How to Build a Culture of Innovation

2021-07-14T13:47:33-04:00July 1st, 2020|Launch Point, Apollo, Building Trust, Experiential Learning, Leadership Lessons from other Industries|

To build a culture of innovation in your business, you have to allow failure in your processes. SpaceX, the aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company behind the recent, historic return of human spaceflight to the United States knows this well. During its quest to develop reusable rocket boosters, SpaceX experienced ups and downs common [...]

How Adaptive Leadership Built a Giant Rocket – And Will Help You Meet Your Giant Goals, Too

2021-07-19T11:00:19-04:00July 31st, 2019|Launch Point, Apollo, Leadership Lessons|

Shaping the Future by Learning from the Past The engineers at the Marshall Space Flight Center have a tough job – to build the biggest rocket in the world. However, it’s not only a technical challenge. They know that in the years it will take to build this giant, many things will change. Their budget, [...]

How a Man Who Didn’t Think He Was up to the Job Helped Put Man on the Moon

2021-01-23T00:01:19-05:00July 23rd, 2019|Apollo Leadership Lessons Book, Apollo, Experiences|

Repost from Imagine this situation: the vice president of the United States asks you to take an important executive job, but you have limited experience, don’t feel qualified and refuse to take it. The job? Leading a team of thousands in a $20 billion, decade-long effort to put man on the moon. That was [...]

Leadership Lessons from NASA’s Apollo Missions

2020-09-15T16:10:41-04:00June 7th, 2019|Apollo, Apollo Leadership Lessons Book, 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 [...]

Charlotte Leadership Development Expert Discusses New Book

2021-02-05T08:42:46-05:00June 5th, 2019|Podcast, Apollo, Apollo Leadership Lessons Book|

Experience to Lead owner, Dick Richardson, was recently interviewed by the Business North Carolina Weekly Roundup Podcast. The 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing is in July of this year.  To honor their incredible leadership feat, Dick wrote his book Apollo Leadership Lessons: Powerful Business Insights for Executives. In this interview, Dick shares his [...]

What Can We Learn From NASA? : Podcast

2020-09-24T08:27:16-04:00June 5th, 2019|Podcast, Apollo, Apollo Leadership Lessons Book|

We have partnered with A.J. O’Connor once again for their HR STUDIO PODCAST EPISODE 80, featuring our Experience to Lead Owner and Co-Founder Dick Richardson discussing his new book Apollo Leadership Lessons: Powerful Business Insights for Executives. With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing just around the corner, Dick is sharing his intimate knowledge [...]

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