Commandant (DCMS-DPR-5)
U.S. Coast Guard
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Stop 7907
Washington, D.C. 20593-7907

Books

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May 3, 2022

First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

The authors outline four keys to becoming an excellent manager: finding the right fit for employees, focusing on strengths of employees, defining the right results, and selecting staff for talent–not just knowledge and skills. 

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May 3, 2022

Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results by Stephen Lundin, Harry Paul, and John Christensen

 This book focuses on identifying who your customers are and then how to bring energy, new ideas, and even some fun into the workplace to ensure you accomplish the goal of meeting your customers’ needs. 

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May 3, 2022

Flawless Execution: Use the Techniques and Systems of America’s Fighter Pilots to Perform at Your Peak and Win the Battles of the Business World by James Murphy

According to former U.S. Air Force pilot-turned-management guru James Murphy, businesses need to take a lesson from the American military’s fighter pilots. 

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May 3, 2022

From Boomers to Bloggers: Success Strategies Across Generations by Misti Burmeister

Boomers to Bloggers offers tips to help boomers, Xers and Yers get what they want from their careers while helping their employers and peers achieve their goals. 

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May 3, 2022

Ghost Fleet by P.W. Singer and A. Cole

While Ghost Fleet is a fictional account of a future world war, it weaves in real-life  defense assets and current technology. While the Coast Guard’s primary operating area remains the Western Hemisphere, we are active in every region of the world. This fast paced read presents a compelling twist on the geostrategic challenges our military

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May 3, 2022

Grit by Angela Duckworth

Pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed—be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” Why do some people succeed and others fail? Sharing new insights from her landmark