Asheville is a great place to visit in the fall, not just for the leaves and the hikes, the food and the beer, but also for significant leadership development opportunities. MindSpring’s Leadership Flight includes programs of varying length and content, and all incorporate cutting-edge knowledge for sustained learning and change.

Our programs are not about telling you what to do or reciting from a book or PowerPoint. They are engaging and challenging for a powerful experience that is applicable at home and work.


Note: Please scroll down to view individual course details & registration info for all of the leadership flight programs.

New! Becoming a Creative Genius: The Generative Way Matrix

Date: October 9, 2017

Price: $495.00 (*early bird price is $396 effective through 9/15/2017)

Brief Description: 

Research shows that 98% of us are born with a creative genius but only 4% of us still perform at that level by the time we are 30. The Generative Way Matrix organizes the concepts and techniques proven to help you grow your creative capacity and develop your entrepreneurial instincts as you restore your creative genius. We’ll spend a full day, a wonderfully full day, exploring and discovering the concepts that serve you best. There are plenty of creative exercises and you’ll be guided to develop your own generative matrix, one that best serves your current creative and entrepreneurial challenges and opportunities, and that fuels your continued creative growth.

Leadership through Emotional Intelligence

Date: October 10-12, 2017

Price: $2,395.00 (*early bird price is $1,916.00  effective through 9/15/2017)

Brief Overview:

We work with leaders to develop emotional intelligence skills.

“Do you direct the intention and energy of your emotions at will, regardless of the circumstances?” Even in difficult circumstances, emotions can be powerful allies. Then why do our emotional responses often elicit negative outcomes, eroding our leadership, relationships, influence and well-being? It goes back to intention and conscious communication.

New! Powerful. Authentic. Balanced: Leadership for Women

Date: October 16-19, 2017

Price: $3,495.00 (*early bird price is $2796 effective through 9/15/2017)

Brief Description: 

This transformational experience teaches you to identify and master the dynamics shaping your leadership, your relationships and your wellness. We provide diverse and cutting- edge opportunities for you to learn and grow, giving you the tools to design your own road map for your life and leadership.

Insight and clarity are crucial to creating the life of your choice but they are just the beginning. Throughout the program, elements are designed to enhance clarity, nourishment, support and situational awareness, culminating in application strategies to increase your personal power and optimal performance.

New! Evolutionary Leadership

Date: October 23-27, 2017

Price: $3,495.00 (*early bird price is $2796 effective through 9/15/2017)

Brief Description: YOUR LEADERSHIP MODEL CANNOT BE DUPLICATED, LOST OR STOLEN. Your model is the unique blueprint of your leadership and its evolution. Understanding your model is vital and self-awareness is an essential prerequisite to consciousness, but this program takes you to the next level of application. Pioneering content and developmental processes create a transformational experience.


New! Leader as Teacher

Date: November 6-9,  2017

Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Price: $3,495.00 (*early bird price is $2796 effective through 9/15/2017)

Brief Description: The most powerful skill of a master leader is the ability to teach others to be master leaders. This program includes dynamics of learning and teaching, creating learning processes, and distinguishing between information sharing and learning processes. You will also learn to develop and facilitate effective presentations.

You will better understand the nature of workforce development and how individuals should be developed and how to lead them to their maximum potential.