On this day in leadership history in 1947, Norwegian anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl and five others set out in a balsa wood craft known as Kon Tiki to prove that Peruvian Indians could have settled in Polynesia. The trip began in Peru and took 101 days to complete the crossing of the Pacific Ocean.
What’s the leadership lesson? How much belief, determination, resilience, wisdom, and planning to achieve this feat? And how much of these attributes do you have to achieve your goals? Count the cost, commit, and then do it!
Thor Heyerdahl – Wikipedia