|About the Book|
If any group has mastered how to handle stress in intense situations, its the U.S. Army. They have an international reputation for being able to channel their fear and stress into action, all while maintaining their composure. So, what are theirMoreIf any group has mastered how to handle stress in intense situations, its the U.S. Army. They have an international reputation for being able to channel their fear and stress into action, all while maintaining their composure. So, what are their secrets for dealing with stress and, more importantly, how can you apply their techniques to your business? In Winning Under Fire, retired Major Dale Collie reveals the various methods the U.S. Army uses for getting maximum results under the most extreme conditions. Using knowledge gained during his service in Europe and Vietnam and during his time in management positions at two Fortune 500 companies and president of an international nonprofit organization, Collie first examines the causes of stress and ways to detect weakness in an organization caused by stress. how much stress you are under. Through his consulting group, Courage Builders, Collie frequently discusses channeling fear until results with corporations such as Sealy Mattress, Hanes Textiles, and West Point. Through interviews with successful military leaders and through research of current stress management training, Collie illustrates how the Armys various methods for dealing with stress have helped to shape it into the strongest military in the world. Channel any stress into positive energy that can be used to obtain goals- Detect weaknesses that are caused by stress and implement a strategy for eliminating them- Stay resilient under the toughest pressures- Build teams that work successfully under any extreme- Prepare a game plan that will get you through every battle- Implement discipline into your day-to-day life- Be a great leader even in times of great duress- Collie offers practical tools business professionals can apply immediately no matter what level they are at. At a time when pride in the U.S. military is soaring, Winning Under Fire provides a no-nonsense guide that will transform any average civilian into a tough-minded solider ready to win the toughest battles they encounter.