Jeff Salz

Speaker


Jeff Salz

Anthropologist | Explorer | Media Personality

Acclaimed anthropologist, explorer, and media personality Jeff Salz inspires organizations to create a culture of vitality to become the best they’ve ever been. Drawing on more than 35 years of studying diverse cultures around the world, Jeff guides audiences on a remarkable journey of discovery and reveals universal principles of “best practices” for maximizing effectiveness.

Jeff spent more than 30 years as a mountain guide, 10 years as a university professor, and for the last 20 years he has been helping top tier executives at organizations like Microsoft, Google, eBay, Motorola, and the Walt Disney Company   navigate the turbulent seas of change while facilitating enhanced teamwork, innovation, and creativity in their companies.

Audience members will recognize Jeff from his frequent appearances as program host on the on the History Channel and the Discovery Network and be familiar with his bestselling book, The Way of Adventure: Transforming Your Life and Work with Spirit and Vision.


Into Thin Hair: The Adventure of a Lifetime

What are the keys to living an authentically successful and profoundly satisfying life? How do we inhabit every stage of life – especially our later years – in a way that ensures a sense of optimal joy from start to finish?

Dr. Jeff Salz – America’s leading anthropologist/adventurer* – takes you on the on the journey of a lifetime to discover clearly defined steps that lead to a later-life of fulfillment and delight.

Entertaining, provocative and inspirational, Into Thin Hair is the result of four decades of anthropological investigation – from the frozen hinterlands of Patagonia to the wind-swept jungles of central America to the grasslands of the Tibet plateau – in search of the highest common denominators of humanity.

Discover:

  • The secret to a long, vibrant and generative life Hint: It’s not eating more kale salads
  • The key to success and satisfaction at every stage of life Hint: It’s definitely not doing what you are told
  • How to assure that the last part of life is the best part of life Hint: Answer does not contain number 4,0,1 or the letter K

Leading Through Turbulance: Timeless Certainties for Uncertain Times

Synthesizing ancient wisdom with contemporary cutting edge business models, Jeff inspires, enables and instructs you and your organization to create a culture of vitality and become the best you’ve ever been! In this presentation, world-class explorer, renowned anthropologist and philosopher Dr. Jeff Salz will take you on an exhilarating journey around the globe while providing:

  • A simple model for deep and lasting cultural change in your organization
  • Ameans for taking your professional and personal effectiveness to new heights
  • Tools and inspiration for your organization to truly excel

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, Jeff guides you on a remarkable journey of discovery, uncovering universal “best practices” for maximizing personal and professional effectiveness.

The 2012 Phenomenon

Jeff’s new keynote, Global Culture Change: The 2012 Phenomenon features tales and images from his recent History Channel expedition while sharing the secrets of thriving during times of dramatic adversity and transition.

His message? “The news is good! Futurists, scientists, scholars, and ancient Maya all agree: it appears we have reached the end of old ways of living and thinking and are about to embark on a brand new adventure. We are trading in the old for ways of living and thinking and are about to embark on a brand new adventure. We are trading in the old for something new, different … and far better.”

Global Culture Change: The 2012 Phenomenon is an exciting event – full of humour, scholarship, and first-hand adventure that shares with organizations the secret of how to create the ultimate competitive advantage in times of change: cultures of vitality!

The Adventure of CSR: Journey into the Heart of Corporate Social Responsibility

Ride horseback with Tibetan nomads, re-discover a lost Mayan civilization and climb the glaciers of Patagonia in an attempt to scale one of the most awe-inspiring mountains in the world. Along the way, discover fresh insights and timeless certainties for today’s uncertain times.

Instill your people with a lively and enlivening understanding of the how and why of corporate social responsibility.

WHY… a commitment to CSR is a natural expression of the human need for personal satisfaction, exploration and adventure. HOW… to harness the power of the human connection and highest intention for sustained profitability and accountability.

Forty years of world exploration, a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology and 20 years of working with ‘C Suite’ leadership at organizations such as Microsoft, eBay and Wal-Mart makes Jeff Salz one of today’s unparalleled experts in understanding what makes cultures and organizations thrive.

Accompany cultural anthropologist, master story-teller and explorer Dr. Jeff Salz across the Himalayas and Andes on the ultimate quest: to discover the heart of CSR.

  • Take your attendees on a multi-media adventure of music, video and breath-taking images for a journey of personal discovery.
  • Remind your audience of the importance of trust, imagination, human goodness, and what it means to them at home and in their workplace.
  • Learn what to do tomorrow as your attendees embark on the path to creating CSR in YOUR organization as an inspired team with a common goal.

Jeff ‘s unique keynote provides a shared experience that unifies a group and inspires them to action professionally and personally.

Wisdom of the Mountains: Be the Best You've Ever Been

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?

In this presentation, world-class explorer, renowned anthropologist and philosopher, Dr. Jeff Salz, will take 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

Throughout this presentation, Jeff reveals simple and profound wisdom for expertly navigating today’s increasingly complex and confusing world. In turbulent times the lender is the one with the 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, uncovering universal ‘best practices’ for maximizing personal and professional effectiveness.

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!

The Adventure of Change: Leveraging the Adventure Attitude to Enhance Work and Life

During this presentation Jeff reveals his “Six Steps to the Top” as the lessons he 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!

The Adventure Advantage: Driving Life & Work Transformation with Spirit and Vision

A unique half-day experience that incorporates the inspiration of a motivational keynote with the hands-on applicability and excitement of interactive training. This event combines Jeff’s skill as a seasoned presenter with the expertise of internationally recognized trainer, Chess Edwards. Chess and Jeff have been friends for over thirty years. They have climbed, explored and co-led expeditions around the world – from Latin America to the Himalayas, teamed together for journalistic assignments and instructed leadership and teambuilding seminars for organizations such as Disney, eBay, Accenture, McKinsey and Microsoft world-wide. Now they are offering an event that utilizes synergy like never before.

Highest Common Denominator: Vision, Wisdom, Vitality, Courage: Awakening the Human Potential

After 30 years and countless experiences with traditional peoples around the globe, anthropologist and adventurer Dr. Jeff Salz has identified the unique differentiator among resilient cultures and individuals. This powerful, cross-cultural “survival” platform that spans continents and centuries offers an uncommon foundation for success in our current time of unprecedented change.