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HiMac Biz Retreats, Workshops, and Mindset Groups


The HiMac Biz Retreats are designed to provide the participant a comprehensive learning environment complete with critical thinking, hands-on activities relating to the subject matter, networking, professional feedback, and one on one attention to help you reach your goals and outcomes.

Leading Ladies Small Business Retreat


Participants will enjoy this fun-filled retreat and learn a wealth of information to support your endeavors in becoming a business owner, or enhance your current business skills.  The Leading Ladies Small Business Retreat is designed to align you with a wealth of resources from the community through guest speakers, mini-workshops, and networking opportunities to engage, empower, and enhance your business concepts. Bring your business ideas, concepts, business cards, and questions. Education - Food - Networking; Interested in exhibiting your services and goods with a vendor booth? Email: lhines@himaccenter.com for further details. 

Guest speakers/consultants will discuss everything from 


  • Business Concepts and Start-Up

  • Types of Businesses

  • Bylaws, Vision, & Mission

  • The Business Plan

  • Getting Funded - Financial Resources

  • Board Development

  • Marketing, Public Relations and Social Media 

  • and more


Interested Vendors send email to: lhines@himaccenter.com for an invoice and information.

Writing Retreat - Storytelling for Funding

The grant funding process is very competitive. In fact many organizations are finding that combined efforts are more rewarding than writing solely on your own. But not only that, sometimes many organizations are competing for the same thing, doing the same thing, and not covering enough areas (communities), are maximizing potential resources to support those efforts. 

This retreat is setup as a relaxing and empowering writer's workshop to encourage writing but more importantly to foster and embrace the opportunities of collaboration, strategic thinking, and mapping a vision to receive grant funding. 

Hands-on activity, discussion, relaxing space, and feedback will provide the participate a creative, vision to take back to the workplace and apply for grant funds. In addition, there's an opportunity to collaborate with other participants on resources, volunteers, and writing for greater impact of funding. 

Leadership Building Blocks Boot Camp Retreat


Organization leadership continues to have a direct impact on the actions and influence in the workplace. True leadership involves the responsibility to be a change agent creating a vision, identifying a need for change, and being able to implement the change effectively for successfully performance outcomes. The Leadership Building Blocks Retreat allows you to properly engage in a discussion and activity that provokes critical thinking into where your organization stands in producing fundamentals of change for successful outcomes.


  • Allow participants with space for developing creative solutions

  • Cultivate mental and physical resilience

  • Connect to bigger picture thinking and solutions

  • Unleash innovation and creativity

  • Improve effectiveness and focus

  • Get re-inspired about your mission and vision

  • Align short-term goals and resources with strategic objectives and partnerships

  • Building Blocks Retreat Only - Skills and Characteristics Assessment (Team Building) 

Leadership Study Group (Business/Leadership Book Club)

Monthly Meetings - Next Group Begins January 2020

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The HiMac Executive Club Membership

Enjoy the benefits of being a member of the HiMac Executive Club. Benefits include:

  • Monthly Newsletter

  • Small Business Roundtable Brunch

  • Bi-Weekly Business/Life Coaching Call

  • Capacity Development Mentoring

  • Marketing/Social Media Technical Assistance

  • Leadership Book Study (Virtual and Face-to-Face)

  • Grant Development Mindset Group

  • Free Workshops, Webinars, and Teleconferences

  • Discounted Business Travel Retreats

  • and much more

Sign up today during our end of year holiday special offer. 3 months of support and services 

Assessing Organizational Capacity to Pursue Grant Funds (Grant Mapping)


Before you engage in the grant writing process, attend this intensive retreat first. Participants will take a thorough look at their current programs and resources and identify opportunities for growth with potential funding through grant writing, partnerships or collaborations with organizations and/or corporations.


Participants will spend time walking through elements of a proposal while constructing a real proposal or enhancing an old one. Through small group exercises, you'll develop a persuasive statement relating to each element. This is a great way to learn hands-on and get constructive input about your group's proposal as you sell the idea for funding to others in the class.  

Grant Development Mindset Group - See Networking Page

Leadership Development Retreat
Power Up


 February 22-23, 2020

Houston, TX

Topics of discussion:


  • Leading and Living

  • 20/20 Visioning for Success - True Colors (Vision Boarding Activity)

  • Making Your Dreams Come True

  • Funding Your Business

  • Intentional Thinking

  • Collaborating Partnerships

HiMac Executive Club Members $49            Non-Club Members $125

Payments to: Paypal.me/himaccenter  or

send email for invoice: himaccenter@yahoo.com

Leading Ladies Small Business Empowerment Cruise


More details coming soon! 2020

Guest speakers/consultants will discuss everything from 


  • Business Concepts and Start-Up

  • Safety and Protecting

  • Getting Funded - Financial Resources

  • Balancing Business and You 

  • Sustainability and Collaboration

  • Organization/Program Benchmarking and Evaluation

  • Laws of Leadership

  • Mental Health and You

  • Teacher's Corner - Classroom Management and Assessment

  • and much more


Designed to empower females in leading, learning, living, and collaborative partnership