Illuminated only by red lights, the deck of an aircraft carrier is arguably one of the darkest places in the world. Yet here, a Navy pilot flawlessly lands a F/A 18 Hornet on USS Enterprise in the black of night. Talk about impressive.
In 2009, Bill Reichert, a self-described “granola-eating, Left Coast venture capitalist,” spent 30 hours aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). He found that what makes the U.S. Navy so successful — and aircraft carriers hum — can also be important lessons for business.
Read about his experience in “Business Academy: Lessons From the U.S. Navy” on Forbes.com.