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Nick’s Notes – May 2021

May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021 Dear SIA Member: I hope you are getting a chance to get outside and enjoy this spring weather. As we see a glimmer of light at the end of the COVID tunnel, I want to take a moment to acknowledge and applaud the resilience and adaptability the industry demonstrated this past season. […]

SIA Town Hall Series – Inclusion in the Winter Industry

April 20, 2021

SIA Town Hall Series – Inclusion in the Winter Industry As part of the ongoing effort to help the winter outdoors define a path to inclusivity, this next series of town halls is focused on changes in the workplace. From hiring to marketing, we’ll spend time talking to individuals who are putting in the work […]

Bridging the Inclusion Gap in the Winter Outdoor Community, SIA launches Inclusive Leadership Playbook

April 7, 2021

SIA creates The Fresh Tracks Playbook, an inclusive leadership training guide for industry leaders on their journey to a more inclusive winter outdoor community.  The Fresh Tracks Playbook provides industry leaders with critical skills that serve as an essential stepping-stone toward more inclusive business practices within the winter outdoor community  Focused on Inclusive Leadership, the […]

Inclusion Training – Session 24 (final) with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Strategic Inclusive Goal 1.1

March 4, 2021

March 4, 2021 Hello SIA members, We are at the end of the SWORD Inclusion consulting system. In this last session, we are culminating all of the action research items that we have listed into a strategic inclusive plan. We are also forecasting our inclusion trajectory for the next five years while addressing our initial […]

Inclusion Training – Session 23 with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Action Research Cycles 5.7

February 25, 2021

February 25, 2021 Hello SIA members, We are coming to a close in our consulting sessions. The intention of all of these pieces of training is to allow each person or organization the opportunity to craft an inclusive path grounded in positive psychology and a strength-based approach. The tactics were holistic to address all aspects […]

Inclusion Training – Session 22 with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Action Research Cycles 5.6

February 18, 2021

February 18, 2021 Hello SIA members, I know everyone is well on their way in their winter season with all the snow! So Exciting! I do hope everyone is enjoying their inclusive journey! In this session, we want to continue to focus on the various business functions, in particular, this week’s focus is strategy. When […]

Inclusion Training – Session 21 with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Action Research Cycles 5.5

February 11, 2021

February 11, 2021 Hi SIA members, I can’t express enough how this has been a joy to guide you on your inclusive journey! I know there has been so much content conveyed and a lot to digest as we’ve unpacked several topics, but I want you to know it is a privilege to assist you […]

Nick’s Notes – February 2021

February 10, 2021

February 10, 2021 Greetings, As we move through this season and begin to focus on the business of next, this is a great time to take stock of all of the critical business tools and services that SIA offers to its members. Below are five member benefits you can’t afford to miss. Insights: We provide […]

Inclusion Training – Session 20 with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Action Research Cycles 5.4

February 4, 2021

February 4, 2021 Hi SIA members, I sincerely hope you are having a joyous week, day, or month! We have several action research cycles left in the complete series. The focus within this session and the continuing session is to impact four business functions: strategy, financials, operations, and marketing. Most often, inclusion becomes embedded in […]

Inclusion Training – Session 19 with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Action Research Cycles 5.3

January 28, 2021

January 28, 2021 Hi SIA members, I sincerely hope that you are enjoying your inclusive journey! At this stage, we are now exploring steps to accomplish our quarterly focus and to achieve our strategic inclusive goal. The first couple of action research cycles should be exploratory, then proceed to be more narrow in scope. As […]