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Lead Like a Guide with Dr. Chris Maxwell

From the mountains to the boardroom - learn how to lead in the most challenging situations.

Leadership lessons from the mountains to the board room – an intriguing approach to business and personal success.

In this eLearning seminar, Dr. Chris Maxwell introduces the six leadership strengths of world-class mountain guides: demonstrating social intelligence; adopting a flexible leadership style; empowering others; facilitating the development of trust; managing risk in an environment of uncertainty; and seeing the big picture. Then, he shows you how to easily translate their leadership experiences and his decade of research into leading your team, business or organization.

This course includes:

  • A video presentation
  • Audio recording
  • Workbook with seminar overview, note-taking guide, questions for reflection and additional resources
  • 10 question quiz to test your learning (optional)
  • A signed copy of Dr. Maxwell’s book, Lead Like a Guide; How World-Class Mountain Guides Inspire Us to Be Better Leaders (Free shipping for orders within the United States).

*Quiz is graded. Learners have two tries and must receive 80% to pass. Once you pass you will receive a certificate of completion via email. This certificate can be used for continued education credits or reimbursement should your employer or organization award agree to do so.


Your Instructor


Dr. Chris Maxwell, Ph.D.
Dr. Chris Maxwell, Ph.D.

Chris Maxwell is a Senior Fellow, Center for Leadership and Change Management, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Chris previously taught “Leadership and Communication in Groups” at the Wharton School and directed a wide variety of domestic and international leadership development programs in remote areas of North America, Mexico, Patagonia, Peru, Quebec, and Iceland. His programs in the U.S. included leadership exchanges with the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, and the Trauma Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Chris holds two graduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (Governmental Administration and Applied Positive Psychology) and earned a PhD in Public Administration from Penn State. His work has been published in the Wharton Leadership Digest, Organization Management Journal, European Business Review, Journal of Surgical Education, and the American Journal of Public Health


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
When can I expect to receive the Lead Like a Guide book?
Your signed book is in the mail! You should receive it in 5-7 business days

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