Is this weekend right for you?
Not sure if this weekend is right for you? Fair enough. Let me tell you who it’s for (and who it’s not for… because it’s not for everyone!)
It’s for women who want to make their own unique mark on the world, but too often doubt if they can.
It’s for women who’ve been wondering “Where to from here?” and are ready for change but feel unsure or overwhelmed at where to begin.
It’s for ambitious women who want to take their career/business to the next level but with less juggle and more joy and need a little ‘time out’ to reassess their approach.
It’s for capable women. Career women. Entrepreneurial women. Aspiring women… women who are ‘up-to-stuff’!
Most of all, it’s for women who aren’t willing to settle for anything less than the biggest life they are capable of living and are ready to get out of their own way to pursue what they want and change what they don’t.
Friday 3 May
After a short 30-minute ferry ride from Singapore, you’ll arrive at the stunning Montigo Resort. You’ll have some time to take a dip in the pool or whatever takes your fancy before we kick off the program. If you’re coming on your own, as many women will be, you’ll get the chance to meet the wonderful woman you’ll be sharing your beautiful villa with. The women who’ve attended previous weekends will attest to the special bonds they’ve made.
Opening session: At 4.00pm we will gather together to kick off the weekend and help you crystallize your highest intention for the weekend and your life beyond it. It is vital that you have arrived by this time as this opening session sets the foundation for the rest of the weekend. (A glass of bubbles may be in order at the point!)
As you will experience right throughout the weekend, Margie will challenge you to both ‘think bigger’ about yourself and encourage you to challenge some of the assumptions, labels, rules and ‘shoulds’ that may be holding you back and perpetuating some of the challenges you’ve been dealing with. You’ll also receive your Live Brave keepsake journal to use that you can return back to for inspiration in the years to come.
Dinner: Around 6.00pm, we will head off for a delicious seafood BBQ dinner in a gorgeous tropical setting. Prepare for plenty of laughter and lots of real, big thinking and brave hearted conversations with fabulous women like yourself.
Saturday 4 May
Wake up your body: For those who are keen, we will be starting the day with a light yoga session at 7.00am. For the rest, you can take a walk or have a swim before breakfast or just get some extra sleep!
Breakfast: Montigo’s award-winning buffet breakfast will be open from 7.30am onwards. The barista will be on hand for any coffee lovers (a must-have for Margie!). Over breakfast you’ll enjoy connecting with other women, learning their story and sharing your own. You’ll find alot in common!
Morning session, Let’s begin… with taking stock!: We’ll kick off our morning session at 8.30am with a Life Audit to help you get really clear about what’s working and more so, what’s not (or could definitely be working better!). In the process, you’ll identify your blind spots and create your own definition of success for the year ahead.
Morning tea: After morning tea, we will move on to focus on your ‘stories’ – how your stories have shaped your life to now and how you can rewrite those which are limiting your future. This session can lead to some very powerful breakthrough moments as you ‘try on’ new stories which open up a vast new array of possibilities for you in every area of your work and life, particularly those which aren’t as you’d like.
Lunch: Our lunch break will provide a time to digest not just healthy food, but the many insights you’ve gained over the morning while sharing your ah-ha moments with those around you. Great conversations happen over food… expect plenty of them!
Saturday afternoon… time to reset your compass!: Time to take a ‘deep dive’ into what really matters most to you, uncovering your big ‘Why’ and reconnecting to what brings you a deep sense of purpose and ignites your passion.
In a deeply transformative exercise, you will be guided to connect with the highest vision for your life – your unique True North – and to confront the fears that may be getting in the way of you stepping toward your boldest ambitions.
If part of what motivated you to attend the weekend is a lack of confidence in your ability to make changes or pursue big goals, this afternoon session will help you reclaim the power that you’ve unintentionally given away to your fears, doubts and that critical little voice in your head!
You time… Somewhere between 4.00 and 4.30pm, we’ll wrap up the formal part of the day to give you a little time to rest, reflect and recharge. This is your chill time before dressing up for evening soiree!
