Recommended books to start thinking right.


Leadership and Teams

The Mission, The Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander, Pete Blaber
The Common Sense Way: A New Way to Think About Leading and Organizing, Pete Blaber
Team of Teams, Gen. Stanley McChrystal.
One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams, Chris Fussell
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin.
The Dichotomy of Leadership: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin.
One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer, Nathaniel C. Fick
About Face: The Odyssey of an American Warrior, Colonel David H. Hackworth.
Lead Yourself First, Raymond M. Kethledge
Once an Eagle: A Novel, Anton Myrer


The Book of Five Rings, Miyamoto Musashi
Maneuver Warfare Handbook (Westview Special Studies in Military Affairs), William S. Lind
Silent Warfare: Understanding the World of Intelligence, Abram N. Shulsky
The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence, Gavin de Becker
On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society, Dave Grossman
Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman, Yvon Chouinard
The Rock Warrior's Way: Mental Training for Climbers, Arno Ilgner
The Unfettered Mind: Writings from a Zen Master to a Master Swordsman. Takuan Soho.
The Thirty-Six Stratagems (Infinite Success)
Left of Bang: How the Marine Corps' Combat Hunter Program Can Save Your Life, Patrick Van Horne.
Dokkodo, Miyamoto Musashi
The 48 Laws of Power, Robert Greene
Soldier - Respect is Earned, Jay Morton
Deliberate Discomfort, Jason B.A. Van Camp
The Light and Fast Organization: A New Way of Dealing with Uncertainty, Patrick Hollingworth
The Ellipsis Manual, Chase Hughes


Risk: A User Guide, Gen. Stanley McChrystal.
Threat Modeling: A Practical Guide for Development Teams, Izar Tarandach
Security Chaos Engineering: Sustaining Resilience in Software and Systems, Kelly Shortridge


Kiss or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber, Mark Twight
REFUGE, Mark Twight
Poison: Sermons on Suffering, Mark Twight
Warrior’s Creed, Roger Sparks
Objective Secure: The Battle-Tested Guide to Goal Achievement, Nick Lavery
STFU: The Power of Keeping Your Mouth Shut in an Endlessly Noisy World, Dan Lyons

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