We empower individuals to unlock their full potential both personally and professionally and live a life of purpose and fulfillment.

What is ARETE?

Arete n. [ahr-i-tey] origin: Greek

The act of living up to one's full potential in all things; excellence; and fulfillment of purpose.


Have you ever had thoughts like ‚ÄėI can‚Äôt get out of my own way‚Äô or, ‚ÄėI‚Äôm spinning my wheels‚Äô? Have you ever struggled with work-life balance? We are here to help.


ARETELife is a business based, personal development program developed for entrepreneurs to help them to identify their purpose, passion and priorities and to unlock their full potential across all aspects of life, including health, wealth, relationships, routines, mindset, and business.


Who is ARETELife for?


What you will Learn?


  • The science behind how thoughts and beliefs are developed.

  • Learning the fundamentals of mental wellness and mindset mastery.

  • Understanding dominate thoughts and self-talk.

  • How to identify your central purpose.


  • Understanding what drives your actions and behaviors.

  • Learn to connect with different personality types.

  • Two questions that will improve any relationship.

  • Accelerating results through teamwork.¬†



  • Get clarity of where you really are today.

  • Learn what separates the good from the great.

  • Create a purposeful plan how to improve your skillset.

  • Identify what habits you need to Stop and Adopt.


  • How to create a personalized Life Plan that will impact all areas or your life both personally and professionally.

  • Utilizing the powerful One Page Plan to gain clarity and focus.

  • Learn how to track, review and improve your plans and results to¬†get back on track when there is a bump in the road. And you will:)

How do we share the message:


Live Full Day Seminars / Booking 2024 Summer/Fall events now! 

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Create your own personalized life plan, on-line, at your pace. 


DISC Assessment

The best part about learning new dance moves is gaining the confidence to show them off. Learn dance routines you can't wait to share while burning calories and building lean muscle.

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ARETELife On-Demand Course

Aerobics is a great way to burn calories and reach your fitness goals. Dance and cardio are the perfect aerobic pairing. Incorporate the two and keep yourself motivated like never before. 

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One Page Plan

Core strength is at the center of every move your body makes.  Put in the work to build those muscles and you’ll be sure to notice a boost to your mobility and stamina throughout the day.

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What are others saying about their ARETELife experience. 

‚Äď Chris F.

Kudos to Derek Schenck…his presentation on Wellness & Mindset was absolutely fantastic. My agents were engaged and loved Derek’s material and delivery. When you see tears, you know there is an impact.

– Roseann D.

Derek brings HIGH energy to the room! He reminded me “WHY” I do what it is that I do! He is inspiring and made me really go deep and think! He helped me re-align my thoughts and activities. We all seem to get so wrapped up in the day to day of what it is we actually “do” …and this helped me get back to center. I highly recommend this class for anyone and at any stage of your business!”

‚Äď Bethany C.

I am so grateful that I took this course, it absolutely came at the best time! I have been procrastinating re-evaluating my values and life plan since my life has changed significantly recently. I now feel between my refreshed mindset and plan of action I can face the future so much more confidently!

‚Äď Deb W.

The ARETELIFE program came into my life at the perfect time.  I have been experiencing Burnout from the crazy last 3 years in Real Estate.  This course has helped me to determine my Big Why!  It has shown me what my true values are and then helped me to build a life plan to stay in those values. I believe that this course and the work that I will be doing after will truly be revolutionary for my business and my family life.

– Danya C. 

I wanted to write and express our gratitude for your scheduling Derek’s talk yesterday. As lifelong professionals, to be motivated so immensely is nothing short of miraculous on Derek’s part and worthy of vulnerable appreciation.

‚Äď Jenni K.¬†

Thank you, Derek, for teaching the ARETELife, I really enjoyed reconnecting with my top values and look forward to editing my environment to be aligned with those values! 

‚Äď David N.

During the past six months of my coaching experience, my production has doubled and I’m set to more than double my numbers from last year.

‚Äď Michelle B.

When I first wrote down my goals for the year, I about had a heart attack and 9 months into it I realized I already achieved those goals and I attribute that success with working with Derek.

‚Äď Gwen M.

I’ve obtained spurts of inspiration and motivation from countless seminars and instructors in the last 17 years. Derek’s presentation stirred up something more in me. His words and my dream resonated in my head until I finally did something about it!

– Justin M.

Derek Schenck shines on a stage!  His passion and purpose-driven lifestyle are evident in every mannerism.  Derek finds a compassionate way to deliver content that is relevant to every level of production.  Oh, and he even sprinkles in a decent portion of humor. Simply put, if Derek is speaking, I’m attending!

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