Author Archives: admin

  • Have you rested on a Tibetan mountain?

    Have you rested on a Tibetan mountain?

    Have you rested on a Tibetan mountain, or crossed the path of a herd of goats taking a nap? We took a group mountain biking, hiking and touring this last week up in the small city we do our business out of in the mountains. We just opened an office in this city and this weekend […]
  • Week #3 update from Honduras

    Week #3 update from Honduras

    The third week held a lot of new experiences for Adam and me. Sebastian, lead engineer at HydroSys in Canada, was in SPS for four days to consult with Jose. We spoke with him about the consulting business and engineering practice in that market.  Alberto supervised the transportation of the ...
  • Not your average Joe

    Not your average Joe

    This is the end of our third week here. A lot has happened, but perhaps nothing as meaningful as the connections we are beginning to make. 
We are not the first interns for our company here. Two years ago a couple of other interns connected with some guys who play football (soccer) down on the ...
  • Every day a lesson

    Every day a lesson

    Spending time in the office with Alberto, Mario, Jose Machado and Jose Reyes teaches us everyday about engineering and project management. I actually got to help Mario a little bit with the renderings for the Zompopero project in Revit, which is an engineering drafting program from Autodesk. ...
  • Prepared to experience overseas and cross-cultural living

    Prepared to experience overseas and cross-cultural living

    I am interning in the administration department of a company called Capital III, named after the company’s “triple-bottom-line” value to create economic, social and spiritual capital. Capital III is a top-line management company run by the same CEO with three companies underneath it: Seat King ...
  • Transitioning my focus from tasks to people

    Transitioning my focus from tasks to people

    I am spending the first eight weeks of my summer working for Seat King in different areas of logistics, including purchasing, planning and manufacturing. One of the cool things about this summer so far is that I’ve been discovering where I really want to go with my career and the steps I need ...
  • Mountain life

    Mountain life

    I spent the last week up in the mountains scouting a trail we’ll be taking a group of Austrians on in the fall. We covered just over 20 miles and gained a about 2000 feet of elevation making it to 13,000+ feet above sea level. The area reminded me a lot of the Grand Tetons. […]
  • GBI Intern Leads Outdoor Exploration

    GBI Intern Leads Outdoor Exploration

    I hit the ground running and after a few days of orientation there was work for me to do. The season has started and my job consists of general office work, gear maintenance, guiding people on a variety of different types of trips—rock climbing, backpacking, trekking, mountain biking—and ...
  • GBI developing new experiential training model

    GBI developing new experiential training model

    With specific emphasis on helping GBI students achieve impact in their roles, we are creating two training models: one for eight-week teams and another for six to 12-month teams.
  • GBI to send two-person team to Honduras to work on hydroelectric project

    GBI to send two-person team to Honduras to work on hydroelectric project

    This GBI team will help with day-to-day operations and complete special projects around their major. They will also generate ideas for, plan and complete projects designed to improve the area or quality of life of village families living there.