Leadership and Training for the Fight: Using Special Operations Principles to Succeed in Law Enforcement, Business, and War

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In Leadership and Training for the Fight, MSG Paul R. Howe, U.S. Army Retired, shares ideas on leadership that he has developed through extensive combat experience. Howe tells riveting stories of military operations and analyzes leadership concepts. He also gives advice on how to understand students and how to refine your teaching methods. Written with the unique insight of a Special Operations soldier, this book is the perfect guide for anyone interested in improving leader- ship skills in civilian or military ...
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In Leadership and Training for the Fight, MSG Paul R. Howe, U.S. Army Retired, shares ideas on leadership that he has developed through extensive combat experience. Howe tells riveting stories of military operations and analyzes leadership concepts. He also gives advice on how to understand students and how to refine your teaching methods. Written with the unique insight of a Special Operations soldier, this book is the perfect guide for anyone interested in improving leader- ship skills in civilian or military situations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616083045
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/13/2011
  • Pages: 462
  • Sales rank: 176,863
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

MSG Paul R. Howe, US Army Retired served in the US Army for more than twenty years, retiring as a master sergeant, having spent much of his time in Special Operations as an assault team leader, sniper, and senior instructor. His service in the Battle of Mogadishu was popularized by the Mark Bowden book Black Hawk Down and the Hollywood movie of the same name. In 2000, Howe founded Combat Shooting and Tactics. He lives in Nacogdoches, Texas.
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Table of Contents

Note to Reader IX

Preface XI

Introduction: Accelerating the Loop XVII

Part I The Mentality and Actualization of Leadership 1

1 Combat Mind-set 3

2 Individual Leadership 31

3 Selection 57

4 Team Leadership 75

5 Organizational Leadership 99

6 Combat Leadership 113

7 Training for the Fight 129

8 Leadership Planning 161

9 Counseling and Mentorship 175

10 Realities of Combat and Tactical Tips 191

Part II Tactical Instruction and Leadership in the Field 203

11 Developing Yourself into a Good Student 205

12 Developing a Teaching Mind-set 223

13 Understanding the Student 237

14 Understanding the Whole 251

15 Developing Tools to Teach a Class 267

16 Developing a Specific Course Curriculum 287

17 Validation and Refining Your Instruction 301

18 Managing High-Risk Training: General Concepts 313

19 Managing High-Risk Training: The Tactical Rifle and Pistol Instructor Models 327

20 Managing High-Risk Training: Shoot House Instructor 341

21 Managing Leadership Training: The Tactical Team Leader 353

22 Safety 369

23 Technical Skills, Tactical Skills, and Their Integration 383

24 Maintaining the Instructor Edge 389

25 Selection or Training Courses 395

26 Training Combat Mind-set 407

27 The Profession of Training 413

Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations 419

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2011

    I would highly recommend this book for company level leadership (junior leaders).

    "Good Team Leaders Win The Fight"

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2011

    Outstanding

    A great book on leadership that is simple, to the point and easy to understand. I would recommend this to leaders at all levels within the military as there are lessons for all. Again, great book. One of my favorites.

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  • Posted September 27, 2011

    Well done

    We use this book and the lessons within daily, do not meet standards exceed them, Patrol

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