What If You Could …

✅  Have a senior-level incubator that accelerates your business impact?
✅  Forge a nimble leadership style that effortlessly adapts to rapid corporate and marketplace changes?
✅  Mindfully manage the pressures that come with exceptional performance expectations?
✅  Make confident decisions faster?
✅  Receive rigorous feedback from peer advisers who have your back?
✅  Better manage the cadence of your life?

Well You Can!

Welcome to Brilliant Best Mastermind. If you are a successful C-Suite leader, you have attended numerous leadership trainings throughout your career and you have been coached and mentored by some of the best. GREAT. But we all know that true personal success lies in the full integration and embodiment of your knowledge.

Are you ready to accelerate your personal impact, do so with a sense of ease and balance, and experience a level of support unlike any you have previously known? If so, a powerfully facilitated mastermind group can be the leadership laboratory you need to take your results beyond what you may even think is possible.

How Does a Mastermind Work?

BB Mastermind is a 6-month-long, invitation-only leadership laboratory. Select participants join an exclusive group of successful executives whose sole aim is to lift their leadership game and help their peers do the same. It is a forum for fearless experimentation and an incubator of fresh approaches and ideas!

Members engage in powerful strategic conversations with their colleagues. They have access to a private, online Mastermind community dedicated to the exchange of tested leadership wisdom, cutting-edge neuro-science research, and instant problem-solving. They give and receive a level of support that leaders seldom have access to in our rushed, highly competitive, and over-committed lives.

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Would you like to …

  • Create greater personal success without trying so hard?
  • Better walk the line between intentional action and allowing?
  • More fully know and embrace your inner wisdom?
  • Lean into more flow and a lot more joy?

Join Achim Nowak and Dr. Giselle Faubel, an authority on equine-assisted personal development, for a highly experiential week-end retreat in Ft. Lauderdale where we uncover how to create momentum in our lives with effortless effort and greater personal satisfaction.

Be inspired by powerful Mastermind conversations, an engagement with horses at the Equulibrium Horse Ranch, a beach meditation, two amazing guest speakers, and dinner out in two of Ft. Lauderdale’s most beloved waterfront restaurants. All activities begin and end at the enchanted Villa Venezia Hotel, Tripadvisor’s top-ranked small lodging in Ft. Lauderdale, situated in the city’s famed canal district.


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Bob Livingston: Former CEO, Dover Corporation
Achim Nowak’s masterful coaching has transformed the next generation of Dover leaders into more authentic, insightful, and inspiring leaders.
Suzanne Daigle: Partner, NuFocus Group USA
BRILLIANT BEST Mastermind brought out the very best in me professionally and personally – greater clarity, more focus and a heightened drive to just go do it. A game-changing experience!
Prithvi Gandhi: VP Strategy and Financial Planning, Owens Corning
BRILLIANT BEST Mastermind provides a risk-free forum in which to discuss personal development and personal leadership challenges and learn from a group of highly accomplished, wise peers whose advice is immediately actionable.  Their feedback has been invaluable in elevating my leadership.
Elizabeth Gubrud-Howe: Former GM, PDQ/Dover Corporation
Having a safe place to discuss ideas and issues with other executives was extremely valuable. Participating in Masterminds accelerated my growth as a leader more than any other group or class I have been part of.
VP, Operational Excellence, Standex Corporation
Jim Zupancic: VP, Operational Excellence, Standex International
BRILLIANT BEST Mastermind was a transformative learning experience that gave me wisdom and insight about how to tap into the most authentic and bold version of myself. It has already paid dividends in and out of the workplace.
VP Human Resources at Anthony, Inc./Dover
Dawn Batey: VP Human Resources at Anthony, Inc./Dover
BRILLIANT BEST Mastermind was an impactful journey of professional and personal growth, navigated with valuable insights on leadership, self-care, and the gifts of change from seven truly inspiring people who also happen to be top notch leaders in their fields – simply BRILLIANT!
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Joachim Liehr: GM at Lukas Hydraulik/IDEX
BRILLIANT BEST Mastermind was a wonderful experience of personal growth through honest sharing in a highly professional group setting.
Biotechnology Executive, Former Head of North America & SVP, Sanofi Genzyme
Stephanie Okey: Former Head of North America & SVP, Sanofi Genzyme
Have you ever lost yourself in such an engaging, enriching and meaningful professional experience that time stopped and flow began? Imagine going on such a journey with incredibly talented new friends across different industries and life experiences. BRILLIANT BEST Mastermind was that experience for me. Thank you, Achim – PRICELESS.
Serge Joris: President, Hydro Systems
I have been extremely fortunate having experienced Achim Nowak’s unlimited passion for developing professionals during key career moves in my life.
Leadership Expert
Ryan Loftus: Director of Engineering, Exactech
BRILLIANT BEST Mastermind has contributed to the greatest period of growth I have ever experienced. The team guides you on a journey towards the best version of yourself.
Bill Johnson: President and CEO, Chart Industries
Achim Nowak’s guidance and insights have not only helped me to become a more perceptive and authentic leader – they have made me a better person.
Bill Roy: Managing Partner, Dakota Holdings Group
Working with Achim Nowak has always given me an energy that makes me feel like I am literally off the ground or hovering above my chair.
David O'Neill: Assistant Director, Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership, USFSP
Part leadership development, part support group, part networking, part personal sounding board, BRILLIANT BEST Mastermind was a window into the very best of professional life – supportive, dynamic, and deeply human. I’m so grateful for the experience!
Ross Pliska: SVP & Managing Director/Apergy
BRILLIANT BEST Mastermind was a great opportunity to discuss challenges I was facing with a group of exceptional, supportive professionals who had invaluable advice to give!
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