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25 September 2020 Offsite Book Recommendations

•“Fearless Organization” (Edmonson)
•“Likewar” (Singer)
•“The Servant” (James C. Hunter)
•“Dichotomy of Leadership” (Willink, Boloin)
•“Dare To Lead” (B.Brown)
•“Everyone Communicates, Not Everyone Connects” (John Maxwell)
•“Team of Teams”
•“Forged in Crisis: The Making of Five Courageous Leaders” (Nancy Koehn)
•“Active Measures: The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare” (Thomas Red)
•“Russians Among Us: Sleeper Cells, Ghost Stories, and the Hunt for Putin’s Spies” (Gordon Corera)
•“Spycraft Rebooted: How Technology is Changing Espionage” (Edward Lucas)
•“I-Gen: Why Today’s Kids are Growing up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, LessPrepared, and Unprepared for Adulthood” (Jean Twenge)
•“Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High” (Al Switcher, Joseph Grenny, et al)
•“The Senkaku Paradox: Risking Great Power War Over Small Stakes” (Michael O’Hanion)
•“The Hundred year Marathon: China’s Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower” (Michael Pillsbury)
•“Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking” (Christopher J. Hadnagy)
•“Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion” (Robert Cialdini)
•“The New Rules of War” (Sean McFate)
•“Leadership and Self Deception” (Arbinger)
•“Power of Moments” (Chip Heath)
•“Leadership Without Easy Answers” (Ron Heifitz)
• “Culture Code” (Daniel Coyle)
• “Talking to Strangers” (Malcolm Gladwell)
• “Call Sign Chaos” (Mathis)
• “Destined for War” (G. Allison)
• “Five Dysfunctions of a Team” (P. Lencioni)
• “Secret Warriors: Inside the Covert Military Operations of the Reagan Era” (Steven Emerson)
• “Men to Devils, Devils to Men: Japanese War Crimes and Chinese Justice” (Barak Kushner)
• “Its Your Ship” (Abrashoff)
• “The Advantage” (P. Lenioni)
• “Skin in the Game” (N. Talets)
• “Anti-fragile” (N. Talets)
• “The Road to Character” (David Brooks)
• “Innovation Code” (Jeff Degraff)
• “Humility is the New Smart” (Edward D. Hess)
• “Switch: How to Change Everything When Change is Hard” (Chip Heath)
• “Radical Inclusion” (Martin Dempsey)
• “This Kind of War” (T.R. Fehrenbach)
• “Leadership in the Crucible” (Kenneth Hamburger)
• “Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication 7: Learning as a Warfighting Function”
• “Turn the Ship Around” (David L. Marquet)
• “Hal Moore on Leadership”