AME Conference

Focus under pressure! Carey Lohernz

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The first female Naval aviator flying F-14 tomcat was very inspiring in her keynote speech at the AME conference. Some of the key quotes from her speech:

  • “At 8 g’s you weigh 1600  pounds!
  • Everyone on the aircraft carrier has but one goal regardless of what they do;  the safe launching and recovery of aircraft.
  • It’s this extreme focus that allows for 50% turnover every nine months, you have to have great communication and training in place.
  • Intense focus on execution. Not being distracted, because if you lose sight of your competition, you lose the fight.”

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“Failure will happen. It’s your choice that matters.Embracing failure leads to collaboration, innovation, and learning.”

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“You can fly solo, but we win together.”

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