Pulse March / April 2016 | Page 73

SOCIAL CONNECTIONS Like a true community, let's make meaningful connections. Aimed at helping ISPA members discover each other, share one another's passions and inspirations, and hopefully kick-start warm introductions among peers, this section called Social Connections is all about building bridges. Share your passion with Pulse and see yourself featured in this section. 1 3 4 2 6 5 PAUL SCHMIDT • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR • GREEN SPA NETWORK • JACKSON, WYOMING 1. MOST USED APP: Google Maps and Uber keep things moving when I’m on the road. with someone or something, a look in the mirror is the best access to a positive solution. 2. FITNESS ROUTINE: Some call it “forest bathing.” I call it “hogging,” which stands for “part hiking, part jogging.” I do this at a minimum 20 miles per week in the mountains. Hogging uphill is the best and doing it with my Australian Shepherds, Murphee and Sukee, makes it even better! 4. GOOD CAUSES THAT YOU SUPPORT: Alpine Volunteer Fire Department/Search & Rescue and National Multiple Sclerosis Society 3. BOOK CURRENTLY READING: Holonomics by Simon Robinson and Maria Moraes Robinson and The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo Most important business lesson learned: Never burn bridges. 5. A GREAT LEADER YOU’D LOVE TO SHARE A CONVERSATION WITH: Albert Einstein 6. HOTEL AMENITY YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: Coffee Favorite movie: Life is Beautiful Best travel tip you’ve received: Roll your clothes. Best piece of advice you’ve received: If you have a problem Your idea of “me” time: Working in my wood shop or kitchen ■ March/April 2016 ■ PULSE 71