John Mattone’s Intelligent Leadership was named one of
the three Top Advanced Leadership Development
Programs that Change Lives.

John Mattone is the #1 authority on Intelligent Leadership, the world’s top executive coach (and, the former executive coach to Steve Jobs). The Intelligent Leadership 2.5 Day Retreat, based on John’s global best-sellers—Intelligent Leadership (2013) and The Intelligent Leader (2019), is an intimate and in-depth retreat where high potential and established leaders will discover and drive their personal framework for leadership and personal success.



the intelligent leadership retreat
  • Immersive, personalized leadership development experience leveraging John Mattone’s coaching and content, peer learning, and deep personal introspection.
  • Team-building beyond the classroom: intimate peer-to-peer and action-learning event.
  • Explore and discover your Core Purpose and translate this learning into actionable steps that ignites your full potential.
  • Discover the strength and vibrancy of your inner core and learn to translate this learning into driving greatness in your outer core (how the world sees you).
  • Map your own leadership style to the traits on the Wheel of Intelligent Leadership.
  • Take the powerful Mattone Leadership Enneagram Inventory (MLEI), to uncover the leadership traits that are working for you and against you.
  • Optional: Supplement your MLEI results with the California Psychological Inventory-260 (CPI-260) and John’s proprietary Strategic-Tactical Leadership Index-360 (STLI-360).
  • Debrief your MLEI results (as well as your CPI-260 and STLI-360 if this option is selected) in a private executive coaching debrief session with John Mattone.
  • Exit with a full Individual Leadership Development Plan (ILDP) and roadmap for leveraging your leadership gifts and addressing your gaps.
  • Complete the immersive experience with John Mattone’s proprietary post-retreat private coaching session and stakeholder survey, LeaderWatch, to measure your leadership improvement and debrief your survey results with John.
  • Relaxed, private reception and dinner for participants with Coach John Mattone.
  • Retreat includes a 2.5 day workshop, pre-program assessments, coaching sessions, tools and resources, all program materials, a copy of John’s bestseller, The Intelligent Leader, and private welcome dinner with John Mattone.


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Pre-Retreat | Assessment & Executive Coaching

  • Prior to entering the retreat, all participants will take the proprietary Mattone Leadership Inventory Assessment – a powerful leadership assessment tool that builds the framework and roadmap for exploring and distinguishing the executive maturity of your “inner-core.”
  • Participants will be scheduled for a 1-hr private Executive Coaching session to debrief on the assessment results and gain an understanding of individual leadership maturity and your unique leadership footprint.

DAY 1 – Roadmap to Leadership Success

How you need to think (and act) differently towards leadership in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, chaotic, ambiguous) world.

Day 1 will focus on how you can become a role model of leadership, gauging your level of executive maturity, understanding the “Wheel of Intelligent Leadership” and pull it all together into your own leadership framework.

AM Session

  • Your Leadership Success Roadmap
  • Understanding Your “Inner” & “Outer Core” in More Depth

PM Session

  • Understanding the “Map of Executive Maturity”

DAY 2 – Peer Learning Activities

Learning is retained through collaborative critique and application to real-life situations.

AM Session

  • Your Leadership Story – a Peer Learning Activity
  • Understanding Your Leadership Inventory Results

PM Session

  • Building Your Predominant Traits – a Peer Learning Activity
  • Building Your Least Mature Trait -a Peer Learning Activity


  • Attendees will prepare an Individual Leadership Development Plan (ILDP) using the insight gained from Day 1 of the workshop assessment results, peer learning, feedback from Coach Mattone, and reflection throughout the retreat.

DAY 3 – Individual Development Areas

Leadership strengths, development and action-plans are finely-tuned.

AM Session

  • ILDP Presentations and Debrief
  • ILDP Key Learnings
  • Post-retreat Accountability and Sharing with Key Stakeholders

Retreat Conclusion | Presentation of Certificates

3 Months Post-Retreat: Measuring ROI and Retreat Impact Using ILEC’s LeaderWatch® Survey

Accountability for leadership growth and development through stakeholder involvement and feedback.


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