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Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet!

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet! by Curtis Battles

{2:50 minutes to read} I’ve known about TED Talks for some time, but I’ve seldom gone out of my way to explore them on a regular basis. A TED Talk is “a video created from a presentation at the main TED (technology, entertainment, design) Conference or one of its many satellite events around the world. TED talks are limited to 18 minutes but may be on any topic.” Given the short time limit, these lectures reveal a lot of insightful, innovative information. Folks are often left feeling inspired and energized. 

Is Multitasking Making You Unproductive?

{3:00 minutes to read} In my business and day-to-day personal routine, I strive to be both efficient and thorough. In order to do this, I’ve learned it is best to set specific goals every morning—and to stick to those assignments. The temptation to multitask looms often, but even a 10-item “to do” list is too…

How Do You Manage the End of Your Day?

{3:00 minutes to read] In a recent Inc.com article, entitled “Use the 10-3-2-1-0 formula to get more done”, an interesting concept is discussed: How you start your day depends on how you finish the day before. Often, our productivity is dependent upon what time we get up and the routines we follow to get our…

SS United States Will Sail Again!

{2:50 minutes to read] The SS United States, a 60-year-old ship that holds the Blue Riband speed record between the US and England, has been slowly rusting away in a Philadelphia dry dock. In recent years, this national treasure, a once-majestic ocean liner famous in the ’50s and ’60s, was at the point where it…

Procrastinators Unite! … Eventually

{2:40 minutes to read} I recently came across a New York Times article entitled Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate. It said that people who are chronic procrastinators think their procrastination is a bad thing. They feel that they’re always behind and can’t make deadlines.

Cradle to Career: Preparing Future Generations

{3:00 minutes to read} At the end of November, I attended a community forum organized by a national education-reform organization called StriveTogether. Strive Together has numerous programs in 32 states, with 65 community partnerships formed and over 9,750 organizations united in trying to find solutions for the educational system in their area. Their approach as…

Secrets of Success—It Starts with the Morning Routine

{3:00 minutes to read} I find that rising before the rest of the house, even if it’s at 5:00 am, helps you ease into the day without all the disruptions that life can bring. In a recent article in Inc. Magazine, there was a list of the 8 morning rituals of the most successful people,…

3 Tips to Engage Millennials and Grow Your Business!

{3:45 minutes to read} I recently attended a seminar about understanding, targeting and reaching the millennial generation. The presentation revolved around the question: Do you know how to market your business to attract millennial consumers?

Learn How to Set & Achieve Goals with Mind Mapping!

{3:45 minutes to read} After having completed some great assignments this past year, I’ve been thinking it may be time to once again reinvent myself. I’ve become more of a general strategic consultant for a number of different businesses, including smaller tech companies, craft brewery start-ups, as well as for complex projects such as Grand…

Who Will Be the Hero That Saves the SS United States?

{4:45 minutes to read} The SS United States, a majestic and historic vessel, carried presidents and heads of state during her active duty. At over 1,000 feet long, she is longer than the Intrepid aircraft carrier and set the speed record, called the Blue Riband, between the United States and Europe in 1952. She was…

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet!

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet! by Curtis Battles

{2:50 minutes to read} I’ve known about TED Talks for some time, but I’ve seldom gone out of my way to explore them on a regular basis. A TED Talk is “a video created from a presentation at the main TED (technology, entertainment, design) Conference or one of its many satellite events around the world. TED talks are limited to 18 minutes but may be on any topic.” Given the short time limit, these lectures reveal a lot of insightful, innovative information. Folks are often left feeling inspired and energized. 

Is Multitasking Making You Unproductive?

{3:00 minutes to read} In my business and day-to-day personal routine, I strive to be both efficient and thorough. In order to do this, I’ve learned it is best to set specific goals every morning—and to stick to those assignments. The temptation to multitask looms often, but even a 10-item “to do” list is too…

How Do You Manage the End of Your Day?

{3:00 minutes to read] In a recent Inc.com article, entitled “Use the 10-3-2-1-0 formula to get more done”, an interesting concept is discussed: How you start your day depends on how you finish the day before. Often, our productivity is dependent upon what time we get up and the routines we follow to get our…

SS United States Will Sail Again!

