Friday, April 20, 2012

"By Endurance We Conquer" - Sir Ernest Shackleton (Part 3)

"Shackleton’s name lives on as a synonym for courage, bravery and most of all, leadership. Out of his biggest disaster came his greatest victory which enabled the world to understand his true virtues of endurance, optimism, hope, fortitude, fortune and grace." ~
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Source: Cool Antarctica
Our third installment of "Endurance--Shackleton & the Antarctic" presents a lesson in respect.  Shackleton continues to show leadership during the crisis by building the team. Shackleton places the crew's welfare above his own.

Click here to preview Endurance--Shackleton & the Antarctic Part 3 of 11 

Thoughts to Ponder
  • Do your subordinates respect your? What do you do to command respect?
  • Do you put the needs of your subordinates above your own?
  • Have you had to make tough leadership lessons to build the team? Are you prepared to act forcefully with your crew when needed?
  • What do you do to build crew morale and unity?
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