Expanding Your Perspective
Three months. Three phases. Adventure-based experiential learning that will change the way you view decision making.
Phase 1: PREPARE
START-UP KIT & COACHING CALL
Leading up to the event, you will read about how data and technology are radically re-shaping an industry, learn about heart-rate variability (HRV) and its impact on decision-making, and focus on self-awareness through a decision assessment.
Phase 2: EMBARK
Over the course of our day-and-a-half event, you will experience mental and physical challenges in a wilderness or urban setting, hear from premier speakers in the area of performance, and work through a multi-phased expedition.
Phase 3: LAUNCH
SUPPORT & RESOURCES
You will be equipped with resources as you enter back into your role, with tools to help you continue learning and moving towards peak performance. You will have access to curated materials, performance coaching, and will be part of a growing ibex cohort of elite performers.
Next Experience: Ibex Shores
San Diego, CA | Spring 2020
Ibex Shores focuses on managing risk and decision skills, amidst the mountainous terrain outside San Diego. Accommodations will be on famed Coronado Island, home to the Navy SEAL BUD/S training.
Traders, Portfolio Managers, Financial Managers, Finance Professionals
Decision-making, Strategic thinking, Self awareness
Psychological performance in trading/finance, data & analytics in MLB
- Application fee: $75
- *Full registration will be billed upon review and acceptance of your application
- View our eligibility criteria here.
Our Events Are Unique and Challenging
You will be tested physically, mentally, and emotionally by our stress-based challenges in an urban or wilderness setting.
Hear from premier speakers on cross-industry topics; experts in their field who will challenge you to think differently.
DEBRIEF & APPLICATION
Receive coaching and insights on how to apply this experience to your daily life.
SEATTLE, WA | SUMMER 2020
Amidst the urban setting of Seattle and the mountainous terrain of the Cascade Mountains, this blended urban/mountain experience will test individuals and teams in a variety of experiential-learning challenges.
Executives and High-Performing Leaders
Decision-making, strategic thinking, self-awareness, managing complexity
Leadership in volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environments
Sharpen your decision-making skills
Provide clarity on managing complex risks
Develop your strategic thinking
Increase your own self-awareness
WHY ARE WE SO PASSIONATE ABOUT EXPERIENCE-BASED LEARNING?
Today’s business environment demands something different.
- 1. Retention of learning from traditional approaches 5% 5%
- 2. Retention from experiential learning 90% 90%
- 3. Organizations are effective at identifying leaders to meet evolving challenges 28% 28%
- 4. Leaders feel organizations need to change the way they learn 86% 86%
For partipants of Ibex Experiences
Safety & Judgment
Each participant must…
- Be able to independently recognize potential environmental hazards, for example falling rocks, loose debris and unstable surfaces, rugged and uneven terrain, cliff edges, fast moving water, and potentially hazardous animals and insects.
- Be able to determine the hazards and risks posed by other participants, for example fatigue, state of mind, and actions that may influence decision-making.
- Be able to warn others to potentially hazardous situations or dangers such as falling rocks, or other environmental hazards.
- Be able to notify member(s) of the guide team or other participants of personal distress, injury, or need for assistance.
- Be able to understand and follow the directions given by others to be able to successfully execute appropriate and perhaps unfamiliar, techniques to avoid hazards and manage risks. These directions may be given before the risk is encountered, or may need to be given during exposure to the risk and out of necessity and practicality, are often given orally.
- Be able to maintain focused attention and stay alert for up to several hours at a time while traveling in wilderness terrain.
- (If taking prescription medications) Be able to maintain adequate dosage by self-medicating without assistance from guide team or others (except in emergency situations).
Each participant must…
- Practice “leave no trace” behavior when in a wilderness setting.
- Work as a member of a team despite potentially stressful conditions, for example problem solving on an interpersonal or group level.
- Contribute to a safe learning experience.
- Avoid any inappropriate verbal or physical behavior.
- Effectively communicate ideas and/or concerns on an individual or group level.
- Remain adequately fed, hydrated, and properly dressed to remain generally healthy and be able to avoid environmental injuries.
- Be able to travel over varied wilderness terrain which may include rough, rugged, uneven steep and sloping terrain, although most travel will be limited to human-made trails.
- Travel distances can range from less than one mile to up to ten miles in one day.
- Have average strength and endurance and basic balance to travel over wilderness terrain.
- Be able to safely travel in a variety of small aircraft, following the safety guidelines and instructions of aircraft professionals.
- Provide a reliable belay to a fellow participant during roped climbing, and follow the instructions provided by the guide team.
- Perform simple technical tasks such as tying a rope, clipping into an anchor and getting into a harness.
- Perform basic physical climbing techniques without significant medical limitations, such as navigating hand-holds, progressing up a rock-face while clipped into harness, and working with a climbing partner. Note that no previous climbing experience is required to participate in the experience.