Joel's career is focused on the fundamental elements of Language and the Interactive Process, which enables people to access and live a life of authentic satisfaction and engagement. When working with Joel, people come together around a co-designed vision, allowing each person to express himself or herself fully. As his work unfolds, people are willing to take on challenging conversations with a renewed sense of confidence, trust and understanding. Joel's background includes being a small business owner, seminar leader, keynote speaker, ultra-marathon runner, world rowing champion and Vietnam veteran. He is a recent recipient of the "Presidential Call to Service Award" for his volunteer work with the National Park Service.