229: Leadership Lessons from the Challenger Disaster, with Allan McDonald
By Dave Stachowiak
Allan McDonald refused to sign for Challenger's launch. On this week's episode, he shares his story and leadership lessons for all of us from the Challenger disaster. Allan McDonald Author, Truth, Lies, and O-rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster* www.ethicskeynotespeaker.com Quotes The time is always right to do the right thing. —Martin Luther King, Jr. People shouldn’t be afraid to ask questions or speak up because I always feel that their professional opinion is not only important, it’s their responsibility. —Allan McDonald Don’t assume that if it’s really critical other people will always do their job. —Allan McDonald Feedback Comments, questions, or feedback for future Q&A shows: http://coachingforleaders.com/feedback The next Q&A show is episode 230 Please join my weekly leadership guide. The leadership guide is delivered to your inbox each Wednesday and includes my thoughts and recommendations on the best articles, podcasts, videos, and books, to support your development between shows. It also includes a brief overview and link to the full weekly show notes. As a bonus, when you join the weekly leadership guide, you’ll get immediate access to my reader’s guide listing the 10 Leadership Books that Will Help You Get Better Results From Others with brief summaries from me on the value of each book. Download the 11-page reader's guide and 9-minute video of these book recommendations at http://coachingforleaders.com/subscribe Thank You Thank you the person in France for the kind review on iTunes. If you would like to post a review as well, it's a huge help in the growth of the Coaching for Leaders community. If you use iTunes, just visit http://coachingforleaders.com/itunes and if you use Stitcher, please visit http://coachingforleaders.com/stitcher – and thank you in advance for your support!