Mentora Executive Retreats - Mentora Institute
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Mentora Executive Retreats

Embark on a Journey of Personal Transformation

Join us for an unforgettable experience as we gather alongside fellow truth-seekers for immersive 3-day events dedicated to deepening Inner Mastery, Outer Impact, and Be the Change. Led by Dr. Hitendra Wadhwa, these transformative immersions offer a unique opportunity to explore the depths of your potential and unlock new pathways to personal growth and fulfillment.

Welcome to Mentora’s Executive Retreats

We are all longing for the space to commit to the transformative work of our lives.

To step back from the relentless pace of things so we can explore the hard questions that lie at the core of our being. To build deep bonds with others like us committed to the pursuit of excellence in both their material and spiritual goals. To acquire new practices that enrich our inner life, make us shine in everyday and epic moments, and grow our impact in the world.

Mentora’s Executive Retreat Series offers an opportunity to gain inner clarity, acquire new practices for transforming yourself and others, and forge lifelong growth partners – by tapping into the defining experiences of your life and the clarifying light of inner wisdom.

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Upcoming Retreats

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Inner Mastery

  • Oct 24 – 27, 2024
  • Activating Your 5 Core Energies for Success in Life and Leadership
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Outer Impact

  • Dates Coming Soon (Spring 2025)
  • Leading with Agility in the Flow of Work
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Be the Change

  • Dates Coming Soon (Fall 2025)
  • Inspiring Sustained Transformation in the World

Why Choose Us?

Our 3-part Executive Retreat series offers a scientific and structured path to accelerate your personal leadership growth and your impact in the world. You will be guided on how to activate your 5 core energies, translate them into winning actions that make you an exemplary leader, and win people’s hearts and minds in driving transformational change.

Retreat #1 (Inner Mastery) takes place in an uplifting nature-rich environment. Retreat #2 (Outer Impact) is in New York City. And Retreat #3 (Be the Change) invites you to walk in the footsteps of two transformational leaders, Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr., in Washington DC.

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Discovering Your Full Potential

Deep discovery requires us to create distance and space. Distance from the life we live, the work we do, the person we are on an average day. And space for new ideas, insights and inspiration to enter our awareness.

The goal of Mentora’s retreat series is not to teach you from the outside, but to allow space for returning to the essence of your being; to reach you from deep inside to help you discover the riches that lie there.

Meet Your Retreat Leaders

Dr. Hitendra Wadhwa

Dr. Hitendra Wadhwa

Founder and President, Mentora Institute
Adjunct Professor, Columbia Business School

Mentora’s Executive Retreats are led by our founder, Dr. Hitendra Wadhwa, joined by other Mentora-affiliated faculty. The retreats offer a rare chance to connect in an intimate, informal setting with faculty, other participants, and with your own inner core.

Hitendra is the author of “Inner Mastery, Outer Impact”. He has been a lifelong student of the world’s mystic traditions, and his mission is to discover, codify, and teach the laws of success in life and leadership. His pioneering ideas have been featured in Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Financial Times, CNN, Wall Street Journal, Inc., and Psychology Today.

As Professor of Practice at Columbia Business School for 165 years, Hitendra has won the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence for his teaching on Personal Leadership & Success. He is the founder of the Mentora Institute, dedicated to offering a scientific path to pursuing material and spiritual success in life, accelerating performance at work, and building exemplary leaders and cultures.

Previously, Hitendra worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey and Co. and was the founder and CEO of a Silicon Valley startup, Paramark. He received an MBA and PhD in Management Science from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and BA (with Honors in Mathematics) from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.

Joining onsite as co-facilitator is Taylor Parker. Taylor serves as a director for Mentora Foundation and a facilitator for our Mentora LIFE membership community. She blends training in executive coaching with years-long study of yoga and meditation. She is passionate about bridging the contemplative and corporate worlds, creating communities of practice, and applying ancient wisdom in modern contexts.

JOIN HITENDRA & TAYLOR AT OUR NEXT RETREAT

Frequently Asked Questions

Are the teachings sequential across the Retreat series?

The Retreat series is themed to move participants through a three-part series of Inner Mastery, Outer Impact and Be the Change. We anticipate some participants will self-select for the area they most wish to develop, while others may choose to participate in all three. We will produce the same three-part series as the years move forward, allowing our community to continue deepening at their design.

Are the retreats open to the public?

Is it not required that you be a former student, client or M. LIFE member to participate. The retreats are a great opportunity to experience Mentora’s community if you have been connected to our work from afar. There are no prerequisites to participating beyond the completion of the pre-onboarding work shared with all retreat participants.