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    Sir Ernest Shackleton was the ultimate leader, but why was he? This man led with equality, calmness and caring. In addition, Shackleton was a valiant man who led a troop of gradually dying men through the perilous Antarctic; arguably the most treacherous location on this planet, to safety after their barquentine was crushed by the pack ice in the Weddell Sea. All together, the expedition was like playing a game of Russian roulette, extremely dangerous. In 1914-1916 when they paraded across the hundreds

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    could ever receive? Sir Ernest Shackleton was a British explorer who–after failing to reach the Southern Pole first–wanted to be the first to ever accomplish a trans–Antarctic expedition. On October 27th, 1915 Shackleton’s boat–the Endurance–was crushed by the pressure of the melting Antarctic ice; leaving Shackleton and his crew stranded in the Antarctic. On August 30th, 1916 after a treacherous one and a half years of living in the Antarctic and surrounding islands, Shackleton and his crew were rescued

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    The topic of this leadership case study is Ernest Shackleton. This paper will identify the development of Shackleton's leadership skills, provide examples and reflections of his abilities, and relate how he played an essential role in one of history's greatest survival stories. This study of Shackleton's leadership is set loosely within the framework of the five practices of exemplary leadership set forth in The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes and Posner, and will focus on the benefits produced by

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    According to Biography.com, Ernest Shackleton once wrote, “Life to me is the greatest of all games. The danger lies in treating it as a trivial game, a game to be taken lightly, and a game in which the rules don't matter much. The rules matter a great deal. The game has to be played fairly or it is no game at all. And even to win the game is not the chief end. The chief end is to win it honorably and splendidly.” Ernest Shackleton, British explorer, set off on a voyage to be the first to successfully

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    the non-fictional journey of thirty men lead by Ernest Shackleton, who was persistent on completing a voyage across Antarctica in the year 1914. The man was obsessed with the idea of fame and wealth by completing this mission that was thought by most to be sheer foolishness. However, Shackleton hand picked his men as the best for his voyage. Using a few of the “Habits of Mind” by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick, I can compare and contrast Ernest Shackleton's journey to my own journey in life. “He

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    dawn of time. We need to look no further than the life experiences of Ernest Shackleton to provide us with some insight on this question. One area that he excelled in was emotional IQ. Throughout his exploration career, he demonstrated his ability to be self-aware, self-regulate, socially aware of those around him, and socially manage very difficult situations. In addition to having an extremely high emotional IQ, Ernest did an amazing job of having and providing a clear vision to his team.

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    Shackleton, the Endurance and the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition Introduction How Shackleton had planned his Expedition couldn’t have been any more different than how it turned out. Not only did he not cross the Antarctic continent nor did he reach the South Pole. Shackleton, from previous experiences could have expected that. The fact that he didn’t reach the South Pole was something else. The trans-Antarctic expedition making him famous because of his absolute failure was something he would

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    Personal Connection to Literature

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    window and jump out. That's what you can do. I told her to go take a high jump." Aimee then followed Mr. Slump advice and went into Mr. Joyboy office and committed suicide by injection. The other book Endurance was about an explorer name Sir Ernest Shackleton and he was the leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, which was form of twenty-seven men on the ship called the Endurance, and it was to cross the Antarctic Continent. Long story short, the Endurance gets stuck in ice and cannot move

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    When taking a quick look at the two expeditions, one led by Ernest Shackleton to Antarctica and the other led by Arlene Blum to climb Annapurna, a quick summation can be made that Blum succeeded in her expedition and Shackleton failed. But this is a shallow view, not considering the nuances and actual experiences of the trips. Ernest Shackleton set out with his crew in 1915 to be the first expedition to cross Antarctica, but in fact, he never set foot on the continent. While failing at his initial

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    Shackleton’s Expedition

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    survivors. This man was Sir Ernest Shackelton and he was determined to be the first to cross the Antarctic. Little did he know, his biggest challenge would end up being his ability to lead his team to survival. He also had no idea that their tale of strength, determination, and courage to survive would influence people well into the 21st century, and the book detailing their stories would be used as a model of leadership. As our group read this book, it was evident that Shackleton was a truly motivated

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