One thing is for certain when it comes to Navy SEALs training. A person who undergoes this variety of training will gain exceedingly great leadership skills. Leadership skills in training to become a Navy SEAL can also be used in other aspects of ones life and career.
This is the purpose and point of the book: “The Leadership Lessons of the U.S. Navy SEALS : Battle-Tested Strategies for Creating Successful Organizations and Inspiring Extraordinary Results.” This engaging novel is written by a brother writing team. One whom was a Navy SEAL and the other who is a business executive.
Together, the writing team of Jon and Jeff Cannon have crafted a great book that teachers various leadership skills that the majority of people in the world will find very helpful when they are attempting to find their inner leader. This book covers very facets of leadership including:
- Communicate objectives simply and forcefully
- Build flexible, dynamic organizational structures
- Acquire and keep important team members
- Gain the trust and loyalty of team members
- Prevent bureaucracy within chains of command
- Effectively train their eventual replacements
- Plan and prepare for crises
- Make training relevant
If you are looking to take your leadership skills to the next level you should consider taking the valuable lessons from this Navy SEAL and business executive writing team and apply these lessons to your life or business practices.
“The SEALS are without doubt one of the highest-performing organizations on the planet. The secret ingredient is that every SEAL is a leader/teacher, engaged in continuous, interactive teaching and learning. This book . . . is a must read for all leaders.” -Noel M. Tichy, Professor, University of Michigan Business School and author of The Cycle of Leadership