America's Cup: San Francisco Team Building & Leadership on Fire!

sailing, teambuilding, yacht racing, leadership

The America's Cup is just around the corner and there's a ton going on in the world of sailing.
If you're a non-sailor attending one of the Harvard Business School Association events we're hosting, the youtube video below is a great source of information.
If you only want to know what's about to happen, skip forward to 5 minutes, 50 seconds (5:50). Here's where they start describing the Louis Vuitton Cup, the challenger series which HBSA/NC members will be watching from a front row seat at the Saint Francisc Yacht Club.

The LV Challenger series determines which team will challenge Oracle Racing for the oldest trophy in sports, and on July 30th, we'll be watching Round Robine #5, Artemis vs Emirates Team New Zealand.

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Team Building Event Coordinator Kicking Butt in Championship

sailing, teambuilding, yacht racing, CMRC

Last week when GEL was in Chicago conducting BoatWorks programs with our new partner, the Chicago Match Race Center, our stretch goal was flawless execution, and our intermediate goals were training the CMRC staff in the intricacies of a non-racing, iterative experiential training program and delivering against our clients' objectives.  One of the leaders responsible for these short and long term objectives is Stephanie Roble, the center's Event Coordinator.

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Recommended Listening: Six Tips to Talk LIke a Leader

leadership development, teambuilding, leadership

The Latimer Group's Dean Brenner has posted another interesting leadership development podcast encouraging leaders to create a work environment that empowers employees to tackle challenges.

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The Start of a Research Internship at Group Experiential Learning

leadership development, teambuilding

Where are the best sources on the web for information on leadership development and experiential learning?  What is the current state of the market for these services?  I will be looking for answers to these questions as I start my MBA research internship with GEL this semester.   As my research progresses, I will be sharing the information I find through this blog with the goal of starting a go-to reference page for leadership and teambuilding focused experiential learning information.  I hope to connect with both the providers of these services, and the companies and organizations that engage these services.  And along the way, I’ll be posting my findings as a thank you to the people who are helping me with my research.  

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