When Your Life Depends On It

Extreme Decision Making Lessons from the Antarctic

Co-written by Brad Borkan, a decision scientist, and David Hirzel, an Antarctic historian, in When Your Life Depends on It you will 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 succeed against all odds

Audacious Goals, Remarkable Results

How an Explorer, an Engineer and a Statesman shaped our Modern World

Starring an international cast of luminaries including Theodore Roosevelt, Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Roald Amundsen, this book reveals the bold ambitions that set each of these maverick leader’s larger-than-life projects into motion.

These memorable endeavours all led to advancements in society we still enjoy today. They also reveal the secrets of epic achievement.