Don’t let a flock of geese, or bad masa, take you down

On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 took off from LaGuardia Airport.  Shortly after takeoff, the plane struck a large flock of geese and lost power in both engines.  Quickly determining he would be unable to reach any airport Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger piloted the plane to a water landing on the Hudson River.  […]

Molly’s Game, a cinematic example of CEO Issue Processing

Molly’s Game, written and directed by Aaron Sorkin staring Jessica Chastain as Molly Bloom, is a cinematic example of what hundreds of CEOs who are Vistage members experience every month in meetings with their peers. A Vistage group typically consists of a dozen CEOs and entrepreneurs running businesses in a variety of industries.  Interestingly, members […]

Leadership

“Outstanding leaders go out of the way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” —Sam Walton “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” —John Quincy Adams “You do not lead by hitting […]