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About the Book
LeaD Your Most Important Teams (Your Kids) with Integrity, Honor, and Love
"Every Parent wants the same: to have our children take off into the world and its adventures, but to return home safely at the end of the day.
Through tools gleaned from life changing events as a fighter pilot, parent, and coach, this book links thrilling life-and-death experiences in leadership, adversity, and performance to practices and take aways that will guide parents, grandparents, coaches, military personnel, and anyone else who wants to raise, develop, and lead children and young people."
“As a parent, and business leader, this book provides fresh ideas about life through engaging, white-knuckle tales. These lessons for success will help not only families and parents, but also for managers in today’s workforce.” James D. Power IV
Former executive, J.D. Power and Associates and co-author of Satisfaction: How Every Great Company Listens to the Voice of the Customer
“Brick the Author has masterfully converted his Fighter Pilot experiences into a compelling guide on how to lead children and help them to thrive in an increasingly complex and unpredictable world. His real life stories lay bare simple truths and realities about character, leadership, and service to others that are not only fascinating but will motivate you to action. A must read!" Flossie Hall
CEO, Entrepreneur and 2019 Military Spouse of Year
" I love the way Brick Conners engages you with stimulating stories from his fighter pilot career, and then drops a bomb on parenting myths. I’ve used him for years to lecture my classes at USC, Pepperdine and the Naval Postgraduate School and recommend him thoroughly. If you want to land some great parenting skills, then take flight with this book. " Alan E. Nelson, Ed.D.
Founder of KidLead and author of LeadYoung
“Through a mesmerizing and very personal behind the scenes look at the making of a Fighter Pilot, this book has distilled the essential ingredients for developing great kids, great leaders, and great parents.” Captain Charlie Plumb US Navy Retired
Former Navy Fighter Pilot and Vietnam Prisoner of War, the most sought after achievement and motivational speaker of our time who knows a thing or two about overcoming adversity.
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About the Author
In a Career that was 99% pure exhilarating fun balanced by 1% of pure terror the lessons of leadership, survival, faith, love, perseverance, and comraderie were plentiful, direct, and changed his life. As a Navy Strike Fighter, Brick amassed over 4500 hours and nearly 1000 arrested carrier landings during multiple combat deployments. His tours of duty include F/A-18 Hornet Squadron Command and he also provided leadership and instruction to two of the Navy’s elite air power training organizations - the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center and to Naval Strike Force Training Pacific. In the blink of an eye it was over as he bid farewell to his beloved Navy at his final Command, Naval Base Ventura County. From Finance to Transportation, the lessons and experience from his unique past continues to be useful to others. But if given the choice, his go to move is to Coach and Mentor young Men and Women either professionally or through his first passion – Lacrosse. And when it comes to Joy and fulfillment there is no greater force in his life then the support from, and pride in, his devoted family - his wife Terrie and their four children Sarah, Rachel, Anna, and Bradford.