Who Dares Wins: Special Operations Strategies for Success

Who Dares Wins: Special Operations Strategies for Success

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by Bob Mayer
     
 

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Special Operations Forces are the most elite and flexible units in the world. Green Berets, Navy SEALs, Rangers, Nightstalkers, Special Operations Wing: these are the warriors trained to perform beyond the ordinary and to make the impossible, possible. The author, a former Green Beret, takes you inside their shadowy world, laying out their history and lineage.

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Special Operations Forces are the most elite and flexible units in the world. Green Berets, Navy SEALs, Rangers, Nightstalkers, Special Operations Wing: these are the warriors trained to perform beyond the ordinary and to make the impossible, possible. The author, a former Green Beret, takes you inside their shadowy world, laying out their history and lineage. More importantly, he delves into the mindset and training that makes them special. He gives strategic and tactical templates you can apply to yourself and your team. He uses narrative examples, both factual and fictional to illustrate his points.

This book shows you how to Dare to be like the elite, sharing with you the secrets of success needed to conquer fear and succeed.

"In Who Dares Wins, Bob Mayer gives us a unique and valuable window into the shadowy world of our country's elite fighting forces and how you can apply many of the concepts and tactics they use for success in your own life and organization."
Jack Canfield: Co-creator Chicken Soup for the Soul and The Success Principles

"Success in life-as in combat-has always demanded depth of character. Who Dares Wins reveals what it takes for you to move into the world of elite warriors and how their training developed that Can Do spirit and Special Forces ethos of excellence."
Lewis C. Merletti: Director United States Secret Service (retired), Former Sgt 5th Special Forces Group (Vietnam); Cleveland Browns Executive Vice President & COO

About the author: Bob Mayer is a NY Times bestselling author, former Green Beret and CEO of Cool Gus Publishing. He graduated from the Military Academy at West Point, served in the Infantry and Special Forces, commanded a Special Forces A-Team, taught at the JFK Special Warfare Center & School at Fort Bragg and served in other Special Operations assignments. He has over 50 books published with over 4 million sold and has been on the numerous bestseller lists including The Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly & US Today.

In 2011 he made the leap from traditional to indie publishing and built a seven-figure business within 18 months.

He is an international speaker and consultant. He has done interviews/appeared in/on the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Sports Illustrated, PBS, NPR, the Discovery Channel, the SyFy Channel and others.

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book - Jack Canfield
"In Who Dares Wins, Bob Mayer gives us a unique and valuable window into the shadowy world of our country's elite fighting forces and how you can apply many of the concepts and tactics they use for success in your own life and organization."
Jack Canfield: Co-creator Chicken Soup for the Soul and The Success Principles

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781621250197
Publisher:
Cool Gus Publishing
Publication date:
10/22/2012
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

Meet the Author

NY Times bestselling author Bob Mayer has had over 50 books published. He has sold over four million books, and is in demand as a team-building, life-changing, and leadership speaker and consultant for his Who Dares Wins: The Green Beret Way concept, which he translated into Write It Forward: a holistic program teaching writers how to be authors. He is also the Co-Creator of Cool Gus Publishing, which does both eBooks and Print On Demand, so he has experience in both traditional and non-traditional publishing.

His books have hit the NY Times, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal and numerous other bestseller lists.

Bob Mayer grew up in the Bronx. After high school, he entered West Point where he learned about the history of our military and our country. During his four years at the Academy and later in the Infantry, Mayer questioned the idea of "mission over men." When he volunteered and passed selection for the Special Forces as a Green Beret, he felt more at ease where the men were more important than the mission.
Mayer's obsession with mythology and his vast knowledge of the military and Special Forces, mixed with his strong desire to learn from history, is the foundation for his science fiction series Atlantis, Area 51 and Psychic Warrior. Mayer is a master at blending elements of truth into all of his thrillers, leaving the reader questioning what is real and what isn't.

He took this same passion and created thrillers based in fact and riddled with possibilities. His unique background in the Special Forces gives the reader a sense of authenticity and creates a reality that makes the reader wonder where fact ends and fiction begins.

In his historical fiction novels, Mayer blends actual events with fictional characters. He doesn't change history, but instead changes how history came into being.

Mayer's military background, coupled with his deep desire to understand the past and how it affects our future, gives his writing a rich flavor not to be missed.

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Who Dares Wins: Special Operations Strategies for Success 4.3 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A solid base for understanding the US Special Operations Forces-- the author clearly makes the point about the difference between Special Forces and Special Operations Forces, which most people don't understand. I found the historical section interesting. A few of the excerpts dragged on a bit, especially the last one, but overall they were a different way of looking at things. Made the points expounded upon more memorable.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The author reminds the reader at least ten times that he instructs aspiring authors how to improve their writing skills and to navigate the commercial aspects of being published. Somehow this e-dition of the Who Dares Wins was released in a condition that I would describe as amateurish. Spelling errors, grammar mistakes, and misplaced thoughts and paragraphs can be found throughout the book. I suspect it went to print without the benefit of being edited. As sold in the NOOK format, this is definitely not an elite product. The subject matter was interesting and informative. Although I have no expectation that I will exert the effort to become an elite individual, I have already begun incorporating several concepts into my daily thought processes and activities.
frankf1050 More than 1 year ago
The book guides the reader through a path to becoming an exceptional thinker or how to become an elite person, by thinking and acting the same way our special forces think and act. A psychological eye opener.