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Books on leadership is the most hotly requested genre for troops!  Here are some classics, as well as some unexpected gems.
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Leaders: Myth and Reality By General Stanley McChrystal, Jeff Eggers, Jay Mangone Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525534372
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Published: Portfolio - October 23rd, 2018

An instant national bestseller!

Stanley McChrystal, the retired US Army general and bestselling author of Team of Teams, profiles thirteen of history’s great leaders, including Walt Disney, Coco Chanel, and Robert E. Lee, to show that leadership is not what you think it is—and never was.

The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever By Michael Bungay Stanier Cover Image
ISBN: 9780978440749
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Published: Page Two - February 29th, 2016

In Michael Bungay Stanier's The Coaching Habit, coaching becomes a regular, informal part of your day so managers and their teams can work less hard and have more impact.

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World By Admiral William H. McRaven Cover Image
ISBN: 9781455570249
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 4th, 2017

Based on a Navy SEAL's inspiring graduation speech, this #1 New York Times bestseller 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.

Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam By H. R. McMaster Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060929084
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 8th, 1998

"The war in Vietnam was not lost in the field, nor was it lost on the front pages of the New York Times or the college campuses. It was lost in Washington, D.C."  —H. R. McMaster (from the Conclusion)

Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World By General Stanley McChrystal, Tantum Collins, David Silverman, Chris Fussell Cover Image
ISBN: 9781591847489
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Published: Portfolio - May 12th, 2015

From the New York Times bestselling author of My Share of the Task and Leaders, a manual for leaders looking to make their teams more adaptable, agile, and unified in the midst of change.

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln By Doris Kearns Goodwin Cover Image
ISBN: 9780743270755
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 26th, 2006

One of the most influential books of the past fifty years, Team of Rivals is Pulitzer Prize–winning author and esteemed presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin’s modern classic about the political genius of Abraham Lincoln, his unlikely presidency, and his cabinet of former political foes.

Winner of the prestigious Lincoln Prize and the inspiration for the

Scipio Africanus: Greater Than Napoleon By B. H. Liddell Hart Cover Image
ISBN: 9781684116355
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Published: www.bnpublishing.com - October 3rd, 2018

Scipio Africanus (236-183 B.C.) was one of the most exciting and dynamic leaders in history. As commander, he never lost a battle. Yet it is his adversary, Hannibal, who has lived on in public memory.As B.H.

My Share of the Task: A Memoir By General Stanley McChrystal Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781591846826
Published: Portfolio - January 28th, 2014

"General McChrystal is a legendary warrior with a fine eye for enduring lessons about leadership, courage, and consequence." —Tom Brokaw

Joker One: A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood By Donovan Campbell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812979565
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 12th, 2010

After graduating from Princeton, Donovan Campbell wanted to give back to his country, engage in the world, and learn to lead. So he joined the service, becoming a commander of a forty-man infantry platoon called Joker One. Campbell had just months to train and transform a ragtag group of brand-new Marines into a first-rate cohesive fighting unit, men who would become his family.

The Mask of Command: Alexander the Great, Wellington, Ulysses S. Grant, Hitler, and the Nature of Lea dership By John Keegan Cover Image
ISBN: 9780140114065
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Published: Penguin Books - October 4th, 1988

John Keegan’s brilliant look at the meaning of leadership


The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You By John C. Maxwell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780785288374
Published: HarperCollins Leadership - September 16th, 2007

What would happen if a leadership expert were willing to distill everything he's learned in his 30+ years of experience into a handful of life-changing principles just for you? It would change your life.

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership Workbook: Revised and Updated By John C. Maxwell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781418526153
Published: Harperchristian Resources - September 1st, 2007

Required reading for both developing and experienced leaders, this one-of-a-kind workbook companion to a leadership classic outlines the core leadership principles that will make you more effective, more influential, and more successful--wherever you are in your career.

The Leader's Bookshelf By James G. Stavridis, Robert M. Ancell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781682471791
Published: US Naval Institute Press - March 15th, 2017

For the last several years Adm. James Stavridis and his co-author, R.