Right Stuff Leadership!: Solutions from a Top Gun Command Astronaut
Purpose - Program - People - Perspective...True leaders balance all these elements to get the job done, build their organization and uplift their followers. Colonel Rick Searfoss, Top Gun fighter pilot, test pilot and astronaut, personally knows that commanding a Space Shuttle mission requires the utmost in competent, trustworthy and service-oriented leadership. Too much is at stake for anything less than the real "right stuff!" Crucial real-world lessons delivered with high energy for all leaders!
Trust-Based Teamwork: Secrets of Trust-Based, Effective Teams
Astronaut crewmates must act in unity as a finely honed team, literally trusting their lives to one another while fulfilling their nation's trust to care for billions of dollars of national assets and achieve real results for mission success. They also need to lead and motivate the members of a vast variety of other specialized teams for the mission to succeed. It's the perfect model for any ambitious team venture! Space Shuttle Commander and "team captain" Rick Searfoss shares these universal teamwork principles to accelerate your team's ascent to the pinnacle of cohesion and success.
Boosting Leading-Edge Innovation
Develop flexible adaptability to embrace the opportunities change offers. Research, innovation and the exploration of the unknown in space give startling examples of adaptability. Amplified with Rick's unique current test pilot work helping develop leading-edge new technologies with the most creative private space companies of the new millennium, this program will prepare your team to innovate your way to a profitable and exciting future!
Execution Excellence When It Really Matters
Human space flight demands the relentless pursuit of execution perfection. Learn how to apply the real-life execution principles learned from leading Space Shuttle missions to your own dynamic business challenges. Colonel Searfoss' Prepare - Apply - Adapt - Debrief Astronaut Execution Cycle provides crucial keys for those in today's difficult business environment who must get the job done, and done right!
Countdown to Success!: The Peak Performance Primer
Competition to become an astronaut is fierce, and only the very peak performers - literally one in thousands - succeed. Much like in Sales! From a successful astronaut career to his entrepreneurial space company business development leadership successes in recent years, pinnacle performer Rick Searfoss has wired the Countdown to Success. This program will arm you with the tools and attitudes to launch your own trajectory to peak personal effectiveness in sales or in life, for out-of-this-world results!
Customer Service: The Mission that Matters!
Imagine leading a 500 million dollar project that was over 8 years in development and which peaked in a short 16-day window. Now consider delivering a unique service in one of the most hostile and unforgiving environments possible, on behalf of thousands of clients and customers who gambled their professional hopes, dreams and future on your performance. With a "service before self" focus, Space Shuttle commander Rick Searfoss shares a powerful, results-oriented approach to energizing customer service regardless of the challenges!
Overcoming Adversity in Today's World
Robust resiliency - the fighter pilot-test pilot-astronaut key attitude to conquering the adversities that invariably come our way. Forging out boldly into dangerous unknown territory takes a special mindset and skills. Astronauts train continually to build this robust "right stuff" resiliency to handle emergencies and setbacks. This go-for-it mentality mixed with unwavering dedication to applying correct principles is empowering and energizing! Learn from Rick how you too can overcome the environment and the competition regardless of the obstacles.
Safety: The Only Option
Flying safety officer for the U. S. Astronaut Corps, major aerospace company Executive Safety Director, Chief of Flight Test for the world's only liquid-propellant rocket plane development company and Space Shuttle Commander responsible for a $2 billion national asset and seven lives. With this safety leadership experience and a totally accident-free 25 year military and NASA high performance jet flying career, Colonel Rick Searfoss shares lessons and attitudes for building an effective "failure is not an option" safety culture.
Land of Promise: America the Beautiful from Space
Fascinating stories, breathtaking images - beauty, wonder, hope. America truly is a blessed and promised land. One orbital view forcefully confirms the special beauty and place our country holds on Earth. Through the glorious medium of astronaut earth observations photographs, many of which he took himself, Rick will carry you on a breathtaking journey around this land, from North to South and coast to coast. A fascinating combination of inspiring historical, geographical, geological and cultural stories with stunning images testifying of sublime beauty, wonder and hope. This delightfully unique presentation will fill you with pride to be an American.
Dreams to Hopes to Realities
Optimistic view of the amazing possibilities. In a short 100 years humankind has gone from earthbound to living in space. What challenges and opportunities await us in the next 100 years? As Dr. Robert Goddard, inventor of the liquid fueled rocket engine, proclaimed, "Who is to say what is impossible? For the dreams of yesterday are the hopes of today and the realities of tomorrow." With the combined perspective of having flown in space, a world-class technical education and ongoing involvement with private entrepreneurial space ventures, Rick offers an visionary and enthusiastic view of the life-changing possibilities ahead of us.