Great Leadership With Jacob Morgan

One of the most crucial mindsets you need as a leader is the mindset of the explorer.

One of my favorite stories that perfectly sums it up is of Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton.

He was the captain of a ship with 12 men that sailed to explore the Arctic region.

Disasters struck one after the other: their ship sank, they had to live on a giant ice floe, and they went over a year without stepping on solid ground.

But for every disaster, Shackleton did not lose hope and kept finding ways to survive.

He had this aura of optimism and knew that all the obstacles and challenges he faced were things he had to overcome.

This is the mindset of the explorer.


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