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When your life depends on it : lessons from the Antarctic / by Brad Borkan and David Hirzel.

By: Contributor(s): Publication details: Pacifica, CA : Terra Nova Press, 2017.Description: 205 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cmContent type:
  • still image
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
  • 9781945312052
  • 194531205X
Other title:
  • Extreme decision making lessons from the Antarctic
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • HD57.7 .R63 2014
List(s) this item appears in: Leadership Recommended Reading
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Grab a warm blanket. This book puts you right into the action of the life-and-death decisions made by early Antarctic explorers. It is filled with unforgettable stories about the challenges and decisions they faced on the ice. While we might not be pulling sledges across Antarctica in the early 1900s, this book also reveals valuable lessons in leadership, team work, and sheer grit and determination that can help all of us make better decisions in our lives today. In When Your Life Depends on It, you'll discover: 11 of the greatest survival stories in the history of exploration How to make decisions fast without feelings of doubt or guilt How to improve your team and leadership skills, which are valuable in any profession. When it is right to take a big risk. How to succeed against all odds Co-written by a decision scientist and an Antarctic historian, When Your Life Depends on It is filled with tales of resilience that resonate with people who love travel and adventure as well as those seeking insights into human behavior. It reveals the mind-set of the brave men who risked, and in some cases gave their lives, for science, discovery and exploration. Buy When Your Life Depends on It today to learn about one of the most remarkable periods of history and in the process learn new strategies to improve your own personal and business decision making.

Tertiary/Undergraduate, General.

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