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What are you Screwing Up?

What are you Screwing Up?

After seeing Kristen Hadeed speak at the Wellness Council of Wisconsin’s annual conference last fall, I had to dig deeper and read her book Permission to Screw Up. Inspired by a pair of jeans that she couldn’t afford as a poor college student, Kristen, through ad an in the paper to clean houses for cash, came to run a successful student-based cleaning company called Student Maid. Let me clarify…she runs a company where college students are lining up to clean other people’s toilets. As you can imagine, Kristen piqued my interest in a few ways… First, she wore ripped jeans, a t-shirt and a ponytail on stage for her keynote. It’s not the ripped jeans that got me, but that ...

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Arriving at Good Leadership

Arriving at Good Leadership

Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a professional airline pilot?  Imagine the experience and training required to earn an Airline Transport Pilot certificate; to be a pilot-in-command, responsible for dozens or even hundreds of passengers? The term “Cockpit Resource Management” might not be familiar to you, but to the professional pilot community it is a vital part of their training. Commonly referred to by its acronym, CRM is a pilot’s ability to work effectively with their crew to reduce risk. It is defined in one safety manual as “the effective utilization of all available resources, equipment and people to achieve safe, efficient flight operation.” There are few places in the world where risk management is more vital ...

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