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Why have been the yank POWs imprisoned on the "Hanoi Hilton" so resilient in captivity and such a success of their next careers? This booklet provides six ideas practiced in the POW organizational tradition that may be used to boost high-performance groups all over. The authors provide examples from either the POWs' time in captivity and their later specialist lives that establish, in real-life events, the features worthwhile for sustainable, high-performance teamwork. The booklet takes readers contained in the brain of James Stockdale, a fighter pilot with a level in philosophy, who was once the senior rating officer on the Hanoi legal. The theories Stockdale practiced develop into with no trouble comprehensible during this publication. Drawing parallels among Stockdale's guiding philosophies from the Stoic Epictetus and the foundations of recent activities psychology, Peter Fretwell and Taylor Baldwin Kiland exhibit readers the best way to follow those rules to their very own firms and create a tradition with staying power.

Originally proceeding their ebook to target Stockdale's management variety, the authors discovered that his procedure towards finishing a undertaking was once to guarantee that it can be entire with no him. Stockdale, they clarify, had created a mission-centric association, no longer a leader-centric association. He had understood actually sustainable tradition mustn't ever be depending on a unmarried person.

At one point, this booklet is a company tuition case research. it's also an exam of the way management and organizational rules hired within the crucible of a Hanoi legal align with brand new activities psychology and sleek mental theories and treatments, in addition to the learning rules utilized by Olympic athletes and military SEALs. Any workforce keen to use those rules can circulate their venture ahead and create a tradition with staying power--one that outlives person individuals.

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5. Keeping the Faith. A sustainable, high-performance culture is dominated by rational beliefs and optimism. Its members are willing to face their fears and take risks. They view setbacks and failures as temporary, local, and external—not permanent, pervasive, or personal. They use failure as a learning mechanism—part of the high price of success—in their relentless pursuit of the mission. 6. The Power of We. A sustainable, high-performance culture finds personal and organizational meaning in what its members are trying to achieve (why the mission matters) and in the commonly embraced values that connect followers to the mission (how they are connected).

S. European Command. He was invited as a guest of the Tour de France, and he accompanied Armstrong’s sponsor, Motorola, on the tour. Armstrong was less than half Boyd’s age and had never served in the military. Boyd’s best biking trips were long rides on one of his Ducati or BMW motorcycles. They seemingly had little in common. But they kept in touch. ” When Armstrong was diagnosed with cancer, Boyd was one of the few who learned the news before the public did. Armstrong called him thirty minutes before he made his announcement.

They view setbacks and failures as temporary, local, and external—not permanent, pervasive, or personal. They use failure as a learning mechanism—part of the high price of success—in their relentless pursuit of the mission. 6. The Power of We. A sustainable, high-performance culture finds personal and organizational meaning in what its members are trying to achieve (why the mission matters) and in the commonly embraced values that connect followers to the mission (how they are connected). Leaders who want to create a sustainable, high-performance culture in their organization—one that is strong enough to outlast changes in leaders and followers—must nurture these six characteristics.

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