Nick Halley

 

Brigadier General Nick Halley (U.S. Army, Retired) is a recognized expert on leadership and terrorism. He has commanded thousands of our soldiers in combat in three conflicts – Vietnam, Grenada, and Desert Storm. He is an army paratrooper, army ranger and special operations veteran. He has been awarded many significant decorations, including two Silver Stars for bravery in combat actions, four Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts for wounds in combat operations.

General Halley works with people and organizations that want to educate, inspire, and motivate their leaders to take action now and be better leaders and followers in their organizations. Gen. Halley takes the best of the leadership lessons learned at West Point, combat command of thousands of soldiers, 30 years in the military and combines those techniques with the most effective leadership lessons learned as a during his civilian career at international electronics organizations. His programs are based on real world leadership experience under the most difficult of conditions — combat.

After retirement from the military, Gen. Halley had a distinguished civilian career at the Director / Vice President / General Manager level in several prestigious international electronics organizations to include Motorola. He has made numerous appearances as a terrorism analyst on the FOX News Network. He is also the on-air military and terrorism expert for WGN-TV in Chicago, which is seen nationwide on cable.

CURRENT SPEAKING TOPICS

Leadership Under Fire
Our leaders are currently operating in a very “hostile” leadership environment. To help leaders become effective immediately, I discuss the best leadership lessons learned at West Point, 30 years in the military, three combat commands (Vietnam, Grenada and Iraq), and several years at the Vice President/General Manager level in several international electronics firms to include Motorola. The major leadership lessons are illustrated with very interesting and entertaining military and corporate “War Stories”. This talk makes you laugh, feel sad, become elated, feel proud, feel good, and learn many new things about leadership from a proven leader. This talk inspires leaders to “Take Action Now” to be better leaders in their organizations, communities and families.

This talk is applicable for leaders at all levels.

The Origins of the War Against Radical Islam
The origins of the current war against radical Islam are outlined by tracing the expansion and goals of the Muslim religion from the birth of Mohammad to present. The talk also provides a short, precise lesson on what every citizen should know about the Muslim religion. This briefing is fascinating and is a very valuable historical adventure that is a must for all Americans who want to fully understand the current conflict with radical Islam. The goals and strategies of both sides of the current conflict are also discussed.

This talk is applicable to all audiences

Our World Since 9/11
This talk provides and insiders up-to-date analysis (in non-political terms) of the war against Radical Islam from the point of view of a soldier who has been there. It covers the goals and strategies of both the radicals and the U.S. and provides a current assessment of the situation in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Time is reserved for an extensive discussion period. Again, this is presented in a non-political manner.

This talk is applicable to all audiences

Global Transformations in the Post 9/11 World
In this talk I discuss the major changes in our world since 9/11 and how they greatly affect our lives and businesses. I also discuss the military, economic and political effects of the great industrial expansion in China, the Demographics in the major countries in the world that are changing our world, and the War against Radical Islam (War against Terrorism)

This talk is designed for businessmen and women who are involved in international business

Geopolitics of China – Future Superpower?
This talk covers the view of the world from the Chinese perspective. An in-depth insight into why China acts as they do and what actions they are likely to take in the future is discussed. How these actions will profoundly affect our businesses and out nation are addressed. A suggested “roadmap” of our future Chinese policy is analyzed.

This talk is of great interest to all citizens but is particularly valuable to businessmen and women who are involved in international business

Geopolitics of Russia – Future Enemy?
This talk covers the view of the world from the Russian perspective. An in-depth insight into why Russia acts as they do and what actions they are likely to take in the future is discussed. How these actions will profoundly affect our businesses and out nation are addressed. A suggested “roadmap” of our future Russian policy is analyzed.

This talk is of great interest to all citizens but is particularly valuable to businessmen and women who are involved in international business

Palestinian – Israeli Struggle
This talk covers the history of the struggle from both the Palestinian and Israeli perspectives. The current realities of both sides are discussed and the probable outcome of the conflict is revealed.

The 21st Century – A Look Into The Future
This fascinating and interesting talk traces the rapid and unpredictable changes in our World during the 20th Century and projects our future through the end of the 21st Century. The political, economic and military changes in our world through the end of this century are forecasted.

IRAN – Our Next War?
What every American should know about Iran. Will sanctions work? Should we conduct military operations against their nuclear facilities? Is this our next major war? What specific actions can Iran take against the West in the event of war? Where do we go from here?

 

NICK HALLEY BOOKS

 

Full Biography

NICK HALLEYBrigadier General Nick Halley (U.S. Army, Retired) is a recognized expert on leadership and terrorism You might recognize him from his many appearances as a terrorist expert on the national FOX News Network and on WGN-TV in Chicago. He was a combat commander, in Vietnam, Grenada, and Desert Storm. He is an army paratrooper, Army Ranger and Special Operations veteran. He has been awarded many significant decorations, including two Silver Stars for bravery in combat actions, four Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts for wounds in combat operations.

In addition to his combat commands, General Halley has had a wide variety of assignments, including assistant professor of mathematics at West Point, assignments to the U.S. embassies in both Korea and Japan, and many years with the Army’s premier paratrooper division – the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, NC.

His final active duty assignment was the Commanding General of the artillery and rocket forces in Desert Storm, where he commanded tens of thousands of our soldiers in the most challenging leadership environment – combat.

General Halley is a recognized expert on change management and integrity. His leadership expertise was learned and developed under the most stressful conditions — combat. His impressive background as a senior leader in the military, government and corporate worlds include:
• Engineering Degree from West Point
• Nuclear Physics Master’s Degree from the University Of Virginia
• Graduate of the Army War College
• Command of our soldiers in three conflicts — Vietnam, Grenada and Desert Storm (Iraq)
• Army Paratrooper
• Army Ranger
• Special Operations (Anti-Terrorist) Veteran

Since his retirement from the Army, General Halley has had a distinguished civilian career at the Director / Vice President / General Manager level with several prestigious international electronics firms, including Motorola.

General Halley is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the Army War College. He holds a master’s degree in nuclear physics from the University of Virginia.