I stand on the shoulders of greatness. Shoulders of great men and women.
Each day you walk into your office, are you giving consideration to what type of culture you are cultivating? Are you and your team of leaders aware that your actions will dictate whether you are cultivating a culture of compliance or a culture of connection, commitment, and community?
How many times in the last 6-12 months have you heard words like authentic and vulnerability? Have you gotten tired of hearing these words? Are you wondering if there’s really anything to these words? Oh, and how in the wide world is being vulnerable going to help me to cultivate a high-performance team in my organization?
In the aviation community, there is a saying that goes “there are a few things in an airplane that do you no good. Altitude above you, runway behind you and fuel you don’t have.”
I’ve been immersed in aviation and the path I’m on for more than 20 years. I have been fortunate to be a member of and lead some of the best air mobility crews and some of the world's most elite, special operations teams around the world.