What makes a good explorer? Adaptability, ambition, stamina, self-confidence, curiosity, optimism, authority—and fund-raising ability. Though few of us will ever have to face a charging elephant, or survive solely on penguin stew, when it comes to project management, crisis aversion, or any number of everyday problems, there is much we can learn from the larger-than-life
While he drew from expeditions of Australia, north African desert, Canadian wildern...more
The authro focuses maybe a little bit too much on team-spirit and leadership, after all, that seems to be one thing you cannot learn by reading about it. But I guess it also makes for the more interesting stories, so he's forgiven.
Altogether, great fun! Everything you ever needed to know in order to survive your latest expedit...more