Just read a great article in Forbes that was about retirement but brought home a couple of different perspectives for me, How One Woman Landed Her Dream Second Act Job (Only page 1 is relevant to this discussion)
Kudos to Deer Valley for sending someone who actually does the grooming out on the hill to help develop the grooming plan for the upcoming evening.
Sort of surprised a hill such as Deer Valley does not utilize the new technology offered by the groomer manufactures, Pisten Bully and Prinoth, for actually measuring snow conditions on the hill. (In fairness they may in fact do, it just was not mentioned)
The person in this article’s suggestion on how to get where she did had very close relevance to the advice offered by Blaise Carrig and John Rice in the recent SAM Summit Series – Part 2 article – less words yes but pretty much spot on to what Blaise was suggesting.
According to Sexton, the Navy uses a three-step approach to learning anything that could serve us all well:
Teach someone else
“First, you physically observe how to complete a task as it is explained (see). Second, you perform the task (do). Then, show someone else how to do it (teach).”
Pretty sound advice.