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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 […]

Inclusion Training – Session 18 with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Action Research Cycles 5.2

January 21, 2021

January 21, 2021 Hello All, Once again, SIA members, it is always a pleasure to have you! I want to reiterate the importance of continuing to takes steps on your inclusive journey. When it comes to taking action, often, we want to be clear on our vision, and most importantly, we want to ensure that […]

Inclusion Training – Session 17 with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Action Research Cycles 5.1

January 14, 2021

January 14, 2021 Hello Everyone, Now that we have taken the time to establish the goals that we will utilize for our inclusion activities, we can use our strengths and our why to influence our ability to create an inclusive culture. We will now expand our efforts and hold ourselves accountable for creating change. For […]

Inclusion Training – Session 16 with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Determine Monthly, Weekly and Daily Goals

January 7, 2021

January 7, 2021 Happy New Year SIA Members! I sincerely hope everyone had a joyous holiday season and are ready for a new beginning in 2021. While we are still navigating the remnants from 2020 that will more than likely linger for some time, I am always eager for a new year. Whether you believe […]

Inclusion Training – Session 15 with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Determine Monthly, Weekly and Daily Goals

December 17, 2020

December 17, 2020 Welcome, SIA members! While we are more than halfway through our inclusion training, it is imperative to recognize that we are not alone in this journey. Earlier in the process, we discussed having accountability partners. The importance of having an accountability partner is to recognize the significance of having someone with whom […]

Nick’s Notes – December 2020

December 16, 2020

December 16, 2020 Dear Members, Four months ago, I embarked on an intensive inclusion training program with both members of my board of directors and my fellow winter outdoor industry leaders. The journey has been messy, frustrating and altogether exhilarating. Mistakes are common, but humility, intentionality and kindness always prevail. Jointly, we are developing a […]

Inclusion Training – Session 14 with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Determine Monthly, Weekly and Daily Goals

December 10, 2020

December 10, 2020 Hi SIA Members, Excited to now be in the holiday season and beginning to experience winter. This time of year is a very busy and exciting time in which I want to ensure we continue to see the value of embedding inclusion into our businesses. I know many are still adjusting to […]