First, Fast, Fearless: How to Lead Like a Navy SEAL

First, Fast, Fearless: How to Lead Like a Navy SEAL

by Brian "Iron Ed" Hiner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071844888
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/11/2015
Edition description: List
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 452,759
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

In his 20-year career as a Navy SEAL, Ed Hiner commanded hundreds of strategic combat missions and operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and across the globe, for which he earned two Bronze Stars with “V” for valor and combat leadership. In his role as a Navy Special Warfare Training Officer, Ed managed basic and advanced training for all Navy SEALs on the national level. He draws on this vast experience for his work as a coach and consultant specializing in leadership, team building, mental toughness, resilience, and personal conflict resolution.

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii
Acknowledgments xv

Introduction: Becoming a Leader of Leaders 1

CHAPTER 1
A Special Kind of Warrior 9

PART I: DO YOUR PART FIRST
The Brand of a True Leader

CHAPTER 2
What Do I Mean by “Leader”? 33
CHAPTER 3
Owning Your State of Mind: The First Strike Mindset 43
CHAPTER 4
Power by Example: The Importance of Ethos 55
CHAPTER 5
Be It Ever So Humble:
There Is No Place Like Leadership 71
CHAPTER 6
Always On: Leadership in the Moment,
Every Moment 87
CHAPTER 7
Look, Listen, and Feel: Communication and
Charisma Fight Side by Side 99
CHAPTER 8
“Ya Got What Ya Got”: Leading Through
Bureaucracy and Limited Resources 113

PART II: RUNNING TO THE SOUND OF GUNFIRE
The Essence of Brotherhood

CHAPTER 9
The Guiding Light: Values and Shared Vision 129
CHAPTER 10
Powering Teams Forward with TRUST 141
CHAPTER 11
Two Is One, One Is None:
The Power of Swim Buddies 155
CHAPTER 12
Through, By, and With: Developing Teamability
and Shared Consciousness 167
CHAPTER 13
Developing a Perimeter: An Invisible Shield to
Clarify and Protect 179
CHAPTER 14
Leading from All Parts of the Line:
The Importance of Followership 193

PART III: BATTLE RHYTHM
Turning Brand and Brotherhood into Music

CHAPTER 15
No Man Left Behind 209
CHAPTER 16
Leading at the Speed of War 219
CHAPTER 17
Outside the Box: How to Enhance Team
Innovation and Problem Solving 233
CHAPTER 18
Thriving on the Rhythm: Seizing First, Fast,
Fearless Leadership Moments 245
CHAPTER 19
The Man in the Arena 259

APPENDIX
First, Fast, Fearless Leadership Maxims 263
Index 271

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