Stepping Outside The Walls

Whenever our family goes on vacation, something magical happens. That said, almost every trip starts with groans of not being able to hang out with friends, having too much work to take time off, some bickering while we pack the car or head to the airport (I’m usually the culprit on that one), and God […]

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Engaging Leaders in the Multi-generational Workplace

I had the distinct pleasure of moderating a panel at 8th annual The Wright conference in Golden, CO. Spark4 shared the stage with leaders from Camber Outdoors, The Dream Maker Project, Smartwool and No Man’s Land Film Festival. The leading edge topic started out as, “Engaging Emerging (young) Leaders” but through our discussion, we uncovered […]

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2018, bring it on!

Of the “4 unavoidable” leadership challenges mentioned in this article, #3 and #4 feel particularly important to us. The complexity and rate of change in the world of business will never stop accelerating. Since it’s the people who do the innovating, we have to push the pace on more inclusive leadership development strategies so we can leverage […]

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What Sparks You?

I got my spark for experiential learning in the 90s while I was leading trips for Backroads Active Travel, the world’s #1 active travel company. I was hosting groups of people exploring new places on foot, by bike and by boat. It was a complex but thrilling endeavor. Think of it, 30 strangers from any and […]

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