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No Yelling: The 9 Secrets of Marine Corps Leadership You Must Know to Win in Business Hardcover – September 1, 2006
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About the Author
Wally Adamchik is a former U.S. Marine Corps helicopter pilot who attained the rank of major prior to leaving the corps. He is president of FireStarter Consulting and a director of 9G Enterprises, both national leadership-consulting firms and has contributed to the book Conversations on Success II. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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No Yelling consists of nine chapters, each of which discuss and provide examples of a key leadership trait, such as integrity, technical competence and taking care of your people. I remember these subjects being treated at length in ROTC classes at Notre Dame - where incidentally, the author also studied them - but they stick with you for life. Now that I am in the corporate world, like many a retired officer, I found it deplorable that so many civilian "leaders" fail to demonstrate many of these traits. This book is an attempt to clarify, the "right way" from the "wrong way" when it comes to leading people and accomplishing a mission.Read more ›
No Yelling: The 9 Secrets of Marine Corps Leadership You Must Know to Win in Business written by Wally Adamchik has been a well acclaimed book all across the globe in terms of having some serious thoughts about leadership. The book was published way back in 2006 and is still a popular read for anyone interested in learning about leadership. The book basically talks about main principles of leadership which are applied in Marines and gradually to any kind of business. As the title reveals that this book is about the 9 secrets of Marine Corps leadership.
The 9 Secrets of Marine Corps Leadership You Must Know to Win in Business by Wally Adamchik not only reveals these 9 secrets about leadership in managing tough and sturdy Marine Corps but it also educates you on how to deploy it vertically and horizontally across any kind of business to get a high level of success. Overall there are 9 chapters in the book, each for a secret. The revelation begins with the topic Integrity. In this chapter Wally explains the fundamentals of Integrity that comes from Consistency, and Trustworthiness. After revealing Integrity as one of the strongest tool for leadership, the next focus moves on to the Technical Competence. The secret is learning about difference between Technical Expertise and Technical Competence. As long as a leader is competent in technical aspects of any business, there is a scope of further learning and progressing whereas the expertise becomes a dead end.Read more ›
Adamchik's book reveals leadership lessons through easily digestible examples. The book isn't the stale roadmap that you find so often in business books. The examples and discussion are meant to get you thinking and not spoon feed you answers to all your leadership questions.
This book is a great tool to sharpen your mind and get you thinking about leadership. Each of the examples and the discussions are thought provoking and get the reader thinking about how they would react.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great Book. Not theoretical fluff. Just good practical real life examples. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to see how the marines do leadership.Published on December 25, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I had seen the author speak at a seminar several years prior to purchasing this book (which is what prompted me to want to read it). Read morePublished on April 15, 2008 by J. Atkinson
What a great courageous effort to broaden the scope of how we best manage and lead people. It is not a question of either/or...but a question of both/and. Read morePublished on August 13, 2007 by Dr. Kevin J. Fleming
One of the best leadership books I have read, and I have read MANY. I always tell people I am a student of leadership. Read morePublished on April 10, 2007 by TX1963
You can get a lot of value from the stories the author has collected from former Marines and with which he has filled this book. Read morePublished on April 5, 2007 by Walter H. Bock
There are a ton of books and speakers on Leadership in business. NONE, NONE have ever given me the insight to grow my business to success like Mr. Adamchik book, No Yelling. Read morePublished on February 21, 2007 by Bob Janet