How to Develop A Growth Mindset: 5 Ways to Harness its Strength

2021-04-21T17:04:25-04:00March 30th, 2021|Gold Medal, Building Trust, Experiential Learning, Leadership Lessons from Sports, Meet Our Gold Medal Leaders, Resilient Leader, Team Leadership Tips|

Lessons on resilience and how to develop a growth mindset from USA Archery Coach Guy Krueger Guy Krueger’s kids sometimes wake up in the middle of the night screaming in pain. The pain is real, but the cause is common. They have growing pains. Guy reassures them and reminds them that as much as they [...]

What is Resilient Leadership?

2021-04-21T17:04:39-04:00March 28th, 2021|Building Trust, Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Retention, Encore, Experiential Learning, Inclusive Leader, Leadership Lessons, Team Leadership Tips|

Resilient leaders are some of the greatest leaders, identified by their ability to persevere through the tough times and maintain energy levels under pressure. Resilient leadership helps people manage disruptive changes in an organization and adapt to challenges. One of the highlights of resilient leaders is their ability to see failure as a temporary [...]

What is Inclusive Leadership?

2021-04-21T17:05:06-04:00February 23rd, 2021|Building Trust, Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Retention, Encore, Experiential Learning, Inclusive Leader, Leadership Lessons, Team Leadership Tips|

Diversity and inclusion have been hot topics for decades. While there is no shortage of information on how to implement Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) programs in your organizations, we have found that there remains a gap for leaders between knowing that one should have a robust D&I program to actually implementing and managing diverse [...]

A Conversation with Canada’s “Diversity Dude”

2021-04-21T17:05:18-04:00February 23rd, 2021|Building Trust, Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Retention, Encore, Experiential Learning, Favorite Leadership Books, Inclusive Leader, Leadership Lessons, Team Leadership Tips|

Michael Bach an internationally recognized thought-leader on diversity and inclusion shares his thoughts on IDEA (inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility) in today’s organizations. While this topic is important every month, we would like to begin by acknowledging that February is Black History Month and a great time to think deeply about what your organization [...]

What is Adaptive Leadership: Definition & Heifetz Principles

2021-04-21T17:05:37-04:00January 26th, 2021|Adaptive Leader|

What is Adaptive Leadership? As we enter 2021, COVID-19 continues to impact our lives and businesses. Companies need to brace for change and uncertainty. Adaptive leadership is an emerging model of leadership that embraces change, experimentation and innovation. The goal is for companies to enable individuals to handle challenges and adapt to an evolving environment. [...]

How to Build a Culture of Innovation

2021-07-14T13:47:33-04:00July 1st, 2020|Launch Point, Apollo, Building Trust, Experiential Learning, Leadership Lessons from other Industries|

To build a culture of innovation in your business, you have to allow failure in your processes. SpaceX, the aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company behind the recent, historic return of human spaceflight to the United States knows this well. During its quest to develop reusable rocket boosters, SpaceX experienced ups and downs common [...]

Resilience: Lex Gillette, U.S. Track & Field

2021-07-14T14:02:43-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Gold Medal, Experiential Learning, Leadership Lessons from Sports, Meet Our Gold Medal Leaders|

During final training and preparation for the 2020 Summer Paralympic Games, current long jump world record holder Lex Gillette got the news that the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics were being postponed. Instead of being devastated, Gillette focused on the positive by saying, "I have another year to get ready." Click below for inspiration on how to [...]

Expressions of Gratitude

2021-01-23T00:06:31-05:00April 7th, 2020|Leadership Lessons, Gettysburg|

Originally published in The Gettysburg Times, the following Letter to the Editor from Experience to Lead facilitator Chuck Burkell shares wonderful insights on expressing gratitude during times of crisis  - like the current COVID-19 pandemic. http://www.gettysburgtimes.com/ Read the letter: Dear Editor of The Gettysburg Times, During this “never in our lifetime” global COVID-19 pandemic, many [...]

Resilience: From Corporate America to the Bobsled Track

2021-07-19T10:51:58-04:00October 7th, 2019|Meet Our Gold Medal Leaders, Gold Medal, Leadership Lessons from Sports|

Lauren Gibbs seems fearless. When you watch her TEDx talk, it’s easy to think she’s effortlessly courageous and resilient. Hearing her reflect back on her experience of becoming an Olympic silver medalist in bobsled, it sounds like she took the huge leap from her 6-figure corporate job to the U.S. Olympic bobsled team without a [...]

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