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Leading on the Edge. Extraordinary Stories and Leadership Insights from The World's Most Extreme Workplace

Lessons on authentic leadership from the 58th annual Antarctic expedition In Leading on the Edge, successful business speaker and consultant Rachael Robertson shares the lessons she learned as leader of a year-long expedition to the wilds of Antarctica. Leading eighteen strangers around the clock for a full year—through months of darkness and with no escape from the frigid cold, howling winds, and each other—Robertson learned powerful lessons about what real, authentic leadership is. Here, she offers a deeply honest and humorous account of what it takes to survive and lead in the harshest environment on Earth. What emerges from her graphic account is a series of powerful and practical lessons for business leaders and managers everywhere. Features practical leadership lessons that are particularly helpful for any leader who must get the best out of the team they've got Features solutions to many challenges common to all workplaces Includes real excerpts from Robertson's personal journals through twelve months of leading in the most challenging environment in the world Written by a popular speaker and business leader who has appeared at more than 350 national and international conferences and events for a wide range of industries Leading on the Edge explains what it's like to take charge when you've no place to hide and how truly harsh environments can serve as a leadership laboratory that results in truly effective, authentic leadership.

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ISBN: 9780730305507

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Rachael Robertson

Rachael Robertson is a former British television continuity announcer and presenter.

Robertson began her career with Grampian Television (now "STV North") in the mid 1990s as a staff announcer and newsreader for "Grampian Headlines", replacing Tracey Crawford, who had left to join Granada. She also presented a number of regional programmes for the station including "The Birthday Spot", "The Scottish Tourism Supreme Awards" and the BAFTA-nominated Saturday morning childrens' magazine show "Wize Up", alongside announcing colleagues Scott Brown and Kate Fraser. ["Wize and Shine", Daily Record, 29th June 1996] Following the Scottish Media Group's takeover of Grampian in 1997, Robertson featured as a reporter for Scottish Television's long-running travel show, "Scottish Passport".

Robertson left Grampian when the station closed down its Aberdeen-based presentation department in 1998 and soon became an announcer for BBC1 and BBC2. [ [http://tvannouncers.thetvroomplus.com/channel-28.html The TV Room Plus - Grampian TV announcers' profiles] ] She left the BBC in December 2003. Robertson is no longer working in television.

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