Navigating the Fog of Climate Change
Recent expeditions in the Western Pacific and Southern Ocean showed Dr. MacInnis how rational optimism and deep leadership might help us deal with climate change. Climate change is a slow motion, sky heating, sea rising, storm breeding calamity. With crop failures, famines, fierce storms, and floods, she’s the mother of all geophysical disruptions. Because she’s 24/7 for the foreseeable future, she’s a story bigger than any other. We need new stories to replace the old ones—stories that tell the hard, honest truth, that alarm us into action, stories that show us what we must do, that make us change the future.
Deep Leadership: 10 Ways to Inform, Influence & Inspire People
James Cameron, the Academy Award winning director, recently built a $30-million research sub and made an epic 7-mile dive into the Mariana Trench. Dr. Joe MacInnis was Cameron’s electronic journalist and team physician. He followed the action from the first dives in Papua New Guinea to the final dives in Micronesia. He posted daily blogs on National Geographic’s website and helped Cameron’s team navigate through sixty days of ‘guerrilla warfare’ stress.In this presentation, he describes ten essential leadership
traits that contributed to Cameron’s successful mission.
OilStorm: Leadership Lessons from the Gulf of Mexico
Dr. MacInnis outlines 12 essential traits of leadership and shows why the ‘oilstorm’ was a crucible effective and failed leadership. Using dramatic video clips, he reveals how great leaders acquire and use the essential traits to enhance personal performance.
Order of Canada