Ladies Night Out!: Saturday evening is about celebrating yourself and the power of the sisterhood! So pack your favorite dress or outfit – whatever makes you feel feminine, fearless and fabulous. We’ll meet for a glass of bubbles by the pool before another delicious dinner and fun evening of simply celebrating who we are! (Because most women don’t do that nearly enough!).
Sunday 5 May
Sunday may be a rest day, but not this weekend! Join the earlier risers for another yoga session to wake up your body.
Breakfast will again begin at 7.30am and before we convene at 8.30am.
Morning… braving real conversations: This morning’s session will focus on relationships. More specifically, how you can better deal with the issues that weight your relationships down – personal and professional and build stronger, more authentic and immeasurably more rewarding relationships that bring out your best. This session is very powerful. Tissues will be on hand.
Morning tea then Living by design, not default… getting started!: It’s time to put pen to paper and map out your plan of action (creating your Live Brave Goal Plan!) This is your blueprint… your road map to step boldly into action and deal with all of the forces that have kept you from taking action up to now. You’ll enlist support, clarify next steps and create accountability to keep you moving forward on the days when things don’t go to plan (they’re inevitable!)
Lunch: Lunch isn’t just lunch. It will be more brave hearted conversations (with a lot of laughter) about things that matter. Friendships will be cemented. Ideas shared. Dreams expanded. Commitments declared. Excitement reinforced. Just wait and see!
Afternoon… set yourself up for success: If you keep doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep getting what you always go. So we will close out the weekend with a powerful session on how to practice and habituate the ‘rituals’ needed for you to bring your best self to your biggest challenges – particularly when the going gets tough! This session will teach you how to ‘disrupt your default’ and change those habits of thought and behaviour which have sabotaged your success and stifled your potential. Until now!
Drawing on mindfulness, performance and positive psychology, you will learn evidence-based strategies to create transformational change at the deepest level – in your work/career/leadership, family/marriage, relationships, health/wellbeing, finances, life – so you can build the resilience and stay on course over the long haul…. less the stress and struggle.
Homeward bound… your future is waiting!: We will wrap up around 3.30pm – in time for you to catch the 4.30pm ferry back to Singapore… unless of course, you’d like to stay on a few more days. Not a bad idea if you can swing it! Either way, you will leave recharged and ready for your re-entry back to life.
But it won’t be the same. Because you won’t be the same (not quite). You’ll be stronger, and wiser, and braver. You’ll also be a whole lot clearer about the woman/leader/change-maker you want to be in the world, the mark you most want to make, and how you can ‘train the brave’ to make it your reality. Margie will see to it!
Live Brave Weekends 2019
Register your interest for Margie’s next weekend, Live Brave USA to be held just outside DC on Chesapeake Bay, October 25-27, 2019. We’ll keep you up-to-date and let you know as soon as registration opens.
Montigo Resort, Batam Island
Montigo Resort is a tropical paradise on the island of Batam in Indonesia, a short 30-minute ferry ride from Singapore, with stunning sunset views over the wonderous deep blue of the South China Sea.
You have two accommodation options for the Live Brave Women’s Weekend – sharing a twin villa with your own bedroom and shared living area or having your own one bedroom villa.
Each villa is beautifully appointed amidst the perfect blend of nature and luxury living. Most villas feature their own private pool and sky terrace, along with complimentary wi-fi. kitchenettes and high-end linens.
How the Live Brave Weekend has changed lives…
“Margie has an infectious positivity and is a wonderful teacher, coach and presenter. Her ideas and concepts are solid and will help you succeed in whatever area of life you are struggling to find the courage to live true to yourself and make your dreams come true. What an inspiration!”
Psychotherapist and Coach
“This weekend was inspirational from start to finish. Margie's messages, combined with her rare ability to cut straight to the chase and communicate effectively with a diverse group was remarkable. I definitely recommend you make the most of this amazing opportunity!”
Chief Executive Office, City of Brisbane
“Margie’s Live Brave Women’s Weekend was, without a doubt, one of the most inspirational weekends of my life. Margie is a rare gem in an ocean of motivational gurus and career guidance gurus. She delivers where others fail, with an approach that is not only incredibly effective but amazingly powerful.”
