Jeff Salz

Cultural Anthropologist, Explorer, Mountaineer

Dr. Jeff Salz Wrote the Book on Adventure!

Jeff Salz is an advocate of NOT taking the safe, secure and conservative path. With a PhD in cultural anthropology, a Masters in experiential education and 10 years as a highly regarded university professor, Jeff presents a unique perspective on taking risks. For the last 15 years, he has been safely guiding organizations through the turbulent seas of change and facilitating enhanced teamwork in organizations by helping them build 'cultures of authenticity'. He creates the foundation for adventurous thinking in your organization by presenting a unique perspective on taking risks. It's not the adventure that only occurs at rarefied air that he talks about... it's the adventure that occurs everywhere, everyday. He shows audiences that our life must consist of adventure for a truly meaningful workplace.

Jeff’s best selling book, The Way of Adventure: Transforming Your Life and Work with Spirit and Vision, is a manual which assists organizations to keep the flame of adventure alive every day. To help audiences become leaders in their organizations, Jeff reveals his Six Steps to the Top - the tools adventurers use to be the best they have ever been. These tools include instructions on the “The Hero’s Journey” – the roadmap through change. Jeff’s presentations provide insight in four areas:

# Enhance teamwork by creating a culture of participation
# Foster innovation by becoming fearless in the face of failure
# Empower your team by setting a goal higher than Everest
# Optimize energy with the power of the aliveness factor With strategies from The Way of Adventure, Jeff gives audiences clear instructions that enable them to put the passion and commitment of adventure to work in their organizations and daily life.

A Synopsis 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


Inspire Your Organization to Be the Best It Has Ever Been!

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Customer Service, Inspiration, Motivation, Peak Performance

  • Travels From:

    California

  • Price:

    $10,000 - $15,000

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DR JEFF SALZ REACHES FOR THE HIGHEST COMMON DENOMINATOR

DR JEFF SALZ SPEAKS ABOUT TAKING A CHANCE IN THE GAME OF LIFE

Dr. Jeff Salz Wrote the Book on Adventure!

Jeff Salz is an advocate of NOT taking the safe, secure and conservative path. With a PhD in cultural anthropology, a Masters in experiential education and 10 years as a highly regarded university professor, Jeff presents a unique perspective on taking risks. For the last 15 years, he has been safely guiding organizations through the turbulent seas of change and facilitating enhanced teamwork in organizations by helping them build 'cultures of authenticity'. He creates the foundation for adventurous thinking in your organization by presenting a unique perspective on taking risks. It's not the adventure that only occurs at rarefied air that he talks about... it's the adventure that occurs everywhere, everyday. He shows audiences that our life must consist of adventure for a truly meaningful workplace.

Jeff’s best selling book, The Way of Adventure: Transforming Your Life and Work with Spirit and Vision, is a manual which assists organizations to keep the flame of adventure alive every day. To help audiences become leaders in their organizations, Jeff reveals his Six Steps to the Top - the tools adventurers use to be the best they have ever been. These tools include instructions on the “The Hero’s Journey” – the roadmap through change. Jeff’s presentations provide insight in four areas:

# Enhance teamwork by creating a culture of participation
# Foster innovation by becoming fearless in the face of failure
# Empower your team by setting a goal higher than Everest
# Optimize energy with the power of the aliveness factor With strategies from The Way of Adventure, Jeff gives audiences clear instructions that enable them to put the passion and commitment of adventure to work in their organizations and daily life.

A Synopsis 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


Inspire Your Organization to Be the Best It Has Ever Been!

The Adventure of Change (Keynote)

During this presentation Jeff reveals his Six Steps to the Top – the lessons learned in over 30 years of exploration and expedition leadership. He gives audiences 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. With award-winning photography AND music, Jeff's presentation shows audiences how to redesign both their attitudes and their environments so they can face adversity with a sense of adventure!
Jeff’s philosophy about adventure enables audiences to understand The Hero’s Journey - the roadmap through change. Audiences learn to:
- Leap Before You Look: Commit to a sense of adventure, take action and develop intuitive skills
- Aim Higher Than Everest: Exceed the ordinary by setting only extraordinary goals
- Give It All You’ve Got: Harness the power of synergy, participation and contribution
- Work Some Magic: Blaze new trails, use innovation and imagination to access a world of possibility
- Keep on Your Bearing: Explore the adventure of the human connection and discover the power of service
- Enjoy the View: Gain the mountaintop perspective and learn how to put it to work for you

During client interviews, Jeff learns about an organization's challenges and goals. He makes those connections throughout his presentation, personalizing the experience for each organization. Jeff's energetic and humorous style combined with the tools he shares, guarantee an outstanding event every time, inspiring audiences to “Be the best you have ever been!”

Wisdom of the Mountains (Keynote)

How do you become the best in the business?
How do the best keep getting better?

What is your boldest dream?
What is your higher than Everest goal?

Throughout this presentation, Jeff reveals simple and profound wisdom for expertly navigating today’s increasingly complex and confusing world. In turbulent times the leader is the one with the map. Jeff provides you with that map. Drawing from over 35 years of living with and studying diverse cultures around the world, he guides you on a remarkable journey of discovery. You will discover universal ‘best practices’ for maximizing personal and professional effectiveness. The four key areas of learning are:

Vision … How to find one
Energy … How to create it
Inner Strength … How to develop and maintain it
Wisdom … How to live it

In this presentation, Jeff takes you on an exhilarating journey around the globe while providing:

- A simple model for deep and lasting cultural change in your organization
- A means for taking your professional and personal effectiveness to new heights
- Inspiration for your organization to truly excel

Synthesizing ancient wisdom with contemporary cutting edge business models, Jeff inspires, enables and instructs you and your organization to become the best you’ve ever been!

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