Discover the leadership strengths of world-class mountain guides and see how developing and applying these principles can help one reach for the highest summits in work — and in life. Maxwell teaches key leadership lessons gained from a decade spent traveling with world-class mountain guides and more than 200 top business school participants. He shares insights drawn from challenging experiences that will be inspiring and meaningful to readers. The book includes contributions from participants who tell, in their own words, how they applied lessons learned in organizations from American Express to Microsoft to a Silicon Valley startup. It provides action steps for readers drawn from current research in the fields of management and positive psychology.
Title: Lead Like a Guide: How World-Class Mountain Guides Inspire Us to Be Better Leaders
Author: Christopher I. Maxwell, Ph.D.