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:
“Often the leader sees the vision more clearly and long before the team does” -John Maxwell
How to maintain optimism:
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing
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