{2:50 minutes to read] The SS United States, a 60-year-old ship that holds the Blue Riband speed record between the US and England, has been slowly rusting away in a Philadelphia dry dock. In recent years, this national treasure, a once-majestic ocean liner famous in the ’50s and ’60s, was at the point where it…

Procrastinators Unite! … Eventually

{2:40 minutes to read} I recently came across a New York Times article entitled Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate. It said that people who are chronic procrastinators think their procrastination is a bad thing. They feel that they’re always behind and can’t make deadlines.

Cradle to Career: Preparing Future Generations

{3:00 minutes to read} At the end of November, I attended a community forum organized by a national education-reform organization called StriveTogether. Strive Together has numerous programs in 32 states, with 65 community partnerships formed and over 9,750 organizations united in trying to find solutions for the educational system in their area. Their approach as…

Secrets of Success—It Starts with the Morning Routine

{3:00 minutes to read} I find that rising before the rest of the house, even if it’s at 5:00 am, helps you ease into the day without all the disruptions that life can bring. In a recent article in Inc. Magazine, there was a list of the 8 morning rituals of the most successful people,…

3 Tips to Engage Millennials and Grow Your Business!

{3:45 minutes to read} I recently attended a seminar about understanding, targeting and reaching the millennial generation. The presentation revolved around the question: Do you know how to market your business to attract millennial consumers?

Learn How to Set & Achieve Goals with Mind Mapping!

{3:45 minutes to read} After having completed some great assignments this past year, I’ve been thinking it may be time to once again reinvent myself. I’ve become more of a general strategic consultant for a number of different businesses, including smaller tech companies, craft brewery start-ups, as well as for complex projects such as Grand…

Who Will Be the Hero That Saves the SS United States?

{4:45 minutes to read} The SS United States, a majestic and historic vessel, carried presidents and heads of state during her active duty. At over 1,000 feet long, she is longer than the Intrepid aircraft carrier and set the speed record, called the Blue Riband, between the United States and Europe in 1952. She was…

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet!

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet! by Curtis Battles

{2:50 minutes to read} I’ve known about TED Talks for some time, but I’ve seldom gone out of my way to explore them on a regular basis. A TED Talk is “a video created from a presentation at the main TED (technology, entertainment, design) Conference or one of its many satellite events around the world. TED talks are limited to 18 minutes but may be on any topic.” Given the short time limit, these lectures reveal a lot of insightful, innovative information. Folks are often left feeling inspired and energized. 

Is Multitasking Making You Unproductive?

{3:00 minutes to read} In my business and day-to-day personal routine, I strive to be both efficient and thorough. In order to do this, I’ve learned it is best to set specific goals every morning—and to stick to those assignments. The temptation to multitask looms often, but even a 10-item “to do” list is too…

How Do You Manage the End of Your Day?

{3:00 minutes to read] In a recent Inc.com article, entitled “Use the 10-3-2-1-0 formula to get more done”, an interesting concept is discussed: How you start your day depends on how you finish the day before. Often, our productivity is dependent upon what time we get up and the routines we follow to get our…

SS United States Will Sail Again!

{2:50 minutes to read] The SS United States, a 60-year-old ship that holds the Blue Riband speed record between the US and England, has been slowly rusting away in a Philadelphia dry dock. In recent years, this national treasure, a once-majestic ocean liner famous in the ’50s and ’60s, was at the point where it…

Procrastinators Unite! … Eventually

{2:40 minutes to read} I recently came across a New York Times article entitled Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate. It said that people who are chronic procrastinators think their procrastination is a bad thing. They feel that they’re always behind and can’t make deadlines.

Cradle to Career: Preparing Future Generations

{3:00 minutes to read} At the end of November, I attended a community forum organized by a national education-reform organization called StriveTogether. Strive Together has numerous programs in 32 states, with 65 community partnerships formed and over 9,750 organizations united in trying to find solutions for the educational system in their area. Their approach as…

Secrets of Success—It Starts with the Morning Routine

{3:00 minutes to read} I find that rising before the rest of the house, even if it’s at 5:00 am, helps you ease into the day without all the disruptions that life can bring. In a recent article in Inc. Magazine, there was a list of the 8 morning rituals of the most successful people,…

3 Tips to Engage Millennials and Grow Your Business!

{3:45 minutes to read} I recently attended a seminar about understanding, targeting and reaching the millennial generation. The presentation revolved around the question: Do you know how to market your business to attract millennial consumers?

