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Bird Habitats in Britain yIs a must read for everyone Thankou Lt Gen Ret Rick Lynch for the words of wisdom and for our service I won this book through a goodreads giveaway This book outlines the characteristics of a true leader and subseuently why there are so fewI was a consultant to IMCOM when Gen Lynch took command This book is the man and leader I met Rick lived the life he describes in Adapt Or Die It is written as a book on leadership but is actually much than that it is a book on how to live Rick desired to be a leader and sought greater leadership responsibilities his entire career Many people do not seek greater leadership responsibilities his entire career Many people do not seek responsibilities and et the principles for living a good life in a free country are the same and can be boiled down to the Golden Rule Do Unto Other As You Would Have Them Do Unto You In Adapt Or Die Rick articulates the principles that guided his personal behavior and they fall within the parameters of the Golden Rule For example he discusses how to say no to no ie how to persevere against obstacles Boiled down be respectful but persevere Same on dealing with international cultures Boiled down be respectful and considerate reach for understanding and persevere The message is clear and consistent across a range of personal experiences including meeting with Al aeda operatives bent on killing him Rick s view is one of maintaining situational awareness ie be smart Al aeda operatives bent on killing him Rick s view is one of maintaining situational awareness ie be smart informed know our opponent seek out common ground and be ready to strike if need be Many of us are concerned that our country might have lost its way and Rick seems to share that sentiment and addresses the issues subtly Anyone desiring to be a better leader or a better person will do well to read and apply Rick s lessons on Adapt Or Die This was a powerful book Every obstacle can be an opportunitythe most important "piece of furniture in our house is the "of furniture in our house is the everyday when ou look in the mirror the reflection looking back should be someone who is making a difference for the greater good Someone who will do there very best in any particular day great insights about being a leader and developing Riders of the Sea your own leadership skills by a 3 star general that spent 35ears in the Army making the skills work as a leade. Orking effectively with diverse teams to adapting to new technology and laying a foundation of trust built upon integrity With refreshing directness he shows readers how to make wise calls and gain the confidence they need to lead in our ever changing world. He served in leadership in various capacities Adapt or Die shares what he learned as He Pursued Excellence In Adapt Or DieThis Book Is pursued excellence in leadership Adapt or DieThis book is success memoir Lynch about moments he felt like uitting but didn t like at West Point or MIT his superior work ethic the things he learned from good mentors and a few bad leaders how he responded to people s needs and concerns the ways he implemented new technology the way he crafted a family first culture and the role of his faith in his leadership Lynch is vulnerable about where he struggled to control his anger his sometimes faulting attempts at availability and his desire to lead in ways that reflected his faith He also talks about difficult and defining moments in his career ie new roles and new situations losing soldiers under his charge etc But for the most part this book is about wisdom hard won throughout his illustrious military career This is a uick read with some good insights Some of the chapters are punctuated by Lynch s Leadership Principles which are also collected in an appendix Because Lynch is a Christian he also shares Bible verses that inspire his leadership and shares some of his faith journey Personally I didn t resonate with Lynch s leadership sloganeering and have issues with the shallow way he appropriates scripture Yet he was a successful military officer with a wealth of leadership experience Most of it is of the variety of work hard don t uit and treat people right variety All good stuff Lynch executed leadership well but don t expect new insights I give this three and a half stars Note I received this book from Baker Books in exchange for my Honest review I received this book through the goodreads program A great text founded on the value laden leadership of a former 3 star general who graduated from West Point The book highlights various leadership actions that the general believes contributed to his success and the value laden behaviors that contributed to those actionThe book was an easy read Had I not had surgery and misplaced the book it would have been completed in a matter of days This book is chock full of great advice on leadership and life from a man who lives it everyday This. Leaders with a keen ability to adapt are in high demand Sharing stories from the front and insights born from overcoming adversity on both the battlefield and in the boardroom Lynch reveals impactful leadership principles ranging from earning respect and There are two types of people in the world Those that want to lead and those that want to follow If Jewish Women Speak About Jewish Matters you want to lead where doou start How do ou become a leader There are many examples throughout history of people who were good at being leaders They share similar characteristics and principles In Adapt or Die Lt Gen RET Rick Lynch shares some of these principlesThe book is very straightforward and engaging It is divided up into four general sections with each section having in depth chapters What I really appreciated about the book is that he gives the advice and each section having in depth chapters What I really appreciated about the book is that he gives the advice and stories from his life where he heeded his own advice In other words he walked the talk which is something he writes about throughout the book I enjoyed the stories because they personalized the messageI was not expecting it to be his stories intertwined with the principles I had thought that there would be guides for how integrate these principles better and was surprised when I didn t find any However I think this is good because it then forces the reader to examine their own lives It should be self evident if we are following the principles or not The principles are not rocket science There doesn t need to be a series of steps to attain them It is simply whether or not we will accept these principles and act on themIf ou want to be a better leader this would be a good book to readDisclaimer I received this book free from Baker Books through the Baker Books Bloggers program in exchange for an honest review This book is a very readable account of Rick Lynch s journey from his childhood *Through 35 Years In *35 ears in U S Army In telling the story of that journey he shares the leadership principles that he learned along the way These leadership principles are eually applicable in the corporate environment I received this book through a Goodreads giveaway This easy to read gem provides easy to implement objectives to become a effective leader In Adapt or Die Battle Tested Principles for Leaders retired Lieutenant General Rick Lynch shares the wisdom he learned as a decorated officer and leader in the US Army A graduate of West Point with a Masters Degree from MIT Lynch has had a distinguished career where. Many authors write about leadership but few have lived it at the level of Lt Gen Rick Lynch The world is in desperate need of authentic reliable leaders at all levels of society Twenty first century leaders face unprecedented challenges and rapid change and.