Leadership Lessons from the Battlefield

Leadership Lessons from the Battlefield
Item #: ESSLEAD04

This multi-media skillset provides the key principles from military leaders and situations that can be applied to the business world. With summaries of top leadership books by and about the military, a webinar with leadership and history expert Steve Forbes, and an interview with an admiral, you’ll gain insights and takeaways to improve your leadership skills.

This Executive SkillSet includes:

  • 8-page Executive Book Summaries of these 5 titles:
    • The Truth About Leadership by James Kouzes and Barry Posner
    • It's Your Ship by D. Michael Abrashoff
    • No Substitute for Victory by Theodore and Donna Kinni
    • Power, Ambition, Glory by Steve Forbes and John Prevas
    • The Wizard and the Warrior by Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal
  • A video interview with Rear Admiral Tom Lynch (ret.), former Senior Vice President of The Staubach Company.
  • A 60-minute archived webinar with Steve Forbes. Mr. Forbes discusses present-day leadership lessons from military leaders of the past.
  • An audio interview with Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner. The authors offer details about the difference between healthy optimism and exaggeration, as well as why leading with the heart can get others to do extraordinary things.
  • A 10-page Soundview Special Report titled Leadership on the Battlefield of Business.

With over 3 ½ hours of excellent content, you’ll find yourself inspired and challenged by the examples of great military leadership and the principles they embodied.

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