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US Fighter Pilots & Team-Building Experts

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Afterburner Biography

Afterburner, Inc. is a team of elite military professionals who are experts in helping organizations of all sizes pursue Flawless Execution. Their nationally acclaimed combination of sound organizational development and combat-proven methodologies has made Afterburner Inc. one of the fastest growing training and consulting organizations in the country. The Flawless Execution Model is a proven process used by elite military teams around the world to execute missions when the stakes are high and failure is not an option.

Afterburner’s team of elite former military professionals has a powerful mix of combat experience combined with extensive business skills, many of whom are graduates of top business schools and academies. Afterburner uses the combat-proven methodologies of high-performing military teams to train teams into achieving victory in a rapidly changing business environment. The results are praised to be disciplined, coordinated, and predictable. Afterburner has an unwavering focus on improving your team’s ability to execute. Your team can improve execution on any initiative and stay one-step ahead of the competition in just four simple steps.

With offices in the United States, Australia, and Brazil, Afterburner has performed training events in 24 countries with training materials and books translated into more than 20 languages. Performing more than 300 events per year, the Afterburner team has trained more than 85% of the Fortune 50 in the continuous improvement methodologies of the Flawless Execution Model. At Afterburner, “Accelerating Performance through Flawless Execution" is more than just a slogan—it's the foundation of our company and the success of our clients has translated to our success as well.

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Flawless Execution: Use the Techniques and Systems of America's Fighter Pilots to Perform at Your Peak and Win the Battles of the Business World

Flawless Execution: Use the Techniques and Systems of America's Fighter Pilots to Perform at Your Peak and Win the Battles of the Business World

Speaking Topics
  • Flawless Execution Keynote.

    A Fighter Pilot's Secret to Business Success In this session your group will learn how Fighter Pilots attack their missions in both training and combat. This keynote includes both a Main Speaker and a Wingman Fighter Pilot and is highly customized to meet the needs of your audience.

    Plan — Learn how Fighter Pilots plan for a mission using the "Six Steps to Effective Combat Mission Planning". Brief — Communicate the plan to maximize the quality of front-line execution. Execute — Discover how Fighter Pilots ensure Flawless Execution in their missions by eliminating performance-draining Task Saturation. Debrief — Implement nameless/rankless feedback sessions in your squadron to guarantee maximum learning.

  • Flawless Healthcare

    A high-energy, multimedia keynote will explore the Flawless Execution Model and how the model relates to the demanding and changing healthcare business. For the last 20 years, the World Healthcare Organization and other medical organizations have recognized that the improvements in teamwork, communication and collaboration that dramatically improved aviation safety since the 1980's directly relate to many of the challenges facing the healthcare industry. Today, many medical units are using techniques from the aviation community and specifically the Flawless Execution Model to dramatically improve the way their teams perform.

  • Flawless Safety

    The atmosphere in a fighter jet is a "0-errors, 0-losses" environment. The men and women of Afterburner specialize in accelerating our clients safety performance through Flawless Execution. They have been trained and tested their entire career in the safe, zero-loss execution of their mission, with an unmatched level of importance on the safety of their equipment, their crew and everyone involved with operations. Afterburner uses their battle proven process of Flawless Execution to improve our clients safety records. By leading groups through a core process of Plan, Brief, Execute, and Debrief, the Afterburner trainers begin to induce a cultural change in the organization, evolving how teams plan for and execute safely on each and every mission.

  • Black OpsSM (Special Forces Program)

    Every Black OpsSM event is centered around the Flawless Execution ModelSM• Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief, Win! This innovative team building event is under 3 hours in length and uses the latest in technologies including i-Touch communication devices and custom digital mapping software. After the opening lecture, we will split your group into teams of 18-25 participants. These teams are then put through an energizing team building exercise. This exercise stresses the Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief process that has made units like Delta Force and the U.S. Navy SEALs so successful.

    Real business take-aways are obtained during two complete cycles of planning a hostage rescue mission that highlights the benefits of debriefing and the value of lessons learned. On average, groups have yielded an improvement of over 70% when properly debriefed between the first and second missions. These debriefing techniques and lessons learned are reinforced during the wrap up and connected to your teams real world business execution rhythm.

