Kevin B. Jones: Why curiosity is the key


Kevin B. Jones: Why curiosity is the key

This Ted Talk teaches that science is “Knowledge in Process” is a key component to moving forward in science and in life. The process involves experimentation, failure and revision — and the science of finding our own life mapping is no exception.

Cancer researcher Kevin B. Jones faces the deep unknowns about surgery and medical care with a simple answer: honesty. In a thoughtful talk about the nature of knowledge, Jones shows how science is at its best when scientists humbly admit what they do not yet understand.

Executive Life Coach and CEO, Randy Oakley […]

December 21st, 2016|Extraordinary Living, Randy Oakley, Tatori Method, TED Talk|

Innovision Gaming – What we learned


But more than anything, they taught us how to think differently. How to think like businessmen. How to have confidence. How to succeed.

We learned the following:

  • Wow, starting a business is awesome!
  • It’s harder than any of us thought.
  • When you business coach suggest, “do this”, they mean it.
  • Coaches never really tell you what to do, they just guide you through the process. Listen closely. They have already been through starting their own business.
  • Dream big!  But too big too fast can go against you. In our ground funding efforts, we went for […]

TEDx Salt Lake City – A Tribute to Anna Decker

anna-pacia-life-coachAfter spending time in Guatemala in the act of Service (GAP Experience), Anna moved to Salt Lake City. Among many things on her dream board, was to create a platform for innovation, thought, the arts, and to be a contributor to making Salt Lake City a better place. From this dream, TEDx Salt Lake City was born.

#TEDxSaltLakeCity 2016 sold all 1,300 available tickets and had live audio streaming. An army of 100 volunteers with an estimated 3,000 hours of service put on the event.

“When Randy and I first […]

September 19th, 2016|Extraordinary Living, News, Pacia Life, Randy Oakley, Success, TED Talk|

Lassonde Studios dedication Sept 22

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The Lassonde Studios dedication will be Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. The public open house will be 12:30-1:30 p.m., preceded by a private reception and lunch. We will be celebrating the completion of this incredible building. The event will include refreshments, tours and the chance to meet Lassonde students who live and work here. Lassonde Studios is the new home for student entrepreneurs, innovators and change-makers at the University of Utah. We hope to see you at this special event!

A Division of the David […]

Show Me Your Friends and I’ll Show You Your Future

Enough Said…Show me your friends

September 5th, 2016|Extraordinary Living, Success, Young Adults|

Huge congrats to the very awesome and very talented Ariana Escalante

Ariana Escalante.

Huge congrats to the very awesome and very talented Ariana Escalante on booking a show with the NFL!! Looking forward to seeing you kill it out there!! 

“Today is kind of a big day in my little world. I have officially begun submitting myself to top hosting agents. What does that mean?

“For the first year of my career as a host in LA, I have chosen to remain “Independent”, meaning I have no official hosting representation. The reason I chose this was […]

Some Tips on Successful Living as an Entrepreneur

Find-Your-PassionSuccessful Living as an Entrepreneur is the finding the perfect blend of your passion, being an expert and opportunity to make a living.

Here are some tips for finding success as an entrepreneur:

  1. “Find your passion.” You are going to spend so much time on your business, you’d better like what you’ll be doing. Entrepreneurs work more hours, not less. They live and breath their business because it is also their passion.
  2. “Find the right people.” You can’t do it alone. Find those that can help you and who can support you. […]

Work Hard. Play Hard. Produce Results. Pacia Life SLC has unique company culture…

Pacia Innovation 2Pacia Life in Salt Lake City is famous for its unique company culture. 

Work hard. Play hard. Produce results. 

Lara Pearson Oakley, Randy Oakley, Billy Nicola, No one has a set schedule, and yet nothing is ever left undone. There is no such thing as a work “shift.” There’s no real policy on vacations—it’s a question of producing real results and taking the time you need. 

Managers are encouraged to let team […]

Nepal, Africa, and Peru before starting college

International South Africa Nyq“My current personal and academic success in college is so much more powerful because I took the time to do a GAP experience,” – Nick Bruzzo, a college student at the University of Redlands, CA.

Nick was working with his College Educational Consultant Coach regarding getting into the best college choices. She pointed out that many of the top Universities are encouraging students to take a GAP year before starting college. She proposed several options, one of which was to connect with a personalized Pacia Life GAP Coach.

Nick states, […]

August 30th, 2016|College Education, Extraordinary Living, GAP|

Congrats to Gwen Jorgensen wins U.S.’ first triathlon gold medal

For those of you who have taken paragliding lessons in Utah or traveled to Columbia with Ken Hudonjorgensen, you may enjoy learning that his niece, Gwen Jorgensen, won the Olympic gold medal in the women’s triathlon! To learn more about Gwen’s victory, click here.  To learn more about Ken and his paragliding experiences, click here. 

For those who are interested in advancing their skills and traveling to Chili for an international cultural experience, combined with advanced paragliding, check out the video below. This video is from 2014 and […]

August 22nd, 2016|College Education, Extraordinary Living, News, Success|