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

By Brad Borkan & David Hirzel.

When Your Life Depends On It, decision-making lessons from the Antarctic, by Brad Borkan and David Hirzel

"Imagine Ernest Shackleton giving you advice."

Winner of multiple book and audiobook awards. Endorsed by Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the greatest living Polar explorer.

When Your Life Depends on It is action-packed and fast-paced. Historically accurate, complete with jaw-dropping storytelling, this book explains the mind-set of the explorers who risked life and limb in the Antarctic to explore, discover and further the cause of science.

Their lives depended on mutual respect, resilience, camaraderie, loyalty, determination, the ability to resolve conflict and move forward, leadership and decision-making. All that can be summarised in one word - teamwork!

Teamwork was the foundation on which Antarctic exploration was built.

Businesses large or small are no different (although obviously less frostbite risk). Brad Borkan and David Hirzel demonstrate, in this thrill-a-minute read, how effective great periods in history can be in teaching teamwork and decisive resilience — skills as essential today as they were in the time of Shackleton.

Buy When Your Life Depends on It.

Immediately gain useful skills for your life, career, business and well-being today!

★★★★★ “Absolutely inspiring. To me this should be required life reading.” Jean Bartlett, columnist.

★★★★★ “Excellent and compelling.” Geoff Hudson-Searle, Executive and best-selling author

★★★★★ “Clever, informative and extremely well researched.” Baz Grey, CEO, explorer and mountaineer

Awards for When Your Life Depends on It:

  • Winner: First Place: Chanticleer International Book Awards I&I Non-Fiction

  • Winner: Best Decision Making Books of All Time

  • Winner: Wishing Shelf Awards: Best Audiobook

  • Finalist: Voice Arts Awards: Best Audiobook: History


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