On this day in leadership history in 1938, Orson Welles’ “The War of the Worlds” aired on CBS radio. The belief that the realistic radio dramatization was a live news event about a Martian invasion caused panic among listeners.
The leadership lesson? Perception is not always reality! Step back and take a more strategic look at the issue at hand to gain a more balanced perspective before making a decision.
War of the Worlds Radio Broadcast – Wikipedia