Author: David Wommack
As a Captain, Lieutenant, Master Sergeant, Sergeant, or Petty Officer, YOU have more leadership ability than most managers. This book has three purposes: First, it teaches you how your military experience has prepared you to be a leader and successfully transfer those skills to an exciting career in the corporate world. Second, it summarizes the best leadership practices of both the military and corporations, and Third, it helps you find good employer prospects and wow them with your resume and interview skills. It also helps you understand the winning ways of true leaders.
Each aspect of quality leadership has its own chapter, with appropriate subheadings. PEOPLE included in Wommack’s The Art of Leadership: Michael Abrashoff, former U.S. Navy Captain of the USS Benfold John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States Warren Bennis, author of On Becoming a Leader Bill Bradley, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey Carl Philipp Gottfried von Clausewitz (1780–1831), the extraordinary German-Prussian soldier and great military theorist whose most notable work was On War. Henry “Hank” Crumpton, former CIA officer and top counterterrorism official who oversaw the CIA-led assault in Afghanistan on the Taliban and al Qaeda immediately after the September 11, 2001 New York World Trade Center attacks Peter Drucker former management authority & author of many books, including Drucker on Management Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States and former 5-star U.S. Army General during World War II who served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago and former Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama Henry Ford, former founder & President of Ford Motor Company Harold Geneen, former President of ITT Corporation Lee Iacocca, former President & CEO of Chrysler Corporation Steve Jobs, former founder & Chairman of Apple Computer Henry Kissenger, former U.S. Secretary of State Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, who led the United States through the American Civil War, preserving the Union and abolishing slavery. Stanley McChrystal, former 4-star U.S. Army General in charge of Afghanistan Richard Marcinko, former U.S. Navy SEAL Commander John Maxwell, author of Developing the Leader Within You and The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership George S. Patton, former 3-star U.S. Army General during World War II Tom Peters, author of In Search of Excellence and A Passion for Excellence Department of the Army: The U.S. Army Leadership Handbook David Petraeus, former 4-star U.S. Army General in charge of Iraq & Afghanistan and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Ernest Shackleton, former Antarctic explorer and Captain of the Endurance Carlos Sim, the Mexican industrialist & sometimes richest man in the world. Sun Tzu’s, author of The Art of War, the classic Chinese treatise written around 475 BC. Jack Welch, former Chairman & CEO of General Electric Corporation John Wooden, the former great UCLA basketball coach
David Wommack’s career spans 40 years in business, art, & publishing, with an MBA from New York University & undergraduate degree from Carnegie-Mellon University. He has long held a passionate belief that these 6 books needed to be written. They are the culmination of 5 years of research & writing.