BUZZ ALDRIN, Apollo Astronaut, moonwalker and CEO of
Starcraft Enterprises: "Whether you're flying to the Moon or doing
business on Earth, you need Pilot Vision."
BARRON HILTON, Chairman of Hilton Hotels Corporation:
"John Michael Magness charts a course for success in
FRANK BORMAN, Chairman of the Board, Database Technologies,
Inc., former chairman and CEO, Eastern Airlines and Apollo astronaut: "A thrill ride of a book that helps
us reach for the stars!"
JOHN WEST, CEO, System One Technical, Inc.: "John
Magness's approach to leadership and success will work equally well for leaders
of big and small companies alike. I encourage you to strap into the cockpit and
T. ALLAN McARTOR, CEO and founder of Legend Airlines, former
combat pilot and member of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds precision-flying
squadron, former head of the Federal Aviation Administration: "John
Magness offers his readers a unique insight into the common characteristics of
good pilots and good business leaders. Anyone faced with today's business
challenges will find several things in this book to add to their
WALLY SCHIRRA, Astronaut on Mercury 8, Gemini 6 and Apollo
7: "Everyone in business on Earth can benefit from reading Pilot Vision. I
really enjoyed the book."
T.K. MATTINGLY, NASA astronaut and aerospace executive: "John Michael Magness has used his easy style and
personal cockpit experiences to relate the techniques successful leaders use to
pilot their enterprises."
TOM HOPKINS, Master Sales Trainer and author of How to
Master the Art of Selling and Selling for Dummies: "This book forces you
to answer some tough questions about how you are 'piloting' your business. I
commend John Michael Magness for providing us nonpilots an opportunity to
benefit from Pilot Vision."
DICK RUTAN, Pilot of Voyager, the first nonstop,
nonrefueling flight around the world: "Pilot Vision offers a far reaching
flight plan adaptable to any profession--a flight plan that, if fueled by desire
and determination, can get you where you have only dreamed of going."
ROSS PEROT, Jr., Chairman, Hillwood Development Corp., former U.S. Air Force pilot and the first person to pilot a
helicopter around the world: "Pilot Vision takes the wonder and excitement
of aviation and applies it to a rapidly changing corporate world. Once you read
Pilot Vision, you'll never look at your company or team the same again."
GEORGE A. THORNTON, III, Real Estate Developer, Executive
Vice President, Rhodes Furniture: "In Pilot Vision John Michael Magness
provides a clear, concise and exciting analogy for business leadership. His
insight will prove invaluable to those seeking to meet the number one challenge
in business today: providing effective leadership in a rapidly changing
environment. Read Pilot Vision and see for yourself."
HARRIET BRISCOE HARRAL, Ph.D., Principal, The Harral Group,
Executive Director, Leadership Fort Worth: "Just as a plane flies directly
from one location to another, Pilot Vision gets the reader right to the point:
how to be a better leader. John Magness has pulled together a wealth of
inspirational instances, resources and analogies to keep the reader focused and
motivated. The book is a pleasure to read."
J.P. Hoar, General (retired) and President of J.P. Hoar and
Associates: "Whether you are just starting up the organizational ladder or
just need a boost somewhere along the way, this book provides valuable insights
for anyone who wants to be successful. Clear, concise, highly readable! John Michael
Magness is right on target."
Twyman Towery, author of The Wisdom of Wolves: Principles
for Creating Personal Success & Professional Triumphs: "The metaphors
and quotes contained in this book are valuable to us all--whether we fly or
just dream about it."