Rick offers exciting, customized multimedia presentations on the following topics: leadership, teamwork, personal excellence, patriotism, the future, and innovation.
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Purpose, Program, People, Perspective True leaders balance all these elements to get the job done, build their organization, and uplift their followers. From personal experience, Colonel Searfoss knows that commanding a human space mission requires the utmost in competent, trustworthy, and service-oriented leadership: the real “right stuff.” Too much is at stake for anything less. The challenges: formidable. The experiences: profound. The lessons learned: invaluable, for any leader, any profession, any time.
The Guidelines: attitudes, actions, and approaches for today’s leaders:
The Need Every organization needs solid, principle-centered leaders. This presentation brings home crucial leadership lessons from a technically driven yet supremely human endeavor. These same lessons apply for any leader. No matter how technical or process-driven your business, people make it happen. And people need leaders of integrity, competence, and courage to move them forward.
“Mach 25 Leadership” superbly builds and motivates leaders at all levels to boldly take charge and make a difference.
Top of their Game: an awesome model for any team venture!
Successful human space missions demand that hundreds of different teams perform flawlessly and consistently. A Space Shuttle crew must act in unity as one of the most finely honed teams possible, comparable to a Super Bowl or World Series team, with billions of dollars and their own lives riding on their performance. They also need to interact with and motivate the members of a huge variety of other specialized teams to truly prepare for a mission.
The Principles for all team players from rookie to mentor to leader:
The Legacy From hundreds of experiences in every team role in fighter jet squadrons, test flying teams, space flight crews, and especially in serving as the prime team builder and leader as a Space Shuttle commander, Rick shares the teamwork legacy. The dynamic and difficult team endeavors of human space flight demand the absolute best of its teams. So should you.
“Apogee!” will accelerate your team’s ascent to the pinnacle of cohesion and performance.
The Competition to become an astronaut is fierce less than one in a hundred qualified applicants is selected. What factors lead to such competitive success? Once selected, the training is long, rigorous, and constantly demanding. How does one progress from initial selection to making the extremely complex and difficult look easy during successful mission execution? Through constant, dedicated pursuit of individual outstanding performance.
The Keys to unlocking and unleashing maximum sustained excellence:
The Examples Examples Through dozens of specific, relevant examples illustrated within the fascinating backdrop of astronaut training and preparation, this program will guide you on a trajectory to learn how to set and reach your most treasured goals. Armed with the astronaut achievement tool kit and sustained, dedicated effort, you too will see out-of-this-world results. Why? Because the principles are timeless and universal, whether applied in space or on Earth, in any profession or personal situation.
“The sky is not the limit - launch on your mission of peak personal effectiveness with “Countdown to Success!”.
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