Leading When Things Go Wrong: Playing Soccer on the Ice

What do you do when things go wrong? Leading can seem fun and easy when things are going our way, but it’s when things go wrong that true leaders emerge.  In this example from an Antarctic expedition gone disastrously wrong, one leader achieved great feats of endurance and survival to bring his men safely home. […]

Book Notes: South – The Endurance Expedition

South - Ernest Shackleton

In 1914, 28 men sail from England to attempt what no one has ever done:  traverse the Antarctic continent from one side to the other.  But soon, disaster strikes.  Their ship, the aptly named Endurance, is trapped in the ice, then crushed, leaving the explorers stranded on the polar ice cap with no way home. What […]