Event Venue/Locations/Directions


Event Venue

Gaunts House: 44 (0) 1202-841522 http://www.gauntshouse.com/

Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4JQ, UK

Kinder Institute


Tel. 001-978-486-8053


Schedule of Events

  • Please see the general agenda below for a more detailed schedule.
  • Participants are expected to share all meals together.
  • Typically there are one or two evenings of group work or facilitation and a couple of evenings of working with your life planning partner.


Vegetarian meals and refreshments are included with your room rate.

Please advise us of any allergies or special dietary needs as soon as possible so that we can make every effort to accommodate you.


Driving Directions

Gaunts House is located on 2000 private acres, three miles north of Wimborne, twenty minutes from Ringwood and Poole, 30 minutes from Bournemouth and Christchurch, 45 minutes from Dorchester, Salisbury and Southampton.

Airports London Heathrow or Gatwick; Southampton; Bournemouth; Exeter; Bristol.

Directions to Gaunts for international travelers.
1. Fly to Heathrow 

2. Take Airport bus from Heathrow to London Waterloo Station. 

3. From Waterloo Station take a train to Poole, Dorset that will take about 2 hours. 4. From

4. From train station take a taxi, 20 mins., approx. £25.00, Taxi phone #’s 01202 888888 and 01202 884444

When to travel: You could travel a day or two before, stay overnight in London and go to Gaunts the next morning; for the return, you can leave Gaunts on the day the workshop ends and possibly make it to Heathrow in time for a night flight home.


Room/board charges are £95 per night for single occupancy. The Kinder Institute will make all room arrangements. If you have provided a credit/debit card we will bill your room charges, otherwise you will be invoiced.

Gaunt’s House is a lovely retreat setting. The rooms are comfortable and bathrooms are shared (but there are many), so be sure to bring a bathrobe. Also, slippers/warm socks are recommended as some of the meeting rooms do not allow shoes. Towels are provided.


5-Day Life Planning Training

Please complete as much as you can of the following items:

  • Read Kinder’s textbook on Life Planning called Lighting the Torch. Available through Kinder Institute upon registration.
  • Re-read Seven Stages of Money Maturity; or, if you’re pressed for time, focus particularly on Chapter 7 “Understanding: The Deep Heart’s Core”. Available at Amazon.com.
  • Please prepare a net worth statement and personal budget and bring it with you.
  • Please complete the following exercises on the Kinder Institute’s www.lifeplanningforyou.com website. Then print a PDF of your completed worksheets and bring to the training. You will be using these exercises throughout the training.
  • Click on the link in the upper right-hand corner “Click to log in or register” and follow the registration process.
  • Complete pages 1-9 of the EVOKE Wizard and pages 1-9 of the Ideal Schedule Wizard. You can also use the menu to navigate to the following pages:

1. EVOKE > Vision > The Three Questions

2. EVOKE > Vision > Heart’s Core Grid

3. EVOKE > Vision > Goals For Your Life

4. Resources > Ideal Schedule – Please complete: Ideal Day, Week & Year and Current Day, Week
     and Year

  • Print out your exercises using the PDF Tool on the Summary pages for each set of exercises below

1. EVOKE > Summary > click PDF Button “Create PDF to Print or Email”

2. Resources > Ideal Schedule > Summary > click PDF Button “Create PDF

to Print or Email”

3. When PDF dialogue box opens click Open

4. Once the PDF file opens click File > Print to print a copy to bring to the training. If you would like to save the PDF for your records click File >Save As

5. If you want to make edits to your EVOKE Worksheets simply login, make your edits and then use the Summary > Print PDF button to print out your worksheets again.


General Agenda

5-Day Life Planning Training

Day 1:

Gathering                  5:00 pm

Dinner                        6:00 pm

Evening Session       7:00 – 9:00 pm

Day 2-5:

Breakfast                   7:15 – 8:00 am

Inner Listening        8:15 – 8:45 am

Morning Session     8:45 – 12:30 pm (with 15 minute break midway)

Lunch; break           12:30 – 2:00 pm

Afternoon Session   2:00 – 5:45 pm (with 15 minute break midway)

Inner Listening        5:45 – 6:15 pm

Dinner                       6:30 – 7:30 pm

Day 6:

Breakfast                  7:15 – 8:00 am

Inner Listening       8:15 – 8:45 am

Morning Session     8:45 – 12:30 (with 15 minute break midway)

 **Please dress comfortably

  • Participants are expected to share all meals together
  • Typically there are one or two evenings where there is group work or facilitation, and there are a couple of evenings when you will be working with your Life Planning partner.