Joe Vansyckle is the founder of the J. Alton Group where he partnerships with world-class learning firms like VitalSmarts, The Innovators DNA, and The Center for Creative Leadership to bring human-centered learning, coaching and consulting to his clients. His passion is helping people see new ways of being that lead to greater results for themselves, their organizations, families and communities. He was the first Chief Learning Officer for the State of Washington and has led teams for private sector companies, including Microsoft and Amazon.com. He proudly serves his community as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children (CASA) and family and community mediator.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS