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  • Making Better Decisions Under Pressure
  • By: Brandon Webb, John David Mann
  • Narrated by: Johnathan McClain, Brandon Webb
  • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

Over his four deployments as a Navy SEAL sniper, Brandon Webb learned all about performing while experiencing heart-pounding stress. After returning to civilian life, he started his first business venture - and failed miserably. He realized that his big mistake was neglecting to apply what he already knew about focus under pressure. By drawing on the lessons of his SEAL training and early business struggles, Webb went on to build a second business, a media network called Hurricane.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • what an excellent book

  • By Justin on 05-03-2019

what an excellent book

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 05-03-2019

of ur looking for a self start to leadership or some direction.. this is the book..get his other 2 books alwasy.. theres are insights to his storys.. this knowledge in this books are gold

  • Team of Teams

  • New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World
  • By: General Stanley McChrystal, David Silverman, Tantum Collins, and others
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94

When General Stanley McChrystal took command of the Joint Special Operations Task Force in Iraq in 2003, he quickly realized that conventional military tactics were failing. The allied forces had a huge advantage in numbers, equipment and training - but none of the enemy's speed and flexibility. McChrystal and his colleagues discarded a century of conventional wisdom to create a 'team of teams' that combined extremely transparent communication with decentralised decision-making authority.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • its dry,but its a leadership's view

  • By Justin on 04-02-2019

its dry,but its a leadership's view

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-02-2019

tapping into a general's mind is interesting. he used a wide variety of examples to explain decisions made. on certain chapters i do feel its an outlet to explain how amd why decisions made on the battleground during his command. there are good in sights on leadership and better decision making. is it worth it? well.. i will redo the book a couple of times to read between the lines.

  • The Ranger Way

  • Living the Code on and off the Battlefield
  • By: Kris Paronto
  • Narrated by: Kris Paronto
  • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Thousands of people have heard Kris "Tanto" Paronto speak about his experiences in Benghazi on September 11, 2012. But before he was a security contractor, Tanto was a US Army Ranger from Second Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment. Rangers are trained to lead by being pushed to their physical and mental limits so that they can perform against impossible odds in punishing situations. In The Ranger Way, Tanto shares stories from his training experiences that played a role in his team's heroic response in Benghazi.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • will definitely do this book twice

  • By Justin on 21-11-2018

will definitely do this book twice

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-11-2018

chapter 7 onwards.. is were the true leaderships grit comes out. i thoroughly enjoy this book.tonto was calm while reading it all.. yes 4☆ .

  • First Man In

  • Leading from the Front
  • By: Ant Middleton
  • Narrated by: Ant Middleton
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 89

No one is born a leader. But through sheer determination and by confronting life’s challenges, Ant Middleton has come to know the meaning of true leadership. In First Man In, he shares the core lessons he’s learned over the course of his fascinating, exhilarating life. Special forces training is no walk in the park. The rules are strict, and they make sure you learn the hard way, pushing you beyond the limits of what is physically possible. There is no mercy. Even when you are bleeding and broken, to admit defeat is failure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just epic

  • By Bradley on 11-03-2019

a leadership's goal story.

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-11-2018

book was read by the author. abit of biography init.its an enjoyable book for new leaders struggles. motivational storyline with actual experience

  • The Dichotomy of Leadership

  • By: Jocko Willink, Leif Babin
  • Narrated by: Jocko Willink, Leif Babin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 244
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 218
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 217

In The Dichotomy of Leadership, decorated former US Navy SEAL officers Jocko Willink and Leif Babin show you how to walk the fine line of being a true leader to accomplish missions in your personal and business lives and achieve the goal of every team: victory. Using lessons learned from the authors' elite combat and training experiences, Willink and Babin reveal how the use of opposing principles - leading while following, focusing and detaching, being aggressive yet prudent - will heighten your awareness, deepen your understanding, improve your dexterity and hone your ability to lead and win. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great listen with practical application

  • By Anonymous User on 21-03-2019

what can i say.. !!

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Reviewed: 01-11-2018

i did this book 2 rounds back to back.its definitely n good 2md book after extreme ownerships. theres more brakedown of subject n explanation.

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  • No Way Out

  • The Searing True Story of Men Under Siege
  • By: Adam Jowett
  • Narrated by: Gunnar Cauthery
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

In Helmand province in July 2006, Major Adam Jowett was given command of Easy Company, a hastily assembled and understrength unit of Paras and Royal Irish rangers. Their mission was to hold the District Centre of Musa Qala at any cost. Easy Company found themselves in a ramshackle compound, cut off and heavily outnumbered by the Taliban in the town.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • its a good ture story. very mildy tone down.

  • By Justin on 18-09-2018

its a good ture story. very mildy tone down.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-09-2018

very true story line. a story told to show sacrifices are not in vain n the misconstrued hierarchy of the military is ever present in all country

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  • Taking Point

  • A Navy SEAL's 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change
  • By: Brent Gleeson, Mark Owen - foreword
  • Narrated by: Brent Gleeson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 2

Decorated Navy SEAL and successful businessman Brent Gleeson shares his revolutionary approach to navigating and leading change in the workplace - with a foreword by New York Times best-selling author Mark Owen. Inspired by his time as a Navy SEAL and building successful organizations in the business world, Brent Gleeson has created a revolutionary approach for today's existing and emerging business leaders and managers to improve their ability to successfully navigate organizational change.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • develop leadership skills

  • By Justin on 06-09-2018

develop leadership skills

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Reviewed: 06-09-2018

a good book about leadership and moving on to the next platform. i took notes to improve communication n spear head future events

  • No Hero

  • The Evolution of a Navy SEAL
  • By: Mark Owen, Kevin Maurer
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 30

The second book by former Navy SEAL Mark Owen, following his multimillion-copy classic about the bin Laden mission No Easy Day, in which he tells the stories from his career that were most personal to him and that made him the operator and the person he is today.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Inspirational

  • By Catharine on 28-09-2015

a very well written follow up boom

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Reviewed: 01-08-2018

read between the lines of leadership skills and guidelines .teamwork and that kinda skills.. how to recover from downtimes.. its a really good follow up book to NO Hero.

  • No Easy Day

  • The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden
  • By: Mark Owen, Kevin Maurer
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 73

From the streets of Iraq to the mountaintops of Afghanistan and to the third floor of Osama Bin Laden's compound, operator Mark Owen of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group - commonly known as SEAL Team Six - has been a part of some of the most memorable special operations in history, as well as countless missions that never made headlines. No Easy Day puts listeners alongside Owen and the other handpicked members of the 24-man team as they train for the biggest mission of their lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a well storied book

  • By Justin on 16-07-2018

a well storied book

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-07-2018

way way better then "THE OPERATOR " robert Oniel. a very humble story line.and the narrator had a good tone on this book. mission based and biography was gel at an excellent mixed. like it.
thank you for ur service sir.

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  • Dog Company

  • A True Story of American Soldiers Abandoned by Their High Command
  • By: Roger Hill, Lynn Vincent
  • Narrated by: Christopher Ryan Grant
  • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 22
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    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 20

The army does not want you to listen to this book. It does not want to advertise its detention system that coddles enemy fighters while putting American soldiers at risk. It does not want to reveal the new lawyered-up Pentagon war ethic that prosecutes US soldiers and marines while setting free spies who kill Americans. This very system ambushed Captain Roger Hill and his men.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • US Military Shame, abonded honorable men!

  • By Anonymous User on 09-01-2019

it's a sad story. a good one.. but a sad one

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-05-2018

theres ia adventures n kungho. but it's a sad story. it's a good book. 5 ☆ is appropriate. narrative was well spoken. .