Leadership Strategy and Tactics: FM-02 by Jocko Willink

Leadership Strategy and Tactics by Jocko Willink Leadership Strategy and Tactics: FM-02 is the latest book by Jocko Willink, whom I’ve written about before. In his normal, straight forward style, Jocko provides concise guidance for leaders of all types, in any kind of organization. But as with everything he espouses, the essence of leadership as … Continue reading Leadership Strategy and Tactics: FM-02 by Jocko Willink

Chop Wood, Carry Water: How to Fall in Love With the Process of Becoming Great by Joshua Medcalf

Chop Wood, Carry Water by Joshua Medcalf Chop Wood, Carry Water: How to Fall in Love With the Process of Becoming Great by Joshua Medcalf is an odd little book with an important message. Why is the book odd? Because it set at a samurai school but uses Kobe Bryant and Diet Coke as illustrations, … Continue reading Chop Wood, Carry Water: How to Fall in Love With the Process of Becoming Great by Joshua Medcalf

Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable by Tim S. Grover

Tim Grover has been personal trainer and performance coach to no less than Michael Jordan, Dwayne Wade, and the late Kobe Bryant, among others. So, its fair to say that he knows a little about performance. Success is winning an NBA championship, making a million dollars, or achieving whatever your personal goal is. Tim Grover’s … Continue reading Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable by Tim S. Grover

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard

Fry Bread: A Native American Story by Kevin Noble Maillard I’ve written before about my affinity for picture books and Fry Bread: A Native American Story written by Kevin Noble Maillard, illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal, and published by Roaring Brook Press fits my profile well. Every culture, it seems, has their own version of fried … Continue reading Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard

How To Be a Gentleman: A Contemporary Guide to Common Courtesy by John Bridges

How To Be a Gentleman by John Bridges I recently read A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles and was struck by the primary character, Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov. Rostov is such a consummate gentleman, that I was inspired by him to brush up my own act just a bit and re-read How To Be … Continue reading How To Be a Gentleman: A Contemporary Guide to Common Courtesy by John Bridges