Flawless Execution is the
ultimate guide to improving organizational operations—the fighter pilot way! At
Mach 2, the instrument panel of an F-15 is screaming out information, the
horizon is a blur, the wingman is occupied, the jet is hanging on the edge—and
yet fighter pilots routinely handle the stress. It's not much different in
today's unforgiving business world. One slip-up and your business environment
can change indefinitely.
works on the squadron level for F-15 pilots will also work for your marketing
team, human resources department, research and development group or C-level
team. By analyzing your work environment and attacking your centers of gravity
in parallel, you'll begin to utilize the Plan-Brief-Execute-Debrief cycle that
will rapidly impact your business's future success. Flawless ExecutionSM
is a continuous improvement model that is rooted in U.S. fighter squadron
processes that have been used for nearly fifty years to reduce their mistake
rate, cut casualties and equipment losses, and rack up an envious victory
record. Now, with Flawless Execution, your business can too.
"Few new books stand out in the
ever-crowded field on self-improvement, teamwork, and individual leadership.
Flawless Execution is one of them. Exceptional military leaders and teams excel
under pressure and accomplish objectives that everyone else considers
impossible. They do this not by chance but by choice—developing and applying
uncommon insights and skills that are, as Jim Murphy teaches, within reach of
us all. But there’s another lasting lesson here: Flawless Execution isn’t
literally about perfection; it’s about unlocking far more of the untapped best
inside of you."
Rober K. Cooper, PH.D., bestselling author of Executive EQ and The Other
"Murphy brings down to earth
the principles and tactics that every business leader can use."
Jim Lovell, former Navy pilot and commander of Apollo 13
"If you’ve been inspired by the
Good to Great foundation of
‘disciplined people, disciplined thought and disciplined action’ and wondered
‘How do I do that in our firm?’ here’s your answer. Jim Murphy has lived it,
done it, and taught it; now he’s written it down for the rest of us. Flawless
Execution is about what works, what’s
proven, and what is highly transferable to any organization that desires to
move from good to great."
John C. Horton, founder and president of the Leadership Forum
Execution, Jim Murphy lays out a powerful
arsenal of tools to help your A players win the battles of business"
Brad Smart, PH.D., president of Smart & Associates, Inc., and author of Topgrading
“The Flawless Execution model is a
perfect flight plan for any fast-growth business. Who better to teach precision
execution to firms moving fast than those that do it best—U.S. fighter pilots.”
- Verne Harnish, founder of the Young
Entrepreneur’s Organization and author of Mastering
the Rockefeller Habits