Extreme Ownership — How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win

July 17, 2020By OpKicksBook Reviews

Extreme Ownership – How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win | Authors: Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, 2015 | What’s it all About? These guys just blew me away.  I consumed this book through audio; loved their voices and how they told their story.  The way they run the Navy Seals has so many basic principles … Read More

Turn the Ship Around

February 6, 2020By OpKicksBook Reviews

Turn the Ship Around:  A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders | Author: L. David Marquet, 2013 | What’s it all About? The first introduction I had to David Marquet was actually a cartoon, “Greatness” by David Marquet.  Someone had shared it with me, and I started using it in some of my training … Read More

Can’t Hurt Me

December 5, 2019By OpKicksBook Reviews

Can’t Hurt Me:  Master your Mind and Defy the Odds | Author: David Goggins, 2018 | What’s it all About? This is the story of David Goggins, from beginning to his present life, and he has lived a life worth sharing. Yes, he is a Navy Seal, however that is only a fraction of the … Read More

The Dream Manager

November 7, 2019By OpKicksBook Reviews

The Dream Manager: | Author: Matthew Kelly, 2007 | What’s it all About? As simple as the title sounds, it really is about a company hiring a dream manager! Not a typical position title you would hire when looking to minimize overhead and costs to increase profits, is it? Well you need to read deeper … Read More

The Go-Giver

October 1, 2019By OpKicksBook Reviews

The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea | Authors: Bob Burg and John David Mann, 2007| What’s it all About? Are you a go-getter? One that loves to drive results, making things happen all the time.  However, as hard as you hustle that promotion has not come or your big break just never … Read More

The 4 Disciplines of Execution

September 19, 2019By OpKicksBook Reviews

The 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX): Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals (WIGS) | Authors: Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, and Jim Huling, 2011 | What’s it all About? If you are in the mindset that you really want to gain some momentum on a project, a workplace or a personal goal, this book provides a great … Read More