Cleveland Zephyr Outdoor Academy

Category: Leadership


Day 7 – The Edges of Your Comfort Zone

Before leaving camp for the day we talked about habits, competence, style, and life outside of our comfort zone. There’s tremendous transference in these ideas. In the front-country or the back-country, good habits form the basis of things we do every…

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Day 2 – The Beginning

A Hard Night’s Sleep I woke at 6 a.m. after a night spent tossing and turning. Nervous, I guess, about what was to come. Was it guilt about leaving my family for a week? Self-doubt? Just plain excitement? I’m still…

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Day 1 – On a Train

Boarding the train at 5am, I wasn’t sure what was in store for me over the next 10 days. I wasn’t nervous so much as I was excited. Excited for the unknown. Excited for an adventure. It had been too…

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Stepping Off the Precipice

I have once again stepped off the precipice and joined the ranks of the self-employed. The last few months have been ones of seismic change for me. I started working with a Coach in November 2015. We spent the first…

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