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60-Minute CEO: Mastering Leadership an Hour at a Time by Dick Cross

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Prepare the Cabin for Takeoff

Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain.

I am pleased today to welcome you aboard our Transformation Airlines flight from Mediocre Airport in Averageville to Exemplary Field in the City of Exceptional.

Today’s flight will take us over the peak of Too Tall to Climb Mountain and across the far reaches of the Can’t Risk It Valley. As we reach our midpoint, you’ll be able to see the Plains of Complacency passing beneath us. After that we’ll pick up the Zealous Followership Tailwinds to speed us to our destination.

If there is anything that our flight crew can do to make your journey more comfortable, please don’t hesitate to ring the overhead bell. It is connected directly to dickcross@crosspartnership.com, where ...

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