. When we learn though experience, inquiry, critical thinking and interaction with other learners, the insight is more likely to be transformational. For learners to change their beliefs, attitudes, and reactions, they must engage in critical reflection on their experiences, which in turn leads to a perspective transformation. The opportunity for this kind of reflection occurs infrequently in our busy lives.
Our experiential methodology creates such environments through challenge, social interaction, reflection, and active participation – all necessary components of an effective change process. Participants are given tasks and challenges requiring them to find new ways of doing things, to think differently about how to achieve success. This breakthrough thinking is the key to a change in self-concept and, ultimately, transformation.
What Do Our Customized Experiences Look Like?
Customized challenges and experiences may take place at a conference room table, at an outdoors ropes course, on a sailboat, or in the great room of your own private inn. We will customize an experience that fits best with your group’s goals, and facilitate a process that enables participants to learn from the experience through insight into themselves, each other and their organization, and to take action to make positive, effective and lasting change.
Our experiences can be customized in various formats, including:
- one to three day workshops;
- a series of lunch and learns in your workplace or organization, which can occur once a month over a period of months, or be condensed to a shorter time frame;
- short, interactive and informative presentations or keynote addresses;
- overnight retreats, both luxury and budget-conscious; and
- facilitation of your conference or event to maximize learning and results.
Whether you are a work team, a board of directors, a community organization, family or school reunion participants, or a group of friends, Winding Path Inc. will work with you to create a customized program of fun, meaningful and unique experiences designed to deliver challenge, growth and re-connection that will change your concept of what is possible.