and added information for each section.

Leadership Resources

OLP journal making~ The coptic stitch
Video link: Coptic stitch

Giving good feedback to team members is quite possibly the most important – and most difficult  – part of any leader’s job. Here’s the problem:  very often, the feedback that we end up giving doesn’t seem to be all that effective.

Youtube playlist for teaching leadership

Growth Mindset Resources

The ten essentials


Phil Hansen

Growth mindset

Test mindset

The power of belief – mindset and success

Reading list

AWOL on the Appalachian Trail by David Miller (2006)

A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir (1916)

A Walk Through Europe by John Hillaby (1977)

Walking the Gobi: A 1,600-Mile Trek Across a Desert of Hope and Despair by Helen Thayer (2008)

Wanderlust: A History of Walking by Rebecca Solnit (2001)

Resilience Resources

Leading a 5.10

What fear looks like

Resilience information

Resilience scale

Chris Sharma

Can resilience be taught?

Resilience/Grit test

Reading list

Learning to Climb Indoors – Eric Horst (2006)
A complete guide to learning to climb indoors; everything you need to know from day 1 to year 1.

How To Rock Climb (4th Edition) – John Long (2003) A new edition of this best-selling book. A must-read for anyone getting into the sport.

Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, Fast, and High – Mark Twight (1999)
Mark’s techniques and strategies for sending in the alpine extreme.

Advanced Rock Climbing – John Long (1997)
John’s in-depth look at advanced climbing techniques.

Climbing Anchors – John Long (1993)
A review of the most basic and vital anchors and riggings.

Knots for Climbers – Craig Luebben (2001)
The name says it all. Good beginner text.

Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills – Don Graydon
A classic of three decades and counting.

Speed Climbing – Hans Florine (2001)
Hans’s unique look at climbing fast, light, and hard!

Better Bouldering – John Sherman (2000)
Verm’s spray on bouldering–technique, strategy, style, and so much more.

Self-Worth Resources

The ten essentials

Fitting in cardboard

The self-esteem test

What is self-confidence

Introduction to meditation

Doing time doing vipassna

Reading List

Self Esteem Secrets: 12 Steps to Success by Karl Perera

104 Activities That Build: Self-Esteem, Teamwork, Communication, Anger Management, Self-Discovery, Coping Skills by Alanna Jones

Self-Help Stuff That Works by Adam Khan

Breaking the Chain of Low Self-Esteem by Marilyn Sorensen

Autonomy Resources

The ten essentials

Discovering the cheese doodle

Free solo rock climbing

Developing autonomy




Growth mindset

Touching the void

Reading list

West with the Night by Beryl Markham

Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by Edward Abbey

Sailing Alone around the World (Penguin Classics) by Joshua Slocum

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Tracks: A Woman’s Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback by Robyn Davidson

My Journey to Lhasa by Alexandra David-Neel

Self-Discipline Resources

The ten essentials

The man who never gave up

Temptations and self-control

Self-control scale

Kids character builder

Frank the disciplined

Suggesting readings

The Skinny on Willpower: How to Develop Self Discipline by Jim Randel

Understanding Motivation and Emotion by Johnmarshall Reeve