We live in an age of overwhelming chaos—and it’s taking a toll on all of us. We struggle to keep up with the daily demands work, family and society place on us. And yet we are still here, we are still hopeful, and we know deep down there must be a smarter way forward.
In the corporate world, your “span of control” is the number of direct reports you can effectively manage. In the Navy, it's determined by the things you can and should control at any given time. And it reminds you what to focus on in the moment, while disregarding things that are distractions. For Carey Lohrenz, recognizing her span of control kept her focused on what mattered most, and it became a primary tool in her taming the distractions and pressures of flying demanding, high-pressure missions.
As the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, as well as a mom of four, business consultant, Wall Street Journal bestselling author, and speaker to audiences across the globe, Carey knows about stress. Get ready for a high-octane session with eye-opening science, gripping personal stories, insightful interviews, prescriptive advice, and helpful tools to create positive change in your life and the world around you.