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Author Interviews

Stoic Wisdom

At a time of extraordinary uncertainty and anxiety, we are all searching for ways to stay calm and keep despair at bay. In STOIC WISDOM: Ancient Lessons for Modern Resilience, Nancy Sherman draws on the wisdom of Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, and others to bring ancient ideas to bear on 21st-century concerns.

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U.S. NAVAL INSTITUTE INTERVIEW SERIES

AI At War

Artificial intelligence may be the most beneficial technological development of the twenty-first century, but it is often misunderstood outside of specialists in the field. AI at War provides a balanced and practical understanding of this dawning new technology, explaining the importance of machine learning, human-machine interfaces, and big data analysis, components that are often omitted or misunderstood.

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Author Interviews

Three Ordinary Girls

Three Ordinary Girls is the richly researched story of the young women whose acts of heroism represent the story of the Dutch resistance during World War II. Cinematically crafted and reconstructed by award-winning history author Tim Brady, the book paints a portrait of sisters and friends who cleverly wielded the only weapons at their disposal – wits, bravery, audacity, intelligence, and youth – to repeatedly undermine the Nazis and their Dutch collaborators.

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Reading Lists

Ten On A Topic: Military logistics

“Amateurs study tactics—professionals study logistics.” This quote attributed to everyone from Napoleon to Patton is oft-said but rarely executed. In many ways, the study of logistics is its own worst enemy. Logistics deals in limitations as opposed to largess, what cannot be done instead of what can. In addition, the subject can be dry, boring, and a touch deterministic: industrial base and combatants multiplied by supply and transportation.

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Leadership

Career Path

Every piece was coming together. I had recently transitioned out of five years of active-duty service as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps Infantry, I moved my family to a new state, and I was about to put roots down. I finally had each piece of the puzzle to “have it all”- or so I thought when COVID-19 entered the scene this past spring

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Military Transition Lessons Learned

How Long Hours And Discipline Turned Into Something Big: Wayne Worthington Shares His Transition Lessons Learned.

Wayne Worthington has serves as the Vice President of Innovation & TMT Practice for Raines International Inc. where he is the founding consultant of the Dallas office. His primary industry focuses within the practice are technology, business services, and software. Wayne has successfully identified, screened, and placed top talent in both private and public technology companies including: CEO, CFO, COO, Head of Research, and SVP of Sales and Marketing roles.

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Military Transition Lessons Learned

Military Transition Lessons Learned With Wealth Management Advisor Donald Pearson

Donald Pearson is a Wealth Management Advisor at WestPac Wealth Partners and a Registered Representative (RR) & Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) of Park Avenue Securities. Upon graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 2016, Donald commissioned into the United States Marine Corps. He served as a Financial Manager responsible for all resources allocated in support of Marine Corps activities in Central and South America. It was here that Donald found his love for finance and complex problem solving.

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