  • Leaning Forward

    Leaning Forward is an interactive, corporate event program where your team will learn, via lecture and experiential learning, how fighter pilots strive for flawless execution in every single mission. Your group will work side-by-side with some of America's top fighter pilots and learn how they excel in the business of combat. Our Afterburner team brings these lessons to your own business environment, in living color, using a multimedia presentation, a role playing breakout session with experienced military fighter pilots as facilitators, and punctuated by an intensely climatic and motivational closing. The energy and skill training of this event will improve your group's performance at every level.

  • The Afterburner Day

    The day begins in the main briefing room where you will learn how Fighter Pilots adapt to change, assess risk, and prepare for their mission using the Six Steps to Combat Mission Planning. Suddenly, an urgent telegram will interrupt the briefing and alert your team that they have been attacked by a coalition of hostile competitors. Your Fighter Pilots will split into squadrons (breakout groups of 15) where, with the help of their Afterburner facilitator, they will have one hour to formulate a plan to regain your market share. Leadership, teamwork, and communication will allow each group to overcome the challenges of this dynamic Mission Planning exercise. The Afterburners use SCUD missile attacks, intruders, and information overload to closely parallel today's task saturated work environment in a fun, new format that ensures a lasting impression. After utilizing these tools for planning and execution, your team will discover how Fighter Pilots learn from their mistakes through an effective debrief. The Afterburners nameless/rankless debriefs shed new light on how your associates can identify and learn from costly mistakes.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Afterburner?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Afterburner for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Afterburner, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Afterburner or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Afterburner?

    Booking fees for Afterburner, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Afterburner, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Afterburner?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Afterburner for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Afterburner for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Afterburner or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Afterburner or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Afterburner Biography

Afterburner, Inc. is a team of elite military professionals who are experts in helping organizations of all sizes pursue Flawless Execution. Their nationally acclaimed combination of sound organizational development and combat-proven methodologies has made Afterburner Inc. one of the fastest growing training and consulting organizations in the country. The Flawless Execution Model is a proven process used by elite military teams around the world to execute missions when the stakes are high and failure is not an option.

Afterburner’s team of elite former military professionals has a powerful mix of combat experience combined with extensive business skills, many of whom are graduates of top business schools and academies. Afterburner uses the combat-proven methodologies of high-performing military teams to train teams into achieving victory in a rapidly changing business environment. The results are praised to be disciplined, coordinated, and predictable. Afterburner has an unwavering focus on improving your team’s ability to execute. Your team can improve execution on any initiative and stay one-step ahead of the competition in just four simple steps.

With offices in the United States, Australia, and Brazil, Afterburner has performed training events in 24 countries with training materials and books translated into more than 20 languages. Performing more than 300 events per year, the Afterburner team has trained more than 85% of the Fortune 50 in the continuous improvement methodologies of the Flawless Execution Model. At Afterburner, “Accelerating Performance through Flawless Execution" is more than just a slogan—it's the foundation of our company and the success of our clients has translated to our success as well.

Afterburner Videos

  • Motivation, Leadership, Teamwork - Afterburner
  • Afterburner Keynote Highlights
    Executive Consultant, speaker, and senior military leader Otis “Hoop” Hooper addresses the crowd the fighter pilot way. Afterburner keynotes ...

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Afterburner Speaking Topics

  • Flawless Execution Keynote.

    A Fighter Pilot's Secret to Business Success In this session your group will learn how Fighter Pilots attack their missions in both training and combat. This keynote includes both a Main Speaker and a Wingman Fighter Pilot and is highly customized to meet the needs of your audience.

    Plan — Learn how Fighter Pilots plan for a mission using the "Six Steps to Effective Combat Mission Planning". Brief — Communicate the plan to maximize the quality of front-line execution. Execute — Discover how Fighter Pilots ensure Flawless Execution in their missions by eliminating performance-draining Task Saturation. Debrief — Implement nameless/rankless feedback sessions in your squadron to guarantee maximum learning.

