We’ve all heard all the stories about how ‘Sully’ Sullenberger has to go through a special line at the airport because his large brass balls always set off the metal detectors. Well. It’s true, and here’s proof:
Ever since Sept 15th, 2008 I have had a bit of a fetish with studying accident theory (that’s when our financial system started its current free fall). One of the best books I have read on how big studs like Sully make decisions is the book Sources of Power by Gary Klein. Mr Klein helps us understand how critical descionmakers think under fire (both literal and figurative). It’s definitly worth reading.