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It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership

Colin Powell

Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir.A beautiful companion to his previous memoir, the #1 New York Times bestseller My American Jo... Check price on Amazon

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My American Journey

“A great American success story . . . an endearing and well-written book.”—The New York Times Book ReviewColin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew the rough life of the streets...

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The Powell Principles: 24 Lessons from Colin Powell, A Legendary Leader (The McGraw-Hill Professional Education Series)

The Powell Principles details the decision-making habits, success strategies, and leadership philosophies of Secretary of State Colin Powell. Filled with insights that are as refreshingly honest as they are grittily real, this concise, no-nonsense book ...

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Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World

From Lt. General H.R. McMaster, U.S. Army, ret., the former National Security Advisor and author of the bestselling classic Dereliction of Duty, comes a bold and provocative re-examination of the most critical foreign policy and national security challe...

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The Mattis Way of War: An Examination of Operational Art in Task Force 58 and 1st Marine Division

This thesis examines the generalship, leadership, and operational art of General James N. Mattis, US Marine Corps by using Task Force 58 in Afghanistan as a formative base and then comparing elements of operational art to the conduct of the 1st Marine D...

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Leadership Strategy and Tactics: Field Manual

#1 New York Times Bestseller #1 USA Today bestsellerThe ultimate guide on leadership from the bestselling co-author of Extreme Ownership.In the military, a field manual provides instructions in simple, clear, step-by-step language to help soldiers compl...

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Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character

From one of the most distinguished admirals of our time and a former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, a meditation on leadership and character refracted through the lives of ten of the most illustrious naval commanders in historyIn his acclaimed book S...

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Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...and Maybe the World

Based on a Navy SEAL's inspiring graduation speech, this number-one New York Times best seller of powerful life lessons "should be read by every leader in America" (Wall Street Journal).  If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed. On...

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Delta Force: A Memoir by the Founder of the U.S. Military's Most Secretive Special-Operations Unit

The only insider′s account ever written on America′s most powerful weapon in the war against terrorism

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Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul

In this #1 New York Times bestseller, the CEO of Starbucks recounts the story and leadership lessons behind the global coffee company's comeback and continued success.In 2008, Howard Schultz decided to return as the CEO of Starbucks to help restore its ...

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Black Hearts: One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death

“Riveting. . . a testament to a misconceived war, and to the ease with which ordinary men, under certain conditions, can transform into monsters.”—New York Times Book ReviewThis is the story of a small group of soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division’...

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Special Operations and Strategy: From World War II to the War on Terrorism (Strategy and History Book 17)

James D. Kiras shows how a number of different special operations, in conjunction with more conventional military actions, achieve and sustain strategic effect(s) over time. In particular, he argues that the root of effective special operations lies in ...

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Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor

The only comprehensive, firsthand account of the 13-hour firefight at the Battle of Keating, by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha, for listeners of Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden and Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell.  "'It doesn't get better.' To...

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The Last Punisher: A SEAL Team THREE Sniper's True Account of the Battle of Ramadi

“One of the very best books to come out of the war in Iraq,” (Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, bestselling author of On Killing), The Last Punisher is a gripping and intimate on-the-ground memoir from a Navy SEAL who was part of SEAL Team THREE with American Sni...

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The Leadership Secrets of Colin Powell

One of Booklist's Top 10 Business Books of 2002 and a BusinessWeek, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today business bestseller "Management professor Oren Harari adopts Colin Powell's rise into the upper ranks of American power as a model for...

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No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy: The Life of General James Mattis

The first in-depth look at the marine hero who has become one of the most beloved and admired men in America today: Secretary of Defense James Mattis.A devout student of history and erudite reader revered by rank and file soldiers, officers, academics, ...

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The Leader's Bookshelf

For the last several years Adm. James Stavridis and his co-author, R. Manning Ancell, have surveyed over two hundred active and retired four-star military officers about their reading habits and favorite books, asking each for a list of titles that stro...

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Warriors and Citizens: American Views of Our Military

A diverse group of contributors offer different perspectives on whether or not the different experiences of our military and the broader society amounts to a “gap”—and if the American public is losing connection to its military. They analyze extensive p...

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Apply the principles of Extreme Ownership to your life, and put them into action. This companion workbook to Jocko Willink’s and Leif Babin’s Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win will allow you to create an action plan for your goals. Th...

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Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans

From one of the most admired admirals of his generation—and the only admiral to serve as Supreme Allied Commander at NATO—comes a remarkable voyage through all of the world’s most important bodies of water, providing the story of naval power as a driver...

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Spec Ops: Case Studies in Special Operations Warfare: Theory and Practice

Vice Adm. William H. McRaven helped to devise the strategy for how to bring down Osama bin Laden, and commanded the courageous U.S. military unit that carried it out on May 1, 2011, ending one of the greatest manhunts in history. In Spec Ops, a well-org...

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The Code. the Evaluation. the Protocols: Striving to Become an Eminently Qualified Human

How can you best strive to become an Eminently Qualified Human? How will you hold yourself to the highest possible standard in life? How do you become a better father, mother, husband, wife, son, daughter, public servant, role model, and leader? The ans...

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Platoon Leader: A Memoir of Command in Combat

A remarkable memoir of small-unit leadership and the coming of age of a young soldier in combat in Vietnam.'"Using a lean style and a sense of pacing drawn from the tautest of novels, McDonough has produced a gripping account of his first command, a U.S...

