Paignton, United Kingdom

Adventure Leadership

Language: English Studies in English
Kind of studies: full-time studies
University website: www.southdevon.ac.uk
Foundation of Sciences (FdSc)
 
Adventure
An adventure is an exciting experience that is typically a bold, sometimes risky, undertaking. Adventures may be activities with some potential for physical danger such as traveling, exploring, skydiving, mountain climbing, scuba diving, river rafting or participating in extreme sports. The term also broadly refers to any enterprise that is potentially fraught with physical, financial or psychological risk, such as a business venture, or other major life undertakings.
Leadership
Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations. Specialist literature debates various viewpoints, contrasting Eastern and Western approaches to leadership, and also (within the West) United States versus European approaches. U.S. academic environments define leadership as "a process of social influence in which a person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task". Leadership seen from a European and non-academic perspective encompasses a view of a leader who can be moved not only by communitarian goals but also by the search for personal power.
Adventure
Qui ne s'adventure n'a cheval ny mule, ce dist Salomon.—Qui trop, dist Echephron, s'adventure—perd cheval et mule, respondit Malcon.
He who has not an adventure has not horse or mule, so says Solomon.—Who is too adventurous, said Echephron,—loses horse and mule, replied Malcon.
Adventure
Some bold adventurers disdain
The limits of their little reign,
And unknown regions dare descry.
Thomas Gray, Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College
Adventure
Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
Edwin Hubble, "The Exploration of Space", Harper's Magazine, Volume 158 (May 1929), p. 732
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