Dr Dan Pronk, Ben Pronk, DSC and Tim Curtis are Australian Special Air Service Regiment (SAS) veterans with MBAs. They have over 60 years combined experience in leading high-performance teams, including in the most challenging operational environments such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Sierra Leone, Timor Leste and through counter-terrorism and special recovery operations. Between them they have raised specialist national capabilities, advised foreign governments and run multinational companies. Their knowledge is unique as theirs is lived experience backed by academic proof. The authors currently work to support clients in improving their capabilities at the intersection of leadership, teamwork, resilience and crisis management.