High Altitude Leadership: What the World's Most Forbidding Peaks Teach Us about Success

By Chris Warner, Christopher Warner, Don Schmincke
Leadership is often a risky, lonely role possessing nearlyunbearable lows and fleeting highs. Despite this emotionally andintellectually draining roller coaster, a handful of leadersdeliver stunning results, with great consistency. They push pastcurrent leadership trends in order to achieve the most extremelychallenging goals. They don't fall prey to the platitudes orcliches we see so often see in leadership theory. Instead, theysucceed by recognizing and surviving the dangers that challengethem as they take themselves and their teams to higher levels.These rare individuals are those that Chris Warner and DonSchmincke call High Altitude Leaders. In High AltitudeLeadership they show how to become that kind of leader.Theauthors present a new approach to leadership development, based onground-breaking scientific research, field-tested under the mostbrutal conditions on the most difficult summits, and successfullyapplied in the training of executives, management teams, andentrepreneurs throughout the world.


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High Altitude Leadership: What the World's Most Forbidding Peaks Teach Us About Success by Chris Warner and Don Schmincke, Jossey-Bass, 210 pages, $27. 95, Hardcover, October 2008, ISBN 9780470345030 Don Schmincke, author of The Code of the Executive, has once again put his unique experiences on paper. For his new book, his co-author is world-renowned mountaineer, Chris Warner. Read more




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Publisher Not available
Publish date 10/01/2008
Pages 210
ISBN-13 9780470345030
ISBN-10 0470345039
Language English