Are you a community service leader looking for a different kind of leadership development experience?
The Blue Ridge Institute may be just what you are looking for…
A week-long encounter that includes seminars with national experts speaking on topics relevant to community leaders today, planned family friendly group activities that encourage professional relationships, and plenty of fun and relaxation to renew your energy and passion for your work.
The Blue Ridge Institute – discover, refresh, and renew.
Clear your mind of outside stressors and discover all the Blue Ridge Institute has to offer. Stimulating conversations, thought-provoking presentations by amazing national speakers with proven solutions for leadership.
Relax and let go of everything beyond the moment. Connect with fellow Blue Ridgers as you have fun together. The comradery and friendships can last a life-time.
Enjoy a rustic retreat set amidst the pristine beauty of the Nantahala National Forest in the mountains of Western North Carolina at Fontana Village Resort. Spend a special week away from business and life’s pressures.
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From The Front Porch - BRI Blog
Reposted from Arts In Action Blog Post from 9/9/18: This week I was on a Skype call with a colleague who lives overseas and we were discussing the challenges of building an effective international work team. Knee-deep into our chat, I stated: “it’s almost like we have to build a crosswalk, and develop a safeRead more
When I started my work with nonprofit organizations over two decades ago, I was introduced to a phenomenon—Nannie Helen Burroughs. Born in 1879, the granddaughter of former slaves, Ms. Burroughs desired to be a school teacher; however, without a proper college degree and, in one case for being “too dark,” she was refused employment inRead more
Prior to BRI week, listen to the tracks of Marvin Gaye’s album “What’s Going On.” Then read the lyrics. Apart from being great music, the themes are timeless and it seems as though Mr. Gaye is reaching across the years to speak to you as a social sector leader. From “Right On:” Some of usRead more