Nights And Weekends - Cigars, Whiskey and Winning ReviewAcademic journal article Military Review. Grant by Al Kaltman. Grant is an analysis of management techniques derived from Grant's military leadership during the Civil War. The book is an interesting, well-written account of "life lessons" and their impact on Grant's warfighting decisions. Each lesson begins with a short vignette of Grant in action and concludes with a lesson learned. The final lesson shows an ex-president Grant struggling to complete his memoirs.
“Cigars, Whiskey, & Winning” Review
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Apr 01, ISBN Ulysses S. Grant never sought fame of glory, nor did he try to tie his performance to personal reward. Instead, he concentrated on contribution and service. He looked upon being given increased responsibility not as increasing his power, but as increasing his ability to get the job done.
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Before I begin the day, I try to read two things that are foundational for me, a spiritual reading and a leadership reading. I finally finished two year-long daily leadership readers and picked this up. I have long been an amateur student of the civil war and it seems most of the leadership literature focuses on Southern generals.
The dangers associated with an aging market are obvious. Whiskey manufacturers have taken staid traditional symbols of their whiskey and placed them in incongruous situations to appeal to a youthful market. Grant was the 18th president of the United States. When he was younger, Grant attended West Point. He was not the brightest student, but he did enjoy reading. After he graduated, he became second lieutenant in an infantry regiment.