The Wizard and the Warrior gives leaders the insight and courage they need to take risks on behalf of values they cherish and the people they guide. Great leaders must act both as wizard, calling on imagination, creativity, meaning, and magic, and as warrior, mobilizing strength, courage, and willingness to fight as necessary to fulfill their mission. Best-selling authors Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal present the defining moments and experiences of exemplary leaders such as Carly Fiorina, Thomas Keller (head chef of French Laundry), David Neeleman (CEO of Jet Blue), Mary Kay Ash, Warren Buffet, Anne Mulcahy, and Abraham Lincoln¾all of whom have wrested with their own inner warrior and wizard. These engaging, realistic case studies are followed by commentaries that will raise questions and suggest possibilities without rushing to resolution or simple answers.
Leading with Passion and Power
Author: Lee G. Bolman,Terrence E. Deal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
Fifth grade was the worst year of Marc’s life. He stunk at gym class, math was too hard for him, the school lunch was horrible, and his class field trip was ruined because he couldn’t swim. But what was most awful thing about fifth grade? Kenny Williamson, the class bully, who calls himself the "King of the Jungle." When Marc's mother tells him that his Uncle Jake is coming to stay for the whole summer, Marc can't wait. Uncle Jake is a for real, super-cool Navy SEAL. And Uncle Jake has a plan. He's going to turn Marc into a warrior. Becoming a warrior isn’t easy. It means a lot of pull ups, sit ups, pushups, squats, swimming, eating right, and studying harder than ever before! Can Marc transform himself into a warrior before school starts in the fall – and finally stand up to the King of the Jungle himself?
From Wimpy to Warrior the Navy SEAL Way
Author: Jocko Willink
Publisher: Way of the Warrior Kid
Category: Juvenile Fiction
"A textbook and reference manual on the development of personal and spiritual power using the teachings and approaches of Carlos Castaneda, Dan Millman, the Shambala work, G.I. Gurdjieff, the Feldenkrais Method, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming"--Provided by publisher.
Author: Robert L. Spencer
Publisher: Frog Books
Drawing on philosophy, history, moral psychology, and ethics, this revised and expanded edition of French’s The Code of the Warrior examines historical and contemporary warrior cultures and their values, arguing that today’s warriors need a code, as their ancestors did, to prevent them from crossing the thin but critical line that separates warriors from murderers in the battle against global terrorism.
Exploring Warrior Values Past and Present
Author: Shannon E. French
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
The essential handbook for anyone who has ever returned from a war zone, and their spouse, partner, or family members. Being back home can be as difficult, if not more so, than the time spent serving in a combat zone. It's with this truth that Colonel Charles W. Hoge, MD, a leading advocate for eliminating the stigma of mental health care, presents Once a Warrior—Always a Warrior, a groundbreaking resource with essential new insights for anyone who has ever returned home from a war zone. In clear practical language, Dr. Hoge explores the latest knowledge in combat stress, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), mTBI (mild traumatic brain injury), other physiological reactions to war, and their treatment options. Recognizing that warriors and family members both change during deployment, he helps them better understand each other's experience, especially living with enduring survival skills from the combat environment that are often viewed as “symptoms” back home. The heart of this book focuses on what's necessary to successfully navigate the transition—“LANDNAV” for the home front. Once a Warrior—Always a Warrior shows how a warrior's knowledge and skills are vital for living at peace in an insane world.
Navigating the Transition from Combat to Home--Including Combat Stress, PTSD, and mTBI
Author: Charles Hoge
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot will be victorious.--Sun Tzu The revered secrets of the Samurai code kishido are strictly for the strong of heart. The Way of the Warrior is a series of lessons that Jotaro's martial-arts master passed on to him, as well as teaching virtues embedded in all traditional martial ways. Demanding unquestionable ethics and unconditional chivalry, kishido embraces both Eastern and Western customs and practices, and is essential knowledge for strong-willed warriors on the battlefield--and in the boardroom. Renowned practitioner Jotaro takes you step by step through the Samurai code, illuminating topics such as: Fudoshin: courage without recklessness, Koji: the secrets of the master texts Ichigo, Ichie: the Power of One Natsukusa: skill combined with experience creates a master Kotan: the simplicity of every action when the mind and the body are in balance . . .and much more. A word of caution: This knowledge is to be used for academic study ONLY. "Jotaro's lessons can be applied with devastating effectiveness." --Dr. Haha Lung, author of Mind Penetration
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
Category: Sports & Recreation
Compares the presidencies and accomplishments of Wilson and Roosevelt
Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt
Author: John Milton Cooper
Publisher: Harvard University Press
An account of Bighorse's life recalled by his daughter Tiana, providing glimpses into Navajo life and values of a century ago.
