3 Simple Lessons Brought To You By A First-Class Passenger On The Plane That Landed In The Hudson

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Ric Elias walked away with more than just his life after Capt. Sully Sullenberger successfully landed flight 1549 in the Hudson River on Jan. 15, 2009. He also gained three important life lessons that he shared two years later in this TED talk.

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Ric Elias is a masterful storyteller as well as the CEO of Red Ventures, a company I used to work for. The original video was made possible by the folks at TED. The photo of the plane in the thumbnail image is by Janis Krums.

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