Become a better leader in the workplace, the wilderness and the greater community with this guide drawn from educational principles of Outward Bound.
Authors: John Raynolds, Ashley Lodato, Robert Gordon, Caroline Blair-Smith, Joan Welsh and Mark Gerzon
Softcover; 430 pages; black-and-white photos
The Mountaineers Books; copyright 2007
Discusses building trust, taking risks, overcoming fear, taking responsibility, building teams, making decisions and developing a leadership style
Outward bound has been teaching leadership skills around the globe for more than 65 years. In the United States alone, more than 700,000 people have learned life-changing, transferable leadership tools and strategies through Outward Bound's famed wilderness courses. But you don't need to summit a mountain to learn these invaluable skills. Now anyone can benefit from Outward Bound's collective wisdom and experience and apply it to everyday challenges.