Work Like a Spy: Business Tips from a Former CIA Officer

Work Like a Spy: Business Tips from a Former CIA Officer

J.C. Carleson


“The booklet you are preserving will essentially swap how you examine the gathering, compartmentalization, research, distribution, software, and defense of intelligence on your company. J. C. Carleson’s presentation of years of secret agent tradecraft will make you a more advantageous strength inside of your organization.”
—James Childers, CEO, ASG worldwide, Inc.

When J. C. Carleson left the company international to affix the CIA, she anticipated an event, and she or he chanced on it. Her assignments incorporated paintings in Iraq as a part of a guns of mass destruction seek workforce, travels all through Afghanistan, and clandestine encounters with overseas brokers around the world. What she didn’t anticipate used to be that the abilities she bought from the CIA will be at once acceptable to the personal zone.

It turns out that company the US can examine much from spies—not merely easy methods to reply to crises but additionally easy methods to in achieving operational excellence. Carleson discovered that the CIA gave her an elevated realizing of human nature, new concepts for eliciting informa­tion, and superior wisdom of capability protection difficulties, including as much as a robust part in enterprise.

Using actual examples from her reports, Carle-son explains how operating like a secret agent can train you the foundations of:

  • Targeting—figuring out who you want to know and the way to get to them
  • Elicitation—a sophisticated option to get the solutions you would like with no even asking a query
  • Counterintelligence—how to ascertain in case your association is unwittingly leaking info
  • Screening—CIA recruiters’ tools for locating and hiring the precise humans

The tools constructed by way of the CIA are all approximately getting what you will want from different peo­ple. In a company context, those strategies observe to looking a brand new task, a merchandising, a colossal sale, an valuable regulatory ruling, and numerous different events.

As Carleson writes, “In a global the place infor­mation has a cost, it will pay to be vigilant.” Her ebook will express you ways.

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