Sharing Success - Owning Failure: Preparing to Command in the Twenty-First Century Air Force

Sharing Success - Owning Failure: Preparing to Command in the Twenty-First Century Air Force

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Sharing Success - Owning Failure: Preparing to Command in the Twenty-First Century Air Force by USAF, David L., David Goldfein, , USAF

Command is the ultimate service. It is a time when we have the singular responsibility to create and lead strong Air Force units. A time when our passion for our Air Force and our vision for its future must be overwhelmingly clear. Early in the "Developing Aerospace Leaders" initiative, we began to focus on the way in which the institution teaches leadership and prepares airmen for command. What we found was a wide range of practices and a wide range of expectations - a complicating factor in today's Expeditionary Aerospace Force. We realize that preparing our officers to command effective, mission-oriented units must be a deliberate process. It must develop our unique airman perspective, creating commanders who are able to communicate the vision, have credibility in the mission area, and can lead our people with inspiration and heart. The foundation of our institution's effectiveness has always been its leaders. Colonel Goldfein's work provides valuable lessons learned and serves as a worthwhile tool to optimize your effectiveness as a squadron commander. This book is a must-read, not only for those selected to command a squadron but for all our young officers, helping them understand what the requirements of squadron command will be. Remember, command is a unique privilege - a demanding and crucial position in our Air Force. "Sharing Success - Owning Failure" takes you a step closer to successfully meeting that challenge.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479145065
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/17/2012
Pages: 132
Sales rank: 677,343
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.28(d)

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