Make A Wish, Adventure Travel Law, Globetrotting Lessons
Travel is one of the most transformative life experiences anyone can have. It can renew one’s energy, bring immeasurable joy, even inspire a life’s direction and encourage hope. The Make A Wish foundation understands the power of travel. Since 1980 the organization has granted over a quarter of million wishes for children with life-threatening diseases. 75% of the wishes involved travel. Josh deBerge from Make A Wish joins us to share some inspiring stories and how the organization (with your help) can continue bringing hope and joy into children’s lives. Josh deBerge joined Make-A-Wish in December 2011 and currently serves as Senior Manager, National Communications and PR where he manages internal communications and oversees communications and media relations for the organization.
For people like us we felt we needed to choose between our legal careers (yes, we are both lawyers) and travel. However, Chun Wright, combined law with her passion for travel led her fill a void in the travel industry. Chun has carved her space as an Adventure Travel Lawyer and is considered the preeminent attorney in this emerging legal field.
Bob Hemphill has spent the better part of a decade racking up millions of airline frequent flier miles traveling the Globe helping to build a multi-billion dollar solar energy company from a start-up. From his service in the Vietnam War to international business negotiations and unique cultural practices, Bob has seen and done it all. In his new book, Dust Tea, Dingoes and Dragons: Adventures in Culture, Cuisine and Commerce from a Globe-Trekking Executive, Bob shares hidden gems and 5 rules for international business travelers. Sharing a series of letters sent to his father during his decade of traveling the world building a billion-dollar company, Hemphill illuminates the always practical, sometimes poignant, and often funny ways we must connect if business is to be done.