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The Navy Seal Art of War Leadership Lessons from the World's Most Elite Fighting Force

by Roy, Rob (Author), Lawson, Chris (Author)

Roy decodes the cutting-edge leadership lessons of the battlefield for today's business leaders and individuals: how to make good decisions under pressure, how to utilize and leverage the strengths of others while minimizing the weakness of the individual or team, and how to act instead of react, anticipating events despite having minimal information and effectively communicating tasks and priorities

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In a groundbreaking, narrative-driven book for businesses, managers (and those who aspire to the managerial ranks), and entrepreneurs, a veteran Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer shows how the skills that enable SEAL teams to achieve the impossible in the battlefield can help business executives and career-minded individuals make better decisions and get the best out of their teams. Anyone can make good decisions when everything is in their favor. But in life, as in war, it's in chaotic, challenging times that genuine leaders distinguish themselves. As a Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer, Rob Roy learned this lesson over twenty-five years of combat, in which the difference between life and death was his team's ability to decode complex environments, take decisive action, and seize opportunities when they presented themselves. In The Navy SEAL Art of War, Roy decodes the leadership lessons of the battlefield for today's business leaders and individuals: how to make good decisions under pressure, how to utilize and leverage the strengths of others while minimizing the weaknesses of the individual or team, and how to act instead of react, anticipating events despite having minimal information and effectively communicating tasks and priorities. Illustrated with countless stories from the front lines, and featuring unprecedented exercises and drills from the SEALs' training program, The Navy SEAL Art of War is destined to take its place aside It's Your Ship as a bestselling business classic.

In this groundbreaking narrative-driven book for businesses, individuals, and entrepreneurs, a veteran Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer shows how the battle-tested skills that enable SEAL teams to achieve the impossible can help business executives and individuals to make better decisions and get the best out of their teams when the pressure is on. Anyone can make good decisions when everything is in their favor, but in life as in war, it's in turbulent times that great leaders separate themselves. As a Chief Petty Officer with the Navy SEALs, Rob Roy learned this lesson over 25 years of combat, in which the difference between life and death was his team's ability to decode complex environments, take decisive action, and seize crucial opportunities when they presented themselves. And now that Roy is retired, he has seen how today's economy and business environment require these exact kinds of small, agile teams that can adapt quickly to unforeseen changes. In The Navy SEAL Art of War, Roy decodes the cutting-edge leadership lessons of the battlefield for today's business leaders and individuals--how to make good decisions under pressure, how to utilize and leverage the strengths of others while minimizing the weakness of the individual or team, and how to act instead of react, anticipating events despite having minimal information and effectively communicating tasks and priorities. Packed with story after story from the front lines and unprecedented, behind-the-scenes looks at the SEALs' training program, The Navy SEAL Art of War is destined to take its place aside It's Your Ship as a business classic.

0.8" H x 8.5" L x 5.7" W (0.7 lbs) 224 pages

Random House/Crown Business

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