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Grant Goldin
Grant Goldin
MY MISSION: To ignite flames of curiosity and learning in others and to fan those flames even higher for those whose embers are glowing. To inspire a desire in others to constantly explore the "new" and experience "diffferent".

MY VISION: To impart the knowledge that every one can 'think' and every person has the ability to inspire others and create great things.

TITLE: Chief Knowledge Officer

OCCUPATION: (What I really do) Motivate and lead individuals to search for and acquire the knowledge that they can solve the problems that they are faced with and succeed at whatever they attempt to do.

SPECIAL SKILLS/ABILITIES: Experience at dealing with over 20 diverse worldwide cultures. Ability to mediate and resolve issues across cultural lines notwithstanding various language barriers. Tough negotiator.

EXPEDITIONS & ADVENTURES:
Member of the Joint NASA-Yale University Everest Extreme Expedition (E3) team to Everest Basecamp May 1999. I explored different thinking styles and group dynamics of individuals on expedition, and investigated the effects of extreme conditions and stress on different thinking types and styles with respect to problem solving.

Have traveled extensively to the following countries: Mongolia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, China, Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, New York City and Texas.

Highest Climb: Highest Climb: Aconcagua, Argentina (22,841 feet), February 2006

Latest Climbs:
  • Aconcagua Summit (22,841 ft) February 2006 2nd attempt
  • Aconcagua High Camp at (19,000 feet) January 2005 - 4 days storm-bound then forced down
  • Kala Patar, Nepal (18,500 feet), May 1999
  • Everest Base Camp (17,500 feet), May 1999
  • Longs Peak Summit (14,252 feet) with my wife and father in-law on 9/9/99.
Parachute jump with my wife to-be and still married her!! (And she still married me!!)

DISCOVERIES I'VE MADE ON EXPEDITION:
1) Everyone is creative and has the ability to contribute to the team in a meaningful and exciting way.
2) Always have a pee bottle that is a different shape from your water bottle for night use in a tent.

MY PRINCIPLES AND BELIEFS:
People show their true nature by the small things they do, not the big ones. Truly valuing family means understanding the true value of family.

KAI: Somewhere between 130-150 (depending on the day or night!)

MBTI: ENTJ

LITTLE KNOWN FACT: I used to cover all my schoolbooks in plastic to protect them... then never opened them so they would not get used.


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