Team of Teams – General Stanley McChrystal, Tantum Collins, David Silverman, and Chris Fussell
“New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World” – This book explores how a large entity must be able to adapt and pivot their strategies when it comes to completing a mission. The authors use the U.S.’s attempt to build a nation in Afghanistan to illustrate their points. This is a motivational and emotional read.
Team Genius – Rich Karlagaard and Michael S. Malone
“The New Science of High-Performing Organizations” – The author’s report on the latest insights that scientific research has garnered into the world of team behavior and performance. They examine old conventions and sayings about teams and compare actual data to these proverbs. They then give scientific advice on how to build a successful team.
People Over Profit – Dale Partridge
“Break the System, Live with Purpose, Be More Successful” – This philosophy and strategy is based off of a close examination of leading corporations over the last century. The author has found a cycle corporate behavior that leads to interesting theories about honesty, efficiency, deception and redemption.
Do Over – Jon Acuff
“Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck” – This is a motivational book for anyone looking to add value to their lives or the lives of others. It helps you refocus, and reinvent yourself in order to create a more positive career path, no matter what stage of life you may be in.
Stand Out – Dorie Clark
“How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It” – The author examines the paths that people took to success in the past and compares them to how people are becoming successful now. This book helps you find your own value and teaches you how to position yourself as unique and necessary in the modern world.