Presenter Name: Terri Lechton
Presentation Title: Creating a More Adventurous Life at Any Age, Any Cost
Presentation Description: Have you ever wished that you could have a more adventurous life? Terri will present ideas to create more opportunities to add more adventure into your life no matter your age or ability level. She will share how she completed a 30-day challenge spending less than an average of $5 a day, as well as larger challenges that took her to many interesting and challenging places in the world. By stretching yourself and exposing yourself to more challenges even at a low level, you can lead a more interesting and fulfilling life. You will be motivated to make plans and will be able to begin creating your own challenge during this time.
Presenter Biography: Terri has been an adventurer most of her life despite persistent asthma. She writes and speaks about adventure to motivate others to stretch themselves beyond their normal routines. Terri has traveled to over 40 countries and 6 continents including completing a half-marathon in Antarctica. She is a hiker, kayaker and willing to try many things at least once. She has completed 7 long-distance bike rides (GOBA). In the past few years, she extended her adventures to completing study abroad programs in Japan and Cuba. In her day job, she is a business consultant and professor who winds stories of adventure into her discussions of strategy, management and entrepreneurship. The Adventurer Mindset is a talk she presented at the Columbus State Community College Business Lecture Series to highlight the leadership lessons that can be learned from the stories of adventurers.