Learn How to Set & Achieve Goals with Mind Mapping!

{3:45 minutes to read} After having completed some great assignments this past year, I’ve been thinking it may be time to once again reinvent myself. I’ve become more of a general strategic consultant for a number of different businesses, including smaller tech companies, craft brewery start-ups, as well as for complex projects such as Grand…

Who Will Be the Hero That Saves the SS United States?

{4:45 minutes to read} The SS United States, a majestic and historic vessel, carried presidents and heads of state during her active duty. At over 1,000 feet long, she is longer than the Intrepid aircraft carrier and set the speed record, called the Blue Riband, between the United States and Europe in 1952. She was…

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet!

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet! by Curtis Battles

{2:50 minutes to read} I’ve known about TED Talks for some time, but I’ve seldom gone out of my way to explore them on a regular basis. A TED Talk is “a video created from a presentation at the main TED (technology, entertainment, design) Conference or one of its many satellite events around the world. TED talks are limited to 18 minutes but may be on any topic.” Given the short time limit, these lectures reveal a lot of insightful, innovative information. Folks are often left feeling inspired and energized. 

Is Multitasking Making You Unproductive?

{3:00 minutes to read} In my business and day-to-day personal routine, I strive to be both efficient and thorough. In order to do this, I’ve learned it is best to set specific goals every morning—and to stick to those assignments. The temptation to multitask looms often, but even a 10-item “to do” list is too…

How Do You Manage the End of Your Day?

{3:00 minutes to read] In a recent Inc.com article, entitled “Use the 10-3-2-1-0 formula to get more done”, an interesting concept is discussed: How you start your day depends on how you finish the day before. Often, our productivity is dependent upon what time we get up and the routines we follow to get our…

SS United States Will Sail Again!

{2:50 minutes to read] The SS United States, a 60-year-old ship that holds the Blue Riband speed record between the US and England, has been slowly rusting away in a Philadelphia dry dock. In recent years, this national treasure, a once-majestic ocean liner famous in the ’50s and ’60s, was at the point where it…

Procrastinators Unite! … Eventually

{2:40 minutes to read} I recently came across a New York Times article entitled Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate. It said that people who are chronic procrastinators think their procrastination is a bad thing. They feel that they’re always behind and can’t make deadlines.

Cradle to Career: Preparing Future Generations

{3:00 minutes to read} At the end of November, I attended a community forum organized by a national education-reform organization called StriveTogether. Strive Together has numerous programs in 32 states, with 65 community partnerships formed and over 9,750 organizations united in trying to find solutions for the educational system in their area. Their approach as…

Secrets of Success—It Starts with the Morning Routine

{3:00 minutes to read} I find that rising before the rest of the house, even if it’s at 5:00 am, helps you ease into the day without all the disruptions that life can bring. In a recent article in Inc. Magazine, there was a list of the 8 morning rituals of the most successful people,…

3 Tips to Engage Millennials and Grow Your Business!

{3:45 minutes to read} I recently attended a seminar about understanding, targeting and reaching the millennial generation. The presentation revolved around the question: Do you know how to market your business to attract millennial consumers?

Learn How to Set & Achieve Goals with Mind Mapping!

{3:45 minutes to read} After having completed some great assignments this past year, I’ve been thinking it may be time to once again reinvent myself. I’ve become more of a general strategic consultant for a number of different businesses, including smaller tech companies, craft brewery start-ups, as well as for complex projects such as Grand…

Who Will Be the Hero That Saves the SS United States?

{4:45 minutes to read} The SS United States, a majestic and historic vessel, carried presidents and heads of state during her active duty. At over 1,000 feet long, she is longer than the Intrepid aircraft carrier and set the speed record, called the Blue Riband, between the United States and Europe in 1952. She was…

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet!

