Thank you for the opportunity for us to help you build your vision, dream, or brand. We take this responsibility seriously and it is important to us that you know that we will hold, honor, and respect your dreams at the same level of our own; We are CoPilots, afterall.
When you soar, we soar. When you take off, we take off.
So, here's your Pilot’s cap and we are sitting in the CoPilot seat and we are getting ready to take off.
Think of what it takes to get a plane off the ground. The first thing that happens is the whole airline is committed to making sure that everyone and everything that is on the plane is supposed to be there. Here’s what we know for sure:
- There are some things that aren’t going to be able to make it to lift off
- There are some people that don’t have tickets to where you are going
- There is some dead-weight that needs to be left behind
- There are some operational issues that need to be checked on before taking flight
- If anything is broken, we either deplane or we fix the problem
- We have a firm understanding of what it looks like for the plane to be fully operational
- This includes tires to help gain traction for take off and gas to ensure we make it there
- We also have the team of folks necessary to have a smooth flight
This is what it means to prepare for lift off, both in an actual plane, and also toward the destination of your greatest potential. Just like when a plane is readying to go on a journey, what is necessary for your personal journey and vision manifestation is an understanding of where you are going, the directions on how to get there, and what knowledge/tools/efficiencies are necessary for you to take off and land with the lowest amount of turbulence as possible.
By now, you've scheduled your one-on-one with one of our coaches. In the meantime, please take a look at the curriculum previews below that dive into what CoPilot is all about.
In flight right by your side,
The CoPilot Strategies Team
Deron has developed and led multi-million dollar social impact strategies executed by schools, nonprofits, philanthropies and others. His good work is surfacing shared value among stakeholders to reinscribe new ways of delivering value toward highest and best impact that is a win/win for the universe of stakeholders involved.
Stemming from his work as Executive Director of Cincinnati Outreach Music Project, a creative youth development initiative that served nearly 800 students each school day, he was featured on the front page of the Cincinnati Enquirer sparking the conversation, “Can Music Rescue a Life."
He was a Graduate Research Fellow at the University of Cincinnati, where he studied, "replicable and sustainable arts-based intervention programs for at-risk youth," leading to presentations on behalf of the U.S. Department of State with (1) Community Arts Center Directors from Dakar, Senegal, Africa, and (2) artists and administrators from Iraq representing the Ministry of Culture, University of Baghdad, and the Iraqi National Symphony.
Following his work in Cincinnati, Deron directed global partnerships, operations, and research as the Director of Partnerships and Operations for the Memphis Music Initiative, a 5-year, $25-Million creative youth development initiative. Deron also serves as an arts/equity/philanthropy subject matter expert on grant panels across the nation including the Heinz Endowments and the National Endowments for the Arts.
A graduate of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (MM '13, Music Education, French Horn) and the Executive Program in Arts and Culture Strategy at University of Pennsylvania, he currently serves as the Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships for the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Founder, CEO of CoPilot Strategies.
PreviewSTART HERE // Welcome to CoPilot
PreviewHere's How It Works
PreviewCurriculum Overview: Introduction (6:48)
StartModule 1: Visioning
StartModule 2: Visualizing
StartModule 3: Validation
StartModule 4: Motivation for Actualization and Transformation
StartFUEL: Daily Rituals
StartMILESTONE 1 // READY TO FLY