When you are a guest on a podcast, the best way to connect with listeners is to tell stories. The same is true when you are on stage or, perhaps, with a group of people. But how do you know if you should tell a story? Here are the 4 Ps I use to know…

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In this special episode, renowned author Rick Bass joins me to explore the current challenges facing wild places in our nation, especially the Yaak Valley in Montana. Not surprisingly, these challenges are also present in our own social climate. As with many challenges currently facing our nation, our community, our connection, and shared history hold…

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As a former park ranger, the Wilderness Lodge at Walt Disney World was the perfect place to stay. Based on Yellowstone’s Old Faithful Inn, Wilderness Lodge looks, feels, and smells like a historic National Park lodge. Many cast members are even in custom resembling park rangers complete with the iconic flat hat. During my stay…

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Sometimes the wisdom we need to hear is found in conversations we’ve already had. In my last episode, Jeff Brown and I shared our book recommendations. One author mentioned was Rick Bass. I had the pleasure of interviewing Rick in 2016 for The Park Leader’s Podcast. Although that conversation was through the lens of parks…

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The adage ‘Leaders are Readers’ is something I have seen proven time and again. Jeff Brown, host of the Read to Lead podcast, and I give you a little peek into the role that books play in our day to day lives. There are four categories that I benefit from diving into whenever I can.…

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