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On the Edge : The Art of High-Impact Leadership (Hardcover) (Alison Levine)
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FOREWORD BY LEGENDARY DUKE BASKETBALL COACH MIKE KRZYZEWSKIOn the Edge is an engaging leadership manual that provides concrete insights garnered from various extreme environments ranging from Mt Everest to the South Pole. By reflecting on the lessons learned from her various expeditions, author Alison Levine makes the case that the leadership principles that apply in extreme adventure sport also apply in today's extreme business environments. Both settings require you to be able to make crucial decisions on the spot when the conditions around you are far from perfect. Your survival -and the survival of your team-depend on it. Featuring a Foreword from legendary Duke University basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski who knows all about leadership, On the Edge provides a framework to help people scale whatever big peaks they aspire to climb-be they literal or figurative-by offering practical, humorous, and often unorthodox advice about how to grow as a leader.
A legendary polar explorer and mountaineer offers insights and advice from her experiences in extreme environments, making crucial decisions in less-than-ideal circumstances, to develop a set of modern leadership principles that will inspire business ?climbers? to reach their peaks. 75,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 242.0
Genre: Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Motivational, Social Psychology
Publisher: Grand Central Pub
Author: Alison Levine
Street Date: January 7, 2014
Item Number (DPCI): 247-09-4849