“Extreme Ownership” by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

August 29, 2018 2018 Reading List Quotes Reviews 0

For all the definitions, descriptions, and characterizations of leaders, there are only two that matter: effective and ineffective. Effective leaders led successful teams that accomplish their mission and win. Ineffective leaders do not.

“The Ruler’s Guide” by Chinghua Tang

July 28, 2018 2018 Reading List Quotes Reviews 0

There are many good beginnings, but few food endings. After a discussion on leadership, this book was given to me by a friend and co-worker – David Cable. I thoroughly enjoyed the read and would recommended to anyone interested in fundamental, practical leadership principles. We all know that getting to the top is difficult and… Read more

Quick Review of “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury

August 12, 2017 2017 Reading List Reviews 0

Those who don’t build must burn. This is one of many books I found away around reading in my school days. Only now, when assigned reading for my son, am I getting back to it. There are many themes flowing throughout the work that I believe can speak differently to as many readers there might… Read more

Quotes from “The Genesee Diary: Report from a Trappist Monastery” by Henri J. M. Nouwen

June 10, 2017 2017 Reading List Quotes Reviews Thoughts 0

As often occurs, I read this book at the request of a friend I admire who would like to discuss it. This particular individual touts the diary of a catholic priest’s 7 month monastic sabbatical as her favorite book of all time. While I am not quite so captured, I did find myself embracing this… Read more

Quotes from “Elite Minds” by Dr. Stan Beecham

May 27, 2017 2017 Reading List Quotes Reviews Thoughts 0

There is nothing more important to your health – and, ultimately, your life – than what you believe to be true. The full title of this book is “Elite Minds – How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success”. That full title, along with a recommendation from a friend, is what… Read more