What do you do when you are the worlds leading space organization, and things are in a bit of a funk? Funding cutbacks, the cancellation of missions and programs, You engage a futurist to come in for a talk on the issue of ‘transformational leadership’ and what great leaders do to redefine their future in an era of significant transition. And NASA found me, and I found myself in a room giving a dinner talk to a group that included astronauts, launch directors, (literally) rocket engineers and more. One thing I did – in order to take them into the future,I took them back into their past to demonstrate to them all the other times that they faced similar situations, rose to the challenge, and accelerated to the future! Read the blog post which summarized their reaction. One of the highlights of my 25 year speaking career!