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What do elite members of the military, first responders in the disaster zone, and high-performing leaders in fast-paced, high-pressure, modern day organizations have in common?

The ability to have clarity of mind and purpose when surrounded by chaos. To operate at peak performance under risk. To be able to see clearly when others are blinded by fear, and act when others are paralyzed. To craft plans even with incomplete information, then execute those plans decisively—while still being nimble and adaptable enough to iterate as the terrain changes. To deliver in the clutch. To build teams with high impact, and then inspire those teams to follow you into the fire.

In this groundbreaking book on high-stakes leadership, cofounder and CEO of Team Rubicon and former Marine Sniper Jake Wood, shows how to apply hard-learned lessons in leadership and teamwork from the battlefield and disaster zone to your professional life.

While most of our jobs don’t involve leading a tour of Marines through an ambush, or rushing into a relief zone just decimated by a hurricane, in today’s fast-paced, hyper-competitive business environment, we are ALL on the front lines. And in an entrepreneurially-minded world where technology is constantly reinventing how we work, global competition is fierce, and industries are being disrupted overnight, success requires a new kind of leadership. This book is about how to become the kind of leader who gets results when the stakes are at their highest—how to Take Command.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A well-written, well-organized book that offeres a novel appraoch to the art of leadership.”  

    Success Magazine

  • “An extraordinary book by an extraordinary leader. Jake Wood weaves together splendidly lessons from his experiences doing just that—taking charge in tough situations in football, in Marine sniper training, in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, and as cofounder of Team Rubicon…The result is an exceptional book that is equal parts inspirational, informative, and instructive.” 

    General David H. Petraeus, United States Army (Retired) 

  • “A must read for every aspiring leader. Filled with powerful stories and simple, straightforward guidelines, this is the new roadmap for leadership from the front lines.” 

    Dave Kerpen, author of Likeable Leadership

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