docshea has read:
Two Souls Indivisible by and commented:
Good story of their bond across race.
Longitude by and commented:
Checked the box... Learned that we can use tools to solve huge problems.
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 and commented:
Good to see where we started but how much did I take away from it.
Leadership: The Warrior's Art by and commented:
Will need to re-read but I did enjoy it.
Thinking in Time: The Uses of History for Decision-Makers by and commented:
A really outstanding book.
From Beirut to Jerusalem by and commented:
Helping me understand my Israelli wife.
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by and commented:
How looking at numbers can help us improve our workspace.
The Good Shepherd by 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 and commented:
I love numbers and this with Moneyball were fun reads.
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 and commented:
Made me re-think the whole hurry up and wait.
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by and commented:
Fun read. I've since read Gladwell's Blink and Outlier.
The Sheriff: America's Defense of the New World Order by and commented:
Changed how I looked at the world.
Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer by and commented:
A great action story with so many leadership pearls.
The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror by and commented:
Been a few years.
Billy Budd and Other Stories by and commented:
Really challenged my point of view.
American Government by and commented:
Definately made me think hard.
A Sailor's History of the U.S. Navy by and commented:
The Kite Runner by and commented:
Easily read thriller.
Arguably the most important book I've read off the CNO's list.
Starship Troopers by and commented:
Another fun sci-fi read but with more politics up front.
Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times by and commented:
Quick fun read on leadership.
Life in Mr. Lincoln's Navy by 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 and commented:
Such a fun Sci-fi read.
Kinda just checked the box. Will probably re-read it now that I've read American Government.