AUTHOR BLOG

Leadership & Risk — this Fall

When your life involves the same profession, mutual friends often appear like meandering strands of ivy along a brick wall, sometimes unexpectedly crossing after years of separate growth. I watched Marv Langston defend his doctoral degree and the last time we served together was when he was the Pentagon’s initial Chief Information Officer. In this […]

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Leadership & Risk

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 industries. In public service he specialized in intelligence and worked closely for three different Senators and served as chief of […]

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“Leadership and Risk” blurb.

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 leadership is one of those tools that has application across a wide spectrum of challenges. During his naval career, Bill […]

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Revised Leadership Title

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 Leadership and Risk is much more accurate and descriptive than the working title I was using. I finally agreed last […]

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New Leadership Book Coming

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 strive to fill those roles. Real world examples are used and consequently expose unrevealed history. The latter includes such items […]

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Intent to Betray released 8 June

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 of the warriors. I have been fortunate to serve since I left home at seventeen. Never did I feel more […]

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Intent to Deceive (book jacket blurb)

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 no idea who has betrayed her and intends her harm. Are her enemies Russian, Kazakh, Chechen – or the CIA? […]

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First Novel — Intent to Deceive

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 built around a beautiful Russian double agent. We first meet her as she is rescued from Russia by a US […]

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