Category Archives: Business Leadership Book Review

Originals, by Adam Grant

Why this book: Selected by my All American Leadership reading group, with the enthusiastic endorsement of Rob Nielsen, who finished it and immediately began to read it again, in order to better absorb the many ideas in it.  I and … Continue reading

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Return on Character- The Real Reason Leaders and their Companies Win, by Fred Kiel

Why this book: I was intrigued after reading an excellent and very positive review of this book in Strategy and Business.  Since serving as the Naval Academy’s Director of Character Development, I have struggled with the three fundamental questions about … Continue reading

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Synchronicity, by Joseph Jaworski

Why this book:  I met David Winkelman, a fascinating man who is  a ‘Visual Problem Solver’ at a recent networking event. During our discussion, I mentioned that I had just read The Alchemist.  He told me that if I liked … Continue reading

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