What can we learn from this day in history?
US Airways Flight 1549 makes an emergency landing into the Hudson River shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport in New York City. All passengers and crew members survive.
If you’ve never heard the voice recording of the Captain during the amazing landing in the Hudson listen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLFZTzR5u84
See a video of the plan floating down the Hudson at //www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mLKfRVU3qM
What can we learn?
- Stay calm, no matter how pressurised your work, it can’t be as bad as this.
- Leadership requires calm, thoughtful decision making.
- Under pressure, make decisions based on facts not emotions.
- Your voice delivers the message and in some cases is as important as the words.