True South: Leadership Lessons from Polar Extremes
TRUE SOUTH: LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM POLAR EXTREMES
The Scott/Amundsen race to the South Pole in 1911 is a legendary outdoor misadventure that has captured the imaginations of people the world for over a century. The lessons chronicled in True South are poignant - the difference between getting back and starving - determined by leadership.
"Whether you are looking for a thrilling (and chilling) tale of polar exploration or searching for the cold facts about the path to effective entrepreneurial leadership, TRUE SOUTH provides the GPS coordinates to follow." Patrick McGurn, the "Most Influential in Corporate Governance" by NACD Directorship. "Framing leadership via the comparison of Amundsen's and Scott's journey to the South Pole makes for an exciting read." Professor Stan Mandel, Wake Forest School of Business. "Mr. Johnston has served on five public company boards, was appointed CEO of two NASDAQ companies and CEO for over 10 private organizations. TRUE SOUTH is not only a welcome addition to the boardroom but an adventure story that will astound and fascinate." Jeffrey M. Cunningham, Author, Founder and Managing Director of NACD Directorship Magazine. Author J. Phillips L. Johnston J.D. offers a hands-on understanding of leadership as the founder and CEO of a number of technology companies including Cofounder and Vice Chairman of Koolbridge Solar, 15 years as former CEO of two public microelectronic companies and director of five public companies including a NYSE listed company.
- Publisher: Independently Published
- Publish Date: May 1st, 2014
- Pages: 176
- Language: English
- Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.38in - 0.54lb
- EAN: 9798859266951
- Categories: • Leadership