"If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable."

- Seneca

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

All details about the application process are available here.

When does the program meet?

There will be an all-day kickoff workshop on Saturday, August 24, from 10am to 4pm. The workshop includes a thorough orientation regarding the Optimal Work and MCORE principles, opportunities to get acquainted with the other Associates, and a fun and relaxing cookout.

The monthly Accelerator seminars will meet on the second Tuesday of each month from 7 to 9pm, on the following dates:

  • September 10
  • October 8
  • November 12
  • December 10
  • January 14
  • February 11
  • March 10
  • April 14
  • May 12

Biweekly coaching sessions (by phone or in person) will be scheduled between each Associate and his or her coach.

Is there a cost for the program?
The program fee for 2019-20 is $400 ($40 per month), a reduction of $800 from the normal cost of the program.
The $40 fee is collected on a monthly basis. Participants can withdraw at any time with no further obligation.
Where is the program located?

The monthly seminars are held at:

1501 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

Validated parking is available for $6. Nearby Metro stations are Farragut North and McPherson Square.

What is the time commitment?

Upon acceptance to the program, you are required to:

  • Attend all the monthly 2-hour meetings from September to June. Two absences will lead to a review of your status in the program.
  • Participating in biweekly meetings with your coach (by phone or in-person).
  • Completing other reading and assignments from the seminars.