Leadership & Management
A Life Dedicated to Others: The Nation’s Real Stars
France has long been considered a global leader in terms of technologies, professional services, innovations, and defense. It is home to one of the strongest defense industries in the world and satisfies the majority of its military requirements without any external assistance. It competes with the US,
the UK, Russia, and China on the development of advanced military hardware and continues to consolidate its position as a major defense exporter.
Jean-Pierre Haigneré: A Cosmonaut’s View of Progress. We Are Not Heroes; we are the Image of the Earth
Over the course of three decades after the initial space race, the world’s interest in space exploration gradually shifted from a competition-based approach to a collaborative mission. Experts from around the world started to cooperate to explore and challenge the unknown and push the boundaries of innovation beyond our scientific and technical limits to address fundamental questions about our present and future.
Virginie Guyot, Fighter Pilot: True Leaders Inspire a Shared Purpose
Every day we struggle to make sense of life, people, and the differences and complexity around us. What motivates the people we interact with? What are they afraid of in life? More importantly, what helps successful people to maintain a strong belief in themselves.
A belief that is so strong it ultimately helps them become who they want to be?
Michel Tognini: The Astronaut Secret. Strategy, Communication, and Time Management Are Key
Decades of rapid technological advancement, and social and economic changes have widened the generational gaps and introduced new sources of conflict over the issues of national identity and cultural values that are transforming our world and shaping the risks that threaten our future.
Patrick Dutartre: Piloting your business with excellence. Leaders must inspire their employees.
The global landscape is changing rapidly and is replete with risks. Addressing the risks can also help businesses to identify opportunities and better prepare for what lies ahead. The key is to consider the risks as part of structured scenario and strategy development. To effectively manage risk and seize the opportunity that lies within every challenge, a company must manage a variety of business dimensions.
Bernard Decré, What can history’s most important aircraft teach us about the future of the aerospace industry?
"It takes human action, not technology, to transform dreams into reality. It is human desire as driven by curiosity and imagination that creates and transforms our ideas into tangible achievements."
Mr. Daniel Kunth and Tomorrow’s World: Ad Astra
The knowledge and truth these scholars seek permeate every element of contemporary life. It not only determines how we live today, but also serves the human desire to better understand how we came to be, the kind of universe we live in, whether we are alone, and what our ultimate fate will be.