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- Description* Only handbook available on outdoor leadership * Skills taught are applicable to all endeavors and vocations * Sidebars written by ted outdoor leaders Leadership is t a set of rules, but an art. It's t just skills and techniques, but a subjective blend of personality and style. A good leader must have self-confidence, intuition, compassion, and common sense. Can leadership be taught? Yes, according to author John Graham, who has spent a lifetime exploring the role of leadership in numerous venues. But, Graham points out, it's t just mastery from the head, it's also learning how to monitor the heart. <i>Outdoor Leadership</i> covers the skills, attitudes, and intuition necessary for leading in an outdoor setting and beyond. All aspects of leadership are explored including forming a personal style, making decisions, communicating effectively, team building, and coping with stress. The principle taught here may be applied to outdoor leadership in all settings, from a day trip to a siege mountaineering expedition. The skills are equally appropriate to other leadership situationsAfrom running a business meeting to coaching the neighborhood softball team to serving as a role models for your child. Each chapter features a leadership checklist and thoughts on leadership from a variety of outdoor experts, including climbers, bikers, wilderness travel experts, and adventurers. <i>Outdoor Leadership</i> is compelling reading filled with practical advice, anecdotes, and trail-tested wisdom - indispensable information and guidance for the complete outdoors person.
- Author(s)John Graham
- PublisherMountaineers Books
- Date of Publication01/04/1997
- SubjectWalking / Hiking & Activity Maps & Guides
- Place of PublicationSeattle
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMountaineers Books
- Content NoteIll.
- Weight281 g
- Width150 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine12 mm
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