Chris Maxwell is a Senior Fellow of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His work at Wharton has included teaching courses on leadership and teamwork, and business in the global political environment. Chris also served as Founding Director of an experiential leadership development program at Wharton that took hundreds of undergraduate business students, executives, and corporate sponsors to high peaks and challenging environments around the world.
His book, Lead Like a Guide, reveals the six key leadership strengths of world-class mountain guides that have helped managers, executives and students in North and South America, Europe, and Asia build and apply these critical skills in today’s complex world.
Chris earned two graduate degrees — Governmental Administration and Applied Positive Psychology — from the University of Pennsylvania, and holds a PhD from Penn State.
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