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Below you’ll find the latest research on leaders, teams, and organizations, and you’ll often see the ideas applied through the lens of an outdoor learning environment. 

Around 2010 US Air Force nuclear missile units were falling apart. Members were found cheating on tests and using drugs. Morale was at an all time low. It was time to do some serious team problem solving.  
Why do we think? Researchers say it's a way to resolve uncertainty. It's uncomfortable to confront uncertainty in our lives, so we try to figure it all out. Unfortunately, we are not very good at it.
Peering out from under the hood of my rain jacket as water pooled into my boots, I had a peculiar thought: I hope everyone gets the opportunity to get rained on while playing outside.
As a leader, you can instantly relate to the difficulty of making an important decision with limited time and information. We all feel that pressure- the fear of missing an opportunity, looking foolish, or just getting it plain wrong.
Two happy gentleman high fiving after experiencing the dynamics of trust and communication during a Cairn Leadership training session.
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