120: How Great Leaders Get Something Done with Dave Sanderson

120: How Great Leaders Get Something Done with Dave Sanderson

Daniel Gomez

About this episode

“What you’re doing is your legacy right now. That’s why you got to be congruent and authentic. If you’re not, people will see it and they don’t want to be associated with it.”  -Dave Sanderson


Leaders rise to the top because of their talent, hard work, and ambition. When chaos strikes, great leaders rise to the challenge and turn the chaos into a catalyst for success—sometimes at their own personal risk. They find their direction, even when it seems like they have lost their way. 


But whatever the circumstances, these leaders have one thing in common: they have overcome great adversity to emerge as thriving leaders. Dave Sanderson, co-author of Brace for Impact: Miracle on the Hudson, discovered what it means to be a leader in times of turmoil when their plane crashed into the Hudson River in January of 2009. Given a new life, Dave is set on not letting a good lesson die with him, especially if it is a message of hope that the world so needs today. 

Tune in as Dave relives the events of that frightful near-death experience and what motivated him to rise up as an emergent leader and what helped him keep his calm and wits amidst the tumult. Daniel and Dave also talked about the dangers of being judgmental, what happens when we stop judging others based on preconceived ideas, and how we can move forward with hope and determination.     


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Episode Highlights:

04:03 The Miracle in the Hudson

09:02 The Danger of Being Judgmental  

15:14 Door Opens When Judgments are Shut

20:00 How Great Leaders Did It 

26:44 The Best Investment!

30:27 From Turmoil to Triumph

36:46 Make Your Resolve

40:38 Don’t Lose Hope