When the best leader's work is done the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'
Lao Tzu

Peak Performance: Lessons in Leadership from Mountain Guides

Peak Performance: Lessons in Leadership from Mountain Guides

May 5, 2017-- Leadership is needed in times of upheaval and transition -- but what are the qualities it takes to be an effective leader and a positive influence? Christopher I. Maxwell of the Wharton Center for Leadership delves into this question in an interview. In it he discusses his book, "Lead Like a Guide: How World Class Mountain Guides Inspire Us to Be Better Leaders." Maxwell interviewed mountain guides all over the world and found that most successful guides embody six essential leadership traits that can be translated to the world of business, or any realm of life where leadership is needed. While many misunderstand leadership to be leading others forward by direction, mountain guides understand that it is far better to help others discover their own power to overcome great obstacles. Learn how empowering others can help you be an agent for change in your work and in the world. (11539 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionEmpower those with whom you work to find their strengths before directing them to the solution you think is best. See if the team can take the long but better route by building trust in each other.



Quote Bulletin


The true poem rests between the words.
Vanna Bonta

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 242,655 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Dec 31: 'New Day's Lyric': Amanda Gorman (22,114 reads) Jan 22: Peace Is Every Step: Thich Nhat Hanh's 95 Year Earthwalk (5,401 reads) Jan 6: Words Can Change Your Brain (5,363 reads) Jan 17: Consciousness as the Ground of Being (4,719 reads) Jan 4: 10 Insights from 2021 That Give Us Hope (10,043 reads)

More ...