Learn how you can be a more effective decision maker in your career and personal life.

Using historical images to illustrate the scale of the challenges faced by the great explorers of the heroic age, award-winning author Brad Borkan will spotlight some of the critical decisions made by Ernest Shackleton during his expeditions to Antarctica and consider how these situations relate to our own roles as leaders and entrepreneurs. The stories will thrill and amaze you. Takeaways from the session will include insights into goal attainment, leadership, teamwork, purpose and dealing with adversity. The talk will be based on Brad’s book, When Your Life Depends On It: Extreme Decision Making Lessons From The Antarctic.

About Brad Borkan
Brad Borkan is the co-author of two books revealing the insights that can be gleaned from the endeavors of extraordinary people: When Your Life Depends on It and Audacious Goals, Remarkable Results. He has a master’s degree in Decision Sciences from the Wharton School. A former senior director at leading tech companies like SAP and Oracle, Brad is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a member of the Society of Authors. He has been interviewed on numerous business and leadership podcasts and is a contributing writer for the Crisis Response Journal and Strategy+Business Magazine. To learn more or to contact Brad, please visit www.extreme-decisions.com.

Friday, February 10, 2023
12:00 PM ET - 1:00 PM ET

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Other Wharton Alumni & Alumni Guests - $20
Gold & Benefactor Members - $0

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