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Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Defiant” by Alvin Townley

The Latest Leadership Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Defiant” by Alvin Townley. Filled with gripping and powerful stories of the POWs in the Hanoi Hilton, Townley’s book offers another perspective on this important piece of history. It will inspire anyone wondering how courage, faith, and brotherhood can endure even in the darkest of situations. Learn […]

Tonight on the Smithsonian Channel – “The Spy in the Hanoi Hilton”

Tonight on the Smithsonian Channel—watch the full episode online! In 1973, 591 American POWs returned home from the Vietnam War, bringing with them harrowing tales of survival. But there was an even more remarkable — and secret — story to tell: a feat of incredible spycraft that remained classified for decades…until now. This is the […]

On This Day in Leadership History, April 26, 2015

On this day in leadership history in 1514, Copernicus made his first observations of the planet Saturn. A trailblazer in many ways, Copernicus had a natural passion for studying the stars. He pushed the technology of his time to explore new ways of seeing the world and the space that we inhabit. As leaders, remember […]

Capt. Sully: 5 Tips for Making Decisions Under Fire

Great advice from Capt. Sully Sullenberger on “How to Make Decisions Under Fire.” When both engines failed on U.S. Airways Flight 1549 on January 15, 2009, as the result of a bird strike, he and his crew had just 208 seconds to do something we had never trained for, and to get it right the […]