Praise for High Altitude Leadership
"A totally original and breathtaking (literally!) journey into the unexplored terrain of fearless leadership."
Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor of Business at the University of Southern California and coauthor of Transparency and Judgment
"Chris Warner and Don Schmincke transport us to the highest peaks in the world for a fresh eye on what too often goes wrong at sea level, whether it′s corporate cowardice, personal selfishness, or just plain fear.?Drawing on gripping accounts of both conquest and survival in the Himalayas, High Altitude Leadership offers compelling lessons on the art of bravery, selfless leadership, and high performance under the most daunting outdoorand businessconditions." ????
Michael Useem, professor of management and director of the Leadership Center at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and author, The Go Point: When It′s Time to Decide and The Leadership Moment
"Using harrowing first person accounts of life and death on the mountaintop, Chris Warner and Don Schmincke pinpoint eight lessons leaders need to learn to reach the highest peak of success in business. Dare to be a high altitude leader. Read this book!"
Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager® and The One Minute Entrepreneur®
1. Danger #1: Fear.
2. Danger #2: Selfishness.
3. Danger #3: Tool Seduction.
4. Danger #4: Arrogance.
5. Danger #5: Lone Heroism.
6. Danger #6: Cowardice.
7. Danger #7: Comfort.
8. Danger #8: Gravity.
9. The Journey Begins.