Episode 46: Leadership Lessons From Eastern Airlines Flight 401
The date was December 29, 1972.
It was shortly before midnight and it was a warm night in Miami. Family and friends waited inside the terminal for Eastern Airlines flight 401 out of JFK Airport in New York City.
The 163 passengers were looking forward to celebrating New Year’s Eve in Miami with family and friends.
What happened over the next few minutes would change aviation history forever.
What happened over the next few minutes can teach us several EXTREMELY valuable lessons as we lead our schools.
On today’s episode of The Private School Leader Podcast, we are going to discuss The 5 Leadership Lessons From Eastern Airlines Flight 401:
- Beware of Cognitive Tunneling
- Embrace Crew Resource Management
- Encourage Open Communication
- Simulate High Stress Situations
- Learn From Your Mistakes
I’d like to ask you for a favor. If you have gotten any value from this podcast, could you please go to Apple Podcasts (or wherever you listen) and write a review and rate the podcast? Those reviews help the algorithm push the content out to more leaders as a suggested podcast. Private school leaders in 50 countries are now listening to the podcast. Thanks for helping me get this content out to leaders around the world!
I hope that you will listen to the podcast for your weekly dose of motivation, inspiration and PD. Thanks so much for listening and thanks for making a difference!
I’ve created a free resource for you called “The 6 Things That Every Private School Teacher Wants From Their Leader”. This guide is a 6 page pdf that will be a game changer for you. I guarantee you that if you do these 6 things, the teachers at your school will be happy to follow you. You can pick up your free guide by going to www.theprivateschoolleader.com/guide
I want to give you a gift to say “thank you” for listening to the podcast. I have created a FREE guide for you called “5 Strategies To Help You Work With Difficult Parents”. We know that working with parents is part of the job and most of our parents are great, but some of them can be very demanding and emotional and difficult. This guide will give you the tools that you need to build better relationships and have better meetings with the difficult parents at your school. Go to www.theprivateschoolleader.com/parents to grab the guide. Thank you again for listening every week!
Please check out all of the free resources on my website that can help you serve and lead your school community. There are "Plug & Play PD's" (45 minute webinars with guided notes) as well as Top 10 Lists of Leadership Books, Productivity Books and TED Talks over at www.theprivateschoolleader.com/resources. You can grab the show notes for today's episode at www.theprivateschoolleader.com/episode45
If you have gotten value from listening to the podcast, I would love to work with you 1-on-1. I would love to take my experience and help you to feel less overwhelmed and frustrated or help you have success if you are a brand new leader. I also work with private school leaders who are aspiring Heads of School and want to accelerate their leadership growth or experienced leaders that are moving on to a new school and they want to get off to a great start. If I’m describing you, then head over to www.theprivateschoolleader.com/coaching to learn more about working with me 1-on-1.
Please write a review of this podcast and help push this content out to more leaders. I would love to get your feedback about the podcast, ideas for future episodes and hear about how you are implementing these strategies in your life and at your school. You can email me at [email protected] Thanks!!
I’ve created a FREE RESOURCE for you called “The Top 6 Ways To Protect Your School From a Lawsuit”. This is a 10 page pdf that will help you to keep your staff and students safe and help keep your school out of court. Litigation is expensive, time consuming and extremely stressful. This common sense guide will help you to be more intentional and proactive when it comes to protecting your school. You can grab “The Top 6 Ways To Protect Your School From a Lawsuit” at www.theprivateschoolleader.com/lawsuit. Thanks!