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9 Rules of Combat for Everyday Life

By combining military principles with everyday life, I find that it is easier to keep myself disciplined in both arenas. The military application of the following nine rules are evident. How they apply to civilian life, whether it be family … Continue reading

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The Armed Forces Officer 2017 Edition

While the 2017 version is not as entertaining as the 1950 version, there are still numerous reminders found within The Armed Forces Officer manual published by the National Defense University Press. It is interesting and a little disheartening to me … Continue reading

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Glover Johns Leadership Lessons

I stumbled across the leadership lessons from Col. Glover Johns while listening to the Jocko Podcast. Lately I have found myself making more and more lists to remind me of the principles I need to use while making decisions. Sometimes … Continue reading

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“Extreme Ownership” by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

Leaders must own everything in their world. There is no one else to blame. Continue reading

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“Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less” by Greg McKeown: Part One

This book really made an impact on me. Distilling the minutiae out of our lives and focusing on the few things that are really important can have a tremendous effect on our well-being. We all get caught up in trying to do to much and in doing so, fail to dedicate ourselves to just a […]

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“Developing the Leaders Around You” by John Maxwell

If you oversee people and you wish to develop leaders, you are responsible to: 1) Appreciate them for who they are. 2) Believe that they will do their very best. 3) Praise their accomplishments. 4) Accept your personal responsibility to … Continue reading

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“How Successful People Think” by John Maxwell: Part Two

Miguel de Cervantes said, “The man who is prepared has his battle half fought,” Strategic thinking takes complex issues and long-term objectives, which can be very difficult to address, and breaks them down into manageable sizes. Anything becomes simpler when … Continue reading

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