Alan Chambers MBE – Arctic Explorer

"Only if you lead from the back can you play a team to its strengths"

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Following a storied career in the Royal Marines, Alan Chambers led the first British team to walk from Canada to the North pole without any support services.

Over a gruelling seventy days featuring near starvation, a dwindling fuel supply and the worst polar weather recorded in 100 years, the team achieved what many thought was impossible.

Despite being such a unique story, Alan’s talk is full of advice that can also be applied to estate agency

Themes covered:

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Research and strategy/planning
  • Performing under pressure
  • Choosing the right staff
  • Setting stretching objectives
  • Motivation
  • Giving feedback
  • Learning on the job
  • Marginal gains

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