Cultivate Your Year LIVE | Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between Making Things Happen and Cultivate Your Year LIVE?

We have loved welcoming you to The Carolina Inn for Making Things Happen over the years, and we’re delighted to be back in this beautiful space for this brand NEW event!

A few key differences are:

  • You’ll be invited to an exclusive, post-event, one-hour group coaching call with Lara!
  • Cultivate Your Year LIVE will be an opportunity to meet even moregoal-getting friends! With 220 seats available, we are excited to open this opportunity to even more women than MTH accommodates.   
  • We’ll spend one full day together at Cultivate Your Year LIVE (as opposed to 2 full days at Make Things Happen!).
  • Cultivate Your Year LIVE is a lower price point than an MTH ticket.MTH early bird tickets are $1,295 for a two and a half day experience, while CYYL tickets will be just $429 for the early bird rate.
  • We’re delighted to offer a VIP ticket option for Cultivate Your Year LIVE! You can find out more here

Just like MTH:

  • Cultivate Your Year LIVE will be a FUN day with friends and the Cultivate Team!
  • You will leave refreshed and ready to take action on the goals that matter to you!
  • The Carolina Inn will provide delicious food throughout the day.

You can read more about what makes Cultivate Your Year LIVE unique on the blog!  

  • 2020 PowerSheets! Your choice of (1) 2020 One-Year PowerSheets Intentional Goal Planner and our best NEW accessories (over $100 value!) Reserve your cover choice before they go on sale to the public!!
  • A full day of hands-on goal coaching led by PowerSheets creator and best-selling author Lara Casey. We'll walk you through your PowerSheets page-by-page!
  • A seat at a close-knit table of likeminded women led by a seasoned PowerSheets user. Ask your questions and get inspired in real time!
  • A hands-on vision board workshop with expert Amber Housley.
  • All of your office supply dreams come true! Choose your supplies from a wall of our favorites!
  • Access to the Cultivate Pop-Up Shop with exclusive holiday items for sale.
  • Surprises, treats, and inspiring experiences throughout the day.
  • Invitation to an exclusive 1-hour group goal coaching call post-event with Lara to get the most from your experience! This is ONLY available with your Cultivate Your Year ticket!
  • Delicious lunch and energizing snacks throughout the day at the beautiful Carolina Inn.
  • The MOST fun in-person goal-setting day you've been needing!!

EVERYTHING above is included your ticket price! Valued at $2,000+, this is a deal that will make your whole year!

Does the cost of Cultivate Your Year LIVE include 2020 PowerSheets? If so, how do I let you know which cover choice I prefer?

Great news! The cost of your ticket DOES include your 2020 PowerSheets!

Even better? You’re guaranteed your favorite cover! Your PowerSheets will ship before PowerSheets officially launch in October! Win!

After covers have been revealed, you’ll receive an email from us asking for your color choice and your correct mail-to address. A happy box with your PowerSheets will show up on your doorstep ready to party!

What happens if I need to cancel my registration at the last minute?

All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. In the event of an illness or family emergency, please contact us at

Do you offer a student, teacher, or military discount for Cultivate Your Year LIVE?

While we love our students, teachers, and service members, we are unable to offer any discounts on our live events.  


What additional benefits do I receive with the VIP ticket?

While our VIP Experience tickets are SOLD OUT, we're excited to meet you!  Sign up here to be notified when ticket sales resume!

What should I bring with me and what should I wear?

We want you to be as comfortable as possible during your day at Cultivate Your Year LIVE. No one is here to impress others! Leave the heels at home, and bring clothes that you love and feel confident in, but that allow you to sit cross-legged, shoes that you can kick off easily, and shirts that you can give hugs in. We’ll have lots of treats throughout the day, but feel free to tuck any snacks you want to have with you in your bag. You might also want a light sweater in case the conference room gets chilly!

Where will the event be held?

Cultivate Your Year LIVE will be hosted at the beautiful Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, NC.  

Will there be a block of rooms for other Cultivate Your Year Live participants?

Yes! Book your room at the Carolina Inn (the conference hotel) for December 8th and/or December 9th via this link for our discounted room rate of $179/night. If for some reason that link doesn't work, use group code G-4923 in the Group Code field at checkout! Be sure to make your reservation before November 8th, when our group rate expires.

Or, book your room at the The Hampton Inn Carrboro via this link for our discounted room rate of $114/night. Use group code CYY at checkout! To reserve a room by phone call the hotel at 919-969-6988, press 0 and provide the Group Name Cultivate Your Year Live. Be sure to make your reservation before November 8th!

I don't live in Chapel Hill, but I want to attend! What do I need to know?

A lot of you are traveling in from all over the country, even from across the globe! We're excited to make your stay in Chapel Hill an experience you'll never forget.

We've made it easy for you! Traveling to Chapel Hill is as easy as 1-2-3. 

1. Come by car or plane. If traveling by plane, it's easiest to fly into Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)!
2. Book your hotel. We have rooms blocked off at The Carolina Inn and Hampton Inn just for you! Both are great locations (the actual event will be in the Carolina Inn) and amenities.
3. Get excited! The event begins at 9 am and ends at 5 pm, so you have ample time for commuting before and after.  

You can read more travel tips for joining us in Chapel Hill here

What time is Cultivate Your Year LIVE?

Cultivate Your Year LIVE will kick off at 9:00am sharp and end at 5:00pm on Monday, December 9, 2019. We recommend arriving at the Carolina Inn between 8:30-8:45am ready to get started!

I don’t have a business. Is this still for me?

YES! Cultivate Your Year LIVE is perfect for anyone—students, empty-nesters, corporate professionals, entrepreneurs, love-at-home moms—in any season of life who needs a grace-filled day to set themselves up for success in 2020.You’ll dig in and ask yourself important questions about what’s working in all aspects of life!

You can start the new year feeling overwhelmed.

You can go it alone in goal setting.

You can stay stuck, lacking the momentum you need to accomplish your goals.

No, thank you!

Or, you can join us at Cultivate Your Year LIVE and spark a change in your life!

Need seven more reasons to join us in Chapel Hill on December 9? Here you go!