The Way of the SEAL: Think Like an Elite Warrior to Lead and Succeed (Paperback)

Think Like an Elite Warrior to Lead and Succeed

By Mark Divine, Allyson Edelhertz Machate

Reader's Digest Association, 9781621452119, 256pp.

Publication Date: February 2, 2016

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Description

Blending the tactics he learned from America's elite force with lessons from the Spartans, samurai, Apache scouts, and other great warrior traditions, Mark Divine has distilled the fundamentals of success into eight powerful principles that will transform you into the leader you always knew you could be. Learn to think like a SEAL and lead.

Want to be tough? Cool under fire? Able to sense danger before it's too late? In The Way of the SEAL, retired Navy SEAL Commander Mark Divine reveals exercises, meditations, and focusing techniques to train your mind for mental toughness, emotional resilience, and uncanny intuition. Along the way, you'll reaffirm your ultimate purpose, define your most important goals, and take concrete steps to make them happen. A practical guide for businesspeople (or indeed anyone) who need to know the secrets to success, the book will teach you how to:

- Lead from the front, so that others want to work for you

- Practice front sight focus, the radical ability to focus on one thing until victory is achieved

- Think offense, all the time, to eradicate fear and indecisiveness

- Smash the box and be an unconventional thinker so you are never thrown off-guard by chaotic conditions

- Access your intuition so you can make "hard right" decisions

- Achieve twenty times more than you think you can

Blending the tactics he learned from America's elite force with lessons from the Spartans, samurai, Apache scouts, and other great warrior traditions. Mark Divine has distilled the fundamentals of success into eight powerful principles that will transform you into the leader you always knew you could be. Learn to think like a SEAL and take charge of your destiny at work, at home, and at life.


About the Author

A native of Oneida County, New York, Mark Divine served in the U.S. Navy SEALs for 20 years, retiring as a commander. As the founder of SEALFIT, NavySEALs.com and U.S. CrossFit, he has coached thousands of Navy SEAL and other Special Ops candidates to succeed in the most demanding military training programs in the world, with a success rate near 90 percent. In his new Unbeatable Mind Academy (www.unbeatablemind.com), Mark trains the public in the eight Way of the SEAL principles. This integral leadership program combines Western and Eastern practices into the most effective training program in the world for warriors, athletes, professionals, and leaders from all walks of life. An MBA from New York University's Leonard N. Stern Business School, Mark has run six multimillion dollar business ventures. He also holds several black belts and teaches CrossFit, yoga, and self-defense. The author of 8 Weeks to SEALFIT and Unbeatable Mind, he lives in Encinitas, California with his wife Sandy and son Devon, where they can be found training and growing with their team. Allyson Edelhertz Machate (allymachate.com) is a Phi Beta Kappa member and the founder of Ambitious Enterprises, an award-winning business that offers expert writing and editorial services to business professionals, publishers, agents, and authors. A New York native, she leads a team of content professionals from her home near Baltimore, Maryland.
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