Summary

From 1914 to 1916, Ernest Shackleton and his men survived the wreck of their ship Endurance, crushed in the Antarctic ice, stranded 1,200 miles from civilization with no means of communication and no hope for rescue. When the ice began to break up, Shackleton set out to save them all on his heroic 800-mile-trip across the frigid South Atlantic, in little more than a rowboat. Unlike similar polar expeditions, every man survived, not only in good health, but also in good spirits, all due to Shackleton's leadership. Now, Shackleton scholar Margot Morrell and Wall Street Journal writer Stephanie Capparell team up to present Shackleton's timeless leadership skills, skills that can be learned by anyone, to a new generation.
©2001 Margot Morrell and Substantial Films, Inc. (P)2001 Books on Tape, Inc.
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"A first-rate business primer." ( Publishers Weekly)
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By Aidan on 11-06-18

Brilliant.

Fantastic story, an awesome way to learn the importance of leadership and how to lead!

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By Michael on 15-08-07

Great book on leadership

I have read A LOT of books about leadership and this is one of the best. Great lessons can be learned through the telling of an incredible story of courage and strength.

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By Mike on 13-07-17

Great leadership tips!

wonderful story. exciting to read and a great example to follow. i highly recommend it.

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