Ranger School: Discipline, Direction, Determination [Audiobook]

From Jimmy Blackmon comes a blow-by-blow account of his journey through the most challenging leadership and small tactics course in the world – US Army Ranger School. Through colorful dialogue and vivid storytelling for which Jimmy Blackmon has been praised, the listener will take a journey through Ranger School. From the nervous anticipation leading up to the course, to the extreme pain and suffering Ranger School demands, Jimmy shares the feelings and emotions that accompany extreme sleep and food deprivation. Furthermore, he shares what he learned about himself along the way.

Ranger School is designed to replicate the extreme nature of combat in a multitude of environments. The attrition rate is more than 50 percent. Jimmy openly shares how he dealt with extreme hunger, exhaustion, below-freezing temperatures, and ultimately, a desire to quit and end the suffering. Despite all the aforementioned challenges, Ranger students must lead one another on complex missions in harsh terrain in order to succeed. How to motivate, inspire, and lead in such an extreme environment is powerful and will appeal to leaders of all types and in all industries.