07 Feb '12, 4am

Diva Selfimprovement therapy pt 2A horse taught me confidence

Diva Selfimprovement therapy pt 2A horse taught me confidence

Problem: An office doormat wants to be more assertive Solution: Leadership coaching session with a horse I don't have a bossy bone in my body. And I hate confrontation and back down in disputes to keep the peace. A friend called me "conflict-avoidant", which got me thinking: Was I a doormat? Perhaps. So I signed up for a lesser-known horse-assisted leadership coaching workshop, which can last anything from two hours to two days. You're paired with a horse, and an instructor will make you do tasks like command the animal through an obstacle course. These exercises, apparently popular with executives in Europe and North America, develop assertiveness. Why horses? They can "judge" whether you're a toughie or a pushover. They'll follow your commands but only if you show them who's boss. I took on the most basic of the workshop's exercises in a paddock with a 17-year-old retire...

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