Women Moving Forward®


Graduate Newsletter  


In This Issue



vanced Women
Moving Forward®
February 24-25
Westlake Village, CA
3 spaces left

Advanced Women
Moving Forward®
March 15-16
5 spaces left

Women Moving
April 6-8
Cincinnati, Ohio
 5 spaces left

Advanced Women
Moving Forward®
April 12-13
Cincinnati, Ohio
 4 Spaces Left
Women's Leadership
May 3-5, 2016

Women Moving Forward®
 June 8-10, 2016
Westlake Village, CA $3750

Women Moving
Dec. 6-8, 2016
Westlake Village, CA

2017 Workshops

Women's Leadership
May 2-4, 2017
Santa Barbara, CA
  9 spaces left


To bring WMF® or Advanced WMF®

to your town or company contact us  





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Public Workshop Schedule   

All prices are in US Dollars
2016 Workshops 
February 5-7
Hawaii, Hawaii
 2 couple spaces left
Advanced Women
Moving Forward®
Feb. 24-25
Westlake Village, CA
Women Moving Forward®
April 6-8 
 5 spaces left
Advanced Women Moving
April 12-13 
Mason, Ohio
7 spaces left   

Women's Leadership Retreat®
May 3-5
Make-up day May 2
$4175 for returnees
$4950 for Newbies 
  Women Moving Forward®
June 8-10
Westlake Village, CA

Women Moving Forward
December 6-8
Westlake Village, CA
2017 Workshops

Women's Leadership Retreat®   
May 2-4
Make-up day May 1 
$4175 for returnees
$4950 for Newbies 
9 spaces left


Spouses and Partners of Course Graduates can attend the Courses for half price
(this offer does not include the Advanced Men's Course or WLR) To register for any course, retreat, or conference, contact our office. We accept MasterCard, Visa & American Express
There is a $500 discount when two or more people attend the same $3,750+  workshop from the same company and location.
You must register together and attend together
All prices are subject to change. No refunds are given

Special Women Moving Forward®
Graduate Programs

Observing WMF®

All graduates are able to observe any WMF® public workshop

Availability is based on space
cost: $250 total ($450 US in Another country)
To Observe contact Susan to reserve space.

Reviewing WMF®

Any graduate can attend a WMF® public workshop and be a full participant in the workshop

You will need to fully participate and be present for the entire workshop.

cost: 50% of the workshop cost
(currently $1875 in the US)

Reviewer spaces are based on availability.

Contact us for more information.

2016 Women's Leadership Retreat©  
May 3-5, 2016 
Vail, CO 
May 2 Make-up day  
Must have attended WMF® & Advanced WMF® 
2017 WLR®
May 2-4, 2017
Men Relationships and Work©

For those of you who want to bring this very special workshop to the men in your company contact us to schedule one.

This is the Men's version of WMF®

Men all over the world have taken this workshop and have been surprised by the results.

The cost:

$35,000 for up to 14 men

We strongly recommend
this workshop be done in locations and
companies where WMF® has been held.

If you only continue to train women but do not also re-train men you just make women more frustrated.


  2015 and 2016 year written on sandy beach sea. Wave washes away 2015. The concept of 2015 is gone, come the new year 2016.

We want to wish everyone a Happy and Healthy New Year! We hope we will get to see
many of you this year as we travel around.

I want you all to celebrate with me as Women Moving Forward® Graduates all over the world
are being promoted and having great families, relationships and lives!!!

We hear from you all the time about all of the wonderful "moving forward' you are doing!
This month I want to congratulate a Graduate who took the workshop in February, 2009 in

Frankfurt, Germany and is now Madame President!

Please join me in Congratulating Sylvie Moreau who has remained true to her values and principles as she has been successful "moving forward" in her Corporate life.

Here is the article that came out recently about Sylvie. I thought it was important for
you to see as it talks about how she has done what we suggest you do in WMF® ;
accept the next assignment but making sure "they" know you will do it YOUR WAY!
Not necessarily as it was done before.

Enjoy the article:

Sylvie Moreau has an interesting habit of considering each question for a moment, as if she's carefully selecting a response from an impressive array that she keeps professionally kept for just such a purpose. It's as though she were choosing a bottle of wine to have with dinner or the perfect necklace to wear to an event, "That one."

It's refreshing from the standard "Thank you, that's a great question" that normally prefaces a response from the corporate folks at a large company. It's also a little intimidating. While she pauses for that half of a second, she looks at you-really, really looks at you- I was nervous to ask about her family life, to be honest. It's a loaded question these days that many women in powerful positions resent being asked, but as a fledgling woman-in-business with a family of my own, I was curious.
Of course.

Driving around Berlin in a big German car, listening to a French woman who was just notified the other day that she would be the next president of one of the largest corporations in beauty talk about not working weekends and leaving work at work, I suddenly became acutely aware of exactly how American I am.

