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Total Focus - Make Better Decisions Under Pressure

by Brandon Webb, John David Mann
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With his latest company, U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Brandon Webb earned millions, only to lose it as things spiraled out of his grasp. Webb learned in the aftermath of that loss that successful businessmen want a quality that he had perfected already: total focus. SEAL snipers describe this as the ability to block out external noise and confusion so that under the intense pressures of battle you can make life-or-death decisions. If he would retain full attention when staring at a person who might be an Al Qaeda member, he…
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With his latest company, U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Brandon Webb earned millions, only to lose it as things spiraled out of his grasp. Webb learned in the aftermath of that loss that successful businessmen want a quality that he had perfected already: total focus. SEAL snipers describe this as the ability to block out external noise and confusion so that under the intense pressures of battle you can make life-or-death decisions. If he would retain full attention when staring at a person who might be an Al Qaeda member, he could surely be able to do the same in the corporate world. Then Webb started, placing full emphasis on a new venture, a news organization called the Hurricane Group. His strategy is so successful that Hurricane expanded to have a workforce of over fifty, an audience of tens of millions, and an revenue of over $100 million in just five years. In this book, Webb encourages how to make good choices under intense stress by emulating his fellow warriors’ behaviors as well as other lessons he learned on the job and from great friends and industry leaders like 16 Handles’ Solomon Choi, BarkBox’s Matt Meeker, and Huffington Post’s Betsy Morgan and TheBlaze. You will seek the peace of mind you need to fulfill your own goal by adopting the strategies and advices from legendary snipers and business leaders.


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With his latest company, U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Brandon Webb earned millions, only to lose it as things spiraled out of his grasp. Webb learned in the aftermath of that loss that successful businessmen want a quality that he had perfected already: total focus. SEAL snipers describe this as the ability to block out external noise and confusion so that under the intense pressures of battle you can make life-or-death decisions. If he would retain full attention when staring at a person who might be an Al Qaeda member, he could surely be able to do the same in the corporate world. Then Webb started, placing full emphasis on a new venture, a news organization called the Hurricane Group. His strategy is so successful that Hurricane expanded to have a workforce of over fifty, an audience of tens of millions, and an revenue of over $100 million in just five years. In this book, Webb encourages how to make good choices under intense stress by emulating his fellow warriors’ behaviors as well as other lessons he learned on the job and from great friends and industry leaders like 16 Handles’ Solomon Choi, BarkBox’s Matt Meeker, and Huffington Post’s Betsy Morgan and TheBlaze. You will seek the peace of mind you need to fulfill your own goal by adopting the strategies and advices from legendary snipers and business leaders.

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