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What does it take to enter the unknown in order to discover a new way forward? 

To take uncertainty and turn it into opportunity?

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark left behind comfort and certainty to undertake a journey of discovery. They went beyond the bounds of what is known in order to forge a new path across uncharted territory. They chose to lead others into uncertainty, knowing that it would result in greater opportunity.

Are you prepared to lead the way for your team when the future is uncertain? Join us at The Lewis & Clark Experience.

Who is this program for?

Similar to the Corp of Discovery, a diverse group of people of various backgrounds and traits will come together to learn new perspectives and build off of each other to be successful leading into the future. The following positions and more are welcome to join this powerful journey.

C-Suite*, Executive Leadership, HR Leaders, Training & Development Leaders, Individual Contributors Middle Management, Young Professionals

PROGRAM FORMATS

 

VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

Online
Zoom and Learning Portal

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Engage with your learning group and guides live for 2 days/week for 3 weeks with immersive, interactive experiences and reflections to step into the shoes of Lewis and Clark and apply the lessons to today's leadership challenges.

2022 Dates:
October 13-14, 20-21, 27-28

Investment: $2,100

SKAMANIA EXPERIENCE

Skamania Lodge
Stevenson, Washington

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Over the course of 2.5 days, utilizing a variety of learning experiences, outdoor adventures and reflection, we will dive deep into what it means to lead, like Lewis and Clark, in times of unknown and change.

2022 Dates:
May 24-26, 2022
September 20-22, 2022

Investment: $2,800

 

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Contact Lisa Cavanaugh to discuss bringing this program to your organization.

*If you’re interested in attending a Lewis & Clark Leadership Experience program designed exclusively for board members and C-Suite executives we offer the highly-rated Governance-level version of the program: Leadership Into the Unknown in Great Falls, Montana. Click here to learn more.

MEET THE GUIDES

If you’re seeking to accelerate your career, these are your guides.

LEADERSHIP LESSONS

Using their historic expedition as a backdrop, participants will explore the 5 key leadership lessons that made Lewis and Clark’s journey a success and are still critical today:

Creating a Powerful Vision

  • Setting a clear and powerful vision and communicating it to your team
  • What makes a vision compelling
  • How to set a vision
  • How to use a vision to prepare, plan, lead, and inspire

Building your Team

  • Creating a culture of trust and building a strong and cohesive team
  • Aligning the team with the mission
  • Setting high standards and expectations
  • Holding people accountable

Overcoming Obstacles

  • Utilizing knowledge and insight from others and preparing to tackle obstacles seen and unseen
  • Expanding current knowledge base
  • Learning from multiple perspectives
  • Making inclusive & collaborative decisions

Developing Resilience

  • Responding to emerging challenges and opportunities and maintaining a high level of adaptive resilience
  • Building personal resilience (emotional intelligence)
  • Instilling resilience within your team
  • Adapting to a changing landscape

Proceeding On

  • Acknowledging growth and transformation and celebrating victories along the way.
  • Celebrating victories
  • Marking (or reflecting on) progress
  • Re-engaging the vision and revising the plan

Transformations occur. Insights emerge.

 
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