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When Your Life Depends on It: Extreme Decision Making Lessons from the Antarctic

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When Your Life Depends on It: Extreme Decision Making Lessons from the Antarctic

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Antarctica -- Life-and-death decisions -- the early 1900's. How Scott, Shackleton, Amundsen and Mawson risked it all in their que...

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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 decisi... ons 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. A remarkable book Sir Ranulph Fiennes -- the greatest Polar explorer in our lifetime The Polar book of the year Jonathan Shackleton -- descendant of Ernest Shackleton
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 23/02/2017
  • Publisher: Terra Nova Press
  • Illustrations: 13 Illustrations
  • Pages: 208
  • Dimensions (mm): 229x152x11mm
  • Weight: 286g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 23/02/2017
  • Author:Brad Borkan, David Hirzel

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