The Aerospace Executive Podcast

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Why Attracting the Right People is the Best Growth Strategy w/ Bob Sullivan

June 29, 2018

Bob Sullivan is the Chief Admin Officer for OneSky Aviation, the parent of Flexjet, Flight Options, Sentient Jet and SkyJet.

OneSky Aviation is great at adapting to market shifts and new customer demands. Bob Sullivan gives us a peek inside one of the most successful private jet companies in the world.



Business is going to have ups and down, but if you surround yourself with the right people and do the right things, you will prosper. -Bob Sullivan


Takeaways + Tactics

  • As a company, being privately held gives you the advantage of not having shareholders looking over your shoulder.
  • To survive in this industry, the business must be managed with a long-term outlook.
  • Filter candidates based on personality assessments that are culture focused. It’s important that they know how an entrepreneurial organization is different.