While we explore many counterintuitive leadership topics and connect them to riding skills and attitudes, here are some of the core psychological concepts and models we will use during your Leading on 2 Wheels Adventure Retreat.

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Behavioral Specificity

Behaviorial Specifity

When leaders want to see changes in their people or org, behavioral ambiguity causes problems. 

The Waterline Model

Waterline Model

There are challenges below the surface.  How to anticipate, plan  and respond.

Cognative Biases

Cognative Biases

We are smart creatures, but sometimes our big brains can play tricks on us.

Emotional Regulation

Emotional Regulation

Out of control?  How to stay calm when those around you are loosing their heads.

Stress Responses

Stress Responses

Where do you go when you are stressed?  Your riding buddies can tell you.

Personal Triggers

Personal Triggers

We are not talking your 1911 tweak, we're talking about things that can set us off.

Polarity Managment

Polarity Managment

Many problems "to be fixed" are actually challenges to be managed.  Polarities show us how.

Interpersonal Gap

Interpersonal Gap

What you think I heard you say is not what I thought you said.  Is that what you meant?

Adding to much value

Adding to much value

Sometimes, our desire to add unnecessary value does exactly the opposite.

Adaptive Leadership

Adaptive Leadership

Many of our modern challenges require adaptive techniques where the old rules don't apply.

Contextual Specificity

Contextual Specificity

Do you assume those around you share the same context.  Best strategy?  Confirm!

Incremental Progress

Incremental Progress

Forget the BHAGs.  At the end of the day, it is the little things that make most of the difference.

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