NBAA 18th Annual Leadership Conference

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Blue Angels and Thunderbirds Commanders Discuss Leadership in Challenging Times

What are the most effective ways to address challenges common to industry professionals in the current business environment? Ever-increasing pressure to deliver new and better results and the need to manage people with little margin for error are also challenges that have faced George "Elwood" Dom, former Navy Blue Angels commander, and Ron "Maxi" Mumm, former Air Force Thunderbirds commander. The two men – who will share principles important to leading teams that rely on high performance, training and skill in their first-ever joint presentation at NBAA's Leadership Conference February 24-25, 2010, in San Diego, CA – share their thoughts on the issues in this episode of the NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

Listen to the podcast interview (2 MB, MP3)

Interview with Dr. James G. Clawson, of UVA's Darden School of Business

Darden School of BusinessAt this year's NBAA Leadership Conference, Dr. James G. Clawson, of the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, will lead the interactive workshop, "Fundamental Challenges of Sustainable Leadership."

In a podcast interview with Corporate Aviation Management Committee member Chris Adams of FlightSafety International, Dr. Clawson discusses the obstacles to leading strategic change in turbulent conditions.

Listen to the podcast interview (1.2 MB, MP3)

Presented for the first time at the Leadership Conference, this Darden workshop workshop will examine assumptions about effective leadership. This interactive session invites you to share your views and hear those of others on the various levels of leadership, reasons for lack of leadership, getting buy-in, the role of experience and why organizations slide into mediocrity.

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