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Deep Leadership: Essential Insights from High-Risk Environments

by Joe Macinnis

ISBN: 9780307361110
ANNOTATION:
Some people are born leaders, but many others find themselves in positions where leadership is required. Self-described 'accidental leader' Dr. Joe MacInnis shares an accessible - and obtainable - list of leadership traits inspired by his own journey and the icons he's learned to love over the years.
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ISBN: 9780307361110
ANNOTATION:
Some people are born leaders, but many others find themselves in positions where leadership is required. Self-described 'accidental leader' Dr. Joe MacInnis shares an accessible - and obtainable - list of leadership traits inspired by his own journey and the icons he's learned to love over the years.

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Some people are born leaders, but many others find themselves in positions where leadership is required. Self-described 'accidental leader' Dr. Joe MacInnis shares an accessible - and obtainable - list of leadership traits inspired by his own journey and the icons he's learned to love over the years.

Publisher Description

Some people are born leaders. Others find themselves in positions where leadership is required. Self-described 'accidental leader' Dr. Joe MacInnis found himself in such a situation: deep beneath the ice of the Arctic Ocean. Starting with his undersea explorations, this physician, scientist, author and motivational speaker shares an accessible - and obtainable - list of leadership traits inspired by his own journey and the icons he's learned to love over the years. Deep Leadership is a digestible book with short lessons and anecdotes.

Author Biography

JOE MacINNIS is a physician, scientist, author and motivational speaker who led the teams that made the first science dives at the North Pole and built the world's first polar undersea station. He was among the first to dive to the Titanic and has worked with the US Navy, the Canadian government, the Russian Academy of Sciences and NASA. He has given keynote presentations on leadership to IBM, Microsoft, GE, National Geographic and the US Naval Academy. The author of 10 books, his research has earned him 6 honorary degrees and his nation's highest honour, the Order of Canada.

Review

"Whether under fire or underwater, leadership is like a muscle. In this action-packed account from the front lines of exploration and armed conflict, Joe MacInnis shows us how it works and how to exercise it." --James Cameron, Academy Award-winning director of Titanic and Avatar

"An invaluable guide on how to exercise command and achieve results." --Peter C. Newman

"If you want to become the leader your community and the world so desperately needs, this book is for you." --Justin Trudeau, Member of Parliament, District of Papineau

"This is a fast-paced, lyrical blueprint of leadership from a man who's been inside the fire. If you're young or young at heart and want to save the world, you'll want to read this book." --Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President, Waterkeeper Alliance "Whether under fire or underwater, leadership is like a muscle. In this action-packed account from the front lines of exploration and armed conflict, Joe MacInnis shows us how it works and how to exercise it." James Cameron, Academy Award-winning director of "Titanic "and "Avatar" "" "An invaluable guide on how to exercise command and achieve results." Peter C. Newman "If you want to become the leader your community and the world so desperately needs, this book is for you." Justin Trudeau, Member of Parliament, District of Papineau "This is a fast-paced, lyrical blueprint of leadership from a man who's been inside the fire. If you're young or young at heart and want to save the world, you'll want to read this book." Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President, Waterkeeper Alliance" "Whether under fire or underwater, leadership is like a muscle. In this action-packed account from the front lines of exploration and armed conflict, Joe MacInnis shows us how it works and how to exercise it." --James Cameron, Academy Award-winning director of "Titanic" and "Avatar" "This is a fast-paced, lyrical blueprint of leadership from a man who's been inside the fire. If you're young or young at heart and want to save the world, you'll want to read this book." --Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President, Waterkeeper Alliance "Dr. Joe MacInnis is a leader among leaders, a man who's participated in events that have shaped history above and below the sea. In these lyrical pages, he shares front-line insights on the structure and dynamics of leadership." --Sylvia A. Earle, Explorer-in-Residence, National Geographic Society "In this masterful account of the complex essence of true leadership, Joe MacInnis introduces us to some of the remarkable people he has met and worked with during his extraordinary life. Through their words and deeds he shows how real leadership--not the kind trumpeted by Hollywood action flicks or business bestsellers--is a subtle alchemy of bravery, mental agility, integrity and interpersonal genius. His stories will give you goosebumps--and lessons in leadership you'll never forget." --Thomas Homer-Dixon, professor and author of The Upside of Down "For my entire life, I've been lucky enough to have Dr. Joe for a thoughtful counsellor, wise teacher, inspiring mentor and dear friend. If you want to become the leader your community and the world so desperately needs, this book is for you." --Justin Trudeau, Member of Parliament, District of Papineau "The poet laureate of the deep ocean has captured the essence of leadership in lethal environments. Here are compelling stories about its essential traits and the pathways to achieve them. Five stars!" --Scott Carpenter, Mercury 7 astronaut

Review Quote

"Whether under fire or underwater, leadership is like a muscle.

Description for Sales People

A renowned public speaker, MacInnis shares his message with audiences and this volume will be the perfect companion. Highly regarded by famous figures such as fellow deep-sea diver James Cameron, Jacques Cousteau and Romo Dallaire. MacInnis not only has six honorary degrees but also has been awarded the Order of Canada. MacInnis is very tech-savvy and has several audio-visual materials available for use with online tools.

Product Details

Author
Joe Macinnis
Short Title
DEEP LEADERSHIP
Pages
256
Publisher
Vintage Books Canada
Language
English
ISBN-10
030736111X
ISBN-13
9780307361110
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
2013
Subtitle
Essential Insights from High-Risk Environments
Country of Publication
Canada
Publication Date
2013-09-26
Audience
General/Trade