Wella, Mme Moreau explains, has always been a big proponent of women in business. Coty, the corporation that will be merging with Wella in 2016, shares the same values and has an even more impressive ratio of women in executive level positions. At Procter & Gamble (the current mothership of Wella Professionals), she was one in one hundred-plus presidents that head large portfolios.

After the merger with Coty, she'll be one of three. That means a larger share and larger scope of responsibility for the parent company of OPI, Philsopohy and every major fragrance that you know and love. Not too shabby for a gal that started out in marketing.SMoreau QuoteMme Moreau has been with Procter & Gamble for about 21 years. She spent 14 years in marketing on retail brands like Olay and Pantene, before moving over to the Professional Beauty division.

"I was even more impressed and seduced than I ever thought," she tells me. She smiles while she says it, which makes it sound like she's describing an old friend, not a career move. She explains that her love of professional beauty stems from it being about more than just business; it's about supporting a professional, throughout their career. Through education, inspiration and supporting products, Mme Moreau takes the Wella Professionals name very seriously.

We get to the meat of the interview- the reason I'm here, how I got into this car, whipping through the city en route to see the venue where the International Trendvision Awards are to be held the next day, via her meteoric rise in the world of P&G Beauty.

"I was surprised. I was not expecting such a positive response from the sisters of the business," she says, carefully. In the front seat Srebrenka Hanak, the Global Communications Associate Director for Wella who seems to be with Mme Moreau everywhere she goes, is nodding in a "right on" kind of way. These two seem to have a truly unique bond and the respect is mutual and very, very apparent.

I want to know how the beauty boy's club is reacting to the news of Mme Moreau's promotion. As stated in a previous article, the professional beauty industry is a veritable sausage fest, with most of the top positions and decisions being held by or made by men. Granted, it's a very polite climate and I've never noticed women being treated any worse than men, but I've also never seen one in a high level position at a major corporation, either.

Wella Professionals is not just a major player, it's a trend-setter. Of the five largest corporations in professional beauty products (Wella, L'Oreal, TIGI, Goldwell/KAO, Schwarzkopf/Henkel), Wella is the only one with a female leader. How do the other heads react? Is she treated differently? Do they take her seriously? Has there been any backlash?

I realize, after meeting Mme Moreau, that all of my questions are moot. There is no way to treat her but with the utmost respect. She is the absolute picture of ability, talent and professionalism without seeming at all corporate. There is a mischievous glint to her eye and honest directness in her presentation and her sartorial choices are too perfect, too fashionable to be stuffy. (The t-strap stilettos and the coat with the gigantic sheep fur collar? Come on, name another executive you know that has that great of taste). It's impossible to take her anything less but perfectly seriously. You love her, respect her and are terrified of her all at once. To say that she is a force to be reckoned with is a marked understatement.

What started as an inquisition into a potential "battle of the beauty sexes" has become something different. Sylvie Moreau is not a shining example of a woman in a man's world. She is the shining example of a successful professional, period. She has found a balance between being a human being and a "suit." She has found a balance between being a creative mind in a sometimes less than creative climate. Most importantly, she has found the balance between retaining a sense of self, honesty and integrity and leading one of the largest beauty corporations into a bright new future.

- See more at: http://www.industrieonline.com/meeting-madame-president-the-woman-at-the-heart-of-wellas-future/#sthash.Sid6Rz7c.dpuf

Let us know what you think.


The Couple's Course  February 5-7, 2016    
Join Us In Paradise!

$2750 per couple.  
Prerequisite: One of the couple has to have attended another SVVCI® workshop and you need to be in a committed relationship for 5 or more years.

To get one of the 2 spaces left in 2016 call us at our office; 303-660-5206 or Send us an E-mail;  

We look forward to seeing you on The Big Island in 2016!

To register for any of our workshops go on line to svanvleetconsult.com, call our office at 303-660-5206 or E-mail us!

All spaces are available on a first come first serve basis! Don't wait
to register These workshops will fill soon!!

Click on link below and register or e-mail or call! 

2015 DISTRIBUTOR MEETING Robin Elston, Lorrie Teitze
and Kate Johnson
Our new office:
31416 Agoura Rd. Suite 255
Westlake Village, CA. 91361


If you are thinking about becoming a V2 / SVVCI® Distributor you need
to act quickly.

There are only 2 Distributorships left.

More importantly, we will only train new Distributors until:

 DECEMBER 31, 2017

That means you need to purchase your Distributorship in 2016 to
get the training you will need to be successful!!

Start by scheduling a conversation with Susan & John


As you know there is limited space and it will go quickly!!


