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24 Books To Hone Your Strategic Mind

Strategy isn’t something that’s taught well in school. Hell, most people probably couldn’t tell you the difference between “strategy” and “tactics” (or even know there is a difference.)… 7 more words

Writer's Desk: Keep it Professional

Writing is work. You wouldn’t show up to the office in your pajamas, right? (Well, maybe you would.)

For some writers, keeping a separate office and even a separate demeanor and outfit from their home routine helps keep them in a mental space that’s good for writing. 117 more words


Leaders and speeches: HHH, LBJ and the COWH

I HAD GREAT plans for this afternoon to do productive things. Instead, I’ve spent most of the afternoon listening to/watching old political speeches on YouTube. 890 more words

It's the Five-Year Anniversary Post!

Five years have now elapsed since I started reading the first volume in James Flexner’s series on George Washington.

Since then I’ve read almost 200 presidential biographies and 100,000 pages filled with some of the most fabulously fascinating tales of personal and political achievement imaginable. 479 more words

American History