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Where the Rubber Meets the Road: When Safety Leadership Meets Crew Resource Management

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Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Leadership has many forms and applications, yet it is almost impossible to replicate an exact scenario. For example, when preparing to upgrade an experienced pilot, who has already completed Navy flight school and flown years with the Coast Guard on the Falcon Jet, you know that as soon as you cut them loose with their own crew they will run into a scenario that cannot be replicated. Read more

Leading in the Rear with the Gear; Disruptive Leadership

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The Coast Guard needed to send an HU-25 Falcon Jet on a last minute deployment to San Diego. The full story is featured in my new book, ‘Gear Up, Shut Up!’

As we pushed forward on the mission, we were at a point that we realized fuel was a major concern. To get the job done it required us to push forward or we could hit the easy button and call it quits and fuel up. Read more