former director of the F.B.I., the first man to walk on the moon and the greatest hitter to ever play the sport of baseball
– what do these men all have in common? They are all leaders, of course. But they are also all former Marines."
The United States Marine Corps has a long-standing legacy of producing some of the United States’ most
renowned leaders. Since 1775, countless governors, senators, astronauts, athletes, entertainers and business executives have
served in this elite branch of the United States military. Many of these former Marines have taken the leadership skills learned
in the Marines and applied them to their everyday lives. Wally Adamchik is one such former Marine.
a former tank commander and helicopter pilot with the Marines, is the founder and president of FireStarter Speaking and Consulting,
a national leadership development and consulting firm. His new book, No Yelling: The 9 Secrets of Marine Corps Leadership
You Must Know to Win in Business, draws upon the real-life experiences of those currently serving in the Marines and those
now in the civilian sector to explain how anyone can incorporate the nine essential behaviors of Marine Corps leadership into
their daily business life. The book includes more than 100 interviews with current and former Marines, and offers side-by-side
comparisons of their application in military and civilian settings.
“The leadership techniques displayed by the United States Marine Corps have proven themselves time and again in battle,”
says Adamchik. “These same principles can be applied from the break room to the board room to help anyone excel in business.”