The Crown of Thorns

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Publisher:St. Martin\'s Press

ISBN:125018472X

Total Pages:320

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An updated edition of the blockbuster bestselling leadership book that took America and the world by storm, two U.S. Navy SEAL officers who led the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War demonstrate how to apply powerful leadership principles from the battlefield to business and life. Sent to the most violent battlefield in Iraq, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin’s SEAL task unit faced a seemingly impossible mission: help U.S. forces secure Ramadi, a city deemed “all but lost.” In gripping firsthand accounts of heroism, tragic loss, and hard-won victories in SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser, they learned that leadership—at every level—is the most important factor in whether a team succeeds or fails. Willink and Babin returned home from deployment and instituted SEAL leadership training that helped forge the next generation of SEAL leaders. After departing the SEAL Teams, they launched Echelon Front, a company that teaches these same leadership principles to businesses and organizations. From promising startups to Fortune 500 companies, Babin and Willink have helped scores of clients across a broad range of industries build their own high-performance teams and dominate their battlefields. Now, detailing the mind-set and principles that enable SEAL units to accomplish the most difficult missions in combat, Extreme Ownership shows how to apply them to any team, family or organization. Each chapter focuses on a specific topic such as Cover and Move, Decentralized Command, and Leading Up the Chain, explaining what they are, why they are important, and how to implement them in any leadership environment. A compelling narrative with powerful instruction and direct application, Extreme Ownership revolutionizes business management and challenges leaders everywhere to fulfill their ultimate purpose: lead and win.

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The Dichotomy of Leadership

Author:Jocko Willink,Leif Babin

Publisher:St. Martin\'s Press

ISBN:1250195780

Total Pages:320

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THE INSTANT #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER From the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of Extreme Ownership comes a new and revolutionary approach to help leaders recognize and attain the leadership balance crucial to victory. With their first book, Extreme Ownership (published in October 2015), Jocko Willink and Leif Babin set a new standard for leadership, challenging readers to become better leaders, better followers, and better people, in both their professional and personal lives. Now, in THE DICHOTOMY OF LEADERSHIP, Jocko and Leif dive even deeper into the unchartered and complex waters of a concept first introduced in Extreme Ownership: finding balance between the opposing forces that pull every leader in different directions. Here, Willink and Babin get granular into the nuances that every successful leader must navigate. Mastering the Dichotomy of Leadership requires understanding when to lead and when to follow; when to aggressively maneuver and when to pause and let things develop; when to detach and let the team run and when to dive into the details and micromanage. In addition, every leader must: · Take Extreme Ownership of everything that impacts their mission, yet utilize Decentralize Command by giving ownership to their team. · Care deeply about their people and their individual success and livelihoods, yet look out for the good of the overall team and above all accomplish the strategic mission. · Exhibit the most important quality in a leader—humility, but also be willing to speak up and push back against questionable decisions that could hurt the team and the mission. With examples from the authors’ combat and training experiences in the SEAL teams, and then a demonstration of how each lesson applies to the business world, Willink and Babin clearly explain THE DICHOTOMY OF LEADERSHIP—skills that are mission-critical for any leader and any team to achieve their ultimate goal: VICTORY.

Extreme Ownership

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ISBN:1944195386

Total Pages:36

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Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review Preview: Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin is a guide to applying leadership principles of the United States Navy’s Sea, Air, and Land Teams (SEALs) to business. At the center of the strategies that Willink and Babin illustrate is taking complete responsibility for everything in which all leaders are involved… PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread of Extreme Ownership:Overview of the bookImportant PeopleKey TakeawaysAnalysis of Key Takeaways

Summary of Extreme Ownership

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Summary of Extreme Ownership - How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win - A Comprehensive Summary ‘Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win’ was written by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, the book was about the notable leadership concepts they learned and embraced as part of Navy SEAL-s special unit. The two authors talk about their real experiences from the battlefield and write how these experiences can help with leading a business. The book describes combat military operations in a comprehensive way. Besides that, the authors describe their trainings to help show how effective leadership works and what the difference between effective and ineffective leadership is. The book talks about three main aspects, which are organized into twelve chapters. The first part of the book is about creating blocks, which are necessary to help each reader develop a specific mind-set of leading and winning. The second part of the book is about what the authors call the “Laws of Combat.’’ These laws are critical points for developing teamwork. Here is a Preview of What You Will Get: ⁃ A Full Book Summary ⁃ An Analysis ⁃ Fun quizzes ⁃ Quiz Answers ⁃ Etc Get a copy of this summary and learn about the book.

SUMMARY - Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead And Win By Jocko Willink And Leif Babin

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Publisher:Shortcut Edition

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* Our summary is short, simple and pragmatic. It allows you to have the essential ideas of a big book in less than 30 minutes. By reading this summary you will learn how to be a leader, taking advantage of the experience and advice of Navy Seals commandos Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. You will also learn : what the concept of "extreme responsibility" means; that military teachings are also applicable to your life; how to command and motivate your teams; how to complete your missions quickly and efficiently; how to trust and delegate; how to decide quickly and well. The Navy Seals are the elite of the U.S. Armed Forces. Their training is among the hardest, and their skills are first-rate. The armed conflicts they have had to face, at the risk of their lives, especially in Iraq, have given them a great deal of experience on what works best in stressful and combat situations. This experience is here made available to all, in order to help everyone behave as a good leader, to quickly make the best possible decisions, even in civilian life and especially in the corporate world. Because, while everyone's daily life is far from enemy fire, everyone will be confronted one day or another with important decisions whose outcome will depend on his or her leadership skills. *Buy now the summary of this book for the modest price of a cup of coffee!

