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Leadership Lessons from NASA’s Apollo Missions

2020-09-15T16:10:41-04:00June 7th, 2019|Apollo Leadership Lessons Book, Apollo, Meet Our Apollo Leaders|

In Apollo Leadership Lessons: Powerful Business Insights for Executives, a new book from Experience to Lead Owner Dick Richardson, stories from the flight directors, rocket scientists, and influencers of NASA’s Apollo years provide valuable lessons for today’s leaders. 50 years ago, man landed on the moon. The story of what it took to get there is [...]

5 Tips for Building Trust as a Leader

2020-09-15T16:09:48-04:00December 7th, 2018|Apollo, Building Trust, Employee Retention, Meet Our Apollo Leaders|

This was it, the big moment. The NASA astronauts floated on the cramped flight deck of the space shuttle, huddled around a laptop operated by Pamela Melroy. Her job? To attach a crucial piece of hardware to the International Space Station using motorized bolts. No one had ever done this before, yet the mission commander, [...]

5 Tips for Leading People Through Change from Former NASA Astronaut David Leestma

2020-09-15T16:15:50-04:00October 30th, 2018|Apollo, Meet Our Apollo Leaders|

David Leestma was falling. He had just stepped out of the Challenger space shuttle and suddenly he was plummeting toward the earth. He spun nearly 220 miles below. His heart pounded and his entire body tensed as he plunged through space, bracing himself for the worst. At least, that’s what it felt like to Leestma [...]

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