In: Leadership, Management

Lessons from the Military

Could that knock-down, drag-out corporate competition use a boost from some combat planning experts? What war metaphors and military mentors can teach you about the battle of business.


9 Book

Surf When You Can

Lessons in Life, Loyalty, and Leadership from a Maverick Navy Captain
Brett Crozier and Michael Vlessides
Atria Books, 2023
9 Book

The Wisdom of the Bullfrog

Leadership Made Simple (But Not Easy)
Admiral William H. McRaven
Grand Central, 2023
8 Book

Turn the Ship Around!

A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders
L. David Marquet
Portfolio, 2013
8 Book

Patton on Leadership

Strategic Lessons for Corporate Warfare
Alan Axelrod
Prentice Hall Press, 2001
8 Article

Lessons from the Generals

Decisive Action Amid the Chaos of Crisis
Yuval Atsmon et al.
McKinsey, 2022
9 Book

War Transformed

The Future of Twenty-First-Century Great Power Competition and Conflict
Mick Ryan
Naval Institute, 2022
8 Book

Rock the Boat

Embrace Change, Encourage Innovation, and Be a Successful Leader
Danelle Barrett
Greenleaf Book Group, 2021
8 Book

Saltwater Leadership, Second Edition

A Primer on Leadership for the Sea Services, Second Edition
RADM Robert Wray Jr. USN (Ret) et al.
Naval Institute, 2021
8 Book
Sun Tzu and Ralph D. Sawyer
Basic Books, 2005
7 Book

The Art of Action

How Leaders Close the Gaps Between Plans, Actions and Results
Stephen Bungay
Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2011
7 Book

Sun Tzu's Art of War

The Modern Chinese Interpretation
Tao Hanzhang
Sterling Publishing, 2007
7 Article

The Hearts-and-Minds Myth

How America Gets Counterinsurgency Wrong
Jacqueline L. Hazelton
Foreign Affairs, 2021