Author: Captain George Dom, USN(Ret)

Building connection through gratitude

grat·i·tude the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. synonyms: gratefulness, thankfulness, thanks, appreciation, indebtedness; recognition, acknowledgment, credit. Gratitude is viewed as a prized human trait in nearly all of the world’s major religious and cultural traditions. Yet, only within the past 20 years has science begun to examine gratitude as

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Lubricant of the High-Trust engine: Communication

The fifth question asked when judging someone’s trustworthiness is “Do I understand you?” It’s difficult to trust someone who you don’t understand. In flying in general, and Naval Aviation in particular, a lot of effort is dedicated to effective communication. Misunderstandings can be deadly if a pilot misunderstands what altitude she is assigned, a tower

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