Pick Up Your Own Brass: Leadership the FBI Way

Pick Up Your Own Brass: Leadership the FBI Way

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Pick Up Your Own Brass: Leadership the FBI Way by Kathleen McChesney, William Gavin

In FBI terms, leaders who pick up their own brass casings at the firing range are more effective than those who expect someone else to do it for them.To those at the Bureau, this small action speaks louder than words and is largely indicative of a person's overall management style.Through a host of real-life FBI stories, from the front lines to the back offices, Pick Up Your Own Brass: Leadership the FBI Way reveals the leadership qualities that have enabled the Bureau to successfully navigate through a century of war, espionage, organized crime, terrorism, fraud, and corruption. Offering fifty essential leadership lessons based off challenges that FBI officials have faced over the course of their careers, this book can help anyone-established leaders, aspiring leaders, minority leaders, and even "accidental executives" who find themselves managing more than they imagined-build a culture of leadership.

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ISBN-13: 9781597977708
Publisher: Potomac Books Inc.
Publication date: 04/30/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Kathleen McChesney is the only female special agent to be named the Bureau’s executive assistant director. After a thirty-year career in law enforcement, she held leadership positions at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Walt Disney Company, and since 2007 she has consulted with businesses and non-profit organizations. She lives in Los Angeles.

William Gavin is a twenty-eight-year veteran of the FBI who attained the agency’s highest rank of assistant director in charge. He has held executive positions in the health care industry and for a security services provider, and has been a commentator for MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN. He currently serves as a business consultant. He lives in Boston.

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