women in leadership

Women in Leadership: Gain Confidence Through Adventure

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While there are many companies blazing trails for gender equality, the fact remains, women are not equally represented in leadership positions. It is still a very male dominated world.  A quick google search, and you'll find shocking details…
busyness

Why You Need To Be Less Busy

“Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans.” ~John Lennon Busyness has become a rite of passage in our culture. A status symbol of sorts...you've achieved 'success' when you can finally complain that you're too busy. The…

Time Thief: Procrastination

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Procrastination is the reason smart people fail to succeed. Have you ever set out to complete an important task only to find yourself doing something entirely different? You ventured to the kitchen for lunch even though you just ate an hour…

7 Reasons to Join a Mastermind Group

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7 Reasons To Join A Mastermind Group A mastermind is not an evil genius, but rather a peer-to-peer mentoring group designed to help its members improve personally and professionally. The fifth element in the Five Elements of Adventure is Great…

Create your ideal week

Your life was once full of freedom and adventure. You conquered, achieved, and got to where you wanted to be. Now you’re feeling stuck. You’ve reached your big goals and are wondering why you feel empty. And why everyone else seems to be…

Feeling Stuck? Reach Your Plateau?

Feeling stuck? Funny how we think of plateaus in a negative light. Plateaus can actually be perfect for resting and absorbing the surroundings – taking it all in, 360 degrees around. But plateaus can grow stale quickly. What comes next? Is…

How to Align Your Values with Your Actions and Live a Satisfying Life

There’s an aspect of achieving goals that nobody likes to talk about, the sense of “Is that all there is?” that can set in once you’ve reached a major goal or accomplished a life achievement. Achieving goals is satisfying, but there’s…
leadership curiosity

Curiosity Fuels Leadership. Now, Do You Have It?

Curiosity just sounds like a great quality, doesn't it? If no one were ever curious, this might be written in symbols on the wall of a cave rather than on a global network of electrons accessible by just about anyone on the planet. But while…
Porro

Expert Interview Series: Jeff Porro of Porro Associates LLC About How Inspirational Speakers Create Unforgettable Speeches

Jeff Porro's unique combination of talent and experience helps executives use the spoken word to engage their most important audiences - funders, clients, investors, employees, the press, and the public. We had a chance to chat with Jeff about…

High Endeavor: The First Element of Adventure

Adventures are, by definition, out of the ordinary. They're exciting. There's an element of the unknown in the adventure, however big or small it is. The Odyssey would just be a long, boring story if Odysseus simply plotted out his course to…

Road Warrior? Two Must Have Pieces of Gear

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Quick and dirty and to the point - over the years I have had a love/hate relationship with travel. I find the disruption to my normal routine both energizing and unsettling. Energizing in that it breaks me from my normal thought patterns and…

Team Development Trends to Watch in 2017

Team development is surely an evolving concept. One certainty is that team development will be every bit as essential to organizational success in 2017 as it always has been. The corporate world is anything but static, and team building strategies…