Author Archives: Dave Oliver

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Leadership & Risk

Apr

21

Arthur House is currently the Chief Cybersecurity Risk Officer for the State of Connecticut, as well as a fellow Director of a publicly-held company. Art has had an extraordinary career as a regulatory of utility … Read More >>

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“Leadership and Risk” blurb.

Apr

18

In preparation for the publication cycle, I have been requesting comments on my new leadership book. In some cases their comments reflect the reader’s background. Admiral Bill Houley is one such individual. He understands that … Read More >>

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Revised Leadership Title

Apr

7

Asking peers for “blurbs” for my books always has become an integral piece of my writing process. This is never more true than the current go-round, when the friendly critics have been not-so-gently suggesting that … Read More >>

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New Leadership Book Coming

Feb

25

The Naval Press Institute will publish my latest book, The Art of Leadership,this Fall or Winter. The book uses case studies to explore the inherent risks of leadership and the tools available to those who would … Read More >>

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Intent to Betray released 8 June

Jun

5

The appeal of “Camelot” is not the lovely ladies, the swelling music, the pastel of the background or the men’s armor. It was instead the morality of the mission and the sense of shared sacrifice … Read More >>

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Intent to Deceive (book jacket blurb)

Feb

15

A beautiful Russian woman double agent narrowly escapes certain death on a Russian waterfront. She subsequently uses her Olympic high bar experience to vault past two assassination attempts. But despite these narrow escapes, Anastasia has … Read More >>

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First Novel — Intent to Deceive

Feb

15

My first novel will be published next week – the kindle version available for less than the cost of a microbrew. Think of the book as a mystery with mature moments. It is a story … Read More >>

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Submarine History Symposium

Sep

23

I will be at the Naval Submarine League Symposium on 31 October if anyone wants their copies of Against the Tide signed. It will be a great opportunity to discuss how Dave Minton’s patrol aboard … Read More >>

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Tantor Media purchases audio rights for Against the Tide

Sep

23

Naval Institute Press notified me this week that Tantor Media had purchased audio rights for Against the Tide.  Interesting, a month ago I sent the Press a new leadership book that is essentially a follow-on to … Read More >>

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Delaware USNA Alumni Dinner

Mar

1

26 Oct 15.  At classmate Jim Ring’s invitation, Linda and I traveled to Dover to participate in a Naval Academy annual alumni dinner. This is a audience with a deep understanding of the background so … Read More >>

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