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Description - Leading on the Edge by Rachel Robertson

Lessons on authentic leadership from the 58th annual Antarctic expedition In Leading on the Edge, successful business speaker and consultant Rachael Robertson shares the lessons she learned as leader of a year-long expedition to the wilds of Antarctica. Leading eighteen strangers around the clock for a full year?through months of darkness and with no escape from the frigid cold, howling winds, and each other?Robertson learned powerful lessons about what real, authentic leadership is. Here, she offers a deeply honest and humorous account of what it takes to survive and lead in the harshest environment on Earth. What emerges from her graphic account is a series of powerful and practical lessons for business leaders and managers everywhere.

Features practical leadership lessons that are particularly helpful for any leader who must get the best out of the team they've got
Features solutions to many challenges common to all workplaces
Includes real excerpts from Robertson's personal journals through twelve months of leading in the most challenging environment in the world
Written by a popular speaker and business leader who has appeared at more than 350 national and international conferences and events for a wide range of industries

Leading on the Edge explains what it's like to take charge when you've no place to hide and how truly harsh environments can serve as a leadership laboratory that results in truly effective, authentic leadership.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780730305491
ISBN-10: 073030549X
Format: Paperback / softback
(226mm x 154mm x 18mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2013
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Rachel Robertson

Rachael Robertson is one of the most in-demand inspirational business speakers and leadership consultants in the world. After more than 20 years' experience leading teams in complex and challenging environments, Rachael is now transforming leadership around the globe.

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