Michelle Curran caught my attention straight away. ‘Mace’, as she is affectionately known, flies as lead solo F-16 pilot for the U.S. Air Force’s prestigious Air Demonstration Squadron. What’s so special about Mace? Well, the fact that she pulls 9Gs in her F-16 jet when most ordinary people, as you’ll see in the video that inspired this article, stop functioning at 7Gs. ‘And what exactly does that have to do with leadership?’ I hear you ask. Everything actually.
Author: Sabine Clappaert, People & Transformation