  • Flawless Healthcare

    A high-energy, multimedia keynote will explore the Flawless Execution Model and how the model relates to the demanding and changing healthcare business. For the last 20 years, the World Healthcare Organization and other medical organizations have recognized that the improvements in teamwork, communication and collaboration that dramatically improved aviation safety since the 1980's directly relate to many of the challenges facing the healthcare industry. Today, many medical units are using techniques from the aviation community and specifically the Flawless Execution Model to dramatically improve the way their teams perform.

  • Flawless Safety

    The atmosphere in a fighter jet is a "0-errors, 0-losses" environment. The men and women of Afterburner specialize in accelerating our clients safety performance through Flawless Execution. They have been trained and tested their entire career in the safe, zero-loss execution of their mission, with an unmatched level of importance on the safety of their equipment, their crew and everyone involved with operations. Afterburner uses their battle proven process of Flawless Execution to improve our clients safety records. By leading groups through a core process of Plan, Brief, Execute, and Debrief, the Afterburner trainers begin to induce a cultural change in the organization, evolving how teams plan for and execute safely on each and every mission.

  • Black OpsSM (Special Forces Program)

    Every Black OpsSM event is centered around the Flawless Execution ModelSM• Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief, Win! This innovative team building event is under 3 hours in length and uses the latest in technologies including i-Touch communication devices and custom digital mapping software. After the opening lecture, we will split your group into teams of 18-25 participants. These teams are then put through an energizing team building exercise. This exercise stresses the Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief process that has made units like Delta Force and the U.S. Navy SEALs so successful.

    Real business take-aways are obtained during two complete cycles of planning a hostage rescue mission that highlights the benefits of debriefing and the value of lessons learned. On average, groups have yielded an improvement of over 70% when properly debriefed between the first and second missions. These debriefing techniques and lessons learned are reinforced during the wrap up and connected to your teams real world business execution rhythm.

  • Leaning Forward

    Leaning Forward is an interactive, corporate event program where your team will learn, via lecture and experiential learning, how fighter pilots strive for flawless execution in every single mission. Your group will work side-by-side with some of America's top fighter pilots and learn how they excel in the business of combat. Our Afterburner team brings these lessons to your own business environment, in living color, using a multimedia presentation, a role playing breakout session with experienced military fighter pilots as facilitators, and punctuated by an intensely climatic and motivational closing. The energy and skill training of this event will improve your group's performance at every level.

  • The Afterburner Day

    The day begins in the main briefing room where you will learn how Fighter Pilots adapt to change, assess risk, and prepare for their mission using the Six Steps to Combat Mission Planning. Suddenly, an urgent telegram will interrupt the briefing and alert your team that they have been attacked by a coalition of hostile competitors. Your Fighter Pilots will split into squadrons (breakout groups of 15) where, with the help of their Afterburner facilitator, they will have one hour to formulate a plan to regain your market share. Leadership, teamwork, and communication will allow each group to overcome the challenges of this dynamic Mission Planning exercise. The Afterburners use SCUD missile attacks, intruders, and information overload to closely parallel today's task saturated work environment in a fun, new format that ensures a lasting impression. After utilizing these tools for planning and execution, your team will discover how Fighter Pilots learn from their mistakes through an effective debrief. The Afterburners nameless/rankless debriefs shed new light on how your associates can identify and learn from costly mistakes.

FAQs on booking Afterburner

  • How to book Afterburner?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Afterburner for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Afterburner, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Afterburner or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Afterburner?

    Booking fees for Afterburner, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Afterburner, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Afterburner?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Afterburner for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Afterburner for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Afterburner or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Afterburner or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Afterburner is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Flawless Execution Keynote., Flawless Healthcare, Flawless Safety, Black OpsSM (Special Forces Program), Leaning Forward and The Afterburner Day. The estimated speaking fee range to book Afterburner for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Afterburner generally travels from GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Marcus Buckingham, Shawn Achor, Garrison Wynn, Amanda Gore and Keith Ferrazzi. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Afterburner for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Afterburner Speaker Videos

  • Motivation, Leadership, Teamwork - Afterburner
    Afterburner Keynote Highlights
    Executive Consultant, speaker, and senior military leader Otis “Hoop” Hooper addresses the crowd the fighter pilot way. Afterburner keynotes ...

