Christopher I. Maxwell, Ph.D.

Christopher I. Maxwell, Ph.D.
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Christopher I. Maxwell, Ph.D., is a Senior Fellow of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His book, Lead Like a Guide: How World-Class Mountain Guides Inspire Us to Be Better Leaders, is published by Praeger (September 2016). He can be contacted at www.leadlikeaguide.com.

What CEOs Can Learn from World-Class Mountain Guides

This author spent 10 years organizing more than 20 guide-led expeditions in remote locations such as Patagonia and Iceland for business students at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Over time, he learned there are more than a few lessons relevant to organizational leadership that can be drawn from world-class mountain guides. Expert guides have an amazing capacity to both model and teach leadership in action. Here are 6 key leadership strengths of guides that are vital for top executives in business.
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