Back To Reality: Lessons Learned From A Week In Another World

Back To Reality:  Lessons Learned From A Week In Another World

Shifting perspectives changes one's reality.  A week in Nicaragua leading the LeaderSurf program changes me as a person, always for the better.  Lessons learned.

A Recipe For Leadership Development

A Recipe For Leadership Development

A recipe for leadership development done differently.

  • Self-Awareness
  • Servant Leadership
  • Mindfulness
  • Physical Activity
  • The Right Climate for Learning

The Power of Experiential Leadership Development

The Power of Experiential Leadership Development

Forget the classroom, experiential leadership development delivers the results your organization demands.  it takes courage to invest in a non-traditional approach to leadership development, but the reward is a progressive organization with ready now leaders.

Wave Rider- From the boardroom to the surfboard

Wave Rider- From the boardroom to the surfboard

American University Magazine featured this article about Brian Formato and the LeaderSurf program.  The article was written by NY Times Best Selling Author Michael Blanding and highlights the learnings associated with the LeaderSurf leadership development program.

LeaderSurf Participants Link Learning to Surf to Leadership

LeaderSurf Participants Link Learning to Surf to Leadership

The premise behind LeaderSurf is that learning a new physical skill like surfing requires the learner to push outside their comfort zone and into the learning zone.  We ask our participants to reflect on the program and the tie between learning to surf and leadership.  Here is what they had to say.

A Fresh Perspective: Selfless Leadership in Nicaragua

A Fresh Perspective: Selfless Leadership in Nicaragua

Leadership is about giving back.  Helping others should be the role of all leaders, but many take a selfish approach versus a selfless approach.  The LeaderSurf program in Nicaragua helps participants shift their perspectives on the world and their definition of what it means to be a leader.