Way of the Warrior Kid

Author:Jocko Willink

Publisher:Feiwel & Friends

ISBN:1250151066

Total Pages:160

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National Bestseller Fifth grade was the worst year of Marc’s life. He stunk at gym class, math was too hard for him, the school lunch was horrible, and his class field trip was ruined because he couldn’t swim. But what was most awful thing about fifth grade? Kenny Williamson, the class bully, who calls himself the "King of the Jungle." When Marc's mother tells him that his Uncle Jake is coming to stay for the whole summer, Marc can't wait. Uncle Jake is a for real, super-cool Navy SEAL. And Uncle Jake has a plan. He's going to turn Marc into a warrior. Becoming a warrior isn’t easy. It means a lot of pull ups, sit ups, pushups, squats, swimming, eating right, and studying harder than ever before! Can Marc transform himself into a warrior before school starts in the fall – and finally stand up to the King of the Jungle himself? The Way of the Warrior Kid is a new illustrated chapter book by #1 New York Times-bestselling author and retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink.

Discipline Equals Freedom

Author:Jocko Willink

Publisher:St. Martin\'s Press

ISBN:1250276187

Total Pages:256

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In this expanded edition of the 2017 mega-bestseller, updated with brand new sections like DO WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY, SUGAR COATED LIES and DON'T NEGOTIATE WITH WEAKNESS, readers will discover new ways to become stronger, smarter, and healthier. Jocko Willink's methods for success were born in the SEAL Teams, where he spent most of his adult life, enlisting after high school and rising through the ranks to become the commander of the most highly decorated special operations unit of the war in Iraq. In Discipline Equals Freedom, the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Extreme Ownership describes how he lives that mantra: the mental and physical disciplines he imposes on himself in order to achieve freedom in all aspects of life. Many books offer advice on how to overcome obstacles and reach your goals--but that advice often misses the most critical ingredient: discipline. Without discipline, there will be no real progress. Discipline Equals Freedom covers it all, including strategies and tactics for conquering weakness, procrastination, and fear, and specific physical training presented in workouts for beginner, intermediate, and advanced athletes, and even the best sleep habits and food intake recommended to optimize performance. FIND YOUR WILL, FIND YOUR DISCIPLINE--AND YOU WILL FIND YOUR FREEDOM

Extreme Ownership - Summarized for Busy People: How U S Navy Seals Lead and Win

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Publisher:Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN:0359020658

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U.S. Navy SEAL officers Jocko Willink and Leif Babin were sent to the most violent battlefield in Iraq and there they face a seemingly impossible mission: help secure Ramadi, a city deemed “all but lost.” Sharing stories recounting acts of heroism, tragic loss, and victories, the SEAL Team Three’s Task Unity Bruiser learns that leadership is the most important factor in the success or failure of a mission. Sharing the mindset and principles that allowed the SEAL teams to become successful in their difficult missions, Extreme Ownership explains the process for applying leadership in any team, family or organization. Each chapter shows different topics from Cover and Move, Decentralized Command, to Leading Up the Chain which helps in explaining each principle’s importance and implementing them in the leadership environments. With captivating narrative and clear instruction, Extreme Ownership creates a revolution in business management and challenges leaders to fulfill their ultimate purpose: lead and win.

Final Spin

Author:Jocko Willink

Publisher:St. Martin\'s Press

ISBN:1250276861

Total Pages:176

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Jocko Willink’s fast-paced thriller Final Spin: A story of love, brotherhood, suffering, happiness, and sacrifice. A story about life. Johnny... Shouldn’t be in a dead-end job. Shouldn’t be in a dead-end bar. Shouldn’t be in a dead-end life. But he is. It’s a hamster wheel existence. Stocking warehouse store shelves by day, drinking too much whiskey and beer by night. In between, Johnny lives in his childhood home, making sure his alcoholic mother hasn’t drunk herself to death, and looking after his idiosyncratic older brother Arty, whose world revolves around his laundromat job. Rinse and repeat. Then Johnny’s monotonous life takes a tumble. The laundromat where Arty works, and the one thing that gives him happiness, is about to be sold. Johnny doesn't want that to happen, so he takes measures into his own hands. Johnny, along with his friend, Goat, come up with a plan to get the money to buy the laundromat. But things don’t always go as planned...

Never Enough

Author:Mike Hayes

Publisher:Celadon Books

ISBN:1250753368

Total Pages:240

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In Never Enough, Mike Hayes—former Commander of SEAL Team TWO—helps readers apply high-stakes lessons about excellence, agility, and meaning across their personal and professional lives. Mike Hayes has lived a lifetime of once-in-a-lifetime experiences. He has been held at gunpoint and threatened with execution. He’s jumped out of a building rigged to explode, helped amputate a teammate’s leg, and made countless split-second life-and-death decisions. He’s written countless emails to his family, telling them how much he loves them, just in case those were the last words of his they’d ever read. Outside of the SEALs, he’s run meetings in the White House Situation Room, negotiated international arms treaties, and developed high-impact corporate strategies. Over his many years of leadership, he has always strived to be better, to contribute more, and to put others first. That’s what makes him an effective leader, and it’s the quality that he’s identified in all of the great leaders he’s encountered. That continual striving to lift those around him has filled Mike’s life with meaning and purpose, has made him secure in the knowledge that he brings his best to everything he does, and has made him someone others can rely on. In Never Enough, Mike Hayes recounts dramatic stories and offers battle- and boardroom-tested advice that will motivate readers to do work of value, live lives of purpose, and stretch themselves to reach their highest potential.

Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin (Summary)

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Do you want more free book summaries like this? Download our app for free at https://www.QuickRead.com/App and get access to hundreds of free book and audiobook summaries. Learn about the principles that drive American Navy SEALs to succeed. We know Navy SEALs as examples of extreme courage, strength, and determination. But what sets them apart? What motivates them to get the job done? Extreme Ownership (2015) demonstrates that extreme ownership is the key to extreme success and provides actionable steps for implementing extreme ownership practices in your own life (without enduring the basic training of Navy SEALs!)

Marc's Mission

Author:Jocko Willink

Publisher:Feiwel & Friends

ISBN:1250156807

Total Pages:160

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New York Times-bestselling author Jocko Willink delivers a second powerful and empowering Way of the Warrior Kid book about finding your inner strength and being the best you can be, even in the face of adversity in Marc's Mission.

The Trident

Author:Jason Redman,John Bruning

Publisher:Harper Collins

ISBN:0062208330

Total Pages:400

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Decorated US Navy SEAL lieutenant Jason Redman served his country courageously and with distinction in Colombia, Peru, Afghanistan, and Iraq, where he commanded mobility and assault forces. He conducted over forty capture/kill missions with his men in Iraq, locating more than 120 al-Qaida insurgents. But his journey was not without supreme challenges—both emotional and physical. Redman is brutally honest about his struggles to learn how to be an effective leader, yet that effort pales beside the story of his critical wounding in 2007 while leading a mission against a key al-Qaida commander. On that mission his team was ambushed and he was struck by machine-gun fire at point-blank range. During the intense recovery period that followed, Redman gained national attention when he posted a sign on his door at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, warning all who entered not to "feel sorry for [his] wounds." His sign became both a statement and a symbol for wounded warriors everywhere. From his grueling SEAL training to his search for a balance between arrogance and humility, Redman shares it all in this inspiring and unforgettable account. He speaks candidly of the grit that sustained him despite grievous wounds, and of the extraordinary love and devotion of his wife, Erica, and his family, without whom he would not have survived. Vivid and powerful, emotionally resonant and illuminating, The Trident traces the evolution of a modern warrior, husband, and father, a man who has come to embody the never-say-die spirit that defines the SEALs, one of America's elite fighting forces.

Military History

Author:DK

Publisher:Penguin

ISBN:1465411585

Total Pages:448

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The world's weaponry is showcased inside this spectacular visual guide. From the spears and swords of ancient times to the guns and grenades of modern warfare, 5,000 years of weaponry are explored and explained in unprecedented detail. Military History profiles key arms and armaments and conveys technologies and tactics across hundreds of pages of dramatic photography and accessible text. Find out how war is waged between battleships at sea, tanks on the battlefield, and fighter planes in the skies. Climb siege towers, drive chariots, enter medieval fortresses, fly unmanned drones, and detect stealth bombers. You will also experience virtual tours of iconic vehicles, including the T-34 Tank, the Lockheed F-117 Stealth Bomber, and the AH-64 Apache helicopter. And discover the leaders, battles, and weapons of war that have changed the course of history, and understand the lasting impact of global conflicts. This complete history of weaponry is essential reading for military enthusiasts of all ages.

Can't Hurt Me

Author:David Goggins

Publisher:David Goggins

ISBN:1544507860

Total Pages:364

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New York Times Bestseller Over 2.5 million copies sold For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller, he went on to set records in numerous endurance events, inspiring Outside magazine to name him The Fittest (Real) Man in America. In this curse-word-free edition of Can't Hurt Me, he shares his astonishing life story and reveals that most of us tap into only 40% of our capabilities. Goggins calls this The 40% Rule, and his story illuminates a path that anyone can follow to push past pain, demolish fear, and reach their full potential.

It's Your Ship

Author:D. Michael Abrashoff

Publisher:Grand Central Publishing

ISBN:9780446535533

Total Pages:224

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Read this million-copy bestseller for leadership insights about top-down change to improve productivity in your business starting with the most important person: You. When Captain Abrashoff took over as commander of USS Benfold, it was like a business that had all the latest technology but only some of the productivity. Knowing that responsibility for improving performance rested with him, he realized he had to improve his own leadership skills before he could improve his ship. Within months, he created a crew of confident and inspired problem-solvers eager to take the initiative and responsibility for their actions. The slogan on board became "It's your ship," and Benfold was soon recognized far and wide as a model of naval efficiency. How did Abrashoff do it? Against the backdrop of today's United States Navy, Abrashoff shares his secrets of successful management including: See the ship through the eyes of the crew: By soliciting a sailor's suggestions, Abrashoff drastically reduced tedious chores that provided little additional value. Communicate, communicate, communicate: The more Abrashoff communicated the plan, the better the crew's performance. His crew eventually started calling him "Megaphone Mike," since they heard from him so often. Create discipline by focusing on purpose: Discipline skyrocketed when Abrashoff's crew believed that what they were doing was important. Listen aggressively: After learning that many sailors wanted to use the GI Bill, Abrashoff brought a test official aboard the ship-and held the SATs forty miles off the Iraqi coast. From achieving amazing cost savings to winning the highest gunnery score in the Pacific Fleet, Captain Abrashoff's extraordinary campaign sent shock waves through the U.S. Navy. It can help you change the course of your ship, no matter where your business battles are fought.