APRIL 6-8, 2016               CINCINNATI, OH  5 spaces left

JUNE 8-10, 2016                WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA



FEBRUARY 24-25, 2016   WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA 3 spaces left

MARCH 15-16, 2016          PRINCETON, NJ  5 spaces left

APRIL 12-13, 2016             CINCINNATI, OH 7 spaces left


MAY 2-4, 2017    SANTA BARBARA, CA 
9 spaces left 


  Continuing your Women Moving Forward® experience 
  The Advanced Women Moving Forward Group on Lunch Break in Geneva!
Anke, Meltem, Tatyana, Janice, Sylvia and Birgit

If you have ever thought, "I wish I could hear Susan's voice again" or "I want to re-visit what I learned in WMF® now that my life has changed" then

Advanced Women Moving Forward®
could be an option for you!

Because women's lives occur in stages: singledom, marriage, kids, etc. we always had the option for women to return to the workshop when they entered a new stage.

Here are the 3 options graduates can use to attend WMF® again:

Attending Advanced Women Moving Forward®

The 2 day workshop will have you focus on:
Your purpose in life and how to live a more purposeful life.

Completing your old Declarations of Self

Creating new Declarations of Self


In this option you are actually a full participant. You do a pre-call and pre-work and participate as a full participant!

You will need to be present for all 3 days and do all the workshop exercises.

The cost is 50% of the total cost of the workshop. So here in the US reviewing currently costs $1875


In this option you sit at the Observer Table and do the exercises from that vantage point. You can "observe" where you are now and where you need to be next. You participate only silently from the back of the room.

Observing affords you the flexibility to come and go as you please (except during the completion exercise).

You do not participate fully and only speak to the room if asked to by Susan

The cost to Observe is $250 in the US and $450 in other countries.

In every workshop we do we have limited spaces for Reviewers and for Observers.

If you think you will want to Observe or Review please let us know so we can reserve your space.

Next Opportunities to Observe or Review are next week in Cincinnati and in October in Geneva. I look forward to the possibility of seeing some of you soon!

Watch for new schedule of Advanced WMF® in 2016!


2016 Women's Leadership Retreat 
2015 was an incredible year for the  Women's Leadership Retreat®

The issues we discussed this year were:

 Completion of Death
 Kubler-Ross Death and Dying Stages
 Completing By Telling the Truth

One of our participants said:

"Feeling so privileged and grateful for an amazing gift and life changing experience. Thank you Susan!!"


The women attending came away feeling more empowered then ever before. The completion of some very difficult experiences coupled with telling the truth set
them on a more purposeful course

It was a magnificent group of women! 
2015 Women's Leadership Retreat® Participants  

Susan & Leisha are also pictured 

& Have Dinner 
A Graduate Lunches are Scheduled for:

Monday October 19, 2015   Hyatt Princeton, NJ

Monday April 11, 2016  Cincinnati, OH

  Linda, Chris & Sharon Dinner NJ

Graduate  Lunch in Princeton, Jersey
Graduate lunch August 2 in Princeton, NJ  
Join us at the next Graduate Lunch in Cincinnati
Dec. 9  

Graduate Lunch in Cincinnati September 16
Kaye Weiner, Carol Stacey, Susan, Ann Brack & Jeryl Proudfit


 If you plan to refer someone or attend yourself let 
us know ASAP!!!! 


February 24-25, 2016  Westlake Village, CA 
March 15-16, 2016       Princeton, NJ 
April 12-13, 2016         Cincinnati, OH

Meltem & Janice discussing purpose Geneva AWMF®
Here are some quotes from the evaluations of the last
Advanced Women Moving Forward® Workshop:

"I understand the boundaries that go along with my role,
I will be able to make more efficient decisions"

"I have a greater sense of clarity over my life....this has given
me the opportunity to start with a clean slate. I am more in touch with myself..."

"I am more purposeful and can lead from a higher level....
I am more 'in the moment' because the distractions are being

"...(I'm) not alone in my experience, support is so helpful...
like a renewal of WMF® to a further degree"

"I will live more on purpose at work which will make me more
effective in my role...as a leader. This will benefit my company.."

"I plan to move through breakdown as quickly as possible"

"I am more centered and more on purpose which will help me
make clearer decisions and improve productivity"

"Knowing that breakdowns are opportunities to learn
information to move back into creation vs viewing them as a
dead end"

"I will focus on 'who owns the problem' and delegate the
solution to them"

"I have let go of old declarations and am refocused on the
path forward"

 Birgit & Tatjana pairing up to talk about purpose Geneva AWMF®

The 2015 Retreat© last group Dinner on Thursday PM

We used this year's Retreat to discuss what completion regarding death
really is. It was a safe place for the women who attended to complete
some difficult life experiences for themselves.  

That is what The Retreat© is; a place for women,
at director level and above, to be so they can
feel the support of other women and personally
and professionally grow from that experience.

