Dryer Time Read: Zero To Breakthrough

zero to breakthrough x venice armourHow does one go from a 24-year-old rookie police officer to the first African-American combat pilot in three years?

According to author Vernice “Flygirl” Armour, it is all achieved by simply identifying your passion. In her new book, Zero To Breakthrough: The 7-Step, Battle-Tested Method for Accomplishing Goals that Matter, Vernice shows you how to harness the power of a breakthrough mentality by taking action, and then combining planning with discipline and persistence to achieve your goals. By using her own experiences throughout this incredible book, Armour inspires the reader by crystallizing what it takes to turn one’s dreams into reality.

Throughout her book, Armour illustrates that following your inner guide and instincts can lead to a number of breakthroughs, as she discovers on her own journey to success. The book covers the author’s 7 major steps to success, including how to stop procrastinating, how to acknowledge and move past obstacles and challenges and how to execute situations with self discipline. She incorporates her journey of becoming the first African-American woman to fly the Super Cobra Attack helicopter in two tours of duty in Iraq, among many other achievements, while also writing about other inspiring women who have achieved their goals and overcame similar obstacles.

Whether your goal is to start a new business, manage an effective team or learn how to play an instrument, Armour’s suggestions and examples are clear, practical and accessible.

About The Author
At the age of 24, Vernice “Flygirl” Armour decided to become a police officer in the US Marine Corps, as well as a combat pilot. Three years later, she became the Marine Corps’ first African-American female pilot and was later recognized as the first black female combat pilot for the Department of Defense. Armour holds an honorary doctorate of law degree from Chancellor University for her outstanding military service, and is the recipient of both the Camp Pendleton Female Athlete of the Year and the Strongest Warrior Competition awards. She was also a member of the San Diego Sunfire woman’s pro football team. After completing her military service, Vernice launched VAI Consulting and Training, LLC to help others achieve their goals. Today, Vernice is a speaker, coach, consultant and author.