By traditional measure my first professional mentor was a failure. Continue reading
Leaders make mistakes too.
In the early days of WWII, the Royal Air Force lost almost twenty-five percent of their Hurricane fighters in combat over France. Despite their tenacity, the RAF pilots were ineffective when they engaged the Luftwaffe. Continue reading
What is the cost of perfection?
Somewhere in the skies over the English Channel a wing of bombers sped toward England, and the best minds in the Royal Air Force had no idea how to stop them. Continue reading
Do you stand up for what you believe, regardless of the cost?
In 1940, Air Chief Marshall Hugh Dowding did, and he’s the reason, despite Tobruk and Normandy, despite the Band of Brothers and the Red Army, that we do not speak German today. Continue reading