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Success Secrets Learned from Rock Climbing

Posted By Administration, Thursday, June 25, 2020
Updated: Thursday, June 25, 2020


Sometimes the most powerful learning experiences are not found in a classroom or in a book.  In 2015 I attended the National SDA EDSymposium conference in Golden, CO, and signed up to participate in the optional rock wall climbing challenge one afternoon.  I did not have any aspirations of mastering the sport of rock climbing but wanted to try something outside my comfort zone.  While EDSymposium is known for its renowned speakers, elevated continuing education sessions, and premiere networking opportunities, I was blown away at what an amazing analogy this optional experience was for SDA, for my career, and for my life in general.

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 This e-book/article was written by SDA Fellow Sarah Wallace, FSDA

Sarah is the Controller for Surber Barber Choate + Hertlein Architects in Atlanta, GA


Tags:  Belayer  Leadership  SDA National  Success  Team Building 

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Anne McNeely, CDFA says...
Posted Thursday, June 25, 2020
This is a must read! Great article Sarah!
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Drucilla Brookshire says...
Posted Thursday, June 25, 2020
You are an inspiration, Sarah!
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Brooke Simcik, CDFA says...
Posted Thursday, July 2, 2020
I remember you you speak on this in Golden. I like it then, and I loved the article. Thank you.
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