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Personal Growth Intensive

Personal Growth Intensive

This three-day intensive program for personal growth and achievement is conducted on-site at our headquarters in Mt. Shasta, California. Limited to a maximum of 5 participants per session, PGI's provide direct, personal, guided assistance from Bill and Joann Truby that dramatically accelerates the important process of personal exploration and growth. Past clients have included corporate CEO's, political and religious leaders, front line professionals, teachers and others from all walks of life.

A Leadership& Personal Development Course
Offered by: Truby Achievements, Inc.
Presented by: Bill Truby and Joann Truby

Course Overview :

Anyone wanting to take a gigantic leap in personal growth and effectiveness in interacting with others is welcome to the benefits of this personal growth intensive. This 3-day intensive is designed to help maximize a person’s potential and contribution in the work setting.

The course is conducted in a learning environment that utilizes group dynamics. A maximum of five people is allowed to attend each session so ample attention is given to each person. Through psychological testing, in-group interviews, teaching, and group interaction, each person will develop an understanding of the following:

  1. A complete analysis of your personal “current reality” including psychological, interpersonal and physical health

  2. An understanding of personal strengths and weaknesses

  3. What past dynamics have lead you to be at this point in your life; personally and professionally

  4. Boundaries, barriers, or dynamics that prevent you from interacting, leading, or contributing to your fullest potential

  5. What are your basic motivators in life and how do they specifically effect you

  6. What has been, and what will be, your life direction

  7. The developing of an effective action plan to enhance strengths, eliminate weaknesses, and facilitate your life direction

What happens during the three days?

Before the course you will receive some tests that will be reviewed during the intensive. Further, you will have a brief telephone interview to answer questions about the details of the intensive, work out the logistics of arrival and lodging, plus begin the work of developing a mindset that will give you the most out of the workshop.


The course is an intensive so there is a lot of time spent together. We gather on Tuesday evening for a get-acquainted dinner and orientation for the Intensive with plans to finish by Friday, no earlier than noon but can go as long as 3:00 PM. The schedule between Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon, other than the course content, is somewhat left to the needs and desires of the participants. There will be times for learning, reflection, personal reflective/analysis exercises. We’ll even arrange for tours, golf or other activities for those who want to come before or after the seminar.

Our first task is to get to know each other, set ground rules and discuss the desired outcomes of the course. Here is where we acknowledge issues of confidentiality, the need for collective openness and the necessity of supporting each individual through the process. This occurs during the first evening.

 Though we support a person’s occasional need to be alone, meals are done together to continue facilitating the group interaction and growth. Sometimes during a social session you receive helpful or dramatic insights. We will opt to have casual meals (barbecues or sandwiches) at the facility where we are holding the intensive or go out to eat at one or our great restaurants.

By the end of Wednesday, sometimes spilling over into Thursday morning, you will understand yourself completely; from your self-esteem, to what motivates you, to various patterns and programming in your life. We then turn our attention to getting rid of the “blocks” in your life that may keep you from growing, interacting effectively, or doing the things you want to do. You will learn a process that rids you of these life barriers. You should experience this freedom by Thursday afternoon.

 Late Thursday or early Friday we begin teaching you how to reprogram your behavior and subconscious mind. You’ll learn many proven, practical techniques and tools you can use throughout life. Armed with these tools, you will have a complete understanding of “what makes you tick,” and the removal of the barriers that can keep you from moving forward or interact effectively with others. We then lead you through a process that gives you focus on your present and future. You’ll answer questions about what you want differently in the present and the future. You’ll also develop clear plans to reach your desires and goals. And the good news…you will now have the resources, understanding and tools to get there!

Who should come to this course?

This course is designed for people who want to grow and are willing to work with the exciting benefits of group dynamics in doing so. It is not group therapy, however. This is not designed for people who need deeper psychological counseling. It is for people who want to understand themselves from all perspectives including psychological, social, mental, emotional and other personal history programming.

What is the cost?

People who have taken this Personal Growth Intensive have said, “This is the best thing I have ever done in my life!” They have placed enormous value on the investment for this seminar. Additionally, to allow for it to be a Personal Growth Intensive, giving everyone individual attention, only a maximum of 5 people can attend at a time. Because of the extremely small numbers of people attending and the proven value of the results, the complete cost for this intensive is $2,295.00. The fee includes the following:

  1. Three lunches
  2. Three dinners
  3. Champagne, wine, beer, soft drinks,
  4. Snacks,
  5. Gourmet coffee
  6. Leather portfolio Seminar supplies & gifts
  7. Personal Profile Testing Material
  8. Personal growth book
  9. Productivity book
  10. 2 months of individual coaching
  11. "Decompression" bonus day 
The above items are worth over $1,000.00
Plus, you receive - Over 30 hours in seminar session

Who leads this course?

Bill Truby, a licensed Marriage Family and Child Counselor with a master’s degree in psychology and 30 years of successful management consulting is the primary lead in this workshop. Joann Truby, co-founder of the Truby Achievements, Inc, interactively participates in support, observation and input. 

Course Description:
Note: Breaks are taken as needed.
Time frames and specific order of some of the content may fluctuate
depending on the individual group pace and need.
5:30 p.m.—Arrive, reception drinks, get acquainted
6:00 p.m.—Dinner
7:00 p.m.—Introduction
7:30 p.m.—Beginning personal exploration exercise
9:00 p.m.—Adjourn

8:30 a.m.—Basic principles—”What makes you tick?”
10:00 a.m.—Benchmark exercise—A quick tool for immediate, broad-based personal assessment
11:30 a.m.—Programming model—teaching and exploration of the 9 areas of personal programming
12:30 p.m.—Lunch
2:00 p.m.—Developing a confident, healthy self-esteem
4:30 p.m.—How your family system has effected you
6:00 p.m.—Review of personal profile testing material
7:00 p.m.—Dinner
8:30 a.m.—Debrief from previous day’s learning
9:00 a.m.—Exploring and defining more personal programs
1:30 p.m.—3 Steps to cleanse of baggage, blocks and barriers to personal growth
4:30 p.m.—How to take steps to walk in freedom and peace
8:30 a.m.-Debrief from previous day's learning
9:00 a.m.-2 ways to change or manage your inner programs
10:00 a.m.-A 7-step re programming system
11:00 a.m.-The 7 steps to live life centered and balanced
2:00 p.m.-How to live life freely and on purpose

What others have said about the PGI:

"Hello friends. Many of you have heard me talk about a training session that I went through in California last year called a Personal Growth Intensive. It was an amazing experience that honestly changed my life."  - Tanya, Project Manager 


"I've never attended a workshop that so positively affected my perspective on relationships and life; both personally and professionally." - Rick Project Manager, Sr. Ecologist


"Take the top 100 personal and professional development books in the country, read all of them with 100% comprehension, and what you will get pales in comparison to what you receive at the Personal Growth Intensive." - Dan, Surgeon


"Since I attended your seminar I continue to feel happy, free and confident. It's great!" - Joan, Scientist