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A polar explorer, Ernest Shackleton, faced harsh conditions as he attempted to reach the South Pole in 1914. The story of this expedition is a compelling story of leadership when disaster strikes again and again. Modern corporate leadership can learn something from this story.
Read "Leadership Lessons From the Shackleton Expedition" from The New York Times.
In 2008, the world dodged a second Depression by avoiding the mistakes that led to the first. There are further lessons to be learned for both Europe and America.
Read "There Could Be Trouble Ahead" from The Economist.
It used to be that if you worked hard, you were guaranteed a certain kind of life. There are reasons success is no longer a straight shot.
Read "The Dwindling Power of a College Degree" from The New York Times.
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