Permission to Screw Up

Author:Kristen Hadeed

Publisher:Penguin

ISBN:0698409388

Total Pages:304

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The inspiring, unlikely, laugh-out-loud story of how one woman learned to lead–and how she ultimately succeeded, not despite her many mistakes, but because of them. This is the story of how Kristen Hadeed built Student Maid, a cleaning company where people are happy, loyal, productive, and empowered, even while they’re mopping floors and scrubbing toilets. It’s the story of how she went from being an almost comically inept leader to a sought-after CEO who teaches others how to lead. Hadeed unintentionally launched Student Maid while attending college ten years ago. Since then, Student Maid has employed hundreds of students and is widely recognized for its industry-leading retention rate and its culture of trust and accountability. But Kristen and her company were no overnight sensa­tion. In fact, they were almost nothing at all. Along the way, Kristen got it wrong almost as often as she got it right. Giving out hugs instead of feed­back, fixing errors instead of enforcing accountability, and hosting parties instead of cultivating meaning­ful relationships were just a few of her many mistakes. But Kristen’s willingness to admit and learn from those mistakes helped her give her people the chance to learn from their own screwups too. Permission to Screw Up dismisses the idea that leaders and orga­nizations should try to be perfect. It encourages people of all ages to go for it and learn to lead by acting, rather than waiting or thinking. Through a brutally honest and often hilarious account of her own strug­gles, Kristen encourages us to embrace our failures and proves that we’ll be better leaders when we do.

InvestiGators: Take the Plunge

Author:John Patrick Green

Publisher:First Second

ISBN:1250808154

Total Pages:208

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Sewer-loving secret agents Mango and Brash are plunged into a new mystery—and a BIG mess—in John Patrick Green's hilarious adventure-packed graphic novel, InvestiGators: Take the Plunge. S.U.I.T. headquarters is under attack, and Mango and Brash are going undercover and underground disguised as city sewer workers to unclog a sticky situation. But when their search for the criminal Crackerdile backfires, the toilets they travel through back up—and the InvestiGators take the blame for it! Can Mango and Brash restore their good name and put the real culprit behind bars before the whole city is in deep water?

Happy Accidents

Author:David Ahearn,Frank Ford,David Wilk

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:1119428661

Total Pages:208

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Stop saying 'no' to opportunity, and start saying 'yes' to possibility Happy Accidents is your personal guide to transforming your life. As we take on task after task, responsibility after responsibility, we lose sight of who we are and why we're doing what we do; we rush through the day completing a to-do list, but we never really seem to accomplish the things that are most important. What goals do you have for your life? What steps have you taken toward them today? Consider this book your guide to getting back on track to your dreams and help inspire those around you. It's not about doing more or doing less, it's about making what you do worthy of the effort. From forging new relationships, stepping out of your comfort zone, and reframing your work—start valuing these as empowering choices you get to make toward a particular goal every day. To preserve our precious time and energy, we often default to 'no,' yet this only closes the door to our growth, while a 'yes' opens up a world of possibilities. The secret is adding 'yes, and' to our lives. This seductively simple turn of phrase opens the doors to better collaboration and positive relationships, and invites self-sustaining opportunities into our world. 'Yes, and' helps you get from where you are, as an individual or organization, to where you want to be. No person or organization is an island, and none of us reaches our goals alone. This book shows you how to build on the power of open-mindedness, cultivate supportive relationships, and adopt a win-win mindset to reignite your purpose and unleash your best. Harness the power of team collaboration, cooperation, and creativity Reframe 'mistakes' and 'bad ideas' into 'Happy Accidents' that lead to opportunities Communicate more effectively by learning how to listen actively and build on the pertinent information Relinquish some degree of control to allow for more growth and discovery Children have a natural inclination toward curiosity. As we grow into adults, our curiosity gradually takes a back seat to obligations, responsibility, and duty—but that spark remains, and can be reignited. Don't spend your life adrift in a sea of 'could've, would've, should've'—take back your sense of purpose, positivity, joy, time, and energy with the power of Happy Accidents.

The Atlantis Gene

Author:S.A. Beck

Publisher:Beck Books

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Total Pages:307

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Book 3 in the thrilling 7-book Atlantis Saga The US government, the US military, and world-renowned scientists are all after one thing—the Atlantis gene, from the descendants of the lost island of Atlantis. Jaxon’s new life in LA is torture until she hears about a teenage vigilante in the news. Turns out he’s someone she knows from her posh private school. She begins sneaking out of the house to join him in his fight against criminals downtown. General Meade will stop at nothing to defend the world against alien threat and will thwart his own government to be the savior. Meanwhile, the Atlantis Allegiance operates off the grid and has plans to go on a world trip to find the original island of Atlantis. The Atlantis Gene is the 3rd book in the 7-book Atlantis Saga, about the girl with the Atlantis gene. Book 1: The Atlantis Girl Book 2: The Atlantis Allegiance Book 3: The Atlantis Gene Book 4: The Atlantis Secret Book 5: The Atlantis Origins Book 6: The Atlantis Guard Book 7: The Atlantis Ascent Keywords: Urban Fantasy Mystery Series Teen Fantasy Greek Myth Young Adult Mysteries and Thrillers Young Adult Action Thriller Teen Romantic Mystery Young Adult Romantic Suspense