No matter how successful you are there is always
more to develop and grow.

A Light moment in the 2015 WLR® 

To attend in 2016, May 3-5 (make up day May 2)
 you must be a graduate of Women Moving Forward®
 for at least a year and you must also attend
 Advanced Women Moving Forward® 

Advanced Women Moving Forward® is scheduled for:

August 19-20   Thousand Oaks, CA
September 8-9  Geneva, Switzerland
(unless you have attended The Women's Leadership Retreat before).

You will also need to attend the make-up day May 2. You will have 26+
concepts to master and 60+ pages of pre-work.

We will bundle the price of the workshops together so you can meet the prerequisites with a discount.
2016 only has 1 space left!

Fee for new participants or participants who missed a year; $4950 US
Returning participants; $4150 US

I look forward to speaking with you about this
incredible program!




For those of you who want to attend The Women's
Leadership Retreat© for the first time in 2016 there is
now a prerequisite; Advanced Women Moving Forward®

We use to be able to do a make-up day for The Retreat©
to cover all of the previous year's concepts.

This is not possible any longer. With 60+ pages of
concepts to learn before the first day of The Retreat©
we must have another way to get potential attendees
up to the current year's concepts.

The 2 day format will cover:

1. The participant will start to identify or identify
their purpose in life.

2. The participant will know the properties of purpose

3. The participant will know how this supports their
work and how to maximize their work contribution
using their purpose

4. The participant will know and know how to use
intention to attain higher levels of productivity.

5. The participant will be able to bring in to being
bigger results using their knowledge of Creation,
Intention and Purpose.

Who Should Attend This Workshop?

1. Any woman who is a graduate of
Women Moving Forward® and who wants to
improve her productivity and lead a more purposeful life.

2. Any woman who plans to attend the Women's
Leadership Retreat© and has not attended before.

3. Any graduate of Women Moving Forward® who
wants to continue the process they start

Cost: $2750 ($4750 in Geneva)
To register: E-mail us at
or register via our website:

Graduate Programs: 

Observing is a WMF® graduate program that includes 
attending the workshop and looking at how far  
you have come since taking the workshop. It also helps  
you to keep the learnings you got as impactful as they were  
when you took  
the workshop. 
 The side benefit of Observing is supporting the women  
attending by modeling what it is to complete the workshop.

If you would like to Observe any of the community based  
workshops in 2011 all you need to do is contact us to make  
a reservation and pay the $250 fee. Seats in each  
workshop are limited and are given on a first come  
first serve basis.
Four Graduates in Europe Observed the Frankfurt workshop
last year. 
You do not have to be at all three days of the workshop.  
You can  be at one day or several or you can come for an afternoon.
The schedule is up to you when you Observe.

Some Graduates bring their workshop buddies with them  
to Observe and some bring their old notebooks!

2016 Women's Leadership Retreat®  

2017 Women's Leadership Retreat®
open for enrollment

May 2-4, 2015
(make-up day May 2)
 Santa Barbara, CA 
If you have never attended before you will need to attend  
the Advanced Women Moving Forward®    
as a prerequisite.
Cost: $4950 US
$4175 US for returning attendees  

Bring Women Moving
Forward® or Advanced Women Moving Forward® To Your Area  
To have us schedule a  Women Moving Forward® 
Public Workshop or an Advanced Women Moving Forward®
 in your  area  you will need to register  10+ women
Prices differ by country and US state.

We will then fill the rest of the spaces with women from
other companies and areas unless you purchase all 12
spaces for your company.

For more information contact Susan 
Women Moving Forward®
For Your Company or
To have a Women Moving Forward®  workshop  that
 is just for your  Organization the fee is $45,000+ USD
any where in the world for up to 12 women!
For more information contact us at
Women Moving Forward® Website!!!


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Women Moving Forward® and
the Women's Leadership Retreat©. Refer your friends to it.

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Original Women Moving Forward®.

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Graduate Lunches & Opportunities for Graduates

Any Graduate of Women Moving Forward from
company can attend. There is no cost to the

Graduate Dinner:

 Monday March 14, 2016  PRINCETON,NJ

Graduate Lunch:

Monday April 11, 2016  Cincinnati, OH

Come and join your fellow grads for a lively conversation and

RSVP Via E-mail to
svvconsult@svanvleetconsult.com by September 1

Observing Women Moving Forward®

Observe any US Community Based
Women Moving Forward®
for $250 in US $450 elsewhere

Space is limited so reserve your chair to observe  NOW!!


About Susan Van Vleet
Consultants, Inc.
Susan Van Vleet Consultants, Inc.®
An International Consulting Company
9220 Kimmer Drive Suite 245
Lone Tree, Colorado 80124-.6709
phone: 303.660.5206
fax: 303.814.8217

E-mail: svvconsult@svanvleetconsult.com