AUTHOR BLOG

Last Rickover Draft

Naval Institute Press will publish my Rickover leadership book next August.  Because of the necessary steps in the process, I submit the manuscript on 2 December, so this week is set aside to edit the final draft. I was reading this morning the draft of an Andy Marshall manuscript discussing the early success of RAND. […]

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New leadership book

According to a telephone call this morning, Naval Institute is on the verge of deciding to publish my Against the Tide (working title) next fall. This non-fiction book uses previously unrecounted history to demonstrate the unique management practices of the man who invented the nuclear submarine, changed the culture of a two-hundred-year-old institution and affected […]

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Blog for 11th.

Wonderful to finally have time to write novels about events I have been involved in that make a difference. Have completed two novels. One revolves around the drive to eliminate “uncontrolled nuclear weapons” and weapons-grade plutonium. The second had to do with the pros and cons of regime change. Both are polished sufficiently to be […]

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I write books…

I write books about events, successes and failures which I have experienced.  I learned about leadership from the military, in my roles in American and European industry and as a political appointee.   Fortunately, several of my early bosses were alcoholics, so I quickly experienced the bottom of the barrel, and later, when I had more […]

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