How Media Attention Can Turn A Minor Incident Into National Outrage

2018-08-27T15:02:28+00:00April 10th, 2017|Brace For Impact, Leadership Lessons, Leadership Lessons from the News, Social Media Tips|

In Experience to Lead’s new program, Brace for Impact, we discuss large incidents (Big I’s) and small incidents (Little I’s).  US Airways’ Flight 1549 landing in the Hudson River was obviously a “Big I” and gained lots of media attention. In this experience, we identify the difference between Big I’s and Little I’s and how [...]

Three Tips to Avoid a Social Media Disaster

2018-08-27T15:04:24+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Leadership Lessons, Leadership Lessons from the News, Social Media Tips|

Social media for a business can be tricky and is by no means an exact science.  And though there’s no list of sure-fire best practices, there are certainly monster no-no's. The Democratic National Committee recently made a serious social media blunder asking Twitter, of all places, what it wanted the future of the party to [...]

Lessons from Sully, Part 3: Self-Awareness and Rituals

2018-08-27T15:08:40+00:00November 15th, 2016|Brace For Impact, Experiences, Leadership Coach at the Movies, Leadership Lessons, Leadership Lessons from the News, Sully Series|

On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 suffered an emergency landing on the Hudson River in New York City. The movie, “Sully,” currently the number one movie in America, tells the harrowing story of how Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger expertly piloted 155 people to safety in an emergency crash landing on the Hudson because of a [...]

Lessons from Sully, Part 2: Preparation and Appreciation

2018-08-27T15:09:00+00:00October 7th, 2016|Brace For Impact, Experiences, Leadership Coach at the Movies, Leadership Lessons, Leadership Lessons from the News, Sully Series|

On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 suffered an emergency landing on the Hudson River in New York City. The movie, “Sully,” currently the number one movie in America, tells the harrowing story of how Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger expertly piloted 155 people to safety in an emergency crash landing on the Hudson because [...]

Lessons From Sully, Part 1: Simplicity

2018-08-27T15:09:45+00:00September 20th, 2016|Brace For Impact, Experiences, Leadership Coach at the Movies, Leadership Lessons from the News, Sully Series|

On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 suffered an emergency landing on the Hudson River in New York City. The movie, Sully, a #1 box office hit, tells the harrowing story of how Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger expertly piloted 155 people to safety in an emergency crash landing on the Hudson. A bird strike had annihilated [...]

Three Leadership Lessons from an Olympic Dive Team

2018-08-27T15:22:37+00:00August 22nd, 2016|Experiences, Gold Medal, Leadership Lessons from the News|

Olympics season has come and gone, a time we celebrate with champions, cringe with the close calls, and weep with the hopefuls.  But lately, the world is (again) aghast at two divers from the Philippines who seem to not understand that Olympic diving requires landing in the water with otherworldly precision. Behold the following [...]

Gators in These Waters: Managing Social Media

2018-08-27T15:11:58+00:00August 1st, 2016|Leadership Lessons, Leadership Lessons from the News|

Alligators. “Please do not say that we have seen them before.” This was part of a sign noticed at Disney World by Cast Member Sharon Sullivan.  Thus the headline in PEOPLE Magazine read, “Disney World Student Fired after Tweeting a Break Room Sign Addressing On-Site Alligators.”  Disney’s family safe reputation suffered a blow when 2-year old, Lane [...]

Elizabeth Holmes: Lessons from Losing $4.5 Billion Overnight

2018-08-27T15:12:40+00:00July 19th, 2016|Leadership Lessons, Leadership Lessons from the News|

Last year you were named one of TIME’s Most Influential People.  President Obama invited you to be his Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship.  And your Net Worth was listed at $4.5 Billion.  But today, you’re worth $0.00.  This is the reality that CEO Elizabeth Holmes is living through.  This week, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, revoked [...]

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