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I read 2,832 pages across 7 books Img bookstack 10

Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt
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SHORTEST BOOK
240 pages
Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leade...
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LONGEST BOOK
704 pages
George Marshall: Defender of the...
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George Marshall by David L. Roll
AVERAGE LENGTH
404 pages

MOST POPULAR
45,862
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Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
George Marshall by David L. Roll
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George Marshall: Defender of the...
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DAVE’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2019 really liked it
4.0

George Marshall by David L. Roll
HIGHEST RATED ON GOODREADS
George Marshall: Defender of the Republic
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4.44 average
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The Captain Class by Sam  Walker
Dave’s first review of the year
it was ok
There were a few interesting points, and I do believe in the importance of captains in sports and generally strong leaders in everyday endeavours, but overall I am highly dubious that the "Tier One" leaders had anything different to innumerable other sports captains who were in slightly less talented teams. Sure, I think there are some characteristics of successful leaders that we can learn from, but trying to contrive captainship as the critical ...more
DAVE’S 2019 BOOKS
The Captain Class by Sam  Walker
Under the Skin by Michel Faber
it was amazing
The Courage to Be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi
Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
Range by David   Epstein
Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt
George Marshall by David L. Roll
Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt
Dave’s last review of the year
liked it
This was a nice tribute book, but the "playbook" idea doesn't fit. As a collection of memories of an influential and interesting man it is good enough, but trying to jam those memories into a guidebook is contrived.

I felt similarly to Ryan Holiday: "My only wish was that this book had been told as an oral history--just quotes and anecdotes from people who knew him. ... The standard biz book structure underwhelmed the message."
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