Task Overload

Task Overload

We have all been there at least once in our lives.  It might be that we are faced with a single, big, fat, hairy challenge and we don’t know where to start.  Or it might be that we are faced with several challenges at once; each one not particularly overwhelming, but together are; with each…

State of Readiness; Carey “Vixen” Lohrenz, US Navy F-14 Fighter Pilot and Author

State of Readiness; Carey “Vixen” Lohrenz, US Navy F-14 Fighter Pilot and Author

Her books are “Fearless Leadership” and “Span of Control” In this episode of “State of Readiness”, Joseph Paris invites Carey Lohrenz as his guest. Carey was the first female F-14 fighter pilots in the United States Navy; call-sign Vixen. Given her experiences, she knows well that inconsistent execution in fast-moving, dynamic environments can generate catastrophic…

You Only Get One Opportunity to Make a First Impression

You Only Get One Opportunity to Make a First Impression

Imagine this scenario:  An upstart high-tech firm in Silicon Valley has an idea for an offering which promises to transform the lives of tens of millions of people across the United States.  It has adequate funding and an abundance of time for product design and development leading-up to its launch. To be sure, there are…