Networking – The Pilot Superpower

When I got sent to Hurlburt Field, FL, in late 2007, I bought a house. Then the housing bubble popped and our house was worth far less than we owed on it. That house spent many years as a rental property after we moved away because we couldn’t afford to sell it. A couple years […]

Mentoring For BogiDope Pilots (Part 2)

Last week we looked at mentoring from the perspective of the protege…the person receiving mentoring from someone more experienced. We identified some of the reasons that these relationships form, and we noted both good and bad ways to treat these relationships. Most importantly, a successful mentoring relationship needs to have some sort of purpose, an […]

Mentoring for BogiDope Pilots (Part 1)

As a pilot, you probably know everything. You’re probably the best at everything you’ve ever tried. You’re probably even excruciatingly humble about it. Except, you and I both know better, don’t we? No matter how smart you are or how hard you work, there will always be more for you to learn. As a professional […]