Jeff Salz has made a lifetime of adventure. An acclaimed explorer with a Ph.D. in anthropology, he has traversed most of the remaining blank spots on the globe. The author of The Way of Adventure: Transforming Your Life and Work with Spirit and Vision, Jeff creates the foundation for creative thinking in any organization by presenting a unique perspective on risk-taking and innovation. Jeff has spent 30 years as a mountain guide, and 10 years as a university professor. For the last 20 years, he has been safely guiding executives at organizations like Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Walt Disney, and eBay through the turbulent seas of change while facilitating enhanced teamwork, innovation and creativity.
Audience members will recognize Jeff from his frequent appearances as program host on the on the History Channel and the Discovery Network. His freewheeling humor and profound sense of humanity turn every meeting into a memorable event. With remarkable adventure tales and thought-provoking concepts, Jeff continues to instill his audiences with fresh strategies and enthusiasm for life and career.
Leading from the Inside Out
These challenging times demand new kinds of leadership. Gone are the days of command and control, leaders whose authority stems from power and position. Leaders who lead "from the inside out" connect employee fulfillment to the bottom-line through authenticity, caring and clear values. They are inspired personally and inspire others through example. "bring out the best in yourself and you will bering out the best in others"
The Adventure of Change
During this presentation Jeff reveals his Six Steps to the Top - ther lessons learned in over 30 years of exploration and expedition leadership. He gives the tools they need to be adventurous in their work and life using stirring tales drawn from the legends, myths and personal lives of people he encountered in remote regions around the world.
Jeff provides the foundation for adventurous thinking in any organization. An authority on authentic cultures, a 30 year veteran of adventuring and exploring with a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology and a Masters in experiential education, Jeff spent 10 years as a university professor. For the last 15 years, he has been safely guiding organizations through the turbulent seas of change, facilitating enhanced teamwork by helping them build 'cultures of authenticity'. And Jeff’s best selling book, The Way of Adventure, is a ‘manual’ which assists organizations to keep the flame of adventure alive every day. Audiences learn:
• Easy times are our enemy - adversity is truly a gift – it wakes us up
• The journey of change is ceaseless – the real challenge is to face it with a joyful heart
• True success and vitality stem from the commitment to be the best you have ever been
Jeff’s passion for our global similarities and thrilling adventure tales inspire audiences to, “see things they have never before seen... or see familiar things as they have never before seen them."
Fast Facts on Jeff:
• PhD in cultural anthropology
• Masters degree in experiential education
• 10 years as a university professor
• Guest adventure expert for CBS Early Morning Show
• Discovery Channel film maker and host
• Creativity consultant for The Lion King production team
• Best selling author, adventurer and explorer
With award winning photography and music, both of Jeff's presentations show audiences how to redesign their attitudes and their environments so they can face challenges with a sense of adventure.