Drawing upon a military career spanning more than four decades, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, examines the limits of loyalty, the necessity of sensible skepticism, and the value of responsible rebelliousness, and explains why we actually should sweat the small stuff.
Borrowing from the fitness idea of completing as many reps as possible of an exercise in a given time period, Jason developed a system that will help you discover your why, focus on what you can control, work hard, and ultimately blow past your goals.
Fictional account in which the United States, China, and Russia eye each other across a twenty-first century version of the Cold War, which suddenly heats up at sea, on land, in the air, in outer space, and in cyberspace.
Leadership is not about being in charge, it’s about taking care of those in your charge. When leaders create the right conditions and environment for their people, individuals instinctively support one another.
The art of Situational Leadership, which refutes the conventional management mandate of treating all employees equally. Learn the importance of tailoring management styles to individual employees, and knowing when to delegate, support, or direct.
What it’s like to serve as a U.S. Army soldier during a time of two wars, as seen through mature eyes. When Michael MacLeod enlisted, he was 41 years old, as old as he could be and still enlist. He found himself in boot camp with soldiers who quite literally could have been his own sons.
Call Sign Chaos is a memoir of a life of warfighting and lifelong learning, following along as Mattis rises from Marine recruit to four-star general. It is a journey about learning to lead and a story about how he, through constant study and action, developed a unique leadership philosophy, one relevant to us all.
Marquete was a Naval Academy graduate and an experienced officer when selected for submarine command. Trained to give orders in the traditional model of “know all–tell all” leadership, he faced a new wrinkle when he was shifted to a nuclear-powered submarine. Facing a high-stress environment where there’s little margin for error, he was determined to reverse the trends of poor morale, poor performance, and the worst retention rate in the fleet.
A book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant. Great decision makers aren't those who process the most information or spend the most time deliberating, but those who have perfected filtering the very few factors that matter from an overwhelming number of variables.
Top cybersecurity journalist Kim Zetter tells the story behind the virus that sabotaged Iran's nuclear efforts and shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare--one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb.
Through the weaponization of social media, the internet is changing war and politics, just as war and politics are changing the internet. Terrorists livestream their attacks, world casualties, and viral misinformation alters not just the result of battles, but the very fate of nations.
Investigative reporters interviewed hundreds of men who had never spoken about their underwater lives. They uncovered a wealth of classified information: the tapping of undersea Soviet telephone cables, the stealing of Soviet weapons, the tragic collisions of enemy submarines.