The list author says: "These books were recommended by the various presenters during the Navy's Information Dominance Senior Leader Symposium in Fall of 2011. I've tried to capture why the recommendation was made."
"John Smart, Acceleration Studies Buy the book, take the test and focus on building your strengths. Your top five stengths will not change much over the years. Don't waste too much time on your weaknesses - they won't get much better."
"Dr. Neal Thornberry, Innovation Chair While not specifically recommending this book, Dr. Thornberry showed the classic Ideo video. [Available at: https://www.dustinkirk.com/2009/03/10/ideo-shopping-cart]]"
"- the author presented a unique and useful way to frame issue If something is a polarity, then it is not a problem. A polarity is something has two aspects that need each other (security and operations). The changes are corrections to an oscillating system around this polarity. Highly recommend this."