Nature Based Leadership inspires, illuminates, and entertains those who are willing to learn from Nature. A collection of personal reflections from a natural resources scientist, university president, philosopher, leadership scholar, Nature enthusiast, and Earth citizen, this book evokes deep emotions and stimulates the reader to think deeply about our relationship with this planet we call home. The author walks a fine line between prose and lyricism. Some of these essays instruct of Nature’s pleasurable terror via the author’s experience. Others do so through his tales of the power of Nature’s beauty, awe, wonder, and majesty. All of the essays draw indelible lessons from or inspired by Nature. The lessons spur the reader to look, to see, to feel, and to act for the good of the individual, the enterprise, and our one Earth. These essays will leave you hungry for more of Nature’s wisdom and inspiration.