docshea has read:

Two Souls Indivisible by James S. Hirsch and commented:

Good story of their bond across race.

Longitude by Dava Sobel and commented:

Checked the box... Learned that we can use tools to solve huge problems.

The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business by Clayton M. Christensen and commented:

Tough read. I hated it but it's stuck with me and I've applied it more than I thought I would.

Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy by Ian W. Toll and commented:

Good to see where we started but how much did I take away from it.

Leadership: The Warrior's Art by Christopher Kolenda and commented:

Will need to re-read but I did enjoy it.

Thinking in Time: The Uses of History for Decision-Makers by Richard E. Neustadt and commented:

A really outstanding book.

From Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman and commented:

Helping me understand my Israelli wife.

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis and commented:

How looking at numbers can help us improve our workspace.

The Good Shepherd by C. S. Forester and commented:

Oh the challenge of leadership. What's going on between the ears of those men? Better prespective now.

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and commented:

I love numbers and this with Moneyball were fun reads.

The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China and What It Means for All of Us by Robyn Meredith and commented:

Being a Detroiter it was a good to read about the 'competition'.

D Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II by Stephen E. Ambrose and commented:

Made me re-think the whole hurry up and wait.

The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour by James D. Hornfischer and commented:

Outstanding read!

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell and commented:

Fun read. I've since read Gladwell's Blink and Outlier.

The Sheriff: America's Defense of the New World Order by Colin S. Gray and commented:

Changed how I looked at the world.

Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer by Margot Morrell and commented:

A great action story with so many leadership pearls.

The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror by Bernard Lewis and commented:

Been a few years.

Billy Budd and Other Stories by Herman Melville and commented:

Really challenged my point of view.

American Government by Robert A Heineman and commented:

Definately made me think hard.

Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 by Marcus Luttrell and commented:


A Sailor's History of the U.S. Navy by Thomas J. Cutler and commented:

Outstanding stories.

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini and commented:

Easily read thriller.

Time Management from the Inside Out: The Foolproof System for Taking Control of Your Schedule--and Your Life by Julie Morgenstern and commented:

Arguably the most important book I've read off the CNO's list.

Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein and commented:

Another fun sci-fi read but with more politics up front.

Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times by Donald T. Phillips and commented:

Quick fun read on leadership.

Life in Mr. Lincoln's Navy by Dennis J. Ringle and commented:

Didn't realize the transition between sail and steel really was captured in the short period of the Civil War.

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card and commented:

Such a fun Sci-fi read.

The Declaration of Independence and Other Great Documents of American History 1775-1865 by founding fathers and commented:

Kinda just checked the box. Will probably re-read it now that I've read American Government.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey