The Leader’s Attitude Choice

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I travel enough to have a lot of travel and airline stories. Overall, I have as many positive ones as negative ones. In fact, I am typically very productive on airplanes, even when the seating space is tight. Today, however, I want to talk about one of “those” travel days.

This particularly interesting travel happened about a year ago, but recently I was reminded of it. My day was supposed to be relatively straightforward — fly from White Plains, N.Y., through Chicago to Phoenix and arrive there at about 12:30 p.m. local time. But that isn’t how it went.

I arrived at the airport at about 5:45 a.m., and by the time we got on the plane (in the rain) it was 6:50 a.m. We left, almost on time, and once we were in the air there seemed to be a strange vibration under my seat. I quickly found out why — the pilot told us he couldn’t get the landing gear up. He said we would be able to land (thankfully), but couldn’t fly that way all ...(register to read more)

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Ann December 4, 2012 at 9:36 am

This just happened to me yesterday. After self evaluation and an attitude change, the day ended well. Thank you for sharing, we all need to take heed.


Ann December 4, 2012 at 9:31 am

This just happened to me yesterday. After self review and changing the attitude, the day ended well. Thank you for sharing your experience.


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