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Books

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May 3, 2022

Guardians of the Sea: History of the United States Coast Guard, 1915 to the Present by Robert Johnson

This book is not only a thoroughly researched and documented definitive history of the Coast Guard, it’s also an adventure story, inhabited by real people with very human reactions to stress.

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May 3, 2022

Highliners by William B. McCloskey

We see teamwork and trust manifest  daily at Coast Guard units around the world and that includes earning the trust of those we serve. Recommended bt the crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell, puts a spotlight on a unique community we serve to the Far North – Alaskan fisherman. Through the story of one young man, or “greenhorn,” we catch a

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May 3, 2022

How Life Imitates Chess: Making the Right Moves, from the Board to the Boardroom by Garry Kasparov

Kasparov has put his powerful strategic thinking to work in business and politics, showing that a simple reliance on instincts can guide you through even the most complex challenges. With no shortage of wit or eloquence, he's answered our hardest questions about what factors can make or break a decision-making moment.

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May 3, 2022

How to Measure Anything – Finding the value of “intangibles” in business by Douglas W. Hubbard

Leadership decision making is best served when information clearly reduces the uncertainty factor. The premise of this book is that anything that has a tangible outcome in the real world can be measured. The author uses examples to show how using “calibrated” ranges instead of hard numbers for metrics of things previously considered “intangible”,

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May 3, 2022

I Don’t Want to Talk About It byTerrance Real

The author is a psychotherapist who offers the view that depression is underdiagnosed among men given that male suicide rates are three to four times higher than females and the stigma generally of seeking help for mental health problems. He also offers solutions.

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May 3, 2022

Implementing Diversity by Marilyn Loden

This guide provides the strategies and tactics used by organizations committed to implementing diversity from the top down. The author discusses how to position diversity initiatives for maximum buy-in and support, proven strategies for managing resistance to this important change, the 18 classic mistakes made when implementing diversity

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May 3, 2022

In the Age of the Smart Machine: The Future of Work and Power by Shoshana Zuboff

Zuboff documents the pitfalls and promise of computerized technology in business life, warning that advanced information technologies present us with a fateful choice--to continue automation at the risk of robbing workers of gratification and self-image, or to "informate" and empower ordinary working people to make critical and collaborative