Apr 12, 2020
It's so easy to get sucked into the minutia of everyday business, to fail in our leadership obligation and become a micro-manager.
Professional aviation demands that pilots stay situationally aware at all times and fight for the big picture.
There are numerous mishaps throughout aviation history where the
flight crew got hyperfocused on a certain task or abnormal
situation, leading to tragedy.
In this episode, I use the mishap of Eastern 401 from December 1972 to highlight the importance of maintaining the big picture, allowing you to keep everyone aligned and empowered towards your intended outcome.
In order to fight for the big picture you have to: