On This Day in Leadership History, April 21st

On this day in leadership history in 1994, Jackie Parker became the first woman to qualify to fly an F-16 combat plane. But it didn’t happen overnight, as she actually learned how to fly an airplane before she could drive a car.

What’s the leadership lesson? Steady growth and persistence pay off with something you love to do (and have the natural talent to do). Whatever you’re call to be, do it with honor.

Jackie Parker – Biography





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