Category Archives: LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP 10 Principles for Exceptional Leadership

WHERE IS THE CG?

WHERE IS THE CG? The Leadership Challenge of Finding Balance There are lots of critical numbers in aviation; airspeed, stall speed, never exceed speed, magnetic headings, engine temperatures…there are hundreds of numerical indicators that keep planes and passengers aloft and … Read More

COURAGE A Leadership Attribute for Our Times

I was greeted by an email from Prakash Idnani with the attachment below. Prakash lives in India and has over 20 years of experience in business & leadership marketing, branding and seminars for internationally recognized firms. He saw LIFTOFFF LEADERSHIP … Read More

IT PAYS TO HAVE INTEGRITY

I arrived at the Lenoir Golf Club in Lenoir, North Carolina this morning at 6:30am. I was their speaker/program for the morning . I was prepared and ready to talk with these leaders about the importance of balancing the financial … Read More

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LEADERSHIP Presentation to Human Resource leaders & professionals in Hampton Roads, Va

A Journey to Exceptional Leadership to be presented in Hampton Roads, Va May 10, 2012 http://www.linkedin.com/osview/canvas?_ch_page_id=1&_ch_panel_id=1&_ch_app_id=2000&_applicationId=2000&_ownerId=0&appParams=%7B”event

PRIVATE GAIN AT PUBLIC EXPENSE

The story continues. Banks and investment firms put their own interests and wealth accumulation  before the needs of their clients and customers. Despite public outrage at the reckless and self serving behavior that has unfortunately come to characterize many at … Read More

Join Me for “A Journey to Exceptional Leadership” Webinar this Friday

The University of Virginia has a Friday Forum webinar series. Join me this Friday February 17th from noon to 1pm for a look at your unique leadership character. Gain insights as to what makes you exceptional. http://www.alumni.virginia.edu/career/events/webinars.aspx Here is the … Read More

POSSIBILITY = YOUR INNER FIGHTER PILOT

Make possibility your perspective Betty Shotton LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP Market volatility, regulatory and political change, prolonged financial stress, stubborn personnel issues – these are facts of life for a leader in today’s economic and business climates.

ACCOUNTABILITY ALTRUISM AWE Exceptional Leadership Attributes

This is a recent interview with My Carolina Today, NBC17 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Valonda Calloway was a wonderful and energetic host.It ‘s a short reminder of these magnificent leadership  traits. Try out an  altruistic gesture at the office today; … Read More

CNBC OP-ED The Gift of Adversity by Betty Shotton

An Executive Editor at CNBC.com asked my PR firm Monteiro & Co, if they knew of an author who could write on their experiences as being a woman in a man’s world of business. They got me. This was the … Read More

Interview with Wayne Turmel of The Cranky Middle Manager Show

This was a FUN interview for me. Wayne has a down to earth, practical and humorous approach to doling out advice for leaders and managers. Click on the link below to hear our recent interview about the book, courage and … Read More