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Book Review: I Have The Watch

I Have The Watch:  Becoming A Leader Worth Following, by Jon S. Rennie [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookSirens.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] According to this book, and I believe the count, there … Continue reading

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Book Review: Leadership In War

Leadership In War:  Essential Lessons From Those Who Made History, by Andrew Roberts It would be easy, just looking at the people who the author talks about in terms of their historymaking, to misjudge a book like this one.  It … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clouds Of Glory: The Life And Legend Of Robert E. Lee

Clouds Of Glory:  The Life And Legend Of Robert E. Lee, by Michael Korda It is interesting that the author had previously written a book about Grant, as Grant and Lee form a natural pair when it comes to examining … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grant Takes Command

Grant Takes Command, by Bruce Catton The second book in a series of two books about Grant’s leadership, it is a shame that my library system does not have the first book (Grant Moves South), so I read this as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Masters Of Command

Masters Of Command:  Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership, by Barry Strauss As someone who likes reading about classical military history [1], this book is something that is pretty obviously something that would interest me.  And given the … Continue reading

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Nabal: Lessons Learned From The Bible’s Dumbest Man

There are many people recorded in the Bible who are not particularly bright, but my choice for the dumbest person in the Bible is Nabal.  Today I would like to spend a bit of time discussing all the ways that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rebbe

Rebbe:  The Life And Teachings Of Menachem M. Schneerson, The Most Influential Rabbi In Modern History, by Joseph Telushkin This book has received a lot of praise, and it is hard to tell whether that praise is justified.  Even though … Continue reading

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Book Review: Right Color, Wrong Culture

Right Color, Wrong Culture:  The Type Of Leader Your Organization Needs To Become Multiethnic:  A Leadership Fable, by Bryan Loritts [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Somewhere inside … Continue reading

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Book Review: Good Leaders Ask Great Questions

Good Leaders Ask Great Questions:  Your Foundation For Successful Leadership, by John C. Maxwell There has seldom been an author I have read as much of [1] without liking very much in the way that has been the case for … Continue reading

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Book Review: Words To Winners Of Souls

Words To Winners Of Souls, by Horatius Bonar As a lay member myself (if a particularly noisy one), I often wonder about the appropriateness of reading material like this that is obviously aimed at ordained ministers [1].  In this case, … Continue reading

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