Dr. Jeff Salz

America's leading anthropologist/adventurer guides organizations and individuals to highest levels of effectiveness through the modality of adventure!
Travels from CA
$15,000

One of world’s leading adventurers and explorers, Dr. Jeff Salz helps organizations chart new paths through this time of challenge and transformation.

An expert in achieving sustainable change in the face of adversity, Dr. Salz is relied upon by top leadership at visionary organizations such as Microsoft, eBay and Disney, where he was the creativity consultant for the production team of The Lion King. A recognized television host, Jeff creates and stars in adventure specials for the Discovery, Travel and History channels.

Jeff provides the foundation for transformational thinking in any organization. An authority on overcoming adversity, a 30-year veteran of adventuring and exploring with a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology and a Masters in experiential education, Jeff spent 10 years as a university professor. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Salz has been advising and engaging with organizations as they address the challenges of rapid change, facilitating enhanced teamwork by helping them build ‘cultures of vitality”. Jeff’s best selling book, The Way of Adventure, provides inspiration and instruction to assist organizations in keeping the flame of adventure alive every day.

Through Jeff’s customized keynotes and trainings, audiences gain skills and insight around themes that include:

  • Easy times are our enemy - adversity is truly a gift - it wakes us up
  • The journey of change is ceaseless - the real challenge is to face it with a joyful heart
  • True success and vitality stem from the commitment to be the best you have ever been

Jeff’s passion for our global similarities and thrilling adventure tales inspire audiences to, “see things they have never before seen… or see familiar things as they have never before seen them.”

Fast Facts on Jeff:

  • PhD in cultural anthropology
  • Masters degree in experiential education
  • 10 years as a university professor
  • Guest adventure expert for CBS Early Morning Show
  • Discovery, Travel and History Channel film-maker and host
  • Creativity consultant for The Lion King production team
  • Best selling author, adventurer and explorer

Inspire Your Organization to Be the Best It’s Ever Been!

MOST REQUESTED TOPICS:

Adventure of Change: Six Steps to Greatness in the Age of Transformation (Keynote)

During this presentation Jeff reveals his Six Steps to the Top - the lessons 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 their attitudes and their environments so they can face adversity with a sense of adventure!

Jeff Salz presents a unique perspective on adventure - not just the adventure that occurs in rarefied air - but the adventure that is ours everywhere, all the time. Jeff shows audiences how a sense of adventure can bring new meaning to our workplace and our lives…everyday!

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 presentations show audiences how to redesign both their attitudes and their environments so they can face adversity with a sense of adventure!

Leading Through Turbulence: Timeless Certainties for Uncertain Times (Keynote)

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!

- Multi-media (photography, music, video)

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 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, he guides you on a remarkable journey of discovery, uncovering universal ‘best practices’ for maximizing personal and professional effectiveness.

Adventure Advantage™ (Leadership Training Event)

Adventure Advantage is a customized, in depth leadership training program, ranging from a half-day experience to a full year assignment

incorporating the inspiration of a motivational keynotes with the hands-on applicability and excitement of an interactive training.

This program combines Jeff’s skill as a seasoned presenter with the expertise of internationally recognized trainer, Chess Edwards.

Jeff Salz and his Way of Adventure team have been colleagues for over thirty years. They have climbed, explored and co-led expeditions around the world - from Latin America to the Himalayas.

They have 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 now offering event that utilizes their unique synergy to provide vital, enthralling chockfull of useful information and fresh, original strategies for success!

When it comes to building effective leadership teams by connecting individuals through their highest values…Jeff Salz is superb!”

-Kevin Turner, COO, Microsoft, Inc.

 

To See A List Of Organizations that have hired Jeff look at the banner on the right side of this page - you will find a client list under DOCS.

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