Where Did They Come From?

Where Did They Come From

Are you looking over your shoulder? Maybe you should be. Tiger Woods and Texas Tech basketball are recent proof that the competition is better than you think and should never be discounted. What are the threats to your business or career that you’re not seeing or taking seriously? Matt Johnson and I discuss what you should…

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The Future of Business Aviation w/Scott Ashton

The future of business aviation is changing as companies recognize the benefits of using corporate shuttles and private jets. What will be the impact of smaller companies in the aerospace industry? Why do many companies use private jets as part of their branding tactics? And why will technology never replace face-to-face business meetings? In this episode,…

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Don’t Change the Players, Change the Behaviors w/David Marquet

David Marquet show how Intent Based leadership turns compliant followers into engaged leaders— fueling performance and driving results. Leadership isn’t about telling people what not to do. It’s about creating an environment where they can be great just the way they are. -David Marquet Takeaways + Tactics People who feel valued drive results.  Make them…

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JSSI’s Neil Book is Running an Innovative Technology Company that Benefits Aircraft Operators

The OEM and third-party maintenance worlds are incredibly competitive. How can a company provide value that cuts through the competition? What are some of the additional commodities that can benefit the whole market? How does leveraging of data raise industry standards? On this episode Neil Book, President and CEO of Jet Support Services, Inc shares…

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How Data Sharing Will Dramatically Change the Aviation Industry w/Eldon Thomas

The aviation industry is ripe for excess and unnecessary spending. How has this affected the balance of power? How will technologies like blockchain promote better data sharing and conversations? On this episode, we are joined by Eldon Thomas from Velo Aviation and Jet Data to answer these questions.  We can share information and data across the…

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Leadership, Attracting Experts, and High Employee Engagement w/Krister Ungerboeck

Good leaders teach others how to become leaders themselves. As we grow our team, why is it important to stop giving answers and start helping others find solutions on their own? How can we attract experts to our company? Why should we strive to become better communicators? In this episode, Krister Ungerboeck talks about the…

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The Severance Agreement

An executive I spoke with recently lost his job. As part of the exit process he was given a good-bye kiss in the form of a severance agreement – ONE month’s salary upon signature in exchange for a TWO YEAR non-compete.   WHOA!… A Few Things to Consider: Getting fired or laid off sucks and,…

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Can Older Jets Threaten BizAv?

In the late 1990’s / early 2000’s Northwest Airlines created an entire strategy based on old, heavily used, pre-owned jets which has successfully carried over to Delta (post-merger). Could business aviation go the same direction? Do Jets Wear Out? If you’re asking Delta Airlines, the answer is very simple – “At some point.” Delta’s fleet…

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Don’t Judge A Company by Its Size

I was in the gym again this morning with headphones turned up. Black Keys, Royal Blood, White Stripes and Twenty-One Pilots all on the playlist.  Each of these bands consist of just 2 players – one on the drums, one on the guitar. If one of them sucks neither can find greatness. Compare that to the Boston Pops. Talented as…

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Why Tech Won’Takt e ALL Our Jobs – The Economics

I’ve been reading a lot of pundit posts about how technology will someday take all our jobs. I think they’re depressing and wrong. One of the worst is Elon Musk whose inspiration is to replace every human worker with a robot. Fortunately for us, Elon can’t change physics, and he can’t change the basic laws…

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