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  • Tuition
  • Three Meals in Kitchen Table (daily)
  • Shared or Private Accommodations
  • Signature classes and wellness offerings
Please Note: All packages are priced per person. Should you elect a shared accommodation and community hall bath, 1440 will randomly pair you with a gender-specific roommate. Only private rooms have the option of a private bath. 1440 Multiversity is a smoke-free campus.

Program Description

"What should I do with my life?" It's a perennial and universal question that is not easy for most of us to answer.

Hone in on your big questions at the Designing Your Life (DYL) Retreat at 1440 Multiversity this fall. A high-impact, interactive weekend based on the New York Times number-one best seller and wildly popular Stanford University course, DYL applies "design thinking" to architect your own individual road map.

Join DYL cocreator Dave Evans for a hands-on weekend in the peaceful redwoods and gain an integrated set of tools and ideas to help you:
  • Reframe the challenge of work-life balance
  • Identify your impact in the world
  • Prototype alternative lives
  • Make effective, discerning decisions.

Whatever your age or circumstance, whether you're happy with your job, planning a career pivot, longing for a different lifestyle, or seeking more meaning and personal coherency—the Designing Your Life Retreat can help you invent a more engaging, fulfilling, and enlivened future. Expect to return from the DYL Retreat with a powerful, actionable set of tools for life and career way-finding.

DYL methodology is backed by over nine years of development, proven through thousands of university and professional users, and validated through two educational research studies. Coupled with 1440's relaxing, inspiring, and purpose-built campus, the Designing Your Life Retreat promises to deliver a unique and unforgettable combination.

Presented by

  • Dave J EvansAbout Dave J Evans |Cofounder of the Life Design Lab, lecturer in Stanford Design Program
    Dave Evans is cofounder of the Stanford Life Design Lab, early Apple product leader, cofounder of Electronic Arts, and coauthor of New York Times number-one best seller Designing Your Life. Having helped form corporate cultures at Apple and Electronic Arts, Dave now helps people build the architecture of a joyful, fulfilling life through design thinking.

Why Attend

    Take charge of the direction of your own life by applying "design thinking," a dynamic process for approaching tough-to-solve questions.

    The best-selling Designing Your Life book is now translated into 23 languages worldwide—and the DYL method is helping people in a variety of situations and cultures address the universal question: "What do I do with my life?"

    Experience a first-of-its-kind collaboration between DYL and 1440 designed to simultaneously nurture and challenge you.

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