Learning In Thin Air
In Scott’s gripping presentation, you will discover how the many skills used in climbing may be applied to summit your own personal mountains in business and in life. Through inspiring personal stories of triumph, challenge, determination and even failure, Scott shows audiences that we are all climbers of our own mountains. By rising to the challenge of change and continuous improvement, he demonstrates how lessons of life in the mountains are directly applicable to any organization’s challenges.
The Climb of a Lifetime
Getting to the summit of Mount Everest was the realization of a lifelong dream for Scott Kress, but it almost never happened. In quick successions his father was diagnosed and died of cancer and then Scott was diagnosed with skin cancer. He could no longer ignore the fragility of life and vowed to make the most of what time he has on this planet. Let Scott’s story be your catalyst to change.
At 8850m Everest is the tallest mountain on earth and one of the most sought after mountaineering goals. Your team will have a chance to embark on a simulated ascent of this extraordinary mountain. Participants will work together to form as a team, to create a vision of success and to make critical decisions that will lead them to the top.
Lakehead University | Alumni Achievement Award