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Flying in the Face of Fear

A Fighter Pilot's Lessons on Leading with Courage

Campbell, Kim


1. Auflage März 2023
240 Seiten, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-394-15235-3
John Wiley & Sons

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Proven principles of leadership from a veteran fighter pilot and military leader

In Flying in the Face of Fear: Lessons on Leading with Courage, former fighter pilot and retired Air Force Colonel Kim Campbell delivers an inspiring and practical discussion of leadership and decision-making. In the book, you'll follow the author's journey through the principles that got her through her 24-year career in the high-stakes and high-risk world of aerial combat.

You'll discover lessons and stories that will serve as a resource for you as you lead your students, employees, and others through the challenges of life and work, learning to create a positive impact and make a big difference in the lives of the people who follow you. You'll also find:
* Specific strategies and techniques for leading in situations of extreme stress and risk
* Methods for female leaders to overcome the challenges of working in male-dominated environments
* Ways to act in critical moments by recognizing that being brave and afraid at the same time is both normal and necessary

An essential leadership blueprint for business and military professionals seeking to improve their ability to inspire others to greater achievements, Flying in the Face of Fear will also earn a place in the libraries of young and mid-career professionals looking for mentorship and sound, proven advice.

Prologue: Seizing the Moment xv

Chapter 1 Headwinds and Tailwinds 1

Chapter 2 Creating a Wingman Culture 17

Chapter 3 Fighter Pilot Mindset 35

Chapter 4 Prepare, Practice, Plan for Contingencies 51

Chapter 5 Wiggle Your Fingers and Toes 67

Chapter 6 Empower Your Wingmen 83

Chapter 7 The Fighter Pilot Debrief 105

Chapter 8 Aviate, Navigate, Communicate 119

Chapter 9 Recognize, Confirm, Recover 129

Chapter 10 Command and Connection 139

Chapter 11 Create Your Own Flight Plan 151

Chapter 12 Commander's Intent 173

Epilogue: Call to Action 183

Acknowledgments 197

Notes 199

About the Author 203

Index 205
KIM "KC" CAMPBELL is a retired Air Force Colonel who served in the Air Force for over 24 years as a fighter pilot and senior military leader. She served as a group commander, responsible for 1,000 military and civilian personnel, and finished her career as the Director of the Center for Character and Leadership Development at the Air Force Academy. She flew more than 100 combat missions and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for Heroism after successfully recovering her battle-damaged airplane from an intense close air support mission. Since retiring from the Air Force, Kim has shared her inspirational story and lessons on leading with courage with business and corporate audiences around the world as an executive coach and keynote speaker.