How can leaders inspire their employees to grand success? Three Steps to Achieving Goals

2019-06-14T11:01:52-04:00June 12th, 2019|Apollo Experience, Meet Our Apollo Leaders, Uncategorized|

On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and the first moon walk, we reflect on what it takes to accomplish a goal.  “Men Walk on the Moon,” the New York Times headline read on July 21, 1969, the morning after Apollo 11 touched down on the lunar surface. The event remains one of [...]

Leadership Lessons from NASA’s Apollo Missions

2019-06-12T11:09:20-04:00June 7th, 2019|Apollo Experience, Apollo Leadership Lessons Book, Meet Our Apollo Leaders, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

How to Manage Change When it’s Impossible to “Bounce Back”

2019-06-03T10:44:00-04:00May 16th, 2019|Gold Medal, Meet Our Gold Medal Leaders, Uncategorized|

What happens when you’re on track for success and your suddenly blindsided by an unexpected obstacle? For John Register, unexpected change came in the form of a literal hurdle as he was training for the US Olympic Trials in track and field. As his body flew over the final hurdle during a training session, his [...]

How to Create a Culture of Innovation

2019-04-20T08:51:24-04:00April 19th, 2019|Launch Point, Uncategorized|

How can you create a culture of innovation within your company? Try taking a step inside companies developing commercial space travel. Companies such as NASA, Blue Origin, and SpaceX must create a deep innovative culture in order to reach new heights of space exploration. You can harness their methods to create your company’s next innovative [...]

CEO Challenges: Top 10 Blogs on the Biggest Challenges Facing CEOs Today

2019-03-31T20:11:00-04:00March 31st, 2019|Leadership Roundups, Uncategorized|

As an executive, you no doubt face countless challenges every day. You’re managing your team and making key decisions, all while working on your own leadership development. It’s easy to get wrapped up in your own stressful schedule, and forget that other CEOs are under many of the same pressures. So, it can be helpful [...]

Top 10 Effective Ways to Develop High Potentials

2019-08-22T18:17:27-04:00February 19th, 2019|Brace For Impact, Employee Retention, Leadership Development Theory, Uncategorized|

More than half of high potential employees drop out of their programs within the first five years. Yet, high potentials are seen as twice as valuable to their organization than non-high potentials, according to a report from CEB. Developing and retaining high potentials is more crucial—and more challenging—than ever. Thus, there’s the risk of burnout, [...]

Key to Teamwork from a World-Record Holding Guide Runner for Parasprinters

2019-04-24T21:44:22-04:00January 24th, 2019|Gold Medal, Leadership Lessons from Sports, Meet Our Gold Medal Leaders, Team Leadership Tips, Uncategorized|

Imagine barrelling down a track at high speed, tethered to a visually impaired runner. That person is 100% reliant on you to tell them where to turn, when to speed up, and when to slow down. But you can only do that if you are in-sync with your teammate about their needs. When you don’t [...]

Need Team Building Ideas? Here Are the 10 Best Blogs About Corporate Team Building

2019-02-27T16:46:10-04:00January 20th, 2019|Employee Retention, Leadership Roundups, Team Leadership Tips, Uncategorized|

The term ‘team building’ has something of a bad rap these days, hence often inspiring eye rolls and visions of trust falls and group hugs. Rather, a high-quality team building activity developed by experts in communication and cultural strategy, can produce real results. You may be looking for team building ideas, however it can be [...]

How the Miracle on the Hudson Showed the Importance of Training a Team

2019-02-01T10:43:53-04:00January 7th, 2019|Brace For Impact, Team Leadership Tips, Training Ideas, Uncategorized|

It’s been 10 years since US Airways flight 1549 made an emergency landing on New York’s Hudson River. Passenger Dick Richardson and flight attendant Sheila Dail tell how team training played a major role in saving the lives of everyone on board. It sounded like a bowling ball was thrown through the engine. Then, less [...]