Battlefield to Business Success

Battlefield to Business Success

by Chad Storlie

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Battlefield to Business Success is dedicated to help individuals understand, apply, and adapt military skills and military Special Operations Techniques for use in their civilian career success. Military skills are especially helpful for business professionals to understand, plan, execute, and improve business plans and operations.

Battlefield to Business Success provides a wealth of immediate examples how business professionals can have a more effective business and career success when they apply cutting edge military techniques. Military Special Operations (SPEC OPS) provides a wide range of simple, understandable, and easily translatable skill sets that make an immediate and lasting impact on business success and career advancement. SPEC OPS forces from the Army Green Berets, Navy SEALs, and Air Force Combat Controllers all universally advocate in-depth planning, creating options for mission success, violent execution, and fully debriefing a completed mission to look for success. Spec Ops mission planning and mission execution is based in the UNDERSTAND, PLAN, EXECUTE, and IMPROVE framework. The central driver for success in SPEC OPS and business is the Operator / employee. In business, employees create products, satisfy customer needs, meet financial obligations, and make the critical decisions to guide the company to success. Therefore, finding and keeping the finest employees is the most important decision for a company.

This book will allow you to understand, translate, and apply unique and critical military and SPEC OPS skills sets in decision-making skills, maintaining a strong leadership ethic, excelling in execution, and employee coaching and development skills that can make you a vital element in the success of any business venture.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012841803
Publisher: Chad Storlie
Publication date: 07/03/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 192 KB

About the Author

CHAD STORLIE has had a distinguished career in both military Special Operations and civilian service. Chad is a retired US Army Reserve Special Forces officer with 20+ years of service in infantry, special forces, and joint headquarters units. He has served in Iraq, Bosnia, Korea, and throughout the United States. He has been awarded the Bronze Star, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Special Forces Tab, and the Ranger Tab.

Chad is a mid-level marketing executive and has worked in marketing and sales roles for various companies, including General Electric, Comcast, and Manugistics. Chad has been published in the Harvard Business Review blog,, and the Oxford Leadership Journal. He has been featured in news stories in Inc, Business Week, the New York Post, Federal Computer Weekly, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution. In his spare time, Chad has taught marketing at Creighton University, developed Combat Analytics—a counterinsurgency assessment process—and written articles that have been published in several military journals. Chad holds a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from Georgetown University.

Chad is the author of "Combat Leader to Corporate Leader: 20 Lessons to Advance Your Civilian Career (Praeger, 2010)."

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