The Entrepreneur's Awakening Mastermind
The ultimate professional development accelerator since 2012.
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Let's be honest,
the life of a pioneering business leader is an exceptional challenge
The pace, the pressure, the learning curve; the isolation at the top, the relentless demands on your time and attention. It never stops and there is nowhere to hide from your critics – especially your inner critic.
According to a 2019 report by CB Insights, approximately 92% of venture-backed startups fail. To beat the odds you have to win both the inner game of personal development as well as the outer game of management and leadership.
Imposter syndrome is a distraction, overwhelm is a handicap, co-founder conflict is toxic and burnout is a killer. But how do you develop yourself when therapy is too slow and you don’t have time to go on an extended retreat?
I’m Michael Costuros, a former startup founder turned executive coach. I’ve been coaching some of Silicon Valley’s most talented entrepreneurs since 2010. As an established expert in the use of psychedelics for accelerated professional development, I created the Entrepreneur’s Awakening Ayahuasca Mastermind to maximize the impact of what the best business mastermind, executive coaching retreat, and therapeutic psychedelic experience has to offer, all at once.
The ultimate accelerator, even my busy clients get a year’s worth of professional and personal development results in just two months, without interrupting your workflow.
If you want to learn more about me and my programs, listen to episode 1 of the Awake Forward podcast.
Your breakthrough insights will be immediately applicable to your life and business challenges.
During the mastermind, we will address your urgent challenges, professional and personal, as well as your 6-month goals. Don’t just take our word for it – our confidence in the program comes from running nine successful masterminds before this one. Improving every time, the next mastermind will be our best yet, so don’t miss your chance to join this exclusive community of CEOs who are ready to elevate, connect, and transform.
The Key Components of the Mastermind
The accelerator artfully weaves together executive coaching, a business mastermind, and a private ayahuasca retreat to achieve breakthrough results on all levels in record time.
The 1-1 coaching ensures that we will address your specific and immediate challenges.
The mastermind component ensures that you will get strategic introductions, timely advice, and new friendships that extend well beyond the accelerator.
The accelerator’s pacing and timing is designed to fit into the workflow of even the busiest CEO.
The private ayahuasca retreat is specifically designed to stop limiting beliefs, and bad habits and resolve the blindspots that are holding you back from operating at your full potential.
Want to consider joining us?
Scroll down to discover if you pass the first two deal-breaker screening questions.
Here are the three phases of the mastermind program.
INSPIRATION, PREPARATION, AND ACCELERATED LEARNING
1 Month Before
You will be expertly prepared for your ayahuasca retreat during the month leading up to your retreat.
30 days before: All-hand kick-off Zoom meeting
25 days before: 1-1 prep coaching session to clarify your goals
14 days before: All-hand ayahuasca retreat prep Zoom meeting
7 days before: 1-1 ayahuasca prep coaching session
Additional 1-1 coaching included as needed.
ACCELERATION TRANSFORMATION: THE PRIVATE AYAHUASCA EXPERIENCE
You will arrive Friday afternoon feeling excited, a little nervous, and very prepared. The retreat staff will attend to your every need. There will be ample time for group and individual support throughout the three-day weekend.
Friday: Arrive , connect, and prepare for the first night of ayahuasca Saturday: Integrate and prepare for the second night of ayahuasca Sunday: Group and individual integration support
Monday: Mastermind session and departure
INTEGRATION AND MASTERMIND COACHING
For 6 Weeks After
During the month following the retreat, you will be supported with 1-1 and group integration video calls. In addition, your business will leap forward as a result of the group mastermind exercises and 1-1 executive coaching.
7 days after the retreat: All-hand ayahuasca integration Zoom call
7 – 21 days after: 1-1 integration coaching calls
21 days after: Small group integration coaching calls 30 days after: Group mastermind call focused on solving your #1 business challenge
40 days after: Final 1-1 executive coaching session
Meet Your Coach/Facilitators
Awake Forward founder and program facilitator
Executive Coach and program Co-facilitator
Meet your Ayahuasca Facilitator
We have partnered with Alex to organize a profound ayahuasca experience that balances authentic Peruvian tribal tradition with Western psychotherapeutic protocols. Due to his professional standing, Alex’s identity must remain concealed until you join the program.
Alex is a psychotherapist As a senior staff member for one of the busiest ayahuasca retreat ceremonies in the Peruvian Amazon, Alex was responsible for the well-being of hundreds of people who came to the center every year. As a psychotherapist, he knows how to qualify people for medical safety and organize a safe experience for all. If you apply to join you will have a call with Alex to ask questions before you commit to the program.
Alex has been working with ayahuasca since 2014 spending 3 years in the Amazon where he trained as an ayahuasca facilitator in the traditional way. During that time he has guided hundreds of people before, during, and after their journeys with ayahuasca. He knows the terrain well and will help you to get the most out of your retreat. This will be the 10th mastermind program we have run and the second that Alex has been a key part of.
Do you qualify?
The retreat weekend starts at 2 pm Friday, Oct 20th, and ends on Monday, Oct 23rd at noon. The location is 2 hours drive from San Francisco Airport. (If these dates don’t work for you, apply to be first in line for the Spring 2024 program.)
To be fit for this cohort you need to have the following qualifications.
* You must be or have been a founder or C-level exec with a successful track record.
NOTE: Previous psychedelic experience is NOT necessary for this program.
Do you qualify?
If you can make the dates work and feel like you are fit for the group, Wonderful! Read on.
Review the Program Details
- This is not merely an ayahuasca retreat, but rather a meticulously curated business mastermind program crafted to deliver personal, spiritual, and professional transformation.
- The program includes a private ayahuasca retreat weekend designed to tie together and multiply the value of the coaching leading up to and following the retreat.
- The curated group of peers will provide you with a new high-trust network of advisors inspired to help you win.
- The program is uniquely designed to offer a measurable business ROI many times the value of your investment of time and money, while also providing personal transformation of equal or greater value.
- The program’s pacing and timing are designed to fit into the workflow of even the busiest CEO.
Do you want to apply to join?
At this point, if you want to join, now is the time to schedule your discovery call using the button at the bottom of this page.
Pricing for the Fall 2023 Ayahuasca Mastermind Accelerator
I believe you can see how the fusion of coaching, a private ayahuasca retreat, a supportive cohort of remarkable peers, and a business mastermind will provide you with a value much greater than the sum of the parts.
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Truth is, as appealing as the program may be, you can’t be sure that it is worth the investment of time and money until we talk about your specific goals.
Let’s hop on a call to set goals and align on realistic expectations. Then you can decide if you want to join.
I look forward to meeting you.
Michael, Ray and the team