Book Reflections with Jeremy

The Art of Persuasion by Bob Burg Summary The Art of Persuasion includes information from the author’s experiences, stories he has encountered and other similar books such as How to Win Friends and Influence People. Burg discusses the importance of being polite, nice, and patient. While many people are taught these qualities, they often get … Continue reading Book Reflections with Jeremy

Book Reflections with Jeremy

Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin Summary Extreme Ownership highlights leadership lessons from two Navy SEAL officers. The book shows a story from their time in deployment, followed by explaining the principle of the chapter, and finally an anecdotal story illustrating how the principle had been applied as they consulted within a business … Continue reading Book Reflections with Jeremy

Book Reflections with Jeremy

Outlaw Platoon by Sean Parnell Summary Outlaw Platoon is about a platoon’s experience during the USA war in Afghanistan during 2006. Parnell was the platoon commander, a First Lieutenant, RANGER qualified who wrote the book. It is written through his lens, describing the story of the Outlaw Platoon, but also adding in some of his … Continue reading Book Reflections with Jeremy

Book Reflections with Jeremy

Ordinary Men by Christopher Browning Summary Ordinary Men investigates how a reserve police battalion carried out the Final Solution during the Holocaust. Looking through historical documents including court records from years later, Browning looks to show how men carried out the killing of Jews. It illustrates how the police groups were formed and their role … Continue reading Book Reflections with Jeremy

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