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Wilderness Leadership in the Harvard Business Review

By Casey Adams on Mar 23, 2012

We at NOLS operate on the firm believe that leadership can be learned. The people we instruct, from teenage students to business executives and everything in between, believe the same. Marc Randolph, among numerous other renowned members of the world of business, was quoted saying so in the April issue of the Harvard Business Review:

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Topics: NOLS, leadership, Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin, entrepreneur, business, Harvard Business Review, National Outdoor Leadership School, Marc Randolph, decisions, John Kanengieter, Outdoors, Educators Notebook, Netflix, Diversity, wilderness, NOLS Professional Training

Leadership Week Discussion on Problem Solving

By NOLS on Feb 22, 2011

To kick off Leadership Week here in Lander, we asked our number one (and only) guy in the Leadership Department, John Kanengieter, to lead an open discussion on group problem-solving. We discussed The Four Levels of Intervention, another way of looking at The Waterline Model.

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Topics: NOLS, leadership, leadership week, role, discussion, goal, group, expectation, John Kanengieter, February 21, issue, Educators Notebook, Problem Solving, Waterline Model

The NOLS Podcast - Leadership Progression

By NOLS on Feb 2, 2011

In this episode of The NOLS Podcast, John Kanengieter, NOLS Director for Leadership, sits down with Jamie O’Donnell, NOLS instructor and program supervisor, to discuss the leadership progression on a course and speak to the unscripted nature and subtle nuances of how we teach leadership.

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Topics: NOLS, leadership, jamie o'donnell, leadership progression, discussion, Expedition Prep, leaders, experiential education, learn, John Kanengieter, curriculum, NOLS Professional, teach, Educators Notebook, instructor, outdoor education

Leadership Week - Day 4

By Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin on Feb 24, 2010


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Topics: NOLS, leadership, Behind the Scenes, Ramada, values, Lindsay Nohl, John Kanengieter, Andy Bassett, NOLS Southwest