Life-and-death decisions made by the early Antarctic explorers
Finalist: Voice Arts Awards
Best Audiobook – History Category

Finalist: Wishing Shelf Literary Awards
Non-fiction category

Grab a warm blanket. This book puts you right into the action of the life-and-death decisions made by early Antarctic explorers like Scott, Shackleton, Amundsen and Mawson. It is filled with unforgettable stories about the challenges and decisions they faced on the ice.

While we might not be pulling sledges across Antarctica in the early 1900s, this book also reveals valuable lessons in leadership, team work, and sheer grit and determination that can help all of us make better decisions in our lives today.

In When Your Life Depends on It, you’ll discover:

  • 11 of the greatest survival stories in the history of exploration
  • How to make decisions fast without feelings of doubt or guilt
  • How to improve your team and leadership skills.
  • When it is right to take a big risk.
  • How to succeed against all odds

Co-written by Brad Borkan (a decision scientist) and David Hirzel (an Antarctic historian) and endorsed by Sir Ranulph Fiennes (the greatest living explorer), When Your Life Depends on It is filled with tales of resilience that resonate with people who love travel and adventure as well as those seeking insights into human behavior. It reveals the mind-set of the brave men who risked, and in some cases gave their lives, for science, discovery and exploration.

Buy When Your Life Depends on It today to learn about one of the most inspirational periods of history and in the process learn new strategies to improve your own personal and business decision making.

Endorsed by modern Polar explorers and descendants of the early Antarctic explorers

“A remarkable book”

Sir Ranulph Fiennes — the greatest Polar explorer in our lifetime

“Polar book of the year”

Jonathan Shackleton, descendant of Ernest Shackleton

Available in Paperback, Kindle and Audiobook

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