Crisis in the Red Zone

Author:Richard Preston

Publisher:Random House

ISBN:0812998847

Total Pages:400

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses and a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, told through the story of the deadly 2013–2014 Ebola epidemic “Crisis in the Red Zone reads like a thriller. That the story it tells is all true makes it all more terrifying.”—Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Sixth Extinction From the #1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, now a National Geographic original miniseries . . . This time, Ebola started with a two-year-old child who likely had contact with a wild creature and whose entire family quickly fell ill and died. The ensuing global drama activated health professionals in North America, Europe, and Africa in a desperate race against time to contain the viral wildfire. By the end—as the virus mutated into its deadliest form, and spread farther and faster than ever before—30,000 people would be infected, and the dead would be spread across eight countries on three continents. In this taut and suspenseful medical drama, Richard Preston deeply chronicles the pandemic, in which we saw for the first time the specter of Ebola jumping continents, crossing the Atlantic, and infecting people in America. Rich in characters and conflict—physical, emotional, and ethical—Crisis in the Red Zone is an immersion in one of the great public health calamities of our time. Preston writes of doctors and nurses in the field putting their own lives on the line, of government bureaucrats and NGO administrators moving, often fitfully, to try to contain the outbreak, and of pharmaceutical companies racing to develop drugs to combat the virus. He also explores the charged ethical dilemma over who should and did receive the rare doses of an experimental treatment when they became available at the peak of the disaster. Crisis in the Red Zone makes clear that the outbreak of 2013–2014 is a harbinger of further, more severe outbreaks, and of emerging viruses heretofore unimagined—in any country, on any continent. In our ever more interconnected world, with roads and towns cut deep into the jungles of equatorial Africa, viruses both familiar and undiscovered are being unleashed into more densely populated areas than ever before. The more we discover about the virosphere, the more we realize its deadly potential. Crisis in the Red Zone is an exquisitely timely book, a stark warning of viral outbreaks to come.

Underground

Author:Will Hunt

Publisher:Random House

ISBN:0812996755

Total Pages:288

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“[A] winningly obsessive history of our relationship with underground places” (The Guardian), from sacred caves and derelict subway stations to nuclear bunkers and ancient underground cities—an exploration of the history, science, architecture, and mythology of the worlds beneath our feet NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR When Will Hunt was sixteen years old, he discovered an abandoned tunnel that ran beneath his house in Providence, Rhode Island. His first tunnel trips inspired a lifelong fascination with exploring underground worlds, from the derelict subway stations and sewers of New York City to sacred caves, catacombs, tombs, bunkers, and ancient underground cities in more than twenty countries around the world. Underground is both a personal exploration of Hunt’s obsession and a panoramic study of how we are all connected to the underground, how caves and other dark hollows have frightened and enchanted us through the ages. In a narrative spanning continents and epochs, Hunt follows a cast of subterraneaphiles who have dedicated themselves to investigating underground worlds. He tracks the origins of life with a team of NASA microbiologists a mile beneath the Black Hills, camps out for three days with urban explorers in the catacombs and sewers of Paris, descends with an Aboriginal family into a 35,000-year-old mine in the Australian outback, and glimpses a sacred sculpture molded by Paleolithic artists in the depths of a cave in the Pyrenees. Each adventure is woven with findings in mythology and anthropology, natural history and neuroscience, literature and philosophy. In elegant and graceful prose, Hunt cures us of our “surface chauvinism,” opening our eyes to the planet’s hidden dimension. He reveals how the subterranean landscape gave shape to our most basic beliefs and guided how we think about ourselves as humans. At bottom, Underground is a meditation on the allure of darkness, the power of mystery, and our eternal desire to connect with what we cannot see. Praise for Underground “A mesmerizingly fascinating tale . . . I could not stop reading this beautifully written book.”—Michael Finkel, author of The Stranger in the Woods “Few books have blown my mind so totally, and so often. In Will Hunt’s nimble hands, excursion becomes inversion, and the darkness turns luminous. There are echoes of Sebald, Calvino, and Herzog in his elegant and enigmatic voice, but also real warmth and humor. . . . An intrepid—but far from fearless—journey, both theoretically and terrestrially.”—Robert Moor, New York Times bestselling author of On Trails

Black Hawk Down

Author:Mark Bowden

Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

ISBN:9781555846046

Total Pages:400

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Already a classic of war reporting and now reissued as a Grove Press paperback, Black Hawk Down is Mark Bowden’s brilliant account of the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War. On October 3, 1993, about a hundred elite U.S. soldiers were dropped by helicopter into the teeming market in the heart of Mogadishu, Somalia. Their mission was to abduct two top lieutenants of a Somali warlord and return to base. It was supposed to take an hour. Instead, they found themselves pinned down through a long and terrible night fighting against thousands of heavily armed Somalis. The following morning, eighteen Americans were dead and more than seventy had been badly wounded. Drawing on interviews from both sides, army records, audiotapes, and videos (some of the material is still classified), Bowden’s minute-by-minute narrative is one of the most exciting accounts of modern combat ever written—a riveting story that captures the heroism, courage, and brutality of battle.

The Vision Driven Leader

Author:Michael Hyatt

Publisher:Baker Books

ISBN:1493409557

Total Pages:256

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Having a clear, compelling vision--and getting buy-in from your team--is essential to effective leadership. If you don't know where you're going, how on earth will you get there? But how do you craft that vision? How do you get others on board? And how do you put that vision into practice at every level of your organization? In The Vision Driven Leader, New York Times bestselling author Michael Hyatt offers six tools for crafting an irresistible vision for your business, rallying your team around the vision, and distilling it into actionable plans that drive results. Based on Michael's 40 years of experience as an entrepreneur and executive, backed by insights from organizational science and psychology, and illustrated by case studies and stories from multiple industries, The Vision Driven Leader takes you step-by-step from why to what and then how. Your business will never be the same.

