Next Peak Podcast

Endurance

September 14, 2021 Season 3 Episode 35
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Endurance
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Endurance
Sep 14, 2021 Season 3 Episode 35

What leadership and life lessons can you learn from one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human courage ever recorded? In today's episode, Dr. Parker Houston and Clint Herndonbreak down the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton, who attempted to be the first expedition to cross the continent of Antarctica in 1914. If you want to know what to do when you face challenges and ongoing crises over a long period of time, and very dark circumstances, take some leadership principles from Shackleton:

  • Fight To Stay Optimistic
  • Keep Hope Alive
  • Be Decisive In Decisions
  • Adopt Radical Acceptance 
  • Celebrate No Matter What 

“Often the leader sees the vision more clearly and long before the team does” -John Maxwell

How to maintain optimism:

  1. Feed your mind positive things
  2. Look for what the gifts are

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing

If you got something out of today's episode, please subscribe, share it with a friend and leave us a review. You can find us on www.nextpeakpodcast.com. If you want to connect with Dr. Parker Houston, you can find him at www.leadyoufirst.com. Sign up for his weekly blog to receive some research-based tools that will help you transform your work and your life.




Show Notes

What leadership and life lessons can you learn from one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human courage ever recorded? In today's episode, Dr. Parker Houston and Clint Herndonbreak down the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton, who attempted to be the first expedition to cross the continent of Antarctica in 1914. If you want to know what to do when you face challenges and ongoing crises over a long period of time, and very dark circumstances, take some leadership principles from Shackleton:

  • Fight To Stay Optimistic
  • Keep Hope Alive
  • Be Decisive In Decisions
  • Adopt Radical Acceptance 
  • Celebrate No Matter What 

“Often the leader sees the vision more clearly and long before the team does” -John Maxwell

How to maintain optimism:

  1. Feed your mind positive things
  2. Look for what the gifts are

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing

If you got something out of today's episode, please subscribe, share it with a friend and leave us a review. You can find us on www.nextpeakpodcast.com. If you want to connect with Dr. Parker Houston, you can find him at www.leadyoufirst.com. Sign up for his weekly blog to receive some research-based tools that will help you transform your work and your life.