The 2016 Challenge for Charity Rainier Climb

I still remember the time that I fell in love with the University of Washington. I had flown in on an impossibly sunny January day in 2014 to attend a “Preview Weekend” of the Foster MBA program with fellow admitted and prospective students, and the President of the Foster Veteran’s Association invited me out for a coffee chat. We discovered that we had both served at the same base in Afghanistan but had missed each other by a few weeks, and we ended up talking for almost 2 hours. After that great conversation, I was convinced. I decided to explore the area and eventually found myself at Drumheller Fountain at sunset, where I was met with the same awe-inspiring view that moved a century of UW students to become more than they thought they could be.

The Meeting @ Aspen

  Last Monday, I got to hear TA McCann (founder, RivalIQ) kick off UW's Entreweek 2014 with a speech on the power of networking (slides here).  He speaks all over the country on entrepreneurship and you can see more of his presentations here on slideshare.  He also recommended a bunch of useful networking tools for …

Outdoor Industry Research

  If you're like me and passionate about the Outdoor Industry, you had better be following the latest trade and industry news!SNEWS (Specialty News):  Outdoor Industry, Fitness, Yoga industry news site.  Outdoor Industry Association (OIA): Market research and advocacy for outdoor sports.  Great place for data and numbers and get educated.SIA - Snowsports (Snowsports Industry …