First Descents Ball 2017 – Stories That Inspire

Note: This post was supposed to publish in early April. For no good reason, it didn’t. However, the message is timeless or at least has a shelf life of 2 months.

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“Life Changing Experience”

It’s a phrase overused and often delivered with little meaning. I know I’m guilty of saying “that speaker I saw, life changing” or “that cool entrepreneur conference I went to, definitely life changing, bro.” Well maybe not the “bro” part but the point is, we overuse the phrase.

On April 1, 2017 I was lucky to attend the First Descents Ball in Beaver Creek, CO.

First Descents mission states: First Descents provides life-changing outdoor ventures for young adults (age 18-39) impacted by cancer. When I first became aware of FD (as called by their raving community of participants, donors, and supporters) I was shocked to learn that young adults are the most underserved demographic fighting cancer…
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I’ve held a myriad of jobs in a lot of industries during my work career.  I’ve slung FroYo, worked a car wash, fitted mountaineering boots, manufactured stained glass, manned a para-sail boat, tended bar, worked for an Academy Award winning director, rolled around the halls of a tech start-up on a Razor scooter, built sales […]

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