Understanding mental health is a necessity in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As we enter a new year, much still feels just as it did at the very beginning of the global lockdown, and especially in the context of work. Nearly an entire year of repetition and constant…


For busy, multitasking professionals like myself, having downtime during the workday can feel somewhat foreign. My to-do lists typically feel constrained by deadlines. In the absence of time-sensitive assignments, some of us would likely even forget how to do our jobs to the best of our abilities.

Hindsight is 20/20…


As we continue to grapple with and adjust to the profound disruption that the pandemic has imparted on our daily lives, the need to find health-conscious escapes and releases can prove difficult.

Exercise sanctuaries like gyms and group workout classes are limited in occupancy and availability, and often don’t meet…


After a career taking me from Wall Street to the world of social entrepreneurship, I can say with confidence that it is unrealistic to assume the possibility of immediately understanding the point of view of every professional one meets.

Given that there is always a learning curve in understanding the…


As a business and community leader, philanthropist, mountaineer, and naturalist, Bo Parfet has experienced his fair share of crises, navigating indeterminate paths forward in both his professional endeavors and personal adventures.

He has helped lead teams to the top of the world’s tallest peaks, experiencing the highest highs and the…


Developing a clear vision for how to build and manage a business is a crucial element to its success. Creating detailed business plans, defining roles, and identifying barriers are important aspects to leading effectively and with clear direction.

This year has tremendously impacted businesses around the globe as they navigate…


In the not-so-distant past, business leaders operated focusing solely on the bottom line. If you wanted to succeed in business, you had to leave your feelings, family, social skills at the door in favor of a strict focus on the numbers. …


My name is Bo Parfet and I am the co-founder and CEO of Denali Venture Philanthropy (Denali), an impact investment organization that works to build strong portfolios while helping scale businesses that focus on driving social change and environmental impact.

Prior to Denali, I worked as a financial analyst on…


I have traveled to the ends of the Earth and its highest peaks, and have experienced some of the most extreme and inhospitable environments on the planet. …


As an avid mountaineer, adventurer, and environmentalist, it has become my life’s mission to leave this planet in better shape than I found it. …

Bo Parfet

Founder & CEO of Denali Venture Philanthropy. Denver, CO https://www.linkedin.com/in/bo-parfet-a8661a

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