The True Story of the Canadian Arctic Expedition That Went Horribly Wrong
In his latest narrative nonfiction, Buddy Levy weaves the compelling story of the struggle to survive in extremely harsh conditions. He brings to life two very different characters–Captain Bob Bartlett and expedition leader Vilhjalmur Stefansson–showing how both men made decisions with profound implications for the fate of the ship and its members.
While history is divided on who’s to blame for the expedition’s tragedies, readers are left decide: What would YOU have done under the circumstances? Buddy also discusses some of his research for Empire of Ice & Stone: The Disastrous and Heroic Voyage of the Karluk, and how he approached telling this harrowing journey.
About Buddy Levy
Buddy Levy is the author of eight books—his latest, Empire of Ice & Stone: The Disastrous and Heroic Voyage of the Karluk. Levy’s work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, and more. He was the co-star, for 25 episodes, on HISTORY Channel’s docuseries, Brad Meltzer’s DECODED. And was a featured expert in Leonardo Di Caprio’s TV Series THE FRONTIERSMEN: The Men Who Built America. More about Buddy Levy.
Boundless Leadership: The Breakthrough Method to Realize Your Vision, Empower Others, & Ignite Positive Change
A recent study showed that the average human attention span is about eight seconds. That means that our average length of concentration on one detail is less than that of a goldfish — goldfish can concentrate for nine whole seconds!
If that doesn’t alarm you, it at least explains why we work harder than ever, yet seem to accomplish less and feel less fulfilled. Joe Loizzo and Elazar Aslan joins us to reveal how we can turn that around. They share the 5 Truths of Boundless Leadership, the 4 Qualities of Heart. And discuss how we can reimagine and rewire, our mind and body, to be our best selves.
About Joe Loizzo and Elazar Aslan
JOE LOIZZO, MD, PhD is a contemplative psychotherapist, a clinical researcher, and Buddhist scholar-teacher. On the faculty at the Weill Cornell Medical College and the Columbia University Center for Buddhist Studies, he lectures widely on the role of meditative learning in the future of health, education, and leadership.
ELAZAR ASLAN, MBA, PCC is an executive advisor, speaker, and entrepreneur. After a successful career as a business executive, he became a professional coach over a decade ago, bringing his meditative practice and leadership principles to corporations including Chase, D&B, MasterCard, and American Express.
Many of us have been in #StayAtHome mode for a few weeks, so have you been thinking about what changes you want to make when you return to work? Are you ready to up the ante and learn some new skills to help you be a better manager? Seek new opportunities?
Peter Economy‘s new book is a management mentor in a book and today we discuss traits of good managers, bad habits to avoid, how to handle toxic office politics, and the importance of learning to delegate effectively.
Dorie is a marketing strategy consultant and professional speaker, working with a diverse range of clients, including Google, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, the Ford Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Yale University.
Michael is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, executive coaching, and innovative leadership. He brings than 30 years of experience as a professional speaker, seminar leader and executive coach to his diverse, international clientele.
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Across several bestselling books, author and teacher Linda Kohanov has explored ?the way of the horse,? an experiential wisdom gained by studying the nonpredatory power of horses. InThe Five Roles of a Master Herder: A Revolutionary Model for Socially Intelligent Leadership, she adapts these horse-inspired insightscombining the five roles… dominant, leader, sentinel, nurturer/companion, and predator… into useful tools for developing collaborative leadership and managing change. Linda speaks and teaches internationally. She established Eponaquest Worldwide to explore the healing potential of working with horses and offer programs on everything from emotional and social intelligence, leadership, stress reduction, and parenting to consensus building and mindfulness.
In Pivot: The Only Move that Matters is Your Next One, author Jenny Blake supplies the answer to anyone asking “What’s next?” With an easy to decipher four-stage process, the reader learns to double-down on existing strengths, interests, and experiences, find new opportunities, identify skills, and take smart risks. After two years at an Internet start-up followed by five and a half years at Google, Jenny left corporate life in 2011 to focus on serving others and building her business full-time, and to unequivocally prioritize her health and happiness while doing it.