Skip to main content
  • What are you looking for?

All-inclusive program package to include:

  • 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

Have you discovered your True North? Do you know what your life and leadership are all about?

Leadership starts with being authentic, the genuine you. 1440's True North Leadership is a professional development program designed to help you become the leader you want to be. In the process you will discover your True North: the internal compass that guides you successfully through life.

During this 5-day program you'll learn to:
  • Lead with integrity and heart through difficult and pressure-filled challenges
  • Understand the impact of your life story and crucibles on your leadership style
  • Deepen your emotional intelligence through self-awareness, self-regulation, and empathy
  • Increase innovation, productivity, and well-being through mindful leadership practices
  • Empower teams and create energy through trust and authenticity
  • Create lasting value by aligning people around the mission and values of your organization
  • Become an authentic leader by understanding your leadership purpose
  • Create work/home balance to lead a fully integrated life.

Program Journey

Part 1: Your Leadership Journey

  • Life Story
  • Losing Your Way
  • Crucibles

Part 2: Discover Your Authentic Leadership

  • Develop Your Self-Awareness
  • Practice Your Values
  • Find Your Sweet Spot
  • Build Your Support Team
  • Integrate Your Life

Part 3: Put Your Authentic Leadership in Action

  • The Transformation from I to We
  • Lead with Purpose
  • Empower Others to Lead
  • Become a Global Authentic Leader
  • Create Your Personal Leadership Development Plan

Your experience will be different…

  • The diversity of the participants and variety of sectors deepens dialogue and learning.
    • We welcome and respect people of any gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, size, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

  • Our faculty includes some of the brightest minds in leadership, professional development, and mindfulness.
  • The True North curriculum addresses all of you: heart, mind, body, and spirit.
  • Indoor and outdoor classes, wellness sessions, and small Leadership Circles designed exclusively for True North Leadership.
  • Morning and evening contemplative practices like yoga and tai chi support the program's emphasis on mindfulness, the core of authentic leadership.
  • Social gatherings allow for interaction with faculty and participants.
  • The Leadership Circles stay together throughout the program, creating a trusting bond that lasts long after you leave.
  • Develop an actionable Leadership Development Plan that you can implement immediately.

Ready to Apply?

Program tuition is $4,000

Plus 5 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately. Needs-based scholarships are available.

Admission to the True North Leadership program is by application only. Once accepted, program participants can apply for a needs-based True North scholarship.


Interested in a True North Leadership custom
program for your organization? Contact us here.

Need help getting authorization to attend?
Use this Funding Request template letter.

Presented by

  • Bill GeorgeAbout Bill George |Renowned authority on authentic, inspired leadership
    Bill George is senior fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. He is author of several books, including the best sellers 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis, True North, Finding Your True North, and Authentic Leadership. The former chairman and chief executive officer of Medtronic, Bill currently serves as a director of Goldman Sachs and the Mayo Clinic.
  • Scott KriensAbout Scott Kriens |Award-winning entrepreneur, cocreator of 1440 Multiversity
    Scott Kriens, chairman and former CEO of Juniper Networks, has been in the technology industry for more than 35 years. In 2010, Scott and his wife Joanie launched 1440 Foundation, a grantmaking organization committed to the cultivation of truly real and connected relationships, with self and others, as a basis for living well. The work of the Foundation led Scott and Joanie to launch 1440 Multiversity, a 21st century learning destination in the California redwoods of Santa Cruz County.

Why Attend

    Things to Know/Schedule

    Admission to the True North Leadership program is by application only. Once accepted, program participants can apply for a needs-based True North scholarship.
    Experience Level
    Special Interest To
    Special Details
    Suggested Reading

    CE Payment Cancellation Policy

    Program Schedule