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Encounter You

It is time to give back to yourself.


Manifest what you desire. 

EncounterYou™ is more than just a three-day getaway. It's a tranquil oasis where women disconnect in order to reconnect, detoxify to replenish, deep-dive, and develop tools through gratitude and meaningful moments to own unique expressions, set intentions, and give back to themselves with introspective discovery and healing.

Created for women, by women. EncounterYou™ is a transformative journey to success where women step away from giving to others and daily life, and instead feed their own well-being by cultivating practices to encourage personal growth and self-discovery that in turn also promotes professional growth.

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Why EncounterYou  ?

Encounter You. Butterfly. Women's Retreat. Experience. Powerful Women. Professional.

Take a peek into the weekend. 

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Day 1: Boldly own who you are, bond with others through music and a purpose-driven card

game, empower meaningful lifelong connections, and set your intention. Know that where

your intention goes, energy flows.

Day 2: Share what you discover about yourself, benefit from a reflective response activity,

anchor with gratitude, release that which no longer serves you, and reclaim yourself with a renewed sense of belonging.

Day 3: Embrace who and all that you are, deepen your life’s desires, embody confidence, and emerge with practical tools for being fully committed to your vision.

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The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.

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Feed Your Wellness

Step into a paradigm of doing your soul's work that makes every single area of your life including your mental, physical, and emotional health even better. Promote professional growth and bring your most authentic, balanced, and validated self to your daily life.

Is this experience for you?

We believe that this luxury women's experience is for EVERYONE, and here are four key takeaways that you will journey though during EncounterYou™. 


Own who you are and claim your power.


Set your intention

and achieve goals. 


Release and renew your inner-most



Commit to your vision and manifest your desires.

When I refer to EncounterYou as
an “experience,” I mean experience!

We will embrace introspective growth, acting with intention, and building deep lifelong connections. Picture breathing in fresh air and unwinding in this eclectically elegant boutique hotel – envision a fusion of small-town charm and stylish decor, set in a calm, tranquil oasis surrounded by lush greenery and outdoor activities. Go for a nature walk, unwind by the pool, enjoy a drink around the fire with your empress sisters all while unwinding and forming conscious connections. Unplug from your everyday routine, plug into each other and prepare for an extraordinary experience and results. All of this is included in your EncounterYou™ experience. 



The Frenchie Boutique Hotel in Round Top, TX

“The Frenchie is designed to deliver the warm, personal hospitality you expect at a traditional inn with all the luxurious hipness of an urban boutique hotel. We tried to push the boundaries of what is expected in a small rural town because we believe it’s possible to be trendsetting in the middle of tranquility. Sometimes those hip urban destinations feel unattainable, but everybody can get to Round Top—and once they get here they want to stay.”

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Optional Activities

During your stay, you will have the opportunity to partake in optional activities such as nature walks, yoga, massages, swimming, pickle ball, and a chance to fully give back to your self-care.

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Joni D. Goodman, CPTD is a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator (CDTLF) who lives and breathes personal and professional development. She recently received her certificate in Women Centered Coaching, a professional coaching program specializing in empowering self-actualizing women one-on-one, as well as a professional facilitator who leads extraordinary workshops, women’s circles, retreats and more. An enneagram #7 with a background in biochemistry (say what?), you can usually find her explaining all the physiological reasons behind our imposter syndromes and how to let it go to live our best life. Joni is known for creating safe spaces where leaders can put down their armor and lean into growth. To know her is to love her dance breaks and epic playlists. A recovering anxiety-ridden teen from Indiana, Joni pulls from her personal experiences and those of others to help leaders, individuals, and teams to be self-aware so they may more effectively communicate. Grounded with gratitude, Joni guides and supports you to fully EmbraceYou™ . Joni is a published author in: “The Book of Road Tested Training Activities”, “Association for Talent Developments (ATD) Training Toolkit application”, and “101 Ways to Make Training Active”. She has been a featured speaker for the HR Houston Gulf Coast Symposium, Invesco and CenterPoint Energy Women in Leadership, Female Integrator Mastermind (FIM), Texas Executive Women, and W.I.S.E. (Women In Sport and Events) to name a few.  

Joni is a graduate of the Center for Houston’s Future Business and Civic Leadership Forum. She was awarded as a Texas Executive Women (TEW) 2023 Women on The Move Honoree and received the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Houston Community Impact Award for her dedication and support to the talent development and training community.

Have Questions? We have answers!

Who is this experience for?

What's the time

This weekend is designed for YOU! Do you desire to believe in who you are, feel more fulfilled in your life and work, and excel in all that you do? This is an opportunity for you to take time to be poured into and to pour into yourself. Join us and relax into your truth to experience more joy, contentment, and worthiness in all aspects of your life.

This luxury experience is a three-day weekend getaway. Arrive on Friday, February 28, at the Frenchie Boutique hotel and settle in before our opening session. The Sunday, March 2, session will conclude at 2:00 p.m.

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What is included
in the weekend?

Luxuriate with a cozy welcome reception, formal celebration dinner, gourmet breakfast and lunch experiences all catered by a private chef.

Exclusive access to the property and facilities – including a pool, hot tub, nature areas, fire pits, pickle ball,  and much more. 

What are the benefits
of attending?

Gain greater confidence, live more truth and harmony in your life, boldly own who you are, and show up as your most authentic, balanced, and validated self. 

Experience a year long growth container, access to the masterclass videos, collaborate in your private, member only EncounterYou™ LinkedIn group.

Our Why...

"Joni D. Goodman, CPTD, CDTLF was our facilitator, and she absolutely blew me away. Everything she taught was of CRITICAL IMPORTANCE to my career."
"Pillars of strength are made from raw vulnerable materials fabricated together to create resilience and true strength.  Thank you for modeling courage with your own story, Joni."
"I benefited both personally and professionally from working with Joni and am so glad to know that people like you are holding this much-needed series of developmental conversations out in the world."
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"Thank you for gifting me with your wisdom, candor, invitations to grow, and role modeling as it pertains to being a brave leader that shows up with no armor."

Do you want to attend EncounterYou™, but can't 

make it? Join the waitlist to be notified when the next experience dates are announced!

With Gratitude...


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