Category Archives: Book Review

Reading List (Update): On Success

By | July 22, 2018

[July 22, 2018]  One of the very first characteristics of senior leaders highlighted here at www.theleadermaker.com was transparency.  Any leader today, in a modern world with instant communications, must be transparent in their leadership skills, their behavior, and their decision making.  Leaders must also be willing to admit the truth and seek the absolute truth because only through… Read More »

Reading List (Update): On Evil

By | April 14, 2018

[April 14, 2018]  It has been said that it is a person’s own mind, not the enemy or foe, which lures a person to evil ways.  Evil (what it is and is not) is humankind’s greatest mystery which remains unresolved yet continues to be tenacious in its damage to countless civilizations.  I often chuckle to myself when I… Read More »

Reading List (Update): WW2 Flyboys

By | February 18, 2018

[February 18, 2018]  Clint Eastwood once said that “The guys who won World War II and that whole generation have disappeared, and now we have a bunch of teenage twits.”   As documented in James Bradley’s popular Flags of Our Fathers (2000), Eastwood’s reference to the greatest generation was as much out of respect for their great accomplishments as it was… Read More »

Reading List (Update): A Story of Survival

By | November 20, 2017

[November 20, 2017]  The English philosopher John Locke once said that “education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company, and reflection must finish him.”  He was referring to the importance of learning how to be a productive citizen and sets forth the ingredients to do so.  Everyone I know will attest, firsthand, that reading good books and reflecting… Read More »