Book Reflections with Jeremy

On Combat by Dave Grossman Summary On Combat looks at the warrior mentality and what violence means to those gatekeepers of peace. Grossman, a retired Lieutenant Colonel with the US Army, highlights military and police officer accounts to illustrate concepts that warriors must be aware of in order to be successful. He covers topics such … Continue reading Book Reflections with Jeremy

Book Reflections with Jeremy

Crucibles of Leadership by Robert Thomas Summary Crucibles of Leadership looks how crucible moments in life often have significant impacts on how we operate as leaders. These crucible moments can occur professionally and personally as well. Many times, it is a personal experience that has strong emotional resonance which can serve as a learning moment … Continue reading Book Reflections with Jeremy

Book Summaries with Jeremy

The Education of a Coach by David Halberstam Summary: This book is a biography of Bill Belichick but told in a way that illustrates how Belichick became the coach he is today. His father has coached for his entire life, making a mark as a terrific scout and then lasting many years as an assistant … Continue reading Book Summaries with Jeremy

Book Summaries with Jeremy

Born to run: A hidden tribe, superathletes, and the greatest race the world has never seen by Christopher McDougall Summary: A writer has a foot injury and that starts a journey to learn more about distance running. In particular, there is a culture of Tarahumara Indians that are legendary for their epic runs, simple diet, … Continue reading Book Summaries with Jeremy

Book Summaries with Jeremy

Built on Values by Ann Rhoades Summary: Built on Values stresses the importance of instilling values within an organization and living up to those values. Too often an organization struggles for its identity and culture along with poor results. Defining and living up to values provides a blueprint for how the organization and each employee … Continue reading Book Summaries with Jeremy