Afterburner Speaking Topics

  • Flawless Execution Keynote.

    A Fighter Pilot's Secret to Business Success In this session your group will learn how Fighter Pilots attack their missions in both training and combat. This keynote includes both a Main Speaker and a Wingman Fighter Pilot and is highly customized to meet the needs of your audience.

    Plan — Learn how Fighter Pilots plan for a mission using the "Six Steps to Effective Combat Mission Planning". Brief — Communicate the plan to maximize the quality of front-line execution. Execute — Discover how Fighter Pilots ensure Flawless Execution in their missions by eliminating performance-draining Task Saturation. Debrief — Implement nameless/rankless feedback sessions in your squadron to guarantee maximum learning.

  • Flawless Healthcare

    A high-energy, multimedia keynote will explore the Flawless Execution Model and how the model relates to the demanding and changing healthcare business. For the last 20 years, the World Healthcare Organization and other medical organizations have recognized that the improvements in teamwork, communication and collaboration that dramatically improved aviation safety since the 1980's directly relate to many of the challenges facing the healthcare industry. Today, many medical units are using techniques from the aviation community and specifically the Flawless Execution Model to dramatically improve the way their teams perform.

  • Flawless Safety

    The atmosphere in a fighter jet is a "0-errors, 0-losses" environment. The men and women of Afterburner specialize in accelerating our clients safety performance through Flawless Execution. They have been trained and tested their entire career in the safe, zero-loss execution of their mission, with an unmatched level of importance on the safety of their equipment, their crew and everyone involved with operations. Afterburner uses their battle proven process of Flawless Execution to improve our clients safety records. By leading groups through a core process of Plan, Brief, Execute, and Debrief, the Afterburner trainers begin to induce a cultural change in the organization, evolving how teams plan for and execute safely on each and every mission.

  • Black OpsSM (Special Forces Program)

    Every Black OpsSM event is centered around the Flawless Execution ModelSM• Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief, Win! This innovative team building event is under 3 hours in length and uses the latest in technologies including i-Touch communication devices and custom digital mapping software. After the opening lecture, we will split your group into teams of 18-25 participants. These teams are then put through an energizing team building exercise. This exercise stresses the Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief process that has made units like Delta Force and the U.S. Navy SEALs so successful.

    Real business take-aways are obtained during two complete cycles of planning a hostage rescue mission that highlights the benefits of debriefing and the value of lessons learned. On average, groups have yielded an improvement of over 70% when properly debriefed between the first and second missions. These debriefing techniques and lessons learned are reinforced during the wrap up and connected to your teams real world business execution rhythm.

  • Leaning Forward

    Leaning Forward is an interactive, corporate event program where your team will learn, via lecture and experiential learning, how fighter pilots strive for flawless execution in every single mission. Your group will work side-by-side with some of America's top fighter pilots and learn how they excel in the business of combat. Our Afterburner team brings these lessons to your own business environment, in living color, using a multimedia presentation, a role playing breakout session with experienced military fighter pilots as facilitators, and punctuated by an intensely climatic and motivational closing. The energy and skill training of this event will improve your group's performance at every level.

  • The Afterburner Day

    The day begins in the main briefing room where you will learn how Fighter Pilots adapt to change, assess risk, and prepare for their mission using the Six Steps to Combat Mission Planning. Suddenly, an urgent telegram will interrupt the briefing and alert your team that they have been attacked by a coalition of hostile competitors. Your Fighter Pilots will split into squadrons (breakout groups of 15) where, with the help of their Afterburner facilitator, they will have one hour to formulate a plan to regain your market share. Leadership, teamwork, and communication will allow each group to overcome the challenges of this dynamic Mission Planning exercise. The Afterburners use SCUD missile attacks, intruders, and information overload to closely parallel today's task saturated work environment in a fun, new format that ensures a lasting impression. After utilizing these tools for planning and execution, your team will discover how Fighter Pilots learn from their mistakes through an effective debrief. The Afterburners nameless/rankless debriefs shed new light on how your associates can identify and learn from costly mistakes.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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