Leadership Lessons Learned on Everest podcast – Part 1

June 27, 2023

Matthew Moore

Marketing and Digital Production Manager
Cover image for Leadership Learned podcast showing climber on top of Mount Everest

What are the leadership lessons that we can all learn about ourselves and our work from climbing the world’s highest mountains? In this podcast we talk to mountaineer Jake Meyer about the parallels between elite mountaineering and the business world in terms of the leadership, teamwork, collaboration and communication needed to be successful.

Whilst our everyday work and decisions are rarely a matter of life or death, there are still a lot of lessons we can all take from being part of a team striving to climb the highest and most dangerous mountains in the world.

Jake has spent a lot of his life breaking mountaineering records, and part of his professional life is translating those leadership lessons into a meaningful context in order to develop the leadership, partnership and followership behaviours of people as IDG’s Client Accounts’ Director.

You can listen to part 1 of the podcast below, and part 2 here. If you would like to subscribe to the podcast using your preferred podcast channel, please click the ‘Subscribe’ button on the player.

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