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|About||Chris Heeter is an explorer, guide, speaker and poet. She is also founder of The Wild Institute, an organization dedicated to deepening the connection to our wild spirits.|
Chris Heeter, an award winning speaker and business owner, is out to create a wild revolution in the workplace. A wilderness guide since 1984 and member of the National Speakers Association, Chris has led and worked with countless groups, helping them find their way as teams, organizations, and individuals.
Featured on The Discovery Channel's “National Geographic Today,” she brings decades of leadership experience indoors, to conferences and offices, working with teams and leaders, helping us recognize that leadership and communication doesn't have to be so complicated.
With remarkable parallels to the work world, Chris shares hilarious stories from her sled dog team with their quirky personalities and from whitewater canoeing, where successfully navigating obstacles (mostly) is part of the journey.
She sits on the board of the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center, is a Wilderness First Responder and a graduate of NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School).
She holds a bachelor's degree in recreation and social work from George Williams College, where she recently received the Distinguished Alumnae Award. She is a poet and shares her writing and Wild Dares every week through her newsletter, Wild Thoughts.
She is a speaker who is refreshingly different and offers a unique blend of perspective, inspiration, and business expertise, isn't it time for Chris' Wild at Work approach?