Why Adaptive Leadership?
Through the NCLI program, conservation professionals gain access to global leadership experts and their cutting-edge ideas. Faculty from Cambridge Leadership Associates present the core tenants of Adaptive LeadershipTM and share real-world experiences.
Today’s complex conservation challenges are unique to our changing times. They require a new way of thinking—an adaptive framework.
Adaptive LeadershipTM, described by Ron Heifetz in his classic book Leadership Without Easy Answers, is a set of strategies and practices which help organizations and the people in them break through gridlocks, accomplish deep change and develop the adaptability to thrive in complex, competitive, and challenging environments.
Two intensive residencies of immersive training in the core tenants of Adaptive LeadershipTM provide the understanding, skills, and support conservation professionals need to navigate the evolving political, social, and environmental shifts they currently face and will continue to address in the future.