Join us for Santa Fe CLIC 24

Spark renewed innovation. Cultivate wisdom, not just data.

Join us for Santa Fe CLIC 24
Join us for Santa Fe CLIC 24

Join us for The Midlife Innovator Retreat in Santa Fe, NM –October 17-20, 2024. I am co-leading this retreat with hospitality CEO and leadership trailblazer, Chip Conley. We convene at MEA’s 2,600 acre Rising Circle Ranch campus in Santa Fe, NM.

MEA ( is the Western world’s first wisdom school for lifelong learning. More than 4,000 CEOs, executives and entrepreneurs have completed MEA programs since their inception.

We saw a growing need to reduce burnout, poor team engagement and stalled revenues within our community. That’s why we carefully designed this cohort.

If you’re a corporate or nonprofit leader, you’ll benefit from this retreat if:

  • You or your team are seeking renewed engagement and career inspiration.
  • You crave more time for deep reflection and strategic thinking.
  • You’re contemplating the next chapter for your organization or your career.
  • You seek a seasoned community to refine and challenge your vision and growth strategy.

During this 3-night leadership retreat, discover:

  • Proven ways to map opportunities across your organization and career life stages.
  • How to boost innovation through wisdom, reverse mentoring and generative AI.
  • Contemplative practices for fueling imagination and awe.
  • Strategies to manage personal and team transitions.
  • Tools to uncover future customer opportunities and markets.
  • Brand evolution techniques using Chip’s acclaimed PEAK actualization model.

Your tuition includes an all-inclusive 3-night getaway and retreat experience, course materials, postretreat group coaching, and action plan. Our cohort will enjoy exclusive and dedicated conference facilities. The campus was conceived with the utmost luxury, space and comfort by Chip, a distinguished boutique hotel creator.

Experience rejuvenating activities including equine-assisted learning, gourmet organic cuisine, yoga and meditation classes, campfire gatherings with s’mores, and outdoor group adventures.

Leaders from diverse sectors, including AARP, Amazon, Belmont University, Blackbaud, CoStar Group, and HomeServe USA are among the confirmed attendees. Cohort members will cover their own travel and transfers. MEA provides an onsite concierge to help you with airport shuttles, massage, additional overnights, and private outings.

This retreat is intimate, with space for only 18 participants. Chip Conley joins as our co-facilitator and midlife innovation guide. Take this unique opportunity to learn from this seven-time author, boutique hotelier, CEO and wise guide. Shared (double) rooms are available upon request.

Lisa Nirell and Chip Conley discuss the Midlife Innovator on a video call

Lisa Nirell and Chip Conley discuss the Midlife Innovator

Here’s my 6 min. video with Chip.

Register promptly –registration closes on July 1.

Join us for a journey that promises professional breakthroughs and personal growth. You’ll be part of a dynamic group of leaders at all career stages and ages looking to enrich their reinvention and innovation capacity.

Please be mindful of the registration timeline…We require 12 commitments to secure the cohort with Chip, and we close registration on June 15.

Member rate: $4,500
Non-member: $4,850

Reserve your seat now.

See you on the ranch!

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