Making a Difference: Stories of Vision and Courage from America's Leaders (Paperback)
As a follow up to his phenomenal New York Times bestselling memoir, Highest Duty, Captain Chesley B. Sully Sullenberger explores exactly what it takes to lead and inspire. In Making a Difference, one of the most captivating American heroes of this centurythe courageous pilot who brought the crippled US Airways Flight 1549 safely down in New Yorks Hudson Riverengages some of the most accomplished men and women in the fields of technology, medicine, education, sports, philanthropy, finance, law, and the military in inspiring conversations on true leadership. With powerful thoughts and invaluable guidance from such notables as former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, legendary baseball manager Tony LaRussa, NASA Flight Director Eugene Kranz, and Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Making a Difference is a potential life-changer that stands with Katie Courics The Best Advice I Ever Got, Lee Iaococcas Where Have All the Leaders Gone, Michael J. Foxs A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future, and other classic volumes that celebrate human achievement and triumph over adversity.
About the Author
Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger III is a retired airline pilot, speaker, and consultant who has become a source of inspiration for many after his successful emergency water landing of a disabled airliner on the Hudson River. He graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy and holds two master's degrees and an honorary doctorate of letters from Purdue University. He has testified before Congress about aviation safety and the state of the airline piloting profession. He serves as the CBS News aviation and safety expert, is the founder of Safety Reliability Methods, Inc., a management, safety, and performance consulting company, and was named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People. He lives with his family in Danville, California.