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The Mission, the Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander

“A book about the complexities of combat that's just as applicable for dealing with the complexities of business and our personal lives.”—Kevin Sharer, chairman and CEO, AmgenAs a commander of Delta Force-the most elite counter—terrorist organization in...

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Saving Bravo: The Greatest Rescue Mission in Navy SEAL History

The untold story of the most important rescue mission not just of the Vietnam War, but the entire Cold War: one American aviator, who knew our most important secrets, crashed behind enemy lines and risked capture by both the North Vietnamese and the Sov...

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Lions of Kandahar: The Story of a Fight Against All Odds

One of the most critical battles of the Afghan War is now revealed as never before. Lions of Kandahar is an inside account from the unique perspective of an active-duty U.S. Army Special Forces commander, an unparalled warrior with multiple deployments ...

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The key to success in any setting lies in knowing how to be an effective leader. The Powell Principles outlines the decision-making habits, success strategies, and leadership philosophies of Secretary of State Colin Powell, and provides fascinating exa...

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Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World

The retired four-star general and best-selling author of My Share of the Task shares a powerful new leadership model Former general Stanley McChrystal held a key position for much of the War on Terror, as head of the Joint Special Operations Command. I...

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Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations

Following the success of his number one New York Times best seller Make Your Bed, which has sold more than one million copies, Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism from his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of...

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I'm Staying with My Boys: The Heroic Life of Sgt. John Basilone, USMC

The true story behind the character depicted in HBO's critically acclaimed, award-winning miniseries, The PacificI'm Staying with My Boys is a firsthand look inside the life of one of the greatest heroes of the Greatest Generation. Sgt. John Basilone he...

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Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual Mk1-MOD1

In this expanded edition of the 2017 mega-bestseller, updated with brand new sections like DO WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY, SUGAR COATED LIES and DON'T NEGOTIATE WITH WEAKNESS, readers will discover new ways to become stronger, smarter, and healthier.Jocko Will...

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The Accidental Admiral: A Sailor Takes Command at NATO

After he was selected to be NATO's sixteenth Supreme Allied Commander, The New York Times described Jim Stavridis as a "Renaissance admiral." A U. S. Naval Academy graduate with a master's degree and doctorate from The Fletcher School of Law and Diploma...

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Alone at Dawn: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force

The New York Times bestselling true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one-man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save the lives of twenty-three comrades-in-arms.In ...

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Tip of the Spear: The Incredible Story of an Injured Green Beret's Return to Battle

The inspiring true story of a US Special Forces soldier who was medically retired after stepping on an IED, and his incredible return to active duty. Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ryan Hendrickson is a brave, determined, and courageous soldier - a Green Be...

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Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War

Featured in PBS's The Vietnam War series by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick. The New York Times bestselling, "powerhouse" (TIME Magazine) debut from Vietnam War veteran, Karl Marlantes. An incredible publishing story—written over the course of thirty years by...

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Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds

For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young m...

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The Dragons and the Snakes: How the Rest Learned to Fight the West

Just a few years ago, people spoke of the US as a hyperpower-a titan stalking the world stage with more relative power than any empire in history. Yet as early as 1993, newly-appointed CIA director James Woolsey pointed out that although Western powers ...

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Roberts Ridge

Afghanistan, March 2002. In the early morning darkness on a frigid mountaintop, a U.S. soldier is stranded, alone, surrounded by fanatical al Qaeda fighters. For the man’s fellow Navy SEALs, and for waiting teams of Army Rangers, there was only one rule...

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Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A clear-eyed account of learning how to lead in a chaotic world, by General Jim Mattis—the former Secretary of Defense and one of the most formidable strategic thinkers of our time—and Bing West, a former assistant secreta...

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Extreme Ownership (How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win)

An updated edition of the blockbuster bestselling leadership book that took America and the world by storm, two U.S. Navy SEAL officers who led the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War demonstrate how to apply powerful leadershi...

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The Dichotomy Of Leadership: Balancing The Challenges Of Extreme Ownership To Lead And Win

THE INSTANT #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERFrom the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of Extreme Ownership comes a new and revolutionary approach to help leaders recognize and attain the leadership balance crucial to victory. With their first book, Extreme O...

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About Face: The Odyssey of an American Warrior

Called “everything a war memoir could possibly be” by The New York Times, this all-time classic of the military memoir genre now includes a new forward from bestselling author and retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink.Whether he was fifteen years old or forty...

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Once an Eagle

“Once an Eagle is simply the best work of fiction on leadership in print.” —General Martin E. Dempsey, 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of StaffRequired reading for West Point and Marine Corps cadets, Once An Eagle is the story of one special man, a so...

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Destroyer Captain: Lessons of a First Command

This memoir of James Stavridis' two years in command of the destroyer USS Barry reveals the human side of what it is like to be in charge of a warship--for the first time and in the midst of international crisis. From Haiti to the Balkans to the Arabian...

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Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “An incredibly gripping, moving, and literate work of art, rarely does an author manage to re-create a moment in history with such mastery, authority, and psychological insight.”—Nelson DeMilleAt Thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass ...

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Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

The number one New York Times best seller. Over one million copies sold! Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving - every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit f...

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Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War

"The story of what Dakota did . . . will be told for generations." (President Barack Obama, from remarks given at Meyer's Medal of Honor ceremony) In the fall of 2009, Taliban insurgents ambushed a patrol of Afghan soldiers and Marine advisors in a mou...

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