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Author:Sapiens Editorial

Publisher:Sapiens Editorial

ISBN:3965080008

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ABOUT THE ORIGINAL BOOK: The authors have translated their experiences on the battlefield into actionable steps towards successful leadership in the business world. In the book, the authors tell us that leaders are responsible for everything under their care. In war, that is a pressing issue. This means that if there is a defective production in the warehouse, dissenting employees, a culture of mistrust or any failure in the supply chain, ultimately it is the leader's fault. The title reveals the general message of the book: Exceptional commitment. Using anecdotes of his time at the head of the SEAL Three team Task Force Bruiser, Jocko and Leif, highlight the responsibility of leadership and the development of the character necessary to lead a well-equipped team.

Extended Summary Of Extreme Ownership: How Us Navy SEALs Lead And Win - By Jocko Willink

Author:Sapiens Editorial

Publisher:Sapiens Editorial

ISBN:3966613638

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WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?If you are in leadership position over someone, or if someday you will be, then this book is for you. Maybe you are the CEO of a company, the key person in a project for school or work, the management of volunteers, a pastor or a father ... We are all in a leadership position or another, and that's why, you will find some truly powerful nuggets of wisdom in this book summary that you can apply directly within your own life.Along the way you should consider the discipline and dedication of the Navy US Seals. It may not be life and death, but when it matters, leaders show up. You will find anecdotes that are not easily forgotten as these men learned valuable lessons in life and death situations that can be applied to their daily lives. The underlying principles will remain with you and you will get a clear vision of what it takes to be proactive, organized, disciplined and goal oriented to become a true leader.ABOUT THE ORIGINAL BOOKThe authors have translated their experiences on the battlefield into actionable steps towards successful leadership in the business world. In the book, the authors tell us that leaders are responsible for everything under their care. In war, that is a pressing issue. This means that if there is a defective production in the warehouse, dissenting employees, a culture of mistrust or any failure in the supply chain, ultimately it is the leader's fault. The title reveals the general message of the book: Exceptional commitment. Using anecdotes of his time at the head of the SEAL Three team Task Force Bruiser, Jocko and Leif, highlight the responsibility of leadership and the development of the character necessary to lead a well-equipped team.Each chapter begins with a personal military example from his time in Iraq. From these personal stories, his principles of leadership, and their application to business is presented. Again, and again success and failure are placed on the shoulders of the leader, not in the others. There is no space or space for scapegoats. A leader is called to take responsibility.Both Jocko and Leif emphasize the importance of a leader taking the blame for mistakes, not blaming subordinates, but allowing subordinates to receive praise for positive results. The authors focus on simplification to avoid confusion, make decisions and prioritize fluidly to execute effectively. Its important to be disciplined in all areas of life, although adaptable to changes on the fly. The lessons learned in the battle, when implemented in the business world, improve leadership, and create urgency and success in businesses. They translate scenarios of life and death in combat to tactics of success and failure in the boardroom.Exceptional commitment is the ability of a leader to take ultimate responsibility, knowing that there is no one else to blame. Belief in mission and perseverance will bring victory. That belief and passion must be clearly communicated with action plans, and the vision must be contagious, in order for leaders to succeed.THE BIG IDEASOVERVIEWThe exceptional commitment is divided into 3 parts and 12 chapters, each chapter highlights a new principal and provides an application to the business world.PART I: WIN THE WAR WITHIN1. Exceptional Commitment2. There are no bad teams, only bad leaders3. I believe4. Check the egoPART II: COMBAT LAWS1. Cover and move2. Keep it Simple3. Prioritize and execute 4. Decentralized commandPART III: SUSTAINING VICTORY1. Plan2. Carry up and down the chain of command3. Be decisive in the midst of uncertainty4. Discipline equals freedom

Millennial Nuns

Author:The Daughters of Saint Paul

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:1982158042

Total Pages:240

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Discover how to engage in a faith-filled life in the era of social media from a group of young, consecrated Catholic sisters. Friend. Artist. Writer. Businesswomen. Advocate. Scholar. The women whose pieces are included in this book hold many different titles. But they all share two important characteristics. First, they are all young women. Second, they are all consecrated religious of the Catholic order the Daughters of Saint Paul. They are millennial nuns. More and more people—especially millennials—are turning to religion as a source of comfort and solace in our increasingly chaotic world. But rather than live a cloistered life of seclusion, the Daughters of Saint Paul actively embrace social media, using platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to evangelize, collectively calling themselves the #MediaNuns. In this collective memoir, eight of these Sisters share their own discernment journeys, struggles and crises of faith that they’ve overcome, and episodes from their daily lives. Through these reflections, the Sisters also offer practical takeaways and tips for living a more spiritually-fulfilled life, no matter your religious affiliation. In a collection as diverse and varied as the Daughters of Saint Paul themselves, Millennial Nuns will appeal to any reader looking to discover more about balancing faith with the modern age.

The Leadership Lessons of the U.S. Navy SEALS

Author:Jeff Cannon,Jon Cannon

Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN:0071416781

Total Pages:256

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The authors of this book have reverse-engineered the leadership techniques and strategies used to lead SEAL teams in combat and applied them to the business world. The lessons they present—lessons that focus on the ability to create, manage, and lead effective teams—are as appropriate in the boardrooms of New York as they are on the battlefield. The book will teach leaders how to:· Effectively communicate objectives in a way that builds loyalty, and educates and motivates your workforce. Construct and re-enforce organizational structures that optimize communication and decision-making processes. Acquire and keep essential team members without resorting to pay increases. Train and maintain an effective, market-leading team. Leverage team members to expand and contract a workforce rapidly without business risk. Turn an employee into a profit entrustingg real-life stories from the front lines to illustrate their points as well as examples from the business world, the Cannons’ book will provide valuable guidance to managers and leaders.

