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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…
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…

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…

How the Holidays Can Boost Your Team Building

There's little disagreement that most people feel higher stress levels during the end-of-year holidays. The many additional responsibilities people take on, including gift shopping, attending social events, hosting family and friends, and dealing…
Executive leadership

Expert Interview Series: Dr. David Brendel of Leading Minds Executive Coaching About Leadership Coaching For Executives in Transition

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David Brendel is the founder and director of Leading Minds Executive Coaching, LLC. We recently spoke with David about how corporate leaders handle change and career transitions. Tell us a bit about your background. Why did you choose to leverage…
Team building

Expert Interview Series: Eileen McDargh, Professional Speaker and CEO of The Resiliency Group, About Helping Leaders and Building Team Bonding

As Chief Energy Officer (CEO) of The Resiliency Group, Eileen McDargh guides leaders and organizations into developing powerful responses to change through keynotes, coaching, and facilitation. She has been called profound yet personal, pertinent…
leadership traits of lewis and clark

5 Lewis & Clark-Inspired Traits Every Executive Should Embrace

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In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson oversaw the purchase from France of the vast Louisiana Territory, and afterward proposed a lengthy exploration of the territory, choosing his personal secretary, Meriwether Lewis, to oversee it. Along with…
Team building

Why Team Building is Easier at 10,000 Feet

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Climbing mountains with others builds camaraderie and cohesion unlike anything else. This is true even on easy climbs - the ones that are more "walking" than "climbing" and don't require ropes and harnesses. For this reason, mountain climbing…

Shift Perspective: Daily Leadership

Taking a moment to shift perspective from the macro to the micro, or vice versa, can significantly alter and impact the success and outcome of our work. Last week I had the privilege of presenting a keynote and workshop to a group of leaders…

Expert Interview - John Mattone

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Recently I had the honor of speaking with John Mattone, one of the foremost thought leaders in Transformational Change and Leadership, in detail about the Five Elements of Adventure and how adventure shapes and defines our lives. Here is a…

The Path of the Greatest Gain // Your High Endeavor

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The Path of the Greatest Gain // High Endeavors Clarifying Your High Endeavors Creates a Clear Route toward Summit Success We choose our high endeavors. We choose endeavors, mountains (metaphorical or real) that move us to connect our value…