Planet Blue PR
“The Live Brave Women’s Weekend was the perfect format for taking time out to learn more about myself and focusing on my ‘Why’. Margie's relaxed yet informative presentation style was easy to digest yet very powerful with concepts that have changed my perspective”
Principal, Finsec Partners
“The Live Brave Women's Weekend everything I hoped it would be and more. It was an opportunity to reflect on my life and what I needed to change, but didn't know how to change. I left with a renewed energy for the next big thing in my life, serenity about my current situation, and the knowledge that I really can be brave when I need to be.”
“Margie’s Live Brave weekend was a fantastic experience. I recommend it to anyone who doesn’t want to settle for less than the biggest life they are capable of living. Incredibly perceptive, authentic and a lot of fun, Margie has a remarkable ability to help people identify the blind spots holding them back, ignite a deeper sense of purpose and embolden them to create bigger lives than they otherwise would.”
Co-Founder Anytime Fitness | Founder, Human Kind Project
“I honestly know I would never have achieved my goals and be loving life if it wasn’t for attending this weekend with Margie. I was tired of not moving forward and wanted to drill down to what was holding me back and stopping me from taking the next step.
I had carried an idea with me for over seven years… to create a range of activewear for curvy women which would suit any activity. I didn’t know how to start or where to start. I drew up my goal plan that Margie gave us and constantly recited my new mantra “Don’t wait till you know everything” – one of the many things Margie said over the weekend.
It took one year from the weekend to the day when my first shipment of #BeKeane activewear arrived at my door and I could not be prouder. I honestly know I would never have achieved my goals and be loving life if it wasn’t for attending this weekend with Margie.
If you want to know what’s holding you back, find your motivation and create a doable plan to achieve your goals, then this is for you. Don’t hesitate. Be brave and book it in!”
Brenda Keane, Owner, BeKeane Activewear
Early bird registration ends Sunday 24th March
Your registration will include:
- Two nights in a twin-share or one bedroom villa at the amazing Montigo Resort. In the twin share villa, you’ll have your own bedroom and bathroom (only the living spaces are shared).
- Complimentary wi-fi, snacks, morning and afternoon tea, and all meals, including buffet breakfast and three-course dinners.
- Complimentary registration in Margie’s 10-day Train The Brave Challenge.
- A custom made Live Brave journal to use over the weekend and refer back to for inspiration for years to come.
- Champagne and wine each evening.
*Airfares, visas and return ferry transfers from Singapore to Batam Island not included.
Upon completing your registration you will be sent a welcome letter with more information and invited to a private Facebook page where Margie will be posting videos and messages for you prior to the weekend. It will be a great way for you to stay connected with your new friends and support each other in “living brave” long after our weekend is over.
WOMEN SUPPORTING WOMEN:
A passionate advocate for gender equality Margie believes that the social and economic empowerment of women is vital to ending poverty, strengthening communities and solving the world’s most pressing issues. To support female change-makers she will be donating 10% of the profits from this weekend to support the work of Women for Women in Africa, a non-profit organisation that educates, empowers and elevates women and children in Kenya’s Kibera slum, one of the world’s largest urban slums. You may have seen photos on Margie’s Facebook page from her women’s workshop in Kibera slum in 2017.
“When it comes to helping people make wiser decisions, take braver actions and enjoy better outcomes, Margie is a master. Her practical wisdom will guide you to a more authentic, passionate and purposeful life.”
Louisa Jewell, President, Canadian Positive Psychology Association
Early Bird Registration
Last days! Ends Sunday 24th March
Select one of the following accommodation options:
All prices are SGD and include taxes. Airfares, visas and return ferry transfers from Singapore to Batam Island not included.
Research shows that when more women are seated at decision making tables, better decisions are made, improving bottom line outcomes and creating more inclusive cultures. Yet many women struggle to counter the implicit bias, ‘double-binds’ and gendered leadership norms that have long held women back and contribute to the ‘leaky pipeline’ in many organisations.
Margie’s Live Brave Women’s Weekend offers organisations who are genuinely committed to gender diversity a valuable and affordable opportunity to embolden their female leaders (and emerging leaders) with greater confidence and courage to become more effective change agents, ‘power brokers’ and catalysts for systemic change. Download the corporate brochure package at this link or contact someone on Margie’s team at [email protected]