Good morning, Zeke! A flight department is a team effort. It’s all about people, and working together we can accomplish far more than we could as individuals.
Here are some thoughts on teamwork for your Wednesday morning FliteBlog.
Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. ~Andrew Carnegie
Business Aviation Solutions’ Ed White led a team to develop Satcom Direct’s 2013 NBAA Business Aviation Convention marketing video. The video focused on the SD service, FlightDeck Freedom, ran continuously on the show floor and was highlighted on the Company website and media sites.
Along with Satcom Direct’s Jason Natwick, Ed co-directed the short adding upbeat music and Company personnel to reflect the hip, cutting edge personality of SD, as well as the industry-leading capabilities of the Company’s FliteDeck Freedom datalink service.
“The main ingredient in stardom is the rest of the team.” – Coach John Wooden
John Wooden coached the UCLA basketball team to 10 national championships, including 7 in a row. This was an unprecedented streak in modern major sports that most likely will never be duplicated. The most striking aspect of the whole thing is that the championships were the least of his passions. John Wooden lived to teach. His insight and wisdom led to the publication of John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success, which outlines behaviors necessary to achieve success in life. Let’s take a look at some of his principles:
1.) Be True To Yourself This is number 1 in Coach Wooden’s 7-point creed that was passed down from his father. We will look at them all among this list, but this one is first for a reason. Before we can become leaders of others, (more…)
The challenge of a shaky economy may be your best opportunity to demonstrate why you’re worth keeping around. Now, more than ever, business needs to turn a profit. What a great time to make it obvious why “you’re the man.”
That said, a strategy is in order if you want to get the job done, so to speak. Getting ahead requires dedication, selflessness, creativity and patience – all the reasons you were hired on to begin with. (more…)