Professional Development Reading List
"Thanks to my reading, I have never been caught flat-footed by any situation. It doesn't give me all the answers, but it lights what is often a dark path ahead."
- General James N. Mattis, USMC
A careful examination of history's most accomplished leaders reveals that their success was strongly correlated to a scholarly appreciation for literature, professional reading, and reflection. Leadership Under Fire believes strongly that current and emerging leaders in any endeavor can enhance mission-orientation, individual and organizational discipline, complex problem solving, decisive action, competitiveness, survival, and quality of life through rigorous professional development reading and reflection.
The Leadership Under Fire Professional Development Reading List is one of the most important tools used to optimize the performance of leaders at every organizational level. Through dedicated study of recommended readings and other forms of media, an individual will improve their understanding of the technical, physical, mental and moral characteristics that foster success in environments governed by chaos, uncertainty, danger and fluidity.