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"I didn't realize how challenging, inspiring and just plain fun our time on the water would be. This ranks as the best leadership training exercise we've done by far."


"The parallels between what goes on on land — i.e., our working environment — and what went on on the water were uncanny."

Ernst & Young

"Merging two large, geographically dispersed organizations offered some unique challenges. Jay and GEL were tremendous."

Partner, Booz Allen Hamilton

"Jay and his team put together one of the most effective and enjoyable days of team-building activity that it has ever been my pleasure to participate in (and I've been in far too many)."

IFC/World Bank

"Most of our leadership program participants have never sailed before. Trepidation? Sometimes. Positive feedback? Always."

The Symphony Group

Adrian McIntyre, PhD


Consultant and Program Facilitator

Dr. Adrian McIntyre is a cultural anthropologist and internationally-recognized authority on communication, leadership, and human performance. He leads GEL’s consulting practice, working with our clients to design and implement leadership and team development initiatives.

A former Fulbright scholar and National Science Foundation research fellow, Dr. McIntyre has studied and collaborated with leading thinkers in social science, philosophy and international affairs. He has appeared on the BBC, National Public Radio, CNN, FOX News Online and the New York Times, as well as dozens of regional newspapers and radio stations throughout North America and Europe. 

Dr. McIntyre has designed a framework for effective communication that radically shifts organizations into better performance. He delivers powerful keynote addresses, facilitates multi-day workshops, and provides cutting-edge executive coaching. 

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