High Altitude Leadership
IN THIS SUMMARY
In High Altitude Leadership, Chris Warner and Don Schmincke, apply the lessons learned in the world of extreme mountaineering to the world of business. According to the authors, the dangers faced by mountain climbers have parallels in the world of business, and it takes a specific type of leader to overcome – a high altitude leader. Warner and Schmincke describe the dangers that these leaders face, and how they overcome them. These dangers include the fear of death, selfishness, tool seduction, arrogance, lone heroes, cowardice, comfort and gravity. By overcoming these dangers, high altitude leaders are able to achieve top-of-the-world success.