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet! by Curtis Battles

{2:50 minutes to read} I’ve known about TED Talks for some time, but I’ve seldom gone out of my way to explore them on a regular basis. A TED Talk is “a video created from a presentation at the main TED (technology, entertainment, design) Conference or one of its many satellite events around the world. TED talks are limited to 18 minutes but may be on any topic.” Given the short time limit, these lectures reveal a lot of insightful, innovative information. Folks are often left feeling inspired and energized. 

Is Multitasking Making You Unproductive?

{3:00 minutes to read} In my business and day-to-day personal routine, I strive to be both efficient and thorough. In order to do this, I’ve learned it is best to set specific goals every morning—and to stick to those assignments. The temptation to multitask looms often, but even a 10-item “to do” list is too…

How Do You Manage the End of Your Day?

{3:00 minutes to read] In a recent Inc.com article, entitled “Use the 10-3-2-1-0 formula to get more done”, an interesting concept is discussed: How you start your day depends on how you finish the day before. Often, our productivity is dependent upon what time we get up and the routines we follow to get our…

SS United States Will Sail Again!

{2:50 minutes to read] The SS United States, a 60-year-old ship that holds the Blue Riband speed record between the US and England, has been slowly rusting away in a Philadelphia dry dock. In recent years, this national treasure, a once-majestic ocean liner famous in the ’50s and ’60s, was at the point where it…

Procrastinators Unite! … Eventually

{2:40 minutes to read} I recently came across a New York Times article entitled Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate. It said that people who are chronic procrastinators think their procrastination is a bad thing. They feel that they’re always behind and can’t make deadlines.

Cradle to Career: Preparing Future Generations

{3:00 minutes to read} At the end of November, I attended a community forum organized by a national education-reform organization called StriveTogether. Strive Together has numerous programs in 32 states, with 65 community partnerships formed and over 9,750 organizations united in trying to find solutions for the educational system in their area. Their approach as…

Secrets of Success—It Starts with the Morning Routine

{3:00 minutes to read} I find that rising before the rest of the house, even if it’s at 5:00 am, helps you ease into the day without all the disruptions that life can bring. In a recent article in Inc. Magazine, there was a list of the 8 morning rituals of the most successful people,…

3 Tips to Engage Millennials and Grow Your Business!

{3:45 minutes to read} I recently attended a seminar about understanding, targeting and reaching the millennial generation. The presentation revolved around the question: Do you know how to market your business to attract millennial consumers?

Learn How to Set & Achieve Goals with Mind Mapping!

{3:45 minutes to read} After having completed some great assignments this past year, I’ve been thinking it may be time to once again reinvent myself. I’ve become more of a general strategic consultant for a number of different businesses, including smaller tech companies, craft brewery start-ups, as well as for complex projects such as Grand…

Who Will Be the Hero That Saves the SS United States?

{4:45 minutes to read} The SS United States, a majestic and historic vessel, carried presidents and heads of state during her active duty. At over 1,000 feet long, she is longer than the Intrepid aircraft carrier and set the speed record, called the Blue Riband, between the United States and Europe in 1952. She was…

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet!

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet! by Curtis Battles

{2:50 minutes to read} I’ve known about TED Talks for some time, but I’ve seldom gone out of my way to explore them on a regular basis. A TED Talk is “a video created from a presentation at the main TED (technology, entertainment, design) Conference or one of its many satellite events around the world. TED talks are limited to 18 minutes but may be on any topic.” Given the short time limit, these lectures reveal a lot of insightful, innovative information. Folks are often left feeling inspired and energized. 

Is Multitasking Making You Unproductive?

{3:00 minutes to read} In my business and day-to-day personal routine, I strive to be both efficient and thorough. In order to do this, I’ve learned it is best to set specific goals every morning—and to stick to those assignments. The temptation to multitask looms often, but even a 10-item “to do” list is too…

How Do You Manage the End of Your Day?

{3:00 minutes to read] In a recent Inc.com article, entitled “Use the 10-3-2-1-0 formula to get more done”, an interesting concept is discussed: How you start your day depends on how you finish the day before. Often, our productivity is dependent upon what time we get up and the routines we follow to get our…

SS United States Will Sail Again!

