Thorleif has delivered over 300 lectures in Europe and in the USA over the last 5 years, covering his two favorite topics:
- Arctic Voyages, Climate Change and Arctic History
- A cross-disiplinary view on what makes team perform
Around the North Pole – The historic circumnavigation of the Arctic
In 2010 Thorleif Thorleifsson and Borge Ousland became the first to sail around the Arctic in one, short season. A voyage through the Northern Sea-route in Russia, the Northwest Passage in Canada and across the North Atlantic back to Norway. In a 31 feet lightweight trimaran. A race against time, and in waters with drifting ice, increasing darkness and autumn gales.
In this lecture Thorleif tell the story – with elements of arctic history and reflections on the changing climate in the Arctic.
In this lecture, Thorleif compares Performing Team experiences in Art, Expeditions and Business. Leading to a conclusion on how to ensure good Teaming and high Performance – emphasis on innovation, radical simplicity, good teamwork and combinations of thorough preparation and improvisation. When done right, resulting in combinations of alignment and agility.