How to Deal with Complexity Like a Pilot

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“Unlike most other human endeavours, aviation has a swift feedback mechanism for severe mistakes: immediate violent death.” Carl Forsling shares the three-step process that pilots follow to keep their planes in the air: aviate, navigate, and communicate, in order of importance. But he explains that this process is also integral to everyday life. In layman’s terms, we must focus first on executing our plans, then checking our situation against the situation we want to be in in the future, and lastly, telling people what we’re doing. Read full article here

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