Archive for May 2023
Charting a Course For Change: What Pilots Can Teach Other Leaders About Change
Change is an inherent part of life. It presents itself in various forms and contexts, from organizational transformations to personal growth journeys. Change is the nature of life, no matter how much we may wish for constants, change comes with or without our will. It’s therefore worth acknowledging that navigating change can be a complex…Read More
Are You Saying What You Think You’re Saying?
In aviation, imprecise communication can cause confusion and error with dire results. An anecdote that’s stuck in my head for years describes the conversation between a captain and copilot as they initiated their first take-off of the day. The co-pilot was less than sunny, and the captain had extended an encouraging “Cheer up!” midway through…Read More
How Effective A Leader Are You?
Am I fit to fly? This is a question every pilot is taught to ask themselves every time they approach an aircraft with the intention of aviating. It’s a broad question that drills deep into the psyche and responsibility for self that a pilot feels and covers everything from their physical health to their mental…Read More