Gen. Mark Welsh
speaks at AFA's 2019 Air Warfare Symposium on Feb. 28, 2019, in Orlando,
Fla. Staff photo by Mike Tsukamoto.
You can’t escape change, former Air Force Chief of Staff retired Gen. Mark Welsh told a crowd of airmen and industry leaders at AFA’s 2019 Air Warfare Symposium last week.
Whether your unit is confronted with a training accident and its aftermath, or your company’s work within the defense industry gets one-upped by a competitor’s innovation, anyone’s world can be rocked “in a heartbeat,” he explained. Rather than letting disruption paralyze you, Welsh told the audience to choose to take charge of the things that can be controlled.
“The world is disruptive, so my view is get ready to lead in it,” he said.
Here are Welsh’s five keys to leading through chaos:
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