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How to Prepare Your Team for Any Situation

Lead teams as effectively as the military does

Even long before he became an entrepreneur, James D. Murphy knew well what pressure feels like.

Prior to founding the consulting company Afterburner, Murphy was an Air Force pilot flying F-15s, one of the most sophisticated fighter jets of its time. He later became the 116th Fighter Wing's Chief of Training for the Georgia Air National Guard, where it was his job to keep 42 combat-trained fighter pilots ready to deploy worldwide within 72 hours.

Murphy says handling the pressure in those high-risk positions depended on being ready for anything that might happen. It's a lesson that business leaders should heed.

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