Leadership the Outward Bound Way Becoming a Better Leader in the Workplace, in the Wilderness, and in Your Community

ISBN-10: 1594850348

ISBN-13: 9781594850349

Edition: 2007

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Description: Outward Bound has been teaching leadership skills around the globe for more than sixty-five 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.

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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

James Earl Carter Jr. was born on October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia. He graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 1946, and spent seven years as an officer in the Navy. When his term was over, Carter returned to Plains and began his career in politics at the state level in 1962. In 1970, he was elected Governor of Georgia and six years later announced his candidacy for the Presidency. Carter campaigned against Gerald Ford and eventually won with 297 electoral votes, becoming the 39th President of the United States. As President, Carter established a National Energy Policy, expanded the National Park System and created the Department of Education. He was also instrumental in the Camp David Agreement of 1978, which helped to bring peace between Egypt and Israel. Carter established full diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China and completed negotiations of the SALT II Nuclear Limitations Treaty with the Soviet Union. Upon completion of his term as President, he founded the Carter Center in Atlanta, a non-profit organization that works to prevent and resolve conflict and to enhance freedom and democracy around the world. Carter also actively supports Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that helps to build homes for those in need. In 2002, Carter received the Nobel Peace Prize.

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Leadership Fundamentals
Why Learn Leadership from Outward Bound?
Becoming a Leader
Communicating Effectively
Building Trust, Building a Team
Taking Risks and Making Decisions
Finding Courage, Overcoming Fear
The Palestinian-Israeli Unity Project
Taking Leadership Into the Outdoors
Preparing to Lead an Expedition
Taking Responsibility for Yourself and Others Outdoors
Going Solo
Sea Kayakers Stranded in Darkness and Fog
Taking Leadership Into Your Professional Life
Team Building in the Workplace
Workplace Communication Skills
Managing Change in the Workplace
Playing a New Tune at Martin Guitar
Taking Leadership Into Your Community
Serving Others as a Community Leader
Leading a Volunteer Organization
Leading Youth in Your Community
Leading Your Community in the Political Arena
Leading Parks and People
Postscript: Leadership Lessons from Mount Kilimanjaro
Case Study Follow-Up Questions
Bibliography
About the Contributors
Index
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