facilitator · speaker

Si Norton

Phone: 844.268.6867

Email: simon@movemountains.com

As a tech company, it’s hard to find professional development that creates a lasting impact on our work – Move Mountains did just that.”

- TIM OLESNAVAGE, CO-FOUNDER, CODE TAHOE

About Si

Simon 'Si' Norton is a Global Educator, Facilitator, Trainer, Coach and Guide with more than 30 years of experience directing global education programs and building and leading effective teams.  He has successfully facilitated more than 1,000 experiential programs and workshops with adults and youth from over 175 countries and all 50 U.S. States.  He has worked in 60 countries. Si is the Director of Facilitation with Move Mountains, and also works on many freelance training & mentoring projects for NGO, Educational and Corporate clients around the world.  Si is an accomplished teacher, trainer and facilitator of leadership & teambuilding, facilitation & training skills, project design & delivery, global issues & civics, mentoring and coaching, risk management, peacebuilding & dialogue, communication skills, emotional intelligence, positive psychology, and outdoor education.  Si has a Masters in Global Education from Harvard University, and a Bachelor’s in World Issues from the School for International Training.  Si is also a professional kayak & paddleboard instructor, and a landscaper, specializing in stonework.  His home base is at Lake Tahoe, Nevada, and his interests include skiing, snowshoeing, curling, baking, and designing & building Tiny Homes & Cabins.

Upcoming experiences offered by Si Norton

March, 2024

Exploring & Rethinking Talent Development

The world of work has changed dramatically over the last 4 years...pandemic, AI, Gen Z…We’ve seen a significant shift from a focus on the CX (customer experience) to an emphasis on the EX (employee experience) and how companies, organizations, and leaders approach talent management. This workshop will help attendees gain a solid understanding of the most pertinent trends, data, best practice examples and most interesting questions about Talent Management in 2024. 

March, 2024

Ready for Change? Exploring AI & Emerging Technology's Impact on the Workplace

2023 saw huge developments in the realm of AI as an everyday tool, a game changer in the workplace, and awesome potential for advancing humanity. AI and ChatGPT are just the latest in a dizzying array of technology advances, tools, apps, software that are omnipresent in our personal and professional lives. This workshop will explore the possibilities, potential and pitfalls of AI’s impact and implications on the workplace. 

Testimonials

  • As a tech company, it’s hard to find professional development that creates a lasting impact on our work – Move Mountains did just that. Our time with Move Mountains was engaging and fun, and we all walked away with tools to help us communicate and find better balance in our work lives."

    - TIM OLESNAVAGE, Co-Founder, Code Tahoe
  • After the Move Mountains workshop I felt ready to move mountains (quite literally) and a renewed connection to my purpose. I’m extremely to the facilitators creating a safe environment to share and reflect and ultimately grow. Teachings are simple yet profound and always presented with a touch of humor. I personally recommend for every company to invest in Move Mountains to inspire their leaders."

    - Bettina Pullum, Workforce Solutions Manager, Global Operations for Hyatt Regency

Speaker Topics

Facilitation

Adventure