12 posts by

CJ Wetzler

How To Live An Uncommon Life in 2019

Airline legend tells of a cantankerous old captain who briefed his first officer by dividing the cockpit in two—raising his…

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Why “Work Now, Play Later” Is A Myth And You Should Play Now

There is much fan-theory as to how the Joker, played by the late Heath Ledger, acquired his “smiling” scars. Even…

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How to Lose Friends and Destroy Your Influence

Our first cold snap recently moved through West Texas, so I went to the store to grab marsh-mellows, chocolate powder…

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The Checklist Every Leader Needs For Accountability

No matter the experience of a pilot, the safety of flight hinges on the use of checklists.  Among seasoned pilots,…

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If You Want to Do Something, Try Doing Nothing

In Jason Headley’s viral video “It’s Not About the Nail,” a woman—unaware of a nail protruding from her forehead—complains to…

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6 Different People Who Should Be Part of Your Tribe

I’ve always been a bit of an exhibitionist. Supply me an audience, a collective of people for whom I can…

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WHAT JURASSIC PARK CAN TEACH US ABOUT OUR FUTURE

Usually I agree that the book is indeed better than the movie. However, there is one line of dialogue added…

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3 Ways to Stop Envy from Limiting Your Potential

What is something another leader has that you want? For me, as a leader, it’s easy to find myself wanting…

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Dear Millenials, Avoid Making These 3 Toxic Mistakes

When I was a first officer in the airlines, one of my responsibilities included the preflight inspection. This proverbial “kicking…

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3 Ways Millennials Can Lead Change Without Jeopardizing Their Career

Winter weather had delayed our arrival into Dulles. Pushing from the gate, we were 10 minutes behind schedule. Knowing that…

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