Shawn Gardner: Inspiration grounded in reality

http://www.dailycamera.com/letters/ci_31425025/shawn-gardner-inspiration-grounded-reality By way of introduction, my name is Shawn Gardner and I am a local father, entrepreneur, and investor. I own a Boulder-based business development firm called Gardner Business Development that helps natural food industry startups increase market share and expand distribution. My two children, ages 10 and 7, attend […]

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Students tell us what they need to shine: Sleep!

I’ve been asking students, how community and school leaders can show them that schools and education are the path to their dreams, aspirations, and goals, Students don’t get sufficient sleep. After school, homework, jobs (to supplement family income), and chores, they are left with no time and energy. Yet now is […]

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How you can become the best on the planet?

At one of my “Build Compliance Deliver Competitive Edge” workshops at the Ritz Carlson in Kuala Lumpur, the hotel served 14 types of food for attendees who spoke 16 different languages and represented 12 countries. Those workshops, part inspirational and part nuts-and-bolts, were the starting steps to my inspirational keynote […]

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