Category Archives: Book Review

Reading List (Update):  D-Day

By | April 1, 2021

[April 1, 2021]  If I were asked to name an event in world history that stood out the most, certainly the Allied Invasion of France on 6 June 1944 would be it.  Hundreds of books and articles are written that give us something important; insight into what freed the world from one form of tyranny.  Understanding the events… Read More »

Reading List (Update):  The Big Lie

By | January 25, 2021

[January 25, 2021]  The more I hear about domestic disturbances across America and see folks blaming it on fascism, the more interested I have become in understanding the fascist movement.  On a recent recommendation from my wife, I watched a lecture by Dinesh D’Souza on the origins of Nazism in Europe.  I was intrigued by his idea that… Read More »

Essential Reads … or Maybe Not

By | October 7, 2020

[October 7, 2020]  Occasionally, I scour the Internet for writers who give suggestions about essential reads on leadership.  I’ve found them to be helpful most of the time, a few not so much.  Generally, however, their recommendations are worthwhile for junior leaders or those looking for a particular perspective.  I’m not yet convinced we always get the best… Read More »

Reading List (Update):  on Character

By | February 12, 2020

[February 12, 2020]  I know what you’re thinking already if you skipped this intro and went straight to read this Reading List choice.  How in the world could he write a review on “The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge”?  Does he think we’re boring or ahistorical or just plain brain dead?  “Silent Cal”?  Come on!  My good readers, please… Read More »