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Command Team Reading List

“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” -- Harry S. Truman, U.S. President 1945-1953

 

Col. Reed's Recommendations

Start with Why by Simon Sinek
Team of Rivals: the political genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Lean In:  Women, work, and the will to lead by Sheryl Sandberg
The Hero Code: Lessons learned from lives well lived by Admiral William H. McRaven
Elizabeth I CEO: strategic lessons from the leader who built an empire by Alan Axelrod
Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times by Donald T. Phillips
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
Leading Change by John P. Kotter
Positively Pooh:  Timeless wisdom from Pooh by A.A. Milne
Leadership Skills: Developing volunteers for organizational success by Emily Kittle Morrison
American Generalship: Character Is Everything: The Art of Command by Edgar F. Puryear Jr.
Ernest Shackleton - Exploring Leadership by Nancy F. Koehn


Lt. Col. Bob Midkiff's Recommendations

Destroyer Captain by Admiral James Stavridis
Leading Lightly by Jody Michael
Why the boss should listen to you by James Lukazewski
The Introverted Leader by Jennifer Kahnweiler
Lead Like a Marine by John Warren and John Thompson

 

Lt. Col. Bob Thompson's Recommendations

Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times by Donald T. Phillips
Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine by Gen. David Petraeus

 

Looking for more great reads?   

Civil Air Patrol National Commander's  Reading List

U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Reading List

 

 

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