{2:50 minutes to read] The SS United States, a 60-year-old ship that holds the Blue Riband speed record between the US and England, has been slowly rusting away in a Philadelphia dry dock. In recent years, this national treasure, a once-majestic ocean liner famous in the ’50s and ’60s, was at the point where it…

Procrastinators Unite! … Eventually

{2:40 minutes to read} I recently came across a New York Times article entitled Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate. It said that people who are chronic procrastinators think their procrastination is a bad thing. They feel that they’re always behind and can’t make deadlines.

Cradle to Career: Preparing Future Generations

{3:00 minutes to read} At the end of November, I attended a community forum organized by a national education-reform organization called StriveTogether. Strive Together has numerous programs in 32 states, with 65 community partnerships formed and over 9,750 organizations united in trying to find solutions for the educational system in their area. Their approach as…

Secrets of Success—It Starts with the Morning Routine

{3:00 minutes to read} I find that rising before the rest of the house, even if it’s at 5:00 am, helps you ease into the day without all the disruptions that life can bring. In a recent article in Inc. Magazine, there was a list of the 8 morning rituals of the most successful people,…

3 Tips to Engage Millennials and Grow Your Business!

{3:45 minutes to read} I recently attended a seminar about understanding, targeting and reaching the millennial generation. The presentation revolved around the question: Do you know how to market your business to attract millennial consumers?

Learn How to Set & Achieve Goals with Mind Mapping!

{3:45 minutes to read} After having completed some great assignments this past year, I’ve been thinking it may be time to once again reinvent myself. I’ve become more of a general strategic consultant for a number of different businesses, including smaller tech companies, craft brewery start-ups, as well as for complex projects such as Grand…

Who Will Be the Hero That Saves the SS United States?

{4:45 minutes to read} The SS United States, a majestic and historic vessel, carried presidents and heads of state during her active duty. At over 1,000 feet long, she is longer than the Intrepid aircraft carrier and set the speed record, called the Blue Riband, between the United States and Europe in 1952. She was…

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet!

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet! by Curtis Battles

{2:50 minutes to read} I’ve known about TED Talks for some time, but I’ve seldom gone out of my way to explore them on a regular basis. A TED Talk is “a video created from a presentation at the main TED (technology, entertainment, design) Conference or one of its many satellite events around the world. TED talks are limited to 18 minutes but may be on any topic.” Given the short time limit, these lectures reveal a lot of insightful, innovative information. Folks are often left feeling inspired and energized. 

Is Multitasking Making You Unproductive?

{3:00 minutes to read} In my business and day-to-day personal routine, I strive to be both efficient and thorough. In order to do this, I’ve learned it is best to set specific goals every morning—and to stick to those assignments. The temptation to multitask looms often, but even a 10-item “to do” list is too…

How Do You Manage the End of Your Day?

{3:00 minutes to read] In a recent Inc.com article, entitled “Use the 10-3-2-1-0 formula to get more done”, an interesting concept is discussed: How you start your day depends on how you finish the day before. Often, our productivity is dependent upon what time we get up and the routines we follow to get our…

SS United States Will Sail Again!

{2:50 minutes to read] The SS United States, a 60-year-old ship that holds the Blue Riband speed record between the US and England, has been slowly rusting away in a Philadelphia dry dock. In recent years, this national treasure, a once-majestic ocean liner famous in the ’50s and ’60s, was at the point where it…

Procrastinators Unite! … Eventually

{2:40 minutes to read} I recently came across a New York Times article entitled Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate. It said that people who are chronic procrastinators think their procrastination is a bad thing. They feel that they’re always behind and can’t make deadlines.

Cradle to Career: Preparing Future Generations

{3:00 minutes to read} At the end of November, I attended a community forum organized by a national education-reform organization called StriveTogether. Strive Together has numerous programs in 32 states, with 65 community partnerships formed and over 9,750 organizations united in trying to find solutions for the educational system in their area. Their approach as…

Secrets of Success—It Starts with the Morning Routine

{3:00 minutes to read} I find that rising before the rest of the house, even if it’s at 5:00 am, helps you ease into the day without all the disruptions that life can bring. In a recent article in Inc. Magazine, there was a list of the 8 morning rituals of the most successful people,…

3 Tips to Engage Millennials and Grow Your Business!

{3:45 minutes to read} I recently attended a seminar about understanding, targeting and reaching the millennial generation. The presentation revolved around the question: Do you know how to market your business to attract millennial consumers?