Paradoxes of Power and Leadership

Author:Miguel Pina e Cunha,Stewart R. Clegg,Arménio Rego,Marco Berti

Publisher:Routledge

ISBN:1351056646

Total Pages:248

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Why do great companies and other organizations fail, sometimes abruptly? Why do admired leaders fall from their organizational pedestals? Why do young and promising managers derail? Why do organizations create and reinforce rules that manifestly damage both them and those that they employ, serve and sustain? Leadership is a much-discussed but ill-defined idea in business and management circles. Analysing and understanding the skills and behaviours exhibited in leadership practice reveal that leaders exhibit paradoxical activities that challenge our understanding of organizations. In this text, the authors identify leadership behaviours that compete towards business equilibrium: selfish versus selfless, distance versus proximity, consistency versus individuality, enforcing professional standards versus flexibility and control versus autonomy. These paradoxical dilemmas require a reflexive and analytical approach to a subject that is tricky to define. The book explores the paradoxes of power and leadership not as a panacea for solving organizational problems but as a lens through which leadership and power are seen as an exercise in dynamic balance. Read this book as an invitation to the paradoxes of power and leadership that frame organizational life today. Be prepared to find surprises – and some counterintuitive arguments. Providing a thought-provoking guide to the traits and skills that will help readers to understand and navigate paradoxical leadership behaviour, this reflexive book will be a useful reading for students and scholars of business, management and psychology globally.

At Your Best as a Welder

Author:Juan Carosso

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:1510744045

Total Pages:156

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The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream. At Your Best as a Welder is your playbook for learning if a career as a welder is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master welder, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as a welder look like? Why should you consider becoming a welder? How do you become a successful craftsman as a welder? How much can you make as a welder? What are your career options once you become a welder? How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a welder’s career? How and where do you find work as a welder? What does it take to strike out on your own? What does it take to launch and build a successful small business? At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook provides the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how. There are currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks series changes that.

At Your Best as a Painter

Author:Juan Carosso

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:1510744053

Total Pages:156

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The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream. At Your Best as a Painter is your playbook for learning if a career as a painter is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master painter, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as a painter look like? Why should you consider becoming a painter? How do you become a successful craftsman as a painter? How much can you make as a painter? What are your career options once you become a painter? How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a painter's career? How and where do you find work as a painter? What does it take to strike out on your own? What does it take to launch and build a successful small business? At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook provides the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how. There are currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks changes that.

At Your Best as a Carpenter

Author:Juan Carosso

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:1510744002

Total Pages:156

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The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream. At Your Best as a Carpenter is your playbook for learning if a career as a carpenter is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master carpenter, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as a carpenter look like? Why should you consider becoming a carpenter? How do you become a successful craftsman as a carpenter? How much can you make as a carpenter? What are your career options once you become a carpenter? How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a carpenter’s career? How and where do you find work as a carpenter? What does it take to strike out on your own? What does it take to launch and build a successful small business? At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook provides the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how. There are currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks series changes that.

At Your Best as a Plumber

Author:Juan Carosso

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:1510744029

Total Pages:156

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The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream. At Your Best as a Plumber is your playbook for learning if a career as a plumber is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master plumber, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as a plumber look like? Why should you consider becoming a plumber? How do you become a successful craftsman as a plumber? How much can you make as a plumber? What are your career options once you become a plumber? How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a plumber's career? How and where do you find work as a plumber? What does it take to strike out on your own? What does it take to launch and build a successful small business? At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook provides the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how. There are currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks series changes that.

At Your Best as a Mason

Author:Juan Carosso

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:1510744061

Total Pages:156

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The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream. At Your Best as a Mason is your playbook for learning if a career as a mason is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master mason, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as a mason look like? Why should you consider becoming a mason? How do you become a successful craftsman as a mason? How much can you make as a mason? What are your career options once you become a mason? How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a mason's career? How and where do you find work as a mason? What does it take to strike out on your own? What does it take to launch and build a successful small business? At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook provides the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how. There are currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks series changes that.

At Your Best as an HVAC/R Tech

Author:Juan Carosso

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:1510744037

Total Pages:156

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The only series of step-by-step guides to succeeding in the skilled trades and achieving the American dream. At Your Best as an HVAC/R Tech is your playbook for learning if a career as an electrician is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master technician, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as an HVAC/R tech look like? Why should you consider becoming an HVAC/R tech? How do you become a successful craftsman as an HVAC/R tech? How much can you make as an HVAC/R tech? What are your career options once you become an HVAC/R tech? How long does it take to be successful at each stage in a HVAC/R tech's career? How and where do you find work as an HVAC/R tech? What does it take to strike out on your own? What does it take to launch and build a successful small business? At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the trades. At each step of the way, your At Your Best playbook provides the information, recommendations, outside resources, and concrete actions needed for taking the next successful step in You, Inc. Whether you are beginning your first career, changing careers, or ready to move up and start your own business as a carpenter, plumber, HVAC/R tech, or other tradesman, this is the book that will tell you how. There currently over 6.5 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trades in the US. Despite being well-paying and secure, these jobs remain open because enough qualified candidates with the skills, attitude, and experience required do not exist. Moreover, plenty of opportunity exists for established tradespeople to start their own business, but they have no guidance. The At Your Best Playbooks series changes that.

