On this day in leadership history in 1889, New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began an attempt to surpass the fictitious journey of Jules Verne’s Phileas Fogg by traveling around the world in less than 80 days. Bly succeeded by finishing the journey the following January in 72 days, 6 hours and 11 minutes.
What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders know when to challenge old paradigms and lean into growth and innovation. Keep growing as a leader.
Nellie Bly – Wikipedia