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Mark Phillip Hertling is a former United States Army officer. From March 2011-November 2012, he served as the Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe and the Seventh Army. Hertling served in Armor, Cavalry, planning, operations and training positions, and commanded every organization from Platoon to Field Army.
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by Ron Chernow (Sep 25, 2018)
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The #1 New York Times bestseller. New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2017Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an ...
Mark Hertling
Jul 16, 2020
@RoryRoberge @neeratanden A great book. But a very long read.     source
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Extreme Ownership
How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
by Jocko Willink (Jan 01, 2018)
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MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLDAn updated edition of the blockbuster leadership book that took America and the world by storm. In Extreme Ownership , Jocko Willink and Leif Babin share hard-hitting, Navy SEAL combat stories that translate into lessons for business and life.Jocko and Leif served together in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, the most hig...
Mark Hertling
Nov 09, 2019
@jeffsimmons @Docbasia Yes, that’s a good book. Lots of great lessons. But Seals ain’t doctors.     source
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The Culture Map
Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business
by Erin Meyer (May 27, 2014)
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Categories: BusinessNonfiction
Success in business requires navigating through wildly different cultural realities, and we become vulnerable without any knowledge of how to decode cultures foreign to our own. For todays ever-more-globalized audience, international culture expert Erin Meyer writes a fun and instructive guide to the tactics and strategies well need to overcome cul...
Mark Hertling
Aug 08, 2019
BTW, a great book on the subject: The Culture Map, by Erin Meyer (especially good for those working in multinational organizations...or the govt/military)     source
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The Long Gray Line
The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966
by Rick Atkinson (Oct 27, 2009)
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Categories: HistoryNonfiction
"A story of epic proportions [and] an awesome feat of biographical reconstruction."The Boston GlobeA classic of its kind, The Long Gray Line is the twenty-five-year saga of the West Point class of 1966. With a novelist's eye for detail, Rick Atkinson illuminates this powerful story through the lives of three classmates and the women they lovedfrom ...
Mark Hertling
Oct 22, 2019
@Carter_PE @MattGallagher0 Yes, and this is a great book. Thanks for the reminder, Phil.     source
The Great Influenza
The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
by John M. Barry (Oct 04, 2005)
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At the height of WWI, historys most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. It killed more people in twenty-four months than AIDS killed in twenty-four years, more in a year than the Black Death killed in a century. But this was not th...
Mark Hertling
Feb 27, 2020
Read this book by @johnmbarry a few years ago...found it fascinating. Decided to re-read...just for insights into disease and their effects on society.     source
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Man Made
In Which a Dad Learns to Be a Man for His Son
by Joel Stein (May 14, 2013)
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The smudge looked suspiciously penis-like. The doctor confirmed: "That's the baby's penis!" which caused not celebration, but panic in soon-to-be father and Time magazine columnist Joel Stein. Joel pictured having to go camping and fix a car and use a hammer and throw a football and watch professionals throw footballs and figure out whether to be s...
Mark Hertling
Jul 08, 2019
Didn’t see this RT from the terrific @thejoelstein His visit to Armor crew basic training (which he describes in his great book “Man-Made: A Stupid Quest for Maculinity,”) is a hilarious memory (and it’s a great book for dads!)     source
The Targeter
My Life in the CIA, Hunting Terrorists and Challenging the White House
by Nada Bakos (Jun 04, 2019)
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The story of a young woman from Montana who joined the CIA and worked her way up through the ranks to the frontline of the fight against Islamic extremists.In 1999, 30-year-old Nada Bakos moved from her lifelong home in Montana to Washington, DC, to join the CIA. Quickly realizing her affinity for intelligence work, Nada was determined to rise thro...
Mark Hertling
Aug 12, 2019
If you served in Iraq anytime between 2003-2014, this is a must read book by @nadabakos The described Intel collection provides insight to what the military was doing on the ground. Excellent behind-the-scenes history.     source
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Athena Rising
How and Why Men Should Mentor Women
by W. Brad Johnson (Sep 20, 2016)
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Increasingly, new employees and junior members of any profession are encouragedsometimes stridentlyto find a mentor! Four decades of research reveals that the effects of mentorship can be profound and enduring; strong mentoring relationships have the capacity to transform individuals and entire organizations. Organizations that retain and promote t...
Mark Hertling
Feb 11, 2020
@ETSshow It is one book I continuously recommend to those about to chose a mentor (especially women)! Dr Johnson has done some great research, will be a great show.     source
The No Asshole Rule
Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't
by Robert I. Sutton PhD (Sep 01, 2010)
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The definitive guide to working with -- and surviving -- bullies, creeps, jerks, tyrants, tormentors, despots, backstabbers, egomaniacs, and all the other assholes who do their best to destroy you at work. "What an asshole!" How many times have you said that about someone at work? You're not alone! In this groundbreaking book, Stanford University p...
Mark Hertling
Mar 05, 2018
@Strike_Williams Dealing with toxic leaders is a challenge, each is different w different motivations...they usually fly under their bosses radar. Much longer conversation than we can have here...but check out this great book: “The No Asshole Rule”.     source