Takingpoint: A Navy Seal's 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change

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About the Author

Brent Gleeson has degrees in finance and economics from Southern Methodist University, English and history from Oxford University, and a graduate business degree from the University of San Diego. As a member of SEAL Team 5, Gleeson's platoon had some of the first SEALs deployed to Iraq in early 2003. He served several tours in Iraq, Africa, and other theaters of war. After returning to civilian life, he built award-winning, multi-million dollar organizations that were repeatedly named in the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies.
Mark Owen is an actor, an audiobook narrator, and a singer-songwriter from northwest Ohio. A long-time Toledo-area musician, he plays the mafia boss Vito Mancini in the 2018 indie film On the Arm and has performed in numerous theatrical productions.


"For those that want to deepen their understanding of the lessons today's veterans have learned, and how those lessons can make us all better business leaders, Brent is a person you'll want to listen to!" --Stanley McChrystal General, U.S. Army (Ret.) Managing Partner, McChrystal Group
"Victorious warriors win first and then go to war. So should business leaders. No matter what industry you're in, it will face change. By outfitting you with a set of brilliant, battlefield-proven principles, TakingPoint will help you meet that change head-on and guide your team to success." --Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Use of Force
"Not just another leadership book. It is an inspirational shot of adrenaline with clearly defined tenets upon which to build and transform organizations." --Jack Carr, former Navy SEAL and author of The Terminal List
"I was struck by how much Brent Gleeson's 10 Principles applied to the entrepreneurs and business leaders we serve at Inc...one of the most credible business books I've seen in a long while." --Eric Schurenberg, President and Editor-in-Chief, Inc. Media
"Gleeson's philosophy about the importance of culture and engagement - light years beyond the traditional lazy platitudes about empowerment - are ideas that desperately need to be put to work in this new century." --Jeff Campbell Former Chairman/CEO of Burger King Corporation Chairman Emeritus at San Diego's Chairmen's Roundtable
"In TakingPoint - inspired by Navy SEAL principles of discipline, accountability, resiliency and agility - Gleeson shares his unique combination of tactics and strategies all leaders and managers need in today's more volatile and unsettled business environment." --Congressman Scott Taylor, Former Navy SEAL
"This book is a must-read for any business leader or manager! In a rapidly evolving business environment driven by new innovations and increasing consumer expectations, the Navy SEAL philosophy of 'becoming comfortable being uncomfortable' is a key message." --Todd Hymel, CEO, Volcom
"Brent's vivid storytelling perfectly captures the Navy SEAL experience and makes it relatable to any business leader by defining leadership, culture, discipline, accountability and most importantly - adaptability." --Quinn Lyzuun, Deputy CEO, Optos
"With humor and deep insight about how to effect crucial changes necessary to lead teams in an accelerating world, Brent takes point once again to show business leaders the way." --Mark Divine, Navy SEAL, Commander (Retired) New York Times bestselling author of The Way of the SEAL
"This is the best book on culture and leading change in an organization I have ever read." --Matthew Koder, President, Asia Pacific, Major Global Bank
"The ten principles in TakingPoint provide an extremely valuable roadmap for any leader to successfully navigate their teams through the rapid waters of change. --Alisha L. Nowlin Senior Executive, Global Aerospace and Defense Company