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How to Unlock the Power and Potential of the Present Moment to Experience Personal Transformation and Achieve Great Things.

2017 Empowerment Holdings Executive Retreat

An exclusive five-day transformational breakthrough leadership retreat experience with


(& Guest Faculty)

Join us in Torquay ...near Melbourne/Australia. March 15-19, 2017. 


AND join us for a FREE live preview webinar with Dawa on March 24th, 2016 at 12:00 noon AEST. Sign up today!

                                                                                                                                                               Helping top leaders reach their full potential...


                                                                                 Helping top leaders reach their full potential...



Genuine leadership can be challenging. Again and again leaders keep their best, most inspired thinking and intuitions to themselves, and feel they either can’t or shouldn’t expose their surroundings to the future realities they see fast approaching. 

When leaders dumb down, or succumb to the status quo of how things have always been done, they fail to manifest their true potential and value as leaders. 

Mindful Leadership Breakthrough is a powerful Executive Leadership Retreat - not just information but transformation - that uproots and dispels fears and doubts about leading at the cutting edge in today’s modern and globalized world; that equips leaders with the essential tools, insights and proven skills to be and stay relevant in today’s fast changing business landscape; that empowers leaders to articulate their best thinking in the face of limiting mindsets and organizational stagnation, and connects them to a powerful community of influential peers. 

 What are limiting mindsets, conditioning, paradigms and mind-wandering, and how do they impact your daily work life and how you undertake and master your leadership role?

How do fear and worry undermine your leadership practice? And what are the opportunities and risks of investing greater trust at work?

What relational dynamics are relevant during critical leadership scenarios? How do you bring greater presence and effectiveness into your relationships at work and at home?

If you’re ready to find out, Mindful Leadership Breakthrough, grounded in mindfulness, awareness, neuroplasticity and brain science, offers a powerful transformational experience of bringing your best self into your work and leadership practice. 


What others are saying...

Dawa Tarchin Phillips ranks among the most competent, authentic and trustworthy people I know. He has world-class expertise in the applications of meditative methods like mindfulness to the problems of people and organizations, and an intuitive well-grounded wisdom that benefits executives and their companies alike.”
— Daniel Goleman, author of ‘Emotional Intelligence’ and ‘Focus’
As an organizational psychologist in business and higher education, I have worked with many brilliant, successful leaders, scholars, and professionals. Dawa Tarchin Phillips stands tall in this elite group and possesses the ability to connect with people instantly, evoking the kind of trust and confidence that allows openness and deep exploration of individual or organizational challenges.”
— Douglas McKenna, original architect and General Manager of executive and leadership development at Microsoft.
Dawa Tarchin Phillips and his team at Empowerment Holdings have changed my life and improved our business by opening my mind to new possibilities. The program has made me aware of many habits and patterns of limited thoughts and actions, and it has empowered me to reach a place that most only dream of.
Our business has tripled in the past 3 months. This success is entirely due to our work with Dawa and his team. It is impossible to describe how grateful I am for the wisdom and guidance we have received in recognizing our potential. I hope our success will awaken other business leaders to the importance of this training.”

— Nancy Hamilton, Principal at Sotheby’s International.
“Dawa Tarchin Phillips’ expertise in the application of meditative methods and mindfulness has obvious benefits that more Australian leaders and executives must explore. ...Your remarks were enthusiastically received and our members were impressed with the quality of your presentation.”
— Niels Marquardt, U.S. Ambassador (ret.), CEO, American Chamber of Commerce in Australia


Dawa Tarchin Phillips

is the President/CEO of Empowerment Holdings, LLC, an international leadership training and consulting firm that trains business leaders and organizations on 5 continents in Mindful Leadership, Awakened Prosperity and Conscious Business approaches. He is also a mindfulness and meditation expert and research specialist in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California Santa Barbara.

An advanced meditation practitioner for over 20 years, he completed two 3-year meditation retreats.

He has been a guest lecturer and advisor at numerous academic and professional institutions, including Cal Poly, MIT, The University of Oregon, Portland State University, Omega Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of California Santa Barbara, UCLA, the Australian Psychological Association, the Australian Human Resource Institute, Washington and Lee University and the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia. Dawa and his work have been featured in the New York Times, LA Times, Huffington Post, Men’s Fitness, Forbes and Fast Company.

Empowerment Holdings’ growing Team Australia consists of accomplished Australian leadership and executive coaches and experienced organizational psychologists with mindfulness practice. 



MEET MEMBERS OF our Guest Faculty and THE Australian TEAM

This event is co-sponsored by the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia