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.


A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders

L. David Marquet

Portfolio, 2013

How Special Operations and Great Organizations Win on Talent

George Randle and Mike Sarraille

Lioncrest Publishing, 2020

Lessons Learned from the Bridge to the Corner Office

VADM Cutler Dawson USN (Ret) and Taylor Baldwin Kiland

Naval Institute, 2019

Make Better Decisions Under Pressure

Brandon Webb and John David Mann

Portfolio, 2017


General Stanley McChrystal

Stanford Business, 2012

Strategic Lessons for Corporate Warfare

Alan Axelrod

Prentice Hall Press, 2001

What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice

Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Knopf, 2014

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How Leaders Build a Team of Teams

Chris Fussell

Portfolio, 2017

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How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

St. Martin’s Griffin, 2015

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The Modern Chinese Interpretation

Tao Hanzhang

Sterling Publishing, 2007