Welcome to Episode 32 of Leadership On Tap | Talking Leadership Development & Reviewing Great Beer!

This week we had the opportunity to interview author Carrie Morgan.  Carrie is the author of the recently-published The Road Back From Broken which tells the story of Army sergeant Jacob Fitzgerald and his struggle with alcohol and addiction after surviving an IED blast in Afghanistan.  Carrie shared a ton of useful, relevant info. and this one is worth the listen!

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Highlights from the show

Nuggets shared by Carrie in this episode:

  • Leaders often treat the symptoms of the problem versus the root of the problem
  • Show vulnerability and be real with your subordinates
  • “Good writers are not just good readers, they’re good listeners”
  • On The Military Writer’s Guild – it’s a great community and support system of solitary writers
  • “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers” -Harry S. Truman
  • Books that influenced her:
    • Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
    • Exodus by Leon Uris
  • Currently reading:
    • Paradise General: Riding the Surge at a Combat Hospital in Iraq by Dr. Dave Hnida
    • Run Don’t Walk: The Curious and Chaotic Life of a Physical Therapist Inside Walter Reed Army Medical Center by Adele Levine, P.T.

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