posted by Sheryl Barden on July 19, 2024

Addressing Corporate Pilot Turnover: Replacing a senior G650 captain could cost up to $700,000 during their first year. Imagine you’re the leader of a Part 91 flight department. Your team

posted by Jill Henning on June 21, 2024

The phrase “sharpen the axe” reminds us of Abraham Lincoln’s famous words: “If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six hours sharpening my

posted by Sheryl Barden on May 20, 2024

In anticipation of writing this column, I often find myself pondering the challenges that face our industry. Last month, I shared with you my concerns about the dwindling pilot pipeline—a topic

posted by Sheryl Barden on April 19, 2024

Photo credit: AIN This article about the lack of a pilot pipeline originally appeared in Aviation International News. View here. In the early 1950s, my mother, Janice K. Barden, stepped

posted by Sheryl Barden on March 15, 2024

This article about the power of levity originally appeared in Aviation International News. Thanks to a recent team photoshoot, I’ve come to realize the immense power of infusing fun into

posted by Sheryl Barden on February 19, 2024

Certifications and volunteering make you stand out for promotions and hiring Ready to soar to new heights in your career? Let’s explore a topic that holds the key to unlocking

posted by Sheryl Barden on January 19, 2024

Internships expose college students to what corporate aviation can offer as a career A director of aviation recently reached out to tell me about the success of her flight department’s

posted by Sheryl Barden on December 22, 2023

Year end is the perfect time for a personal and professional audit As the year draws to a close, it’s a natural time for those of us in business aviation—or

posted by Jill Henning on November 17, 2023

Leadership isn’t about single-handedly wielding every card in the deck. It’s about curating a team of experts, as Sheryl Barden explains in her guest column for Aviation International News. In

posted by Sheryl Barden on October 20, 2023

Sheryl Barden (API) moderated a panel about successful strategies for hiring low-time pilots and ensuring their success. Panelists included: Kirk Mies (AbbVie), Kim Kissh (AbbVie), Greg Burris (Masco), and Alison