The Dichotomy of Leadership

Author:Jocko Willink,Leif Babin

Publisher:St. Martin\'s Press

ISBN:1250195780

Total Pages:320

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THE INSTANT #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER From the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of Extreme Ownership comes a new and revolutionary approach to help leaders recognize and attain the leadership balance crucial to victory. With their first book, Extreme Ownership (published in October 2015), Jocko Willink and Leif Babin set a new standard for leadership, challenging readers to become better leaders, better followers, and better people, in both their professional and personal lives. Now, in THE DICHOTOMY OF LEADERSHIP, Jocko and Leif dive even deeper into the unchartered and complex waters of a concept first introduced in Extreme Ownership: finding balance between the opposing forces that pull every leader in different directions. Here, Willink and Babin get granular into the nuances that every successful leader must navigate. Mastering the Dichotomy of Leadership requires understanding when to lead and when to follow; when to aggressively maneuver and when to pause and let things develop; when to detach and let the team run and when to dive into the details and micromanage. In addition, every leader must: · Take Extreme Ownership of everything that impacts their mission, yet utilize Decentralize Command by giving ownership to their team. · Care deeply about their people and their individual success and livelihoods, yet look out for the good of the overall team and above all accomplish the strategic mission. · Exhibit the most important quality in a leader—humility, but also be willing to speak up and push back against questionable decisions that could hurt the team and the mission. With examples from the authors’ combat and training experiences in the SEAL teams, and then a demonstration of how each lesson applies to the business world, Willink and Babin clearly explain THE DICHOTOMY OF LEADERSHIP—skills that are mission-critical for any leader and any team to achieve their ultimate goal: VICTORY.

Jumpstart to Digital Procurement

Author:Wolfgang Schnellbächer,Daniel Weise

Publisher:Springer Nature

ISBN:3030519848

Total Pages:126

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This book shows how digital transformation has the power to revolutionize the way procurement operates, and discusses how especially buyer decisions are empowered through artificial intelligence. Depending on a company’s strategy all desired outcomes are possible, including doubling savings, innovation, sustainability, quality, speed, and halve the risk. Jumpstart to Digital Procurement is a hands-on guide on how companies can grasp the opportunities offered by digital transformation.

Cracking the Emerging Tech Code

Author:Prayukth K V

Publisher:BPB Publications

ISBN:9389898560

Total Pages:328

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Learn how to work towards making the most out of a career in emerging tech KEY FEATURES Understand the core concepts related to careers in emerging tech. Learn innovative, exclusive, and exciting ways to design a successful career in ET. Reduce your learning curve by examining the career trajectories of eminent ET professionals. Ways to evolve and adapt to changing ET paradigms. Practical perspective from the field. DESCRIPTION Cracking the emerging tech code will help you attain your Emerging Technology (ET) career goals faster without spending years in committing avoidable mistakes, recovering from them, and learning things the hard way. You can apply practical tips in areas such as improving your ability to craft market-friendly use cases and evolving a solution approach in new and diverse tech or business environments, to propel forward your career in strategic and proactive ways. It outlines ways in which you can explore and capitalize on hidden opportunities while working on important career aspects. The anecdotes and solutions provided will aid you in getting an inside out view to reduce your learning curve. This book will help you in gaining both magnitude and direction in your ET career journey and prevent you from getting overwhelmed or pinned down by the forces of ET. Authored by an ET professional, this book will take you through a series of steps to deepen your understanding of the forces that shape one’s ET career and successfully dealing with them. It also helps bust myths, addresses fallacies, and common misconceptions that could harm one’s career prospects. There are also practical and easy-to-adopt tips, methods, tracking mechanisms, and information that will improve career standing and professional growth. This book makes it easy for you to enhance your employability and job market relevance so that you can sprint towards a rewarding career. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN Through this book, you will connect with ways and means to build a strong and rewarding emerging tech career. You will be able to work on identifying the right technology and employer, enhancing employability and differentiation in the job market, addressing challenges and connecting with enablers, accurate growth strategies and execution principles. WHO IS THIS BOOK FOR This book is for current and aspiring emerging tech professionals, students, and anyone who wishes to understand ways to have a fulfilling career in emerging technologies such as AI, blockchain, cybersecurity, IoT, space tech, and more. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. The best ET for me and some myth bursting 3. Getting prepared and charting a roadmap 4. Identifying the requirements and getting help 5. Dealing with headwinds and drawing a career change action plan 6. Building an ET friendly résumé and finding the right employer 7. Getting hired through social media 8. Job search 9. Impressing the emerging tech jury 10. The secret sauce 11. Becoming a thought leader 12. Measuring success and making course corrections 13. Drawing the two-year plan 14. Building your leadership capabilities 15. To start-up or not? 16. Communications skills: getting it right 17. Building a personal brand 18. Post-script

Men: Real Conversations

Author:Anthony Denahy,Emma Stirling

Publisher:Lexicon

ISBN:0645107212

Total Pages:N.A

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* What makes the Dalai Lama truly happy?? * Why would an astronaut view himself as a failure?? * What does vulnerability mean for a tough U.S. Navy SEAL? Men: Real Conversations asks 40 famous and renowned men to open their hearts and have honest conversations about the issues that are important to them. The men who have shared their deepest insights about life include the Dalai Lama, Navy SEALS, sporting superstars, UFC and Muay Thai fighters, Paralympic gold medalists, extreme athletes, astronauts, actors, rappers, poets, artists, and philosophers. In raw and revealing conversations, these men talk about topics they've never publicly spoken about before: the power of love, what makes them truly happy, the importance of the women in their lives, finding their life purpose, achieving success, overcoming challenges, mental health, depression, vulnerability, fatherhood and family. Their answers are unedited, unexpected and, most importantly, real.