This completely revised and updated handbook details the critical skills and concepts every professional or volunteer outdoors leader needs to know. Building on the basic foundations of leadership, case studies, and his own extensive leadership experience, Alex Kosseff explores such topics as effective decision-making, group dynamics, risk management, self-awareness and evaluation, conservation, and more. Also included is a new chapter on techniques for leading and motivating youth.
Comprehensive, readable, and packed with practical advice and real-life experiences, AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership, 2nd edition is a must-read for anyone committed to becoming a safe and effective outdoors leader.
Inside you'll find:
- Accessible, comprehensive techniques for new and experienced leaders
- Comprehensive coverage of leadership concepts
- Advice and anecdotes from experts on decision-making, communication, risk management, and more
- Essential reading lists for further study