Author: Tiana Bighorse
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The basis for the cult-classic film The Warriors chronicles one New York City gang's nocturnal journey through the seedy, dangerous subways and city streets of the 1960s. Every gang in the city meets on a sweltering July 4 night in a Bronx park for a peace rally. The crowd of miscreants turns violent after a prominent gang leader is killed and chaos prevails over the attempt at order. The Warriors follows the Dominators making their way back to their home territory without being killed. The police are prowling the city in search of anyone involved in the mayhem. An exhilarating novel that examines New York City teenagers, left behind by society, who form identity and personal strength through their affiliation with their "family," The Warriors weaves together social commentary with ancient legends for a classic coming-of-age tale. This edition includes a new introduction by the author.
The Basis of the Cult Classic Film
Author: Sol Yurick
Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
Behind the men who shaped history are the heroes who forever changed it. In The Warrior, beloved author Francine Rivers illuminates the life of Caleb, a man whose faith and zeal for God helped lead God's people into the Promised Land. Discover a man full of passion, humility, and faith; a man who encouraged Joshua and stood strong in the face of sin. The Warrior also includes a Bible study on the life of Caleb, suitable for individual use or group discussion.
Author: Francine Rivers
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
THERE ARE COPS AND THEN THERE ARE REAL COPS, THE ONES WHO WORK THE STREETS EVERY DAY. THEY ARE THE WARRIORS OF TODAY, RISKING THEIR LIVES AND TAKING THE CHANCES. COME ALONG WITH D.E. GRAY AS HE RIDES HIS POLICE MOTORCYCLE THROUGH THE MEAN STREETS OF L.A. AND THEN TRADES IT IN FOR A PATROL CAR IN THE CITY OF ESCONDIDO. TWO DEPARTMENTS VERY MUCH ALIKE BUT AT THE SAME TIME VERY DIFFERENT
Author: D. E. Gray
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Author: Charles Kenneth Thompson
Category: Adventure stories
A comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the herbal formulas traditionally used in martial arts for healing injuries, increasing vitality, and focusing meditation. • Over 100 authentic Chinese formulas. • Complete instructions for preparing your own decoctions, medicinal wines, pills, and salves.
A Martial Arts Herbal for Power, Fitness, and Focus
Author: Thomas Richard Joiner
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
Category: Health & Fitness
"'Samurai' explores the essence, truth, and wisdom of these remarkable warriors. It features renowned samurai warriors, their weapons, armor, and military strategies and illuminates their unwavering "Bushido" philisophy--the strict code of honor requiring absolute loyalty to their master above all else, and ritual suicide in preference to dying a dishonorable death. This book explores the spirit, body, and minds of these sublime paladins who long ago passed into legend, but still live on today" -- back cover.
The Code of the Warrior
Author: Thomas Louis,Tommy Ito
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
The Warrior by Victoria Scott War between heaven and hell is coming, but Dante Walker makes it look damn good. Dante's girlfriend, Charlie, is fated to save the world. And Aspen, the girl who feels like a sister, is an ordained soldier. In order to help both fulfill their destiny and win the war, Dante must complete liberator training at the Hive, rescue Aspen from hell, and uncover a message hidden on an ancient scroll. Dante is built for battle, but even he can't handle the nightmares where spiders crawl from Aspen's eyes, or the look on Charlie's face that foretells of devastation. To make matters worse, the enemy seizes every opportunity to break inside the Hive and cripple the liberators. But the day of reckoning is fast approaching, and to stand victorious, Dante will have to embrace something inside himself he never has before—faith.
Author: Victoria Scott
Publisher: Entangled: Teen
Category: Juvenile Fiction