Learn How to Set & Achieve Goals with Mind Mapping!

{3:45 minutes to read} After having completed some great assignments this past year, I’ve been thinking it may be time to once again reinvent myself. I’ve become more of a general strategic consultant for a number of different businesses, including smaller tech companies, craft brewery start-ups, as well as for complex projects such as Grand…

Who Will Be the Hero That Saves the SS United States?

{4:45 minutes to read} The SS United States, a majestic and historic vessel, carried presidents and heads of state during her active duty. At over 1,000 feet long, she is longer than the Intrepid aircraft carrier and set the speed record, called the Blue Riband, between the United States and Europe in 1952. She was…

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet!

Finding Your “HUM” to Make Your Best Year Yet! by Curtis Battles

{2:50 minutes to read} I’ve known about TED Talks for some time, but I’ve seldom gone out of my way to explore them on a regular basis. A TED Talk is “a video created from a presentation at the main TED (technology, entertainment, design) Conference or one of its many satellite events around the world. TED talks are limited to 18 minutes but may be on any topic.” Given the short time limit, these lectures reveal a lot of insightful, innovative information. Folks are often left feeling inspired and energized. 

Is Multitasking Making You Unproductive?

{3:00 minutes to read} In my business and day-to-day personal routine, I strive to be both efficient and thorough. In order to do this, I’ve learned it is best to set specific goals every morning—and to stick to those assignments. The temptation to multitask looms often, but even a 10-item “to do” list is too…

How Do You Manage the End of Your Day?

{3:00 minutes to read] In a recent Inc.com article, entitled “Use the 10-3-2-1-0 formula to get more done”, an interesting concept is discussed: How you start your day depends on how you finish the day before. Often, our productivity is dependent upon what time we get up and the routines we follow to get our…

SS United States Will Sail Again!

{2:50 minutes to read] The SS United States, a 60-year-old ship that holds the Blue Riband speed record between the US and England, has been slowly rusting away in a Philadelphia dry dock. In recent years, this national treasure, a once-majestic ocean liner famous in the ’50s and ’60s, was at the point where it…

Procrastinators Unite! … Eventually

{2:40 minutes to read} I recently came across a New York Times article entitled Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate. It said that people who are chronic procrastinators think their procrastination is a bad thing. They feel that they’re always behind and can’t make deadlines.

Cradle to Career: Preparing Future Generations

{3:00 minutes to read} At the end of November, I attended a community forum organized by a national education-reform organization called StriveTogether. Strive Together has numerous programs in 32 states, with 65 community partnerships formed and over 9,750 organizations united in trying to find solutions for the educational system in their area. Their approach as…

Secrets of Success—It Starts with the Morning Routine

{3:00 minutes to read} I find that rising before the rest of the house, even if it’s at 5:00 am, helps you ease into the day without all the disruptions that life can bring. In a recent article in Inc. Magazine, there was a list of the 8 morning rituals of the most successful people,…

3 Tips to Engage Millennials and Grow Your Business!

{3:45 minutes to read} I recently attended a seminar about understanding, targeting and reaching the millennial generation. The presentation revolved around the question: Do you know how to market your business to attract millennial consumers?

Learn How to Set & Achieve Goals with Mind Mapping!

{3:45 minutes to read} After having completed some great assignments this past year, I’ve been thinking it may be time to once again reinvent myself. I’ve become more of a general strategic consultant for a number of different businesses, including smaller tech companies, craft brewery start-ups, as well as for complex projects such as Grand…

Who Will Be the Hero That Saves the SS United States?

{4:45 minutes to read} The SS United States, a majestic and historic vessel, carried presidents and heads of state during her active duty. At over 1,000 feet long, she is longer than the Intrepid aircraft carrier and set the speed record, called the Blue Riband, between the United States and Europe in 1952. She was…