High Altitude Leadership. What The World's Most Forbidding Peaks Teach Us About Success
Leadership is often a risky, lonely role possessing nearly unbearable lows and fleeting highs
Despite this emotionally and intellectually draining roller coaster, a handful of leaders deliver stunning results, with great consistency
In High Altitude Leadership they show how to become that kind of leader. The authors present a new approach to leadership development, based on ground-breaking scientific research, field-tested under the most brutal conditions on the most difficult summits, and successfully applied in the training of executives, management teams, and entrepreneurs throughout the world.
Instead, they succeed by recognizing and surviving the dangers that challenge them as they take themselves and their teams to higher levels
These rare individuals are those that Chris Warner and Don Schmincke call High Altitude Leaders
They don’t fall prey to the platitudes or cliches we see so often see in leadership theory
They push past current leadership trends in order to achieve the most extremely challenging goals