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Enduring Leadership Lessons from Antarctic Explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton

WCAI - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
One hundred years ago this week, Sir Ernest Shackleton and five members of his crew were in a jury-rigged 23-foot lifeboat named the James Caird, sailing across some of the most treacherous ocean in the world (the Drake Passage between South America ...

Reinhold Messner racconta l'epopea di Ernest Shackleton

Alto Adige - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The last trip”, spettacolo e memoir dedicato all'odissea dell' esploratore del Polo Sud, Ernest Shackleton, e del suo equipaggio umano e canino, a inizio Novecento con la nave Endurance. Il regista è Alessandro Filippini, da anni anima culturale del ...

BUDGET 2016: Australia will spend billions building its strategic presence in oil-rich Antarctica

Business Insider Australia - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Australia first became associated with the ice-covered continent after Sir Douglas Mawson joined British explorer Ernest Shackleton on his 1907 Nimrod expedition, then returned in 2011 leading Australian and New Zealander expeditioners. His second trip ...

Morning 5: Survival at sea

Waterbury Republican American - ‎7 hours ago‎
Ernest Shackleton's ship was crushed by Antarctic ice in 1915. His crew made it to an island, from which he led a group to safety, sailing 720 miles in a rowboat across open sea.

How to lead

Fiji Times - ‎May 2, 2016‎
A BATTLE for life on an ice floe 1200 miles from civilisation nearly a century ago is today being extrapolated to the realm of corporate leadership.
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Who was St Clair Bayfield?

The Arts Desk - ‎3 hours ago‎
The company sailed for New Zealand to tour from Auckland all the way down to Invercargill - the last stop before Antarctica, which Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton were currently exploring on the Discovery expedition. Bayfield kept a diary for ...

Shackleton, la più grande avventura di tutti i tempi - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
“Quello dell'Endurance di Ernest Shackleton – ha spiegato Reinhold Messner – doveva essere l'ultimo viaggio nel senso della conclusiva e più difficile esplorazione del luogo più inesplorato e irraggiungibile della Terra, l'Antartide. Si trasformò nella ...
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Bucket List Luxury Trips: Once In Lifetime 100th Anniversary Shackleton Voyage

Forbes - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
In the rich history of exploration, adventure and survival, no true story is as amazing as that of Sir Ernest Shackleton, whose very name is now synonymous with overcoming adversity.

Personal explorations in Zeitgeist's 'A Great Wilderness'

The Boston Globe - ‎May 2, 2016‎
If a play is called “A Great Wilderness” and it's not about, say, Lewis and Clark or Ernest Shackleton, it's a pretty safe bet there's a boldfaced metaphor afoot.

Vacation in the Style of Shackleton

Pursuitist - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
For 2016, the company is honoring the 100th anniversary of Sir Ernest Shackleton's triumphant rescue after his ship, the Endurance, became trapped in ice.
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TV Pick May 4: A more understanding view of difficulties of prison life

The National - ‎May 3, 2016‎
In Antarctica, ice floes are strewn across the sea like cracked and frozen picnic blankets. The RRS Ernest Shackleton batters its way through to reach the isolated Halley research station where they conduct “science at the end of the world.

Community Notes: Greek Fest date set

The Sheboygan Press - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Sailing Education Association of Sheboygan will welcome Rochelle Pennington to present the historic story of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition in her presentation “The Endurance” at 4 p.m. on May 14 at the Sheboygan Yacht Club.

New app will help you find Sussex gems

The Argus - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The Blue Plaque Trail marks the residences of many famous figures from Tommy Cooper and Ernest Shackleton, to the location of a royal beach chalet.

GREG SULLIVAN COLUMN: ID-ing last week's mystery picture, presenting other relevant photos, and so much more

Fall River Herald News - ‎May 2, 2016‎
It's the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his Antarctic expedition from early in this century. A real man-against-nature tale.

1916: The Greatest Boat Journey Ever Made

The Maritime Executive - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
In 1914, Ernest Shackleton set out to cross Antarctica on foot from the Weddell to the Ross Sea. However, his ship Endurance got trapped in pack ice on the Weddell Sea and was slowly crushed, just one day short of her destination.

Sherpa and beyond: ten of the best Australian documentaries

The Guardian - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
In 1914, Australian photographer Frank Hurley joined Sir Ernest Shackleton for his doomed trip to Antarctica. The resulting film is South (aka In the Grip of Polar Ice), a silent documentary that incorporates extraordinary filmed content, photographs ...

Racing legend Dunwoody's alarming memory lapses after 680 bad falls and eight severe concussions

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Having emulated the great Ernest Shackleton by trekking to the South Pole in 2008, adrenalin junkie Dunwoody is now an acclaimed professional photographer and occasional motivational speaker.

Why does Antarctica matter?

Geographical - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
To celebrate the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance expedition, the 2015 Young Geographer of the Year competition asked pupils to answer the question 'Why does Antarctica matter?
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Guest columnist: Montreat College - a tale of a remarkable turnaround

Asheville Citizen-Times - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Knowing how difficult the road ahead would be, I began sharing Sir Ernest Shackleton's famous newspaper advertisement with leadership candidates.

Polar opposite: The Irishman who spent 18 months living in Antarctica

Irish Times - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Two weeks ago we cast the lines off and departed Rothera Research Station in Antarctica, on board the RRS Ernest Shackleton, a fitting name for the vessel that would see us safely to South Georgia and